Since its inception in 2013, The Ballroom at McKay has been one of the most unique hidden gem Grand Rapids premier wedding venues, providing an exceptional sophisticated setting for the perfect Grand Rapids wedding day. Your lucky wedding guests will experience artful cuisine and unparalleled service from one of our six trusted caterers and enjoy an extensive selection of beverages from our exceptional in-house beverage service. Spectacular lighting scenes, an on-site event coordinator and beverage manager, and floor-length linens adorn tables set to your specifications are all included with the rental. If you’ve made your decision to have your wedding with us, contact us today to learn about availability, and get started planning your dream Grand Rapids wedding. If you’re still making your decision, learn more about what makes the Ballroom different from other West Michigan wedding venues.
We’re also happy to host your rehearsal dinner and wedding reception—contact us for more information!
At The Ballroom at McKay, we offer venue flexibility to match any aesthetic theme, and we are always striving to be one of the best wedding venues in Grand Rapids—and all of Michigan. We are dedicated to working closely with our clients and creating a personalized floor plan for each individual style. Our interactive online floorplan tool will ensure your wedding layout is just right for your special day. Our vaulted ceilings, jaw-dropping chandeliers, and polished marble architecture truly make The Ballroom at McKay a beautiful, elegant, and one-of-a-kind wedding venue. Encapsulate the glamour of Downtown Grand Rapids and create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
During your dream wedding planning process, every single detail is pivotal—regardless of size. The Ballroom at McKay can help! We include the following items in our rental fee, so you can cross them off your to-do list:
Our service team comprises a Venue Coordinator, Event Coordinator, and a professionally trained Beverage Team. A security officer will also remain on-site to maintain a service-focused and safe event.
***The Ballroom at McKay can host up to 200 guests for seated wedding receptions. Your rental includes 200 stunning Mahogany Venice chairs.
Though known for its use as a wedding venue, the Ballroom at McKay is also ideal for any social event. Host your birthday party, baby shower, engagement party, bridal shower, and more at the Ballroom at McKay for a memorable and sophisticated experience right in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids. The history and natural elegance of the space will create a perfect canvas for whatever your private event may be.
The Ballroom at McKay is ideal for events like:
Our catering culinary partners will create a custom catering menu perfectly tailored to the style and mood of your event, providing delicious, bold flavors and a plethora of options. Allow our beverage staff to recommend just the perfect pairing with the menu being served.
View our gallery of past social events to see how the space functions as a Grand Rapids private function venue for any special day.
Business events have the potential to be memorable and exciting, and a major consideration that can make or break your event is the venue! Luckily, we know just the Grand Rapids meeting space that can adapt to fit many styles. The Ballroom at McKay offers several benefits when planning the perfect business event in Grand Rapids, including:
Some of the special corporate events that have been hosted at the Ballroom at McKay include:
Our event team will work diligently with you through your event planning process to make sure the event is a memorable and successful one. Our trusted catering culinary partners will design a personal catering menu to fit the exact style and mood of your corporate event, offering several bold flavor options.
The Ballroom at McKay is perfectly set up to successfully accommodate any corporate holiday party, whether large or small! Mix business with pleasure by celebrating at The Ballroom at McKay. Get to know each other over a beautiful meal, excellent drinks, and a breathtaking downtown Grand Rapids venue.
The breathtaking architecture and customizable layout will make your prom one to remember! The Ballroom at McKay includes a lighting feature that allows the space to be transformed into anything your heart desires.
Call us today to schedule a walk through and book your 2020 prom!