Top 10 Wedding Venues in Michigan

By Julie •  Updated: 07/17/21 •  6 min read

Among all celebrations you’ve ever had in your life, your wedding day should not be the first to fail. This once in a lifetime event should fulfill your childhood fairytales and blissful dreams.

As you plan to celebrate your new journey, you have to bear in mind that no matter how simplistic or extravagant you want your event to be, there will always be a place for your desires.

You don’t have to worry because there are multitudes of wedding venue styles that suit your preference in Michigan. Whether you need an outdoor venue, indoor, or both, the list below will allow you to navigate by your options quickly.

With that said, here are the top 10 wedding venues in Michigan. Check them all out below.

Castle Farms

Address: 5052 M 66 North, Charlevoix, MI 49720

Phone number: 231-237-0884

This wedding venue was constructed in 1918 and is situated in Michigan’s Peninsula’s northern part. The event place features historic walls and dramatic towers.

The walls are made of strong fieldstone and are fantastic backgrounds for your group pictures. With its dreamy backdrop, unparalleled service, and courteous staff, you and your guests would surely enjoy the entire event.

Blue Bridge Events Center

Address: 1950 Ellis Lake Road, Grawn, MI 49637

Phone number: 231-668-6950

You would indeed dream of exchanging your vows in this beautiful 10-acre land situated along Lake Michigan’s shoreline. Blue Bridge Events Center is a pearl sitting in the middle of thick canopies of yellow birch, basswood, maple trees, and hemlock.

Thus, this place is a perfect venue for all the picture-taking and professionally photographed wedding scenes. Its Woodside Tent, Blue Center, and Bridge Center can accommodate 60 to 300 people. Catering Grandview will serve delicious meals.

Planterra Conservatory

Address: 7315 Drake Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48332

Phone number: 248-661-1515

This venue has a botanical garden enclosed by crystal clear glass, making it a mesmerizingly unique place for couples who need a refreshing place for their special event.

Serving guests since 2010, this venue offers newlywed couples a stunning atmosphere for their grand ceremony. The entire property features incredible European trusses, a vibrant gabion archway, exotic botanicals, and koi ponds.

Crooked River 

Address: 2376 South Grout Road, Gladwin, MI 48624

Phone number: 989-426-3424

This mesmerizing wedding event place gives newlywed couples the perfect ceremony location. With its picture-perfect hill spot, the couple and their guests could cherish the overlooking view of the River Tobacco and the rustic barn.

Most popular features include a 60-foot bridge that connects the main venue to a grass area where guests can enjoy conversations after the ceremony. Its reception hall is also in a 120-foot barn with high ceilings and an 80-foot deck overlooking 200-acre peaceful meadows.

Gem and Century Theaters

Address: 333 Madison Street, Detroit, MI 48226

Phone number: 313-963-9800

Gem and Century Theaters is situated in Detroit, which is only nearby Comerica Park. This historic place was constructed in 1927. Its head-turning architecture has hints of Spanish revival and influence.

Because of this, this venue has been added to the list of National Historic Places. The unique theater caters to both large and small event spaces for ceremonies and receptions. These outdoor and indoor venues can hold between 80 to 275 guests.

Premier Events Center

Address: 20400 South Nunneley Road, Clinton Twp., MI 48035

Phone number: 586-791-7760

Located 20 minutes away from downtown Detroit, this Michigan event venue has served guests since 2012 and has hosted 75 wedding events every year.

Its accommodating and courteous team of staff allows newlywed couples and their guests to experience exceptional services and enjoy a spacious room that can hold a maximum of 300 people.

However, if the couple prefers to hold a smaller event, they can also have the Betsy Room, which holds a maximum of 120 guests.

The Captain’s Club at Woodfield

Address: 10200 Woodfield Drive, Grand Blanc, MI 48439

Phone number: 810-695-5555

Situated in Blanc Grand, the Captain’s Club event venue has earned The Best by The Knot Weddings award and the Bride’s Choice Award.

The stunning pavilion has a chic and expansive atmosphere with a tranquil pond backdrop, spacious dance floor, fireplace, mahogany staircase, and a full bar. The gazebo can accommodate 250 guests, while the pavilion can accommodate a maximum of 300 guests.

The Reserve

Address: 325 South Eton (East of Woodward), Birmingham, MI 48009

Phone number: 248-647-1290

Since 2006, The Reserve has always been admired by newlywed couples and their guests because of its stunning wall coatings, elegant touches, vaulted ceilings, granite fireplace, and incredibly designed chandeliers. Aside from that, the venue’s lighting system is LED, making it a very unique, 6,800 sq. ft. event space every couple would love.

The Veranda 

Address: 509 Ship Street, St. Joseph, MI 49085

Phone number: 269-408-3132

This special wedding event space is one of the most stunning outdoor event venues in Michigan. This is situated at the state’s southwest part and near Lake Michigan.

Newlywed couples can treasure their once-in-a-lifetime event in Beach, Tiscornia while enjoying the cool, fine sand on their feet as they exchange their vows. The delicious food served by Catering CK will indeed satisfy guests’ cravings.

Blissful Barn

Address: 4706 Watson Road, Three Oaks, MI 49128

Phone number: 574-344-7924

This restored barn has turned out to be a fairytale-like event venue. This two-level barn has retained most of its charming character despite the transformation.

With its vaulted ceilings, wooden beams, and fresh atmosphere, the couple and the guests would surely admire this tranquil place. Even though this is a historical place, it didn’t fail to add some modern facilities such as Wi-Fi, clean running water, air-condition, electricity, and a seating area for a maximum of 200 guests.

Final Thoughts

These venues offer exceptional services for both simplistic and grand wedding celebrations. If you already have chosen one from the choices above, you can simply contact the provided phone number.

Their staff or customer service will immediately answer your concerns and inquiries. Don’t forget to consider the venue’s location, your budget, the number of guests or the seating capacity, and of course, your preference.

Enjoy planning your wedding!

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Julie is an editor and writer who loves to write about getting engaged and wedding preparations. She’s also a wedding photographer on the side. Julie received her degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. Julie lives in Texas with her husband and their three kids. As a couple they enjoy spending time on Texas’ South Padre Island beaches, and they also love to hike in the Texas Hill Country. As well as being parents to kids, Julie and her husband are also pet parents to two dogs, three cats, and a 50 gallon tank of beautiful tropical fish.

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