One of the premier wedding venues New York state has to offer, Key Hall at Proctors is conveniently located in the revitalized theater and entertainment center of downtown Schenectady. Serving the community for over 100 years as a bank, this unique venue offers the stately beauty of a bygone era. Whether you're looking to have a classic sit-down dinner with up to 200 guests or a less formal cocktail style reception, featuring 300 of your closest family and friends, the quality, attention to detail and elegance of Key Hall is sure to make us the perfect venue.
We work one-on-one with all of our clients to reveal their individual style and vision and you can be assured we will design a unique event centered on great food and unsurpassed service. With great attention to detail, innovative gourmet food and superb service, the staff of Key Hall at Proctors will manage every aspect of your wedding. Your expectations are sure to be exceeded with unmatched wedding packages for every wedding-related event, from bridal showers to post-wedding brunches.
Our lavishly adorned ballroom will be the site of your dream wedding. With its towering 40 foot ceilings, lined by gleaming marble walls, and amazing up lighting options you and your guests will be in awe of the beauty of a bygone era. Before your reception, your guests will enjoy cocktail hour while you take advantage of historic downtown Schenectady for spectacular photo opportunities. The repurposed original walk-in vault also makes for some beautiful photos and is available for your grand entrance as newlyweds.
With cuisine and service provided by Mazzone Hospitality, you know that your wedding will be held to the highest standards set by owner Angelo Mazzone. This attention to detail is what helps to make your event special and create memories that will last a lifetime.
And for those guests traveling from out of town and also those guests who would like to not have to worry about transportation, the Parker Inn and Suites has 23 hotel rooms available along with many other hotel options in close proximity.
Q. How many guests can fit comfortably in the ballroom?
For sit-down style reception, Key Hall can accommodate a maximum of 200 guests with dancing.
Q. Where do ceremonies take place?
On-Site ceremonies take place in the ballroom on the State St. Entrance. In order to create a more intimate feel, we provide dim lighting and white pipe & drape. Ceremony fees do apply, please contact your event planner. If you are looking to enhance your ceremony ambiance, appoint a décor or florist professional to provide additional ambiance enhancements.
Q. How many guests can sit at a table? What type of chairs and linens are included?
Depending on the guest count, we will provide 60" rounds, 72" rounds, or a combination of both. 60" rounds can accommodate 8-10 guests and 72"rounds can accommodate 10-12 guests. Our wedding packages include full-length tablecloths in white, ivory, chocolate brown, or black, and a wide selection of napkin colors. Our wedding packages include silver chivari chairs, all necessary glassware, China, & stainless flatware.
Q. What type of overnight accommodations are provided?
Conveniently located, Key Hall is in walking distance of the Hampton Inn Schenectady and The Parker Inn.
For overnight accommodations and information, contact your event planner.
Q. Where is a good place for photos?
Key Hall is a prime venue for wedding photos. Interesting photo locations include the cobblestone scenery on Jay Street, the Marquee of Proctors, & the revitalized areas of downtown Schenectady. Proctors main stage is an option for wedding photography depending on the show schedule, fees do apply.
Q. What type of parking do you provide, if any?
Guest parking is self-serviced. Parking is available on the street and in the lot behind Proctors which is free. In addition, if a show is not in session on the evening your wedding, parking can be found in the garage located on State & Broadway which is also free on nights and weekends.
Q. Can I customize a menu or combine packages?
Our wedding menus serve as guidelines. Our culinary team is extremely creative and versatile. We would be happy to customize a package based on your personal taste!
Q. Do your wedding packages include wedding cake?
Our wedding packages include wedding cakes made by our in-house bakery, The Mansion Bakery. We have a variety of styles, flavors, & fillings to choose from. If you would like to provide a cake from an outside bakery, you certainly have the option to do so.
Q. Do you offer food tastings?
Once you book your wedding with Mazzone Hospitality, you are invited to join us at one of our Grand Tastings. We will provide two complimentary grand entrance tickets for you & your fiancé. You will be able to see, smell, and taste a selection of what we have to offer. Savor the evening with all of your senses. Ask your event planner for upcoming dates, tastings are held twice a year.
If you prefer a more intimate setting we also offer private tastings. Tastings last approximately one 1½ hours and provided at a fee of $500, allowing for up to 4 people to sample a selection of hot hors d'oeuvres and your choice of two selected appetizers, salads, and entrees. (There are items we are not able to produce for a tasting, and other restrictions may apply, consult your event planner.)
Q. Is there a venue fee associated with Key Hall at Proctors?
No, there are no hidden venue fees associated with weddings at Key Hall.
Q. What is the vault used for?
An authentic element of the venue, the vault is commonly used for introductions. Wedding photographers use the vault for glamorous wedding photo opportunities.