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Butternut Event Centre by Lakeshore Events is an affordable and flexible alternative to hotel ballroom facilities and country club banquet halls in the Greater Holland/Zeeland/West Olive area. Our unique facility is the answer to finding an affordable, elegant, and completely customizable venue for your special event.

From the moment you and your guests step into the ballroom, you will be enthralled by the color, the elegance, and expansiveness of the space. Create your own lasting memories at Butternut Event Centre with a variety of floor plans and countless of options sure to please. The venue has grand chandeliers, dance floor, stage, with sizeable foyer and lobby as well as an outdoor courtyard. The guest capacity is 224.

At Butternut Event Centre, one has access to a professional event planner ~ one that listens attentively and takes your budget to heart. Their aim is your happiness, so be honest, bold, and passionate when discussing what your special event looks like. Collaboration and communication are the keys to a successful event plan, after all.

Complete with a full catering kitchen with rear door access, ample electricity for cambros, sizeable refrigeration, and 500 lb. ice machine, plating area, three sinks complete with an employee bathroom. Butternut Event Centre allows you to bring in your own catering company to use our catering kitchen. Or, you can opt to utilize one of our preferred caterers ~ one that matches your tastes, specifics, and budget.

There is a full marble bar with two keg taps and three coolers, speed bar, two sinks, ice bin and a beverage gun, together with cocktail area and high top tables.

Butternut Event Centre also possesses these items for your meeting or event:

A/V Room Complete With:


Built-In Sound System

Dual 2 Channel Wireless Microphones



Overhead Projector with 115” Screen

Screen Casting

American Flag

Magnetic White Board with Easel


Butternut Event Centre is ADA compliant with wheelchair access, as well as free parking area within Ottawa Village Neighborhood Shopping Center.

Butternut Event Centre can host any of your upcoming events with both all inclusive or à la carte pricing (DIY), perfect for any budget.

Anniversary Party

Bachelor or Bachelorette Parties

Baptisms & Christenings

Baby Showers

Birthday Parties

Bridal Showers


Celebrations of Life

Class Reunions

Charity Events & Fundraisers

Church Services

Con-Ed Classes



Corporate Meetings

Dancing Lessons (Zumba/Yoga)


Family Reunions


Graduation Parties

Half Saree Ceremonies

Open Houses

Post-Funeral Luncheons


Retirement Parties

Town Hall Meetings

Trade Shows

Trainings or Team Building



We look forward to seeing you soon!

Call/Text Stacie TODAY for a tour of Butternut Event Centre @ 616.340.2377 or email at

Butternut Event Centre is conveniently located at 977 Butternut Drive, Suite 8, Holland, Michigan 49424 (at Riley and 144th Streets).

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