Sophistication, history, tradition—The Ballroom at McKay exudes it all. With a location steeped in rich history, this Grand Rapids classic ballroom has seamlessly melded the conventional and contemporary to create something completely unique. Traditional ballroom elements are apparent in the nearly 11,000 sq ft space through grand gestures and intricate details, resulting in a timeless venue in which many of life’s most memorable and special moments are celebrated.

Personalization of venue layout and lighting allow the flexibility to bring your dream wedding to life. The high-end finishes, including marble and draping, create a traditional yet modern feel and lend themselves to a one-of-a-kind Grand Rapids wedding venue event space. Check out all the other details below that make The Ballroom at McKay such a unique event venue in West Michigan, and call us at (616) 951-1078 to schedule a tour or to learn more information. For additional reviews from happy couples, be sure to check out The Ballroom’s profile on The Knot. Our space is also perfect for corporate events—whether large or small.

Architectural & Structural Details

  • 10,900 square feet of event space suitable for weddings, corporate events, or other special occasions
  • Eight twenty-four-foot Doric columns
  • Original marble walls and detailing
  • Room-darkening capabilities on all windows
  • Customizable event lighting to transform your event
  • State-of-the-art commercial kitchen
  • Enhanced acoustics


The majority of our elegant, traditional decor is included in your rental. Call today for more details at (616) 951-1078.

  • Mahogany Venice chairs
  • Sixty-inch round tables
  • Six feet by thirty-inch banquet tables
  • Thirty-inch diameter by forty-two-inch tall cocktail tables
  • Wooden parquet dance floor
  • Adjustable staging sections
  • Multi-piece, custom black lacquer and mirror finish bars