Columbus, Ohio

Makoy Center

Makoy Center

5462 Center St.
Hilliard, OH 43026
(614) 777-1211
Makoy Center, Wedding Venues, Family and Kids, Hilliard, Ohio

From weddings to private parties and every event in between, you always want an event venue that provides plenty of space in a luxurious atmosphere for you and your guests to enjoy. At Makoy Center in Hilliard, OH, you’ll be treated to that and more as they’ve been the premier event and wedding venue in Franklin County for over 30 years. Whether you’re walking down the aisle or planning a community bingo night, let this event space provide what you need.

This full-service event venue boasts 30,000 square feet that can accommodate parties of up to 1,800 guests, offers free parking, and provides onsite catering and beverage services. In short, you’ll never have to worry about a lack of space, parking, or where to find delicious meal options when you hold your event here. This location also has private entrances, controlled theatrical event lighting, and 3 indoor spaces that are perfect for anything from a small, intimate wedding to a large conference.

Regardless of if you’re looking for a space for a wedding reception or a corporate event, this venue has an option for you. You can choose from the Burgundy room with its 1920s luxury ballroom feel and French Art Deco decor or the Emerald room with its contemporary vaulted ceilings that can be used along with the Mezzanine room for a larger space. You can also use the Mezzanine room on its own for a more intimate gathering. Both larger spaces possess a permanent stage and 36x36 foot dance floor. Makoy Center also recently added an outdoor wedding space that can accommodate up to 300 guests.

An event can’t reach its full potential without a great event venue. Allow Makoy Center to be the venue that will help create lasting memories for you and your party. Call them today at (614) 777-1211 or visit them online. You can also find them on Facebook for photos of previously hosted events.

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