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The McKinley

$10k - $11k For 100 Guests
Up to 400 guests
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About

The McKinley is a premier banquet hall wedding venue located in Endicott, New York. The venue caters to all kinds of wedding styles, from simple to extravagant. Its distinct space and professional staff provide personal attention to each couple.

Facilities and Capacity
The McKinley is a 10,000-square-foot wedding venue that can host up to 400 guests. The venue has 25-foot-high ceilings with skylights, huge bowl chandeliers, a balcony, and neutral decor to match any wedding theme. The spacious dining room encircles a 1,200-square-foot, wooden sunken dance floor.

Services Offered
The McKinley offers various services for ceremonies and receptions, including event items such as altar/arches, centerpieces, a dance floor, decor, chairs, and tables. The venue only caters to one wedding event per day to ensure personalized attention for every couple. Its services also include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Set up
  • Clean up
  • Liability insurance


Cuisine
The McKinley offers all cuisine styles. The banquet hall has an in-house culinary team that serves delectable cuisines and assists couples in crafting customized menu selections. Its serving styles include buffet, plated, stations, family style, dessert, cocktail reception, cake cutting, tastings, and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

$70

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

$76

What is the average catering price per person for stations?

$78

What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

$10

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

Set Up
Clean Up
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Server(s)
Tastings
Chairs
Tables
China
Linens
Flatware
Glassware

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Open Bar
House Beer
House Wine
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
Signature Drink

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What catering services do you provide?

Buffet
Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What types of cuisine do you cater?

American
BBQ

What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Nut Free
Vegan
Vegetarian

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Open Bar
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

100

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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    Alyssa H. Married on 07/16/2022
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    Incredible Wedding Reception Venue

    McKinley is an OUTSTANDING venue. The food, flexibility, service, and size is unmatched by other venues in the area. The McKinley was the perfect location for our wedding reception. The reason we first chose The McKinley was because of its humongous sunken dance floor- it is the biggest dance floor we have ever seen at a venue. Our guests loved it and were on the dance floor all night. The ceilings are high and beautiful. Chelsey Gehl is the current GM and she has also been a wedding planning and she is THE BEST. She was incredibly responsive and flexible. Time and time again we asked her to make something happen and she did. We did our ceremony and cocktail hour at Cornerstone, which is an outdoor venue that The McKinley partners with and they did all of the catering to that venue at no additional charge. Chelsey made our special requests happen each and every time we asked. She is incredibly prepared and organized so you can trust her with making your night successful. The McKinley is an absolutely stunning reception hall and the perfect location for our wedding reception.
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    Ashley Married on 09/01/2018
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    The McKinley catered our wedding at Cornerstone in Apalachin, NY. We were absolutely blown away with their knowledge, professionalism and suggestions for how to have the best wedding ever. They exceeded our expectations beyond belief. Huge shout out to Alisha (and then later on, Sara) for helping us to have a stress-free day and days leading up to the big day. Couldn鈥檛 have asked for a better caterer. Guests were impressed with how many staff were present to help with anything and everything. They made everything seamless and incredible. Extremely highly recommended!!!
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    Channelle Married on 08/18/2018
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    The McKinley catered our wedding in August at Cornerstone at W&W. I cannot thank Alisha, Sara and the amazing McKinley staff enough for all they did for us. From the very first meeting with Alisha we were blown away. I am not even sure where to begin with how much we loved Alisha! She went above and beyond for us and made sure our wedding day would be perfect! We did not have any worries the day of because of her. Sara was also phenomenal! She was so kind and sweet and took care of us and all our guests on our wedding day. She even took care of a few incidents for us and made sure my hubby and I didn鈥檛 have to worry about anything. We were so blown away with how many wait staff members were present at our wedding also! Each of them were so nice and friendly and made sure everyone and everything was taken care of. Last but not least the food was incredible! We are still getting compliments from our guests on how delicious it was! If you are getting married, do yourself a favor and book the McKinley ASAP :). Best decision we made!
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Professional Network & Endorsements

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The McKinley, under the leadership of Alisha Fisher, has returned to the front of the pack. The space is unique for the Southern Tier. It's size allows for the largest of gatherings, but thanks to the clever layout, even a more modest sized event will feel cozy. The food has always, and continues to impress. For me, however, the true measure of a great venue is the staff and I'm ecstatic to report that this is one area where The McKinley has got the formula down. As an entertainment professional, it is a genuine treat to work with like-minded professionals who put the success of an event above any personal agenda. Alisha is easy to work with and very accommodating. You will be so happy with your decision to host your event here!

Heather Esposito Photography Heather Esposito Photography Wedding Photographers

Alisha and her staff are amazing! They go out of their way to make sure their events run smoothly and that the couple can just sit back and enjoy their day. I love the ambiance at the McKinley - the sunken dance floor is so awesome and I love the many ways to decorate the space!

Proctor Entertainment & Event Services Proctor Entertainment & Event Services Wedding DJs

Excellent to work with....love this staff and venue

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29 McKinley Avenue Endicott, New York, 13760
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607-755-4349
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The McKinley frequently asked questions

The McKinley includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The McKinley includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
The space offered by The McKinley for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
The McKinley offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
The McKinley offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
The McKinley offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
The McKinley offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Tables
The McKinley is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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