The Madison Event Center can accommodate any size group from 10 to 400 guests in a variety of ballrooms. With six different event spaces, we have something to offer for every budget, style and group size! Check out the spaces here.
A dedicated Event Captain/Night of Coordinator will be present during your entire event to oversee all the details. Plus, our full staff will be available for any requests throughout the event!
You will have access to your event space 2 hours before start time.
All set up and tear down is included in your all-inclusive package. We also offer a complimentary hour of decorating to set up any personal touches you may want to add.
At the Madison Event Center, we offer customizable and affordable all-inclusive packages to make your event planning a breeze. View our packages here.
The Madison Event Center offers special rates during Holiday weekends, January, February, and March as well as Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Ask your sales manager for more details!
Yes! You can choose from one of our three beautiful wedding ceremony spaces. Each space allows you to have your ceremony and reception in a single location.
All of the ceremony spaces come at an added cost.
At this time our ceremony spaces are reserved for couples hosting their reception at The Madison Event Center.
Ceremonies are reserved for a one-hour time frame. The first half-hour is for seating and the second half-hour is for your ceremony.
The dance floors are purposefully positioned on opposite ends of the building to ensure sound doesn't travel to other rooms. Also, several of our spaces are located on their own floor.
The Madison Event Center is conveniently located in historic downtown Covington, KY., with easy access from I-75, I-71, I-275 and downtown Cincinnati. Madison North is located at 700 Madison Ave, Covington KY 41011 Madison South is located at 740 Madison Ave, Covington KY 41011
There is ample parking available 24/7 in the 7th Street Garage. In addition, Hotel Covington's valet service is available on Friday and Saturday evenings at Madison North (charges may vary).
The beautiful Hotel Covington is a sister company, and conveniently located just across the street from Madison North. Additionally, Embassy Suites and Marriott are within walking distance (six blocks to the north) along with numerous other choices a short 10-15 minute drive in Northern Kentucky and downtown Cincinnati.
Madison couples are offered special discounted room block rates. Please ask your Sales Manager or Event Details Specialist for details on how to get in contact with room reservations and securing your block.
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is 11.2 miles away – an easy 15 minute drive.
Our all-inclusive wedding packages include 5 hours with the option to add on additional time.
The Madison Event Center can start as early as 9am & host events as late at 1am.
Your bar package is open for the full reception time.
A one hour rehearsal is required if your ceremony is taking place at The Madison Event Center.
We do not provide you with an officiant but ask your Event Details Specialist if you need recommendations.
Food & Beverage
We do not allow outside catering. Our in-house Executive Chef prepares everything on-site.
You cannot bring your own alcohol. However, we can order anything that our distributors carry. Reach out to your Event Details Specialist for further information or view our spirits list here.
Our Operations Manager is on-site to monitor the venue to ensure smoking is in designated smoking areas, children are monitored by adults, no outside alcohol is consumed by guests and general venue concerns and safety issues.
You are allowed to use your own decorations with the exception of confetti, rice or sand. The Madison staff will be available for one hour to set up your decorations. Due to fire code it is against policy to bring in fog, smoke machine devices or candles without enclosed holders (must exceed the length of the flame).
The Madison Event Center provides complimentary coat check from the months of October to March.
Madison North and Madison South have ramp entrances along with elevators to access all floors.
The Madison Event Center offers the perfect rehearsal dinner package at a discounted rate for booked couples.
You are not required to use our list of preferred vendors. However, we have curated a list of vendors that have proven to exceed our couples and guests expectations.
You can have a sparkler send off outside on the sidewalk, without impeding traffic.
All of these items are included in our all-inclusive packages. Contact your Sales Manager & Event Details Specialist with further questions.
Upon arrival there will be a greeter at the reception desk helping to direct your guests. We also provide signage at the front desk, elevators and entrances to each ballroom.
The Madison Event Center offers a full-service planning experience! However, wedding planners are welcome.
The Madison Event Center does not store items for a later pick up from outside vendors or personal decorations from your event.
We offer a large selection of standard linen options, centerpieces and tabletop décor. You can also choose to upgrade from our selection of custom options—Chiavari Chairs, table runners, chair sashes, sequined overlays and more!
Hotel Covington is the only independent, Luxury Boutique Hotel in the downtown Cincinnati and Covington, KY market; locally owned and managed.
Hotel Covington is located in the central business district of Covington, KY; just 1 mile from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio and right across the street from Madison North.
Hotel Covington is just 1 mile from downtown Cincinnati. Guests can also walk across the Roebling Bridge into downtown in the warmer season.
Overnight valet and daily valet are available. Overnight parking is $20 per vehicle and daily parking is $8 per vehicle. If you prefer to self-park there is a parking garage in the back of the hotel with a daily rate of $5.
Hotel Covington is a pet friendly hotel with a non-refundable pet cleaning fee of $75 per stay. We do welcome service animals at no fee, as required by the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Hotel Covington welcomes children of all ages. Complimentary cribs are also available upon request.
Coppin’s Restaurant – The main dining facility offers breakfast, lunch and dinner each day in our glass-enclosed atrium.
Coppin’s Bar + Lounge – Located in the main lobby; a great spot to hang out and grab a drink or a light bite.
Coffee Barista – Also located in the lobby offering specialty coffee beverages daily.
Hotel Covington offers room service Monday through Friday 6:30am – 10:00pm and Friday/Saturday 7:00am – 11:00pm.
- The Madison Event Center (next door)
- The Madison Theater
- Braxton Brewery
- Mainstrasse Village entertainment district
- The Banks entertainment district in downtown Cincinnati
- Great American Ballpark (Cincinnati Reds)
- Paul Brown Stadium (Cincinnati Bengals)
- Duke Energy Convention Center
- Heritage Bank Center
- Fountain Square
- Riverbend Music Center
- Taft Theater
- Aronoff Center for the Arts
- Over-the-Rhine entertainment district
Hotel Covington was previously Kentucky’s first modern skyscraper and high-end department store, Coppin’s Department Store.
A complimentary 3 pax house car and 14 pax Sprinter available upon request/availability in the surrounding area.