There are many details to think about when you are hosting an event. You need to decide what food and beverages you will serve and what decorations you will use to make your event stand out. You also need to select the venue where you will hold the event because sometimes it is easiest to host a private event outside of your home or office. There are many other details to consider before hosting a successful event. So how do you decide where to host your next private event? Here are some tips and ideas.

Factors to Consider When Hosting an Event

  1. Event Theme
    What are the needs of your event? Are you hosting a corporate event, business meeting, birthday party, holiday celebration, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, or other event? Think about the theme and corresponding decorations you need to make your event extra fun, festive, and special.
  2. Seating Space
    How many guests do you plan on inviting? How many of those do you expect to attend? Will you have a seated event, or will guests stand and mingle? You will want to make sure the event venue you choose has enough seating space for your guests and that they are prepared for fluctuations in case your guest number changes.
  3. Food Options
    Every great event has even better food! What better way to gather people than with a satisfying and tasty treat? Before planning your event, decide if you want light snacks, a formal dinner, or a buffet-style meal. You should also think about the types of beverages you would you like to serve.

McCray’s Tavern: The Premier Event Venue in Lawrenceville

With several room and seating options, enough space to seat up to 100 guests, a long list of room amenities, and various menu options, McCray’s Tavern is the perfect place to host your next private event! The McCray’s Tavern event staff is always dedicated to providing spectacular service and making sure your event is extra special! Located conveniently on the historic Lawrenceville square, McCray’s Tavern is easy to find and offers several options to choose from when planning your event!

Room and Seating Options

Our main event room is spacious and has an open feel, which allows you the flexibility to create a unique set-up. Here are some options for your business meeting, family reunion, bridal shower, birthday party, or other event:

  • Boardroom-style seating
  • Formal dining
  • Cocktail reception
  • Presentation area with audience seating
  • Dance party
  • Lounge or living room style

Event Room Amenities

Events at McCrays TavernWe offer a wide range of amenities to suit your event, including space for up to 70-100 guests. Our staff can comfortably seat up to 70 people for dining seating and 100 people for cocktail style events. When you choose McCray’s Tavern for your event, you will receive a private enclosed room, private guest entrance, and two private restrooms. Wireless Internet and separate heating and cooling options will also be available.

Having a slideshow or other presentation or simply just need some type of visual for your event? McCray’s Tavern provides an LCD projector, large 12’ x 6.5’ screen, and computer connections for you to display pictures and presentations.

Depending on your needs, you will also have the following available for your event:

  • Microphone
  • Two 42-inch HD plasma TVs
  • Private surround sound
  • DISH Network
  • Satellite radio

Menu Options

Event food is primarily what most will remember at any event. Make sure you don’t disappoint! Our event staff will work with you to create a menu that complements your event, whether you are throwing a small birthday party or a corporate outing. Choose between the following for your event:

  • Hand served hors-d’oeuvres
  • Formal dinners
  • Buffet style
  • Carving station
  • Bar and beverage packages
  • Cash bar
  • We can also offer custom menus for anyone who may have food allergies.

McCray’s Tavern in Lawrenceville has hosted many events and is dedicated to providing you with an experience like no other! Our event planning team is happy to help you design your next special event.

We can also put together the perfect proposal for you and your significant other. Talk to our management team, as we can place roses on your table and provide you with a bottle of champagne.

Contact McCray’s Tavern today to start planning your special and memorable event! Call 770-407-6754