The Holiday Inn Lancaster

With Historic Downtown Lancaster as it’s backdrop, the art inspired Imperial Ballrooms and the stunning new outdoor Imperial Terrace offer you the opportunity to dream in technicolor color taking in the Lancaster City Skyline. Think Marble Dance floors, inspiring decor, large and private Bridal Suites and a brand new Terrace that can accommodate medium or large size functions with an open air covered dining area. All at the heart of Downtown

Keep on Dreaming- We will work to make it real

We want you to have fun and enjoy the planning! Allow us to do our part to make things flow like clockwork,enabling you and your guests to enjoy the atmosphere, delicious food, and wonderful sights. We have the capacity and ability to serve you and your guests with precision and style. It all begins with planning a happy ending and working together to get there.


Our team has more than 50 years of combined experience in wedding planning. We will help you organize and make decisions without all the unnecessary stress. We will make sure Aunt Judy and Uncle Harry are at different tables and take care of all of the details so that you are not pulled in as many directions and can enjoy the process. You will have the opportunity to taste and select the delicious food being served on your special night, and we also have dedicated menus for your guests with special dietary needs. If a dear one is unable to attend and you want to share the moment, our state of the art technology will ensure it feels like they are there.

Safety is our priority. CDC guidelines are important to us. Our staff is required to be vaccinated or are tested regularly. Additionally we clean and disinfect our facility on a strict schedule, to ensure your safety.

It all happens Downtown

Located in beautiful downtown Lancaster CIty, our first class locally owned and operated facility only looks expensive and offers a variety of newly decorated spaces for your wedding events and gatherings. At the Imperial Ballrooms, we provide a lasting memory for your wedding. From our elegant ballrooms and private bridal suites to the beautiful outdoor Imperial Terrace we have the amenities for your needs. Book your guest rooms in our lovely and comfortable room accommodations and dine or enjoy a drink at the Imperial Restaurant and Bar. Our niche is providing unique and desirable spaces while maintaining a feeling of playful intimacy for your wedding. All of this happens right in the heart of Downtown Lancaster within walking distance from the Central Market, Gallery Row, restaurants and boutique retail.

One Stop Stay Philosophy

Why book with three different venues for celebrating, eating and getting some shut eye when you can enjoy an all in one experience with The Imperial Ballrooms? We know that planning, booking and hosting your wedding requires effort, planning and time. At The Imperial Ballrooms, we believe in making your wedding event as smooth as possible. That’s why we’re proud to offer one stop stay deals, where you can arrange for guest lodging at our sister hotel, The Holiday Inn Lancaster, and dining services from our onsite restaurant, The Imperial, for your convenience. Let us take the stress out of wedding planning! Sit back, relax and ask about our #onestopstay packages today!

Seeing and feeling are believing

We invite you in to see the Imperial Ballrooms and meet with our dedicated team. Planning your event in person allows you the opportunity to see first hand what the Imperial Ballrooms can offer. You will have the opportunity to meet with our Banquet Team, to view our linens and decor, the Chef & Culinary Team, to sample our delicious menu options, and an Events Manager to bring everything together. We also offer an inhouse floral department and entertainment services. Leave the stress to us!

The Holiday Inn Lancaster

26 East Chestnut Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

  • PHONE: (717) 394-0900
  • FAX: (717) 394-3405


  • Audio Visual Services
  • On-site Catering
  • Accessible
  • Motorcoach Parking
  • On-site Parking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi Available
  • Business Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Fitness Center
  • On-site Restaurant
  • Private Bath
  • Indoor Pool
  • Accessible (handicap) parking on-site
  • All public areas 36" wide with routes w/out steps
  • Double-wide stroller-friendly
  • Family restroom(s) on-site
  • Full wheelchair access
  • Minimum 32" wide entrance
  • Restrooms accessible by wheelchair
  • Service animals permitted
  • Sidewalks near building with curb ramps
  • Stroller-friendly
  • Limited wheelchair access
  • Ramps available
  • Elevator on property
  • Entrance with Power Assist opener
  • Nursing areas on-site