Waddell Center

wedding reception table with brass candlesticks white linen and yellow flowers
Contact Information
1115 Taylor Avenue North, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
About Us

The Waddell Center—a highly desirable downtown Grand Rapids facility featuring antique brick accents and wood beamed ceilings—is a spectacular destination for your wedding ceremony and reception (can accommodate ceremonies for groups of 130 guests or fewer). Custom designed by a local architect, with ample free on-site parking. 

Our professional event coordinators will help you pick the perfect menu and bar from our exclusive caterer, Distinctive Catering. We will also make your planning easier by introducing you to a variety of easy-to-work-with vendors for centerpieces, chair covers, photographers, DJs, and more. With our impeccable service and effortless style, your event will truly become an unforgettable experience.

Venue Details
Number of Different Rooms
1
Number of Affairs at the Same Time
1
Room Capacity - Cocktail Reception
300
Room Capacity - Dinner Reception
225
Deposit Amount
20%
Features
On-Site Ceremonies
Outdoor Reception Area
Separate Cocktail Area
Kitchen On-Premises
Wheelchair Accessible
A.V. Equipment Available
Parking Lot
Valet Parking
Free Wifi
Dogs Allowed
Lounge(s) for Bridal Parties
FREE Overnight Stay for Newlyweds
Food Catering
Food Catering Options
In-House Catering
Preferred Caterer List
May Bring Own Food
Type of Cuisine
Asian
Traditional American
French
Fondue
Italian
Latin-American
Greek
Mexican
Tapas
Variety
Other
Special Dietary Considerations
Dairy-Free
Gluten-Free
Kosher
Nut-Free
Organic
Sugar-Free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Meal Pricing
Price Range for Plated Meals
$19.00 to $23.00
Price Range for Buffet Meals
$20.00 to $23.00
Gratuity Amount
19%
Beverage Catering
Beverage Catering Options
Must use in-house alcohol
Must use preferred beverage caterer
May Bring Own Alcohol
Special Offer for Brides

Mention Grand Rapids Bride at time of booking to receive a complimentary champagne toast for the bride and groom.