How do I schedule a tour?

Go to “Contact Us” on our website or email info@loftlucia.com to request a tour.

Do I have to use a caterer from your Preferred Vendor List?

 

We do allow outside catering but that vendor must be approved by Loft Lucia staff prior to working with them for your event. We take quality seriously and we want the very best for our clients! 

 

 

Can I have a DJ or a Band?

Yes, we welcome both. We do have recommendations.

 

Can I have catered food dropped off and then serve it myself?

You can only do this for non-wedding events. We will need to approve of this as well to make sure that you have the right number of staff to assist you if the caterer does not provide staffing. 

 

Do you have a parking lot?

 

Loft Lucia does not have designated parking. You may hire a valet service. We are also 2 blocks away from the Morgan Pink/Green Line Stop. 

 

 

What are your BYOB Restrictions?

Alcohol needs to be purchased through your caterer or from Prestige Wine & Spirits in Westmont. Prestige will pick up any unopened product at the end of your event and reimburse it to your account. All alcohol must be served by your caterer or a staffing company. We do not allow shots, bottle service, or any other self-serve options. 

 

Are tables and chairs included in your rental price?

Yes, we include bar tables, rounds, farm tables, lounge furniture, dining chairs, benches, a projector, and flatscreen TV in our rates. Just ask for a list of our inventory.

 

Is there Wifi available in the space?

Yes, we have commercial-grade WiFi. 

 

Do you have a sound system we can use?

Yes. We have a house sound system that allows you to create playlists remotely. Our microphones are also available for rent as well.

 

Can we set up custom decorations?

Yes, within limits. We ask that you do not use nails, screws, etc. and that you remove the décor at the end of your event. You will need to hire an insured professional for any installation that involves a ladder.

Do you allow DIY floral?

We have recently changed this policy. You may handle the floral decor on your own as long as it is being installed and taken away by friends or family members that are not attending the wedding. We do not allow guests that have enjoyed the festivities to also work on removing decor at the end of the event. 

 

Are there hotels nearby?

The Hyatt House is the closest hotel to Loft Lucia, it is only a 2 min. walk from the venue. The Hoxton is also located within walking distance. The Crowne Plaza is nearby as well!

 

How long is our rental window? When can we start setting up?

We offer a 10-hour event window that includes setup and breakdown for weekend dates. We have a 12:00 am curfew on Friday and Saturday, and an 11:00 pm curfew Sunday-Thursday. The event should end one hour before the rental window ends. If you would like to set up earlier than the contracted time you can access the space for $250.00/hr.

 

Can we have our stuff dropped off the day before? How about picking up the day after?

We take it on a case-by-case basis but usually, we are booked with events back-to-back. Please plan to have everything dropped off and picked up on the same day.

 

Can we ship packages to your venue?

Unfortunately, we are not set up to receive packages. Please ship your items to the nearest FedEx for in-store pickup. 

 

Is your space handicap accessible?

Yes, it is fully accessible, including all four multi-person restrooms.

 

Do you have a coat room?

We have plenty of coat racks but no designated coatroom.

 

Do you have a bridal suite?

We do not have a bridal suite. Wedding parties take advantage of our multi-level venue and use the cocktail area or reception area as their waiting area. 

 

Are there any restrictions on the type of event?

We do not allow ticketed events. 

 

 

Do you have a kitchen?

We have a large commercial-grade kitchen included for your caterer’s usage.

 

Do you have an event planner on staff?

Our team is available to help throughout the process but we cannot take the place of a day-of coordinator. There will be a Loft Lucia representative on-site throughout the entirety of your event but we are only facilities management. 

 

Do we need insurance?

You will need to purchase “Day of Event Insurance” through the link provided in your contract. It will cost roughly $190.00. If you would like us to use your company’s insurance it will need to be submitted 30 days prior to your event.