Say “I do” seamlessly

Since its inception in 2013, The Ballroom at McKay has been host to spectacular Grand Rapids weddings, rehearsals, and receptions. A unique hidden gem of the West Michigan wedding venues, our priorities are to the happy couple who choose their wedding venue for a myriad of reasons. We work closely with our future newlyweds, focusing on their wants and needs for the perfect wedding and reception location. A premier wedding venue, the Ballroom at McKay provides an exceptional & sophisticated setting for your 2023 Grand Rapids wedding day. Your lucky West Michigan wedding guests will experience artful cuisine and unparalleled service from one of our six caterers and enjoy an extensive selection of beverages from our exceptional in-house beverage service. An on-site event coordinator and beverage manager will look after every detail of your special wedding day, including the spectacular lighting scenes and floor-length linens adorning tables set to your specifications; services and goods which are all included with your rental of the Ballroom at McKay.

If you’ve made the decision to have your 2023 wedding with us, contact us today to learn about availability, and get started planning your dream 2023 Grand Rapids wedding. If you’re still making your decision, learn more about what makes the Ballroom different from other West Michigan wedding venues by reaching out today!

The Ballroom at McKay is also a perfect location for your rehearsal dinner and wedding reception in Grand Rapids, Mi—contact us for more information!

Create Your Dream Grand Rapids Wedding

The Ballroom at McKay is taking bookings for the 2023 wedding season! We offer venue flexibility to match your 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 ballroom wedding venue features vaulted ceilings, jaw-dropping chandeliers, and polished marble architecture that truly make The Ballroom at McKay beautiful, elegant, and one-of-a-kind. Encapsulate the glamour of Downtown Grand Rapids for your 2023 wedding and create an unforgettable experience for you and your wedding guests.

We are accommodating to any wedding style or theme and are here to make sure that your wedding day is perfect. Whether your wedding calls for understated elegance, the latest bridal trend, or o bravado, the Ballroom at McKay is the perfect location to host your dream West Michigan Wedding. With a capacity for up to 200 seated wedding guests, The Ballroom at McKay is spacious enough to for your family and friends to be together on this most special of days.

You have dreamed about this day your whole life—how can we help you make that dream come true?

Check out our wedding gallery to see the range of weddings hosted at our venue! We truly can fit any wedding style or theme.

Our Wedding Venue Details

When you’re planning your dream 2023 wedding, 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 before you say “I do” list:

  • 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 changes may apply

Our Experienced Wedding Staff

Our service team comprises a venue coordinator and a professionally trained beverage team.

Benefits of a Venue Coordinator

The job of a venue coordinator is to ensure the staff at the venue is taken care of. We will ensure the duties and schedules are managed so your wedding day runs smoothly. Weddings have many moving parts in regards to staffing, and your venue coordinator at The Ballroom at McKay will ensure those parts work together as well as possible.

Benefits of an Event Coordinator*

The event coordinator for your 2023 wedding will ensure your wedding stays on track. Weddings are pieced together like a puzzle, so you need someone to manage where everyone is supposed to be during your special day. Having someone to direct you to the ceremony site, direct when everyone walks down the aisle, manage the timeline, encourage people to move from the cocktail hour to dinner, and ensure all your decor is looking how you planned.

*Not included in your use of the Ballroom but Highly recommended

Benefits of a Professional Beverage Team

Having a professional beverage team is essential to a successful bar at your 2023 wedding. Your beverage team should have bartending experience to know what drinks to serve your guests as well as the knowledge of how to keep everyone safe while having the best night!

The Ballroom at McKay is booking for 2023 weddings in Grand Rapids! Contact us today to schedule your tour!

View a PDF for more Rental Details

The Ballroom at McKay Wedding Layout with Tables and Mahogany Chairs, Wedding Venue in Grand Rapids

Custom Pink & Blue Wedding Lighting with Candles and Flower Arrangements, Wedding Layout in Grand Rapids

***The Ballroom at McKay can host up to 200 guests for seated wedding receptions. Your rental includes 200 stunning Mahogany Venice chairs.

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