Crystal Ballroom

Crystal Ballroomsparkling 1916 original chandeliersThank you for your interest in the Bancroft Crystal Ballroom and banquet facility. We take great pride in providing a beautiful setting in the historic Bancroft building established in 1916. The Bancroft Crystal Ballroom is considered one of the most prominent venues to hold your special event or meeting with its rich history and special ambiance. In anticipation of the upcoming 100 year anniversary of the Crystal Ballroom a complete historic renovation was completed in 2014 returning the ballroom to it’s original beauty and grandeur. Very few venues in the state of Michigan compare to this special location with such a rich and memorable history. There are many locations and options to hold a function but none will impress your friends, family and colleagues with lasting memories as the Bancroft Crystal Ballroom and banquet facility. Our staff is committed to creating an extraordinary experience for you and your guests, making your event a memorable success.

Within our warm and relaxed atmosphere you’ll discover an ambiance that embraces the uniqueness of this historic venue.

The sparkling 1916 original chandeliers and the elegant décor, in the Bancroft Crystal Ballroom offers the perfect backdrop for your event. Whether you are planning a special anniversary party, grand wedding ceremony, bar mitzvah, high school reunion or a professional meeting you will find the Bancroft Crystal Ballroom and banquet facility offers many options. The ambiance and classic décor within our flexible reception space will provide you with a lavish event that will offer you a lifetime of memories.


Catering & Vendors

Many catering options are offered for your convenience when holding your special event with us. We will be happy to handle all your catering needs or allow you the flexibility to choose the catering company of your choice.

Bar Services

Bar Services

Many options are provided to fit your budget with detailed information and package pricing provided from our Silver and Gold package all the way to our Diamond Super Premium package. All alcohol and beverage sales are through the Bancroft Wine and Martini Bar located in the Bancroft Luxury Apartments Building.


Services Provided

  • Full bar service including set up and take down with 1-2 uniformed bartenders depending on event size
  • Uniformed courtesy officer
  • Maintenance technician
  • Kitchen access for catering company
  • Cleaning service upon end of event
  • Air conditioning climate comfort control
  • Luxurious lobby
  • Spacious restrooms
  • Historic Bancroft building


Located on the most prominent intersection in Saginaw at South Washington Avenue and Genesee Avenue in the heart of Saginaw’s entertainment district.

The Bancroft Crystal Ballroom is conveniently located in close proximity to Interstate 75 and Interstate 675 within walking distance of the Temple theatre and DOW event center.


Bancroft Crystal Ballroom is located within the historic Bancroft
Building in downtown Saginaw on the corner of
South Washington Avenue and East Genesee Street.

All services are provided through the Bancroft Wine and Martini Bar. The Bancroft Grand Ballroom is leased and operated by the Bancroft Wine and Martini Bar. The Bancroft Luxury Apartments assumes no liability or responsibility for anything occurring inside the Grand Ballroom or surrounding common areas.

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