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 traditional and modern together. Conventional ballroom elements are apparent in the space through grand gestures and intricate details, which create 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 contemporary feel and lend themselves to a one-of-a-kind Grand Rapids event space. Check out all the other details below that make The Ballroom at McKay such a unique event venue, and call us to schedule a tour or to learn more information. (616) 951-1078

Architectural 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 installation to transform your event
  • State-of-the-art commercial kitchen
  • Enhanced acoustics
  • In-house audio system


Most decor is included in your rental. Call for more details. (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
  • Floor-length guest table linens and napkins