January 19, 2018
Pros and Cons of Having a Friday Wedding in Columbus
Is Friday a good day to have a wedding? Check out our list of pros and cons to help you make a decision.

Saturday has long been the day to have a wedding, thanks mainly in part to its convenience with guests. But due to their longstanding popularity, Saturday wedding dates get booked months – and even years – ahead at popular venues and reception halls in Ohio and beyond. If you’re planning a wedding in Columbus, then […]

December 22, 2017
Seasonal Menu Tasting: Recap and Photos

The holiday season is an extra special time for friends and families to gather. Spirits are high, good cheer is spread and delicious food is abundant! At The Grand Event Center, we like to think of ourselves as experts in the art of gathering – people come together under our roof year-round, after all! The […]

December 19, 2017
Guide to Giving a Successful Father of the Bride Speech

Whether or not you are involved in the planning of your daughter’s wedding, there are certain responsibilities expected from the father of the bride on her big day. Of course, every father looks forward to the moment he gets to walk his daughter down the wedding aisle. But when it comes to the big father […]

November 15, 2017
4 Non-Corny Icebreakers for Business Events

Icebreakers have been a business meeting staple for decades. It’s not uncommon, though, for these activities to be met with eye rolls and sarcastic enthusiasm from meeting attendees. Sometimes, people bond more over how corny an icebreaker is, than from the actual icebreaker itself! At The Grand Event Center, we’ve witnessed several icebreakers throughout dozens […]

April 11, 2017
We’ve Launched Our Pinterest Page!

Greetings to our friends who are recently engaged, planning an upcoming social gathering or corporate meeting! We launched a Pinterest page with tons of inspiration to help create your picture perfect event. The Grand Event Center is committed to making your upcoming event as unique and personalized as you want it to be. We love […]