Congratulations on your engagement and best wishes as you plan your wedding.              

                             Let us make your event spectacular!  

The award winning "Best Reception Facility" at the L.V. Eberhard Center provides the perfect setting for wedding receptions and social events up to 400 guests.  With its scenic views of the Grand River and the Grand Rapids skyline, your guests are sure to have a wonderful time.

A true one-stop shop, your certified meeting planner with assist you with every detail needed to make your day memorable.  

  • Exclusive use of the facility for your event
  • Extensive catering and beverage options
  • Wedding packages available
  • Dedicated wedding specialist
  • Dance Floor
  • Baby Grand Piano in the Lobby
  • Private bridal party gathering room
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Multiple Hotels within walking distance

Welcome to the Eberhard Center.
We've earned a reputation as a favorite, affordable downtown reception facility and the experienced staff of the Eberhard Center are here to assist, making the planning process easy for you. You've spent so much time planning for this day, you can now feel confident that our dedicated staff and on-site management will pay close attention, ensuring all of your carefully laid plans run smoothly, so you can enjoy your evening.

Our spacious lobby features a wall of windows overlooking the city of Grand Rapids and our gracious accommodations allow close proximity to local hotels, restaurants, and various other services and features for your out-of-town guests. We also offer complimentary parking for all of your guests. We offer a variety of wedding packages to meet your needs, or you can create your own custom package that best suits your desires.

Social Event Menus:

Eberhard Center-Hor s Doeurves Menu
Eberhard Center-Dinner Menu

Eberhard Center-Buffet Menu
Eberhard Center- Dessert Menu
Eberhard Center-Cocktail Receptions

Additional Important Information:

Social Event Policy

Driving Directions
Map PDF Attachment

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Find us on The Knot as well! 

The Eberhard Center
Phone: 616-331-6620 Fax: 616-331-6696 Email: meet@gvsu.edu Web: www.gvsu.edu/meetatgvsu