1. University of Northwest Ohio Event Center, Lima
Location: 1450 N. Cable Road, Lima
Business Office: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
Highlights: Looking for a great place to hold your wedding reception? Look no further than UNOH event center where they pride themselves on excellent, individual customer service. Recognizing that every bride is different and has a unique vision of what her wedding reception should look like, the staff tries to fulfill her special wishes. Screens and projectors are also available for use. Brides can even have their wedding ceremony at the center for an extra $300, which has become a popular choice for many. Your special day will also be announced on the marquee out front making you and your future spouse headliners!
2. Knights of Columbus, Lima
Location: 810 S. Cable Road, Lima
Phone: 419-223-0761, ext. 1
Business Office: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday
Highlights: This is a full-service facility that offers their own catering service. All food is prepared on site and that can be presented to wedding guests as anything from a buffet to a sit-down dinner. The facility can seat up to 425 guests, and a full bar is also available. Your technology needs are also covered with wi-fi available, as well as screens and projectors.
3. Veterans Memorial Civic Center, Lima
Location: 7 Town Square, Lima
Business Office: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Highlights: Let the planners at the Veterans Memorial Civic Center help you plan your big day. Want something a little different? Have you reception on the balcony of the theater, where brides are charged per guest rather than a flat fee. There are a variety of catering options, too, including restaurants like Old Barn Out Back and Casa Lu Al. Best of all, staff will take care of tear down and clean up.
Honorable Mentions: SoSerene, Wapakoneta; Old Barn Out Back, Lima