The Grand Event Center




Conveniently located within a single mile of Columbus’ top destinations, The Grand Event Center provides a contemporary setting that is ideal for intimate weddings. Guests can enjoy a venue that is only a short distance away from beloved areas like the Arena District, downtown, and the Short North. Sip on flutes of champagne during cocktail hour as you and your guests mingle in the pre-function space, enjoying your elegant surroundings. The expansive ballroom serves as the crown jewel of this beautiful event center, boasting stunning features like soaring ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows. Filled with natural light, the Grand Event Center is ideal for daytime events. Guests searching for a change of scenery can venture out into the outdoor courtyard, a flourishing open air space complete with fire pit. Enjoy a delectable meal crafted by the venue’s on-site Executive Chef who will customize your reception dinner menu to suit the mood of your event.

Venue Style

Event Center, Outdoor


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a per person food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony ranges from $1,000 to $1,500 and includes an extra hour of event time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Grand Event Center is estimated at between $10,255 and $25,298 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public garage
Stage available for an additional fee
Coat check room available for an additional fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM