The Loft

Cypress Inn Loft Banquet and Catering

502 Greensboro Avenue at the corner of University Boulevard, downtown Tuscaloosa
(205) 345-6963

Facility Rental:

Seated Capacity: 120 wall to wall, 200 partial seating

Friday Evening and all day Saturday – $1000 for six (6) hours

$1000 food minimum

Sunday through Thursday Evening – $600 for six (6) hours

$600 food minimum

Monday through Friday morning/afternoon $300 for six (6) hours 

$300 food minimum

Sunday Lunch – $1000 for six (6) hours

$1000 food minimum

 Six (6) hour time slots include event set-up and break down.

You may purchase additional hours for 10% of the room rental fee per each hour.

Cake Cutting Fee – $75 for First Cake / $100 for Two Cakes
Includes: plates, forks & cocktail napkins

Included in the price of the facility rental: One event manager, floor length white linen, seating tables, seating chairs, buffet tables, set-up and break-down of any tables and chairs requested for the event & clean up fee.

Deposit and Payment:
A payment of the full facility rental amount ($300-$1000) accompanied by a signed contract is required to secure the facility.
A valid credit card number is required to hold for any damages caused to the Cypress Inn Loft during your event.
The event must be paid in full seven (7) working days before the scheduled event date.


Any cancellations must be made, in writing, thirty (30) days prior to your function in order to receive a full refund of any payments made toward the event outside of the room rental deposit. The room rental/deposit is non-refundable.

Bar Set Up:
All alcohol must be provided by Cypress Inn Restaurant in compliance with the state alcohol and beverage control board.

We recommend having one bar per 75-100 guests. Each bar provides one bartender, plastic ware, cocktail napkins, mixers and garnishes. A $100 fee is charged per cash bar. Alcohol, beer & wine are available at an additional per bottle charge.
Absolutely no alcohol may be brought on premise or served by anyone other than a Cypress Inn employee.

Cypress Inn Catering is the exclusive caterer for the Loft.
 Cypress Inn offers a unique choice of buffet, plated and reception menus for weddings, birthday parties, family reunions, as well as, platters and beverage stations for meetings.


The need for security will be assessed per event and any additional charge for security will be passed on to the client. Cypress Inn reserves the right to require security personnel it deems appropriate and necessary.

The Loft is the perfect space to host a band or a D.J. All entertainment must be approved by the Cypress Inn Catering and Events Department. All events must be over no later than 1:45 a.m. No private events are allowed to charge a “cover charge” at the door due to Tuscaloosa city ordinances.

Floral Arrangements or Decorations:
Decorations must be approved by the Cypress Inn Catering and Events Department and are the responsibility of the client. Decorations may not be stapled, tacked or nailed to any part of the building. Please DO NOT tape decorations to any painted surface.
Floating candles or enclosed votive type candles are allowed on guest and /or food tables.
White buffet/food table linens will be provided with catering.
Floor length white lines are available to rent for the seated tables.

For more information or to book the Cypress Inn Loft, please contact our Catering and Events Department.

Phone: (205) 345-6963