The Madison Event Center

700 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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202 reviews
4.8 out of 5.0
For 100 Guests $8k - $14k
Guest capacity 10 to 1,000
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About The Madison Event Center

A wedding ceremony and reception venue in Cincinnati, The Madison Event Center brings over 25 years of experience to design and host a day you will remember forever. Offering a stress-free experience, this venue provides all-inclusive packages and a variety of unique event spaces to make your day personalized and special.

Facilities and Capacity
The Madison offers six ballrooms, each with a unique look for all styles and budgets. Every ballroom contains a dance floor, built-in bar and a private restroom. The Grande features a gorgeous staircase and pin spot lighting for your reception of up to 350 guests. Another option is The Emerald, a more romantic and traditional event space for a maximum capacity of 260 guests. Other spaces include The Crystal, a contemporary spot for 210 guests; The Madison, with classic architecture and space for 170 guests; and The Galleria, a vintage inspired space that seats 150 total. You also have the option of using the Royale, a cozy atmosphere for your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or intimate celebration with up to 120 guests. For your ceremony, you may choose from The Loft, an indoor, elegant and stunning area for 200 or The Terrace for your outdoor ceremony featuring natural light and exposed brick with a capacity of 300 people.

Services Offered
The Madison offers all-inclusive wedding packages that are customized to meet your needs. This ensures stress-free planning and a successful wedding day. With the package, you will receive the following:

  • Cake cutting
  • Centerpieces
  • Chair covers
  • Decor
  • Event specialist
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Linens
  • Tables


Cuisine
All menu options are created by the executive chef and are prepared in-house by the talented culinary team. With carvers and servers, every request is taken care of. Couples may choose from the Silver, Gold and Platinum menu options depending on budget and tastes. Catering services include buffet and plated options, with foods ranging from seafood, chicken, salad, pork, pasta and much more.

Other services
In addition to cuisine, there is an in-house bar that includes unlimited beer, wine, champagne and soft drinks. The bar features custom cocktails and you have the choice of upgrading to additional liquor packages. With the all-inclusive package also comes complimentary decor. Couples can choose from a large selection of linens, centerpieces and tabletop decor, as well as upgrades for table runners, chair sashes and sequined overlays.

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202 Reviews for The Madison Event Center

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.8

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  • Nichrisha

    Nichrisha Scott-Collins · Getting married on 04/09/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    What a treat

    She was kind.. helpful.. and willing to be flexable

    Sent on 02/08/2019

    The Madison Event Center's reply:

    Hi Nichrisha! Thank you so much for your review! We are thrilled to hear our staff was kind and helpful. Cheers!
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    Allyson Johnson · Getting married on 01/03/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Wonderful venue!!

    The Madison was amazing!!! From the time we had our first visit to the last minute of our wedding, they were wonderful. The staff was incredibly helpful and caring and they made sure we had everything that we needed and that everything was exactly how we wanted it to be. They worked their hardest to make everything perfect and they succeeded!! I 100% recommend to anyone having any kind of event!!

    Sent on 03/16/2020

    The Madison Event Center's reply:

    Hi Allyson! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so happy to hear you had an amazing experience with us. Cheers!

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The Madison Event Center Pricing

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Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$8,095 - $13,877
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Accommodations
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Barware

The Madison Event Center Price Rates

The Madison Event Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 1
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 1
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 1000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 1000
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/Sound
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 5
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    1000
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    6
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Photo booth
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Valet
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March

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    Friday Evening

    The Madison Event Center offers a 25% discount for any Friday evening as well as a complimentary late night station!

    The discount will vary depending on the month, some dates are even up to 50% off! Call us today to schedule a tour and let's start planning your wedding!

Team of The Madison Event Center

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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • PhotoInk Wedding Photographers

    All in one! Ceremony, reception, food, party, and great urban setting for really great photos! Love to work at the Madison

  • Donna Salyers' Fabulous-Bridal Wedding Dresses

    We love The Madison Event Center. It's so nice to be able down the street and help our Brides out!

  • Glossa Professional Makeup Artistry Wedding Hair & Makeup

    I not only work with the Madison Event Center, I have been on the other end and have planned events here as well. The staff is amazingly helpful and they go above and beyond to make every detail of your wedding day PERFECT. Everything from the Chef's to the drinks are top notch. I love working with Madison Brides, they are overall less stressed out due to the coordinators at the Madison that make the hectic wedding process so much easier.

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  • 700 Madison Avenue Covington, KY, 41011 See on map
    859-449-4694 (Phone number)
    8592611117 (Other Phone Number)
    Office Hours: Sunday CLOSED Monday 9am-5pm Tuesday 9am-5pm Wednesday 9am-5pm Thursday 9am-5pm Friday 9am-5pm Saturday 9am-5pm
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