Wedding Ceremony and Reception in Same Location

Ceremony and Reception at the Grand

Did you know that 37% of the weddings we hosted in 2017 had both their ceremony and reception at one of our beautifully decorated venues?

With just one call you can easily plan both your wedding and reception and enjoy some of these great benefits:

  • Set your date with just one phone call — no juggling of schedules to see what dates are open.
  • Guests and Bridal Party only need to travel to one location — a great option if concerned about the weather.
  • No need for extra expenses such as additional flowers or limo services.
  • Easy one time parking for guests and bridal party.
  • Your choice of officiant (we can also provide several recommendations).
  • No restrictions on your choice of music, dress, or ceremony.
  • Keep all of your items (change of dress, makeup, shoes, etc.) in your private bridal room throughout the day.
  • Plus, all of your guests can enjoy the reception while you are taking photos.

If you are interested in this option, please contact a McHale's wedding planner and they will be happy to work up a plan.

Suggested Timeline at the The Grand*

5:30pm/6:00pm
Bridal Party arrives and are accompanied to the Bridal Suite.

6:30pm
Guests begin arriving for the ceremony and are shown to seats in the Grand Ballroom by ushers.

7:00pm 
Wedding Ceremony begins in the Grand Ballroom.

7:25pm
Ceremony ends, guests move upstairs to Balcony for cocktail hour, Bridal Party to take pictures, room flip begins as The Grand Ballroom is transformed for Dinner and Dancing.

8:30pm
Grand Introduction of wedding party into the Ballroom.

8:45pm/9pm
Dinner Service begins.

9:45pm/10:00pm 
Toasts, cake cutting, dances.

11:15pm Optional
Last dance or a "wedding farewell" as the Bride and Groom enter a car in front of the Grand and are whisked away on their honeymoon.

11:30pm 
Event concludes..

*Please note that McHale's wedding package is a standard 5 hour event; any additional time needed for a ceremony would be at an additional cost.

With multiple exquisite venues in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, a reputation for providing delectable cuisine and unparalleled service, and more than 50 years experience in the food and catering industry, the future of McHale’s Events and Catering is unlimited.

Our goal is to continue to exceed all expectations in the area of on-premise and off-premise catering services in the Cincinnati area.

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Contact Us

   contact (@) mchalescatering.com
  (859) 442-7776
  (859) 291-9663
1622 Dixie Hwy
Park Hills, KY 41011

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