Social Events

Since its inception in 2013, The Ballroom at McKay has been host to spectacular Grand Rapids social events. As a premier event venue, we provide the best service and an exceptional & sophisticated setting for your Grand Rapids social event. Your lucky guests will experience artful cuisine and unparalleled service from one of our twelve caterers and enjoy an extensive selection of beverages from our exceptional in-house beverage service.

The grandeur offered by the Ballroom at McKay extends beyond weddings—our space is also perfect for social events like birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers, mitzvahs, graduations, retirement, proms & more.

With a location in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, our venue is conveniently located for those who are in search of a space to host their social events. Our venue can be flexible for all your needs for almost any social event in Grand Rapids. We can accommodate parties of up to 200 people.

Benefits of using The Ballroom at McKay for your social events:

Suitable for any style

The Ballroom at McKay has been utilized for birthdays, bridal showers, baby showers, mitzvahs, graduations, retirement, proms & more. The open floor plan allows for plenty of mingling space with friends and family.

Gourmet Food

We take the food for your event seriously—almost everyone looks forward to the delicious offerings at a party. To ensure everyone has the best experience, we only suggest the best caterers in the Grand Rapids area. We strive to accommodate the diverse needs of your guests. For a list of caterers we work with and their details, click here.

Décor Choices

When you’re hosting a party, there’s typically a style or color theme. We offer the following items to keep your planning simple:

  • Mahogany Venice Chairs
  • 60″ Round Banquet Tables
  • 6′ Banquet Tables
  • Cocktail Tables
  • Large Wood Parquet Dance Floor
  • Adjustable Staging*
  • Adjustable Lighting
  • Acoustically Enhanced In-House Audio*

*additional charges may apply

Browse the Ballroom at McKay’s social event photos to see how our space is ideal, no matter what Grand Rapids event you’re hosting.