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Michigan Wedding Venues we Love

March 20, 2024

Are you getting married soon in the beautiful state of Michigan and looking for the perfect elegant Michigan wedding venue to have your special day? We would love to share our Michigan wedding venue we love with you to help you in making your decision to finding the perfect venue space for your special day. I have several suggestions and some I’d love to photograph at. As a Michigan wedding photographer, I have been lucky enough to document beautiful love stories in some of the most historic, prestigious and stunning Michigan wedding venues. So if you’re looking for the perfect place to exchange your vows surrounded by your loved ones, I’ve gathered a list of the top elegant Michigan wedding venues we love that will be perfect for your luxury wedding!

Shinola Hotel 

Shinola Hotel in Detroit provides an elegant venue space for weddings, with event specialists ready to assist in planning. Beside a beautiful venue space, they offer so much more, like luxurious accommodations and on-site amenities to ensure a memorable experience for the wedding guests​. This is definitely a top Michigan wedding venue of mine, and one I know you will love.

Greencrest Manor 

Located in an enchanting wood outside Battle Creek, Michigan, Greencrest Manor is a luxurious venue resembling a 17th-century French estate. From the moment you drive through the wrought-iron gates up the tree lined drive you will be transported into a unique english experience. like you arrived in Europe. It offers unique gathering spaces, formal gardens and a historical setting. The estate has cascading ivy climbinmg all around it. Creating such a lush background for all your photos. The venue comprises the Manor, lush gardens that transport you into another world, and a gathering space for weddings in all seasons the Celebration House. If your look for a magical, timeless elegant space, providing a picturesque and historic backdrop for marriage ceremonies this is it! This just maybe my favorite michigan wedding venue of all time. It offers so much.

The War Memorial

Located in Michigan, the The War Memorial is dedicated to making wedding days special! The breathtaking venue, excellent menu, and impeccable service will leave you speechless. Whether you choose an outdoor ceremony on the lakefront lawn or an indoor event in the grand ballroom, this venue aims to make your day exquisite. It offers various spaces like the historic Alger House and the Fred M. Alger Center to cater to different preferences, all while adding a touch of history and elegance to your special day.

Shepherd’s Hollow 

Shepherd’s Hollow deep in a pine forest overlooking the lake and the 18th hole that surrounds it is a beautiful glass Wedding venue. Not just any wedding venue, this place provides a unique setting your guest will love. The venues design was inspired by a 19th century European train station. Vast windows are an intricate part of the building’s architecture and open to a stunning vista and golf course. This venue can accommodate up to 325 guests. It boasts a beautiful fountain area for ceremonies, a wraparound veranda for outdoor enjoyment! They even provide a dedicated team to assist in planning and executing your wedding vision, ensuring an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. This is a must visit because once you see it with your eyes you will fall in love.

Etre Farms 

Located in St. Joseph, Michigan, Etre Farms is an all-inclusive elegant Michigan white modern barn. Etre Farms offers on-site planners, coordinators, and designers to help personalize weddings. They offer an elevated food program complete with an Executive Chef, and there food is top notch. They can accommodate up to 350 guests, so no wedding is too big or small. With separate indoor ceremony and reception space they have you covered from the elements in case in rains on your wedding day or you would like to get married in the winter. Their inside space is bright with natural light perfect for capturing those precious moments indoors. Etre Farms offers amenities like a full bar/lounge, an outdoor function area, and more. Their services include decor, linens, furniture, set-up/clean-up, event coordination, and large private dressing suites for both the bride and the groom making it a perfect choice for couples.

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House 

The iconic The Edsel & Eleanor Ford House offers a unique event space with a modern design inspired by the Cotswold-style Albert Kahn-designed Ford home. It is a destination venue like no other. Overlooking Ford Cove, the venue’s special event space is on the Visitor Center’s second floor, featuring The Cove and the Lake Shore Room for various events. With award winning cuisine, served by an attentive staff. The Lake Shore Room is versatile, suitable for corporate meetings, social soirees, and can be partitioned for smaller gatherings. This one is definitely a unique a beautiful option for a dream wedding.

Meadowbrook Hall 

Meadow Brook Hall, located in Rochester Hills, is a recognized museum in Michigan, offering exquisite indoor and outdoor spaces for weddings. Known for its grand spaces and captivating details, it serves as a perfect backdrop for such special occasions. The venue, with its lush gardens and Gothic-inspired ballroom, can host various styles and sizes of wedding ceremonies and receptions. The Great Estate features fresh, inspired cuisine and world class service. Their team helps in curating a customized event, ensuring a memorable experience for couples​.

The Colony Club Detroit 

The Colony Club in Detroit is a historic venue known for its luxury. You can find gold leaf ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and Louis XVI décor, offering a grand setting for weddings. This elegant Michigan wedding venue boasts two unique event spaces: the Grand Ballroom for larger receptions and the Petit Ballroom for cozier ceremonies or receptions. With a capacity ranging from 50 to 500 guests, it provides full-service catering and bar service, on-site rental amenities, and audio/visual capabilities. The venue also offers pre-paid parking for guests at the Comerica Garage

Hope this helps you in finding the perfect venue to celebrate your special day. You honestly can’t go wrong with any of these spaces. Best of luck in planning your dream wedding!

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