What Can I Expect When I Book with the Ballroom at McKay?

Check out some of our frequently asked questions below to learn more about what it’s like to work with the Ballroom, and please contact us with any questions!

  • Parking
  • What is There to Do & See in Grand Rapids?
  • What Happens on the Day of My Wedding?
  • Vendors

Where’s the Best Place to Park?

Fortunately, our central location right next to Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids provides several options for parking. The closest option is the Ellis Monroe Center Lot, just a one minute walk. Other nearby options include 128 Monroe Center St NW Parking (a 2 minute walk), and Ellis Parking Structure on Ionia, which is a 6 minute walk (0.3 miles).

What is There to Do & See in Grand Rapids?

Your wedding, anniversary, birthday party, prom, or business conference is only part of the excitement Grand Rapids has to offer! Read on to learn what makes Grand Rapids so special to those who call it home and those who visit.

Grand Rapids Breweries

Whether you’re visiting with family or friends, there’s no shortage of breweries where you can kick back and see firsthand why Grand Rapids has earned the nickname Beer City, USA.

Museums & Sightseeing in Grand Rapids

It’s no surprise that just like our grand and sophisticated venue space, the surrounding Grand Rapids is also rich with history and character. Cultural enrichment comes in the form of the famous beautiful Frederik Meijer Gardens, a number of museums and the John Ball Zoo.


We have compiled a list of trusted and recommended vendors in the Grand Rapids area that will help you plan and execute your perfect day.