There are a lot of components and moving parts when it comes to planning the perfect wedding. Luckily for you, you’re getting married in West Michigan, where your ideal wedding venue is just a short trip away. If you want a destination wedding, West Michigan has that too! You can easily find that special place, or visit your favorite vacation destination to tie the knot. No matter your wedding plans, start by planning your ceremony or reception right here in West Michigan!
Say “I Do” in Southern West Michigan
Henderson Castle in Kalamazoo is a full time bed and breakfast, winery, historical spot, and events and wedding destination. Their most popular wedding package is the Ultimate Wedding package, which includes a 23 hour full rental of both the castle and Henderson Properties. For accommodations, receive 14 rooms for up to 30 people to spend the night and a hot breakfast for the bride, groom, and all of their overnight guests. The castle’s manicured landscaping is the perfect backdrop for any outdoor ceremony, and with this package, you’re sure to wed in your own castle setting.
The Silo Banquets & Catering in Allegan is available for beautiful weddings year round! The venue has a modern interior with a back-up generator, coat closet, and ballroom, but looks like a barn from the outside, giving it an outdoorsy feel. The Silo has its own plowing equipment, so that they can adapt to your wedding day’s conditions. Whether you’re getting married in the winter or planning for later in the year, Silo Banquets & Catering wants to help you tie the knot!
Shelbyville’s Bay Pointe Inn is a property that is truly gorgeous, and like no other in West Michigan. Showcasing an “Up North” feel without the long drive, their space is the perfect setting for a unique waterfront ceremony or reception. Located steps away from the lake, their space features glorious lawns, gardens, a waterfall, outdoor patio, and an amazing panoramic view of Gun Lake.
The W.K. Kellogg Manor House in Hickory Corners wants to help make your wedding day stand out. The Manor House is located on beautiful Gull Lake, surrounded by gorgeous gardens and picturesque natural landscapes. Have your ceremony and reception with options both indoors and outdoors. Lodging is also available, so that your guests can easily stay close to the celebration. Say your vows at this historic West Michigan landmark!
The Saugatuck Center for the Arts wants to help you plan your upcoming wedding! They have space for groups ranging from 20 to 200 with indoor and outdoor options. If you’re a SCA member, you receive 10% off your event! Dates are filling up fast, so make sure to book your special day soon!
Brides who are looking for a one-of-a kind setting for their wedding should consider the Carlton Center Church at Historic Charlton Park in Hastings for their upcoming ceremony. Built in 1885, this gothic revival church is a beautiful setting for a traditional wedding. Whether your style is simple or elegant, Historical Charlton Park offers affordable outdoor wedding and reception sites with the Historic Village as your backdrop.
Journeyman Distillery in Three Oaks savors celebrations. They have 2,500 square feet of open factory space that was once used for manufacturing corsets and buggy whips. The space is now available for parties, catered private dinners, private parties, and wedding receptions. The Still Room has a dining capacity of 100 and a reception capacity of 150. With private access to an outdoor patio, this event space is a charming, intimate space. For bigger events, Warren Hall is an expansive 8,000 square foot event space that blends a traditional rustic feel with modern amenities. A phenomenal bridal suite, restrooms on the floor, catering kitchen, and a convenient elevator make your experience the one you have dreamed about. With spaces for any occasion and party size, Journeyman Distillery is your next event space!
More Places to get Married in Southern West Michigan
- Apple Blossom Chapel & Gardens, Fennville
- Boulevard Inn & Bistro, St. Joseph
- Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph
- Firefly Resort, Union Pier
- The Harbor Grand, New Buffalo
- Hilton Garden Inn Benton Harbor/St. Joe, St. Joseph
- Lake Bluff Inn & Suites, South Haven
- Marina Grand Resort, New Buffalo
- Sun N Sand Resort, South Haven
Say “I Do” in Central West Michigan
The Hudsonville Area is getting a new farmer’s market and event center that is being constructed for 2017. The space is going to be the perfect modern venue to host an upcoming wedding, reception, or rehearsal dinner. Be one of the first to get married in this brand new venue!
A destination wedding in Muskegon County is an exciting, unique and affordable way to say “I do.” Whether you choose a beautiful park with spectacular Lake Michigan views, a one-of-a-kind historic site, lakeside resort or an elegant hall for your ceremony, romance and travel go hand in hand when you pledge your heart on the “Midwest Riviera.” A destination wedding can involve just the two of you, a select handful of family and friends, or enough guests to constitute a vacation style family reunion. Muskegon County Convention & Visitors Bureau will even assist you in planning everything! They have a free service that includes securing your accommodations, developing itinerary, personal site tours, tour guide services, vendor services, and more!
More Places to get Married in Central West Michigan
- The Ballroom at McKay, Grand Rapids
- Blendon Pines Gun Club, Zeeland
- Boatwerks Waterfront Restaurant, Holland
- Butch’s Dry Dock, Holland
- Cannonsburg Ski Area, Belmont
- Downtown Courtyard by Marriott, Grand Rapids
- Crowne Plaza Hotel of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids
- Felt Estate, Holland
- The Harris Building, Grand Rapids
- Homewood Suites by Hilton Grand Rapids Downtown, Grand Rapids
- Inn at Ludington, Ludington
- JW Marriott, Grand Rapids
- Michillinda Lodge, Whitehall
- Nelis’ Dutch Village, Holland
- Rainbow Ranch, New Era
- Seven Steps Up Live Music & Event Venue, Spring Lake
- Shoreline Inn, Muskegon
- Shrine of the Pines, Inc., Baldwin
- USS LST 393 Veterans Museum, Muskegon
- West Michigan Whitecaps, Comstock Park
- Windmill Island Gardens, Holland
Say “I Do” in Northern West Michigan
Make your wedding dreams come true at Evergreen Resort in Cadillac. Located in the heart of Northern Michigan, Evergreen offers an all-inclusive solution for your indoor or outdoor wedding and reception. Their wedding coordinator will work with you to customize all of the details for your special day. Wedding packages can be designed for any budget, and may include rehearsal dinner, reception, lodging, golf packages, and more! Make your dream a reality with a wedding at Evergreen Resort.
The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island was recently part of The Knot’s 2017 Best Wedding Destinations! For decades, the Grand Hotel has served as an exceptional locale for countless weddings. Today, they are well prepared to host your wedding with up to 450 guests. As a prime destination wedding spot, dates fill up fast. Make sure to make your reservations today by contacting the hotel!
If you’re searching for a Northern Michigan wedding location that guarantees unmatched service and unique architectural features, Castle Farms in Charlevoix is for you. Each ceremony and reception location offers stunning views of the Castle gardens and courtyards as well as incredible backdrops for your wedding photos.
You already have the perfect dress and the perfect match, so, of course, you’re going to want the perfect place. With the breathtaking beauty of northern Michigan as the backdrop to your big day, your wedding will be sure to amaze both you and your guests at Crystal Mountain in Thompsonville. Whether you’re hosting 50 of your closest friends and family or 350, trust the dedicated staff at Crystal Mountain to help you make all your dreams come true.
Say “I do” at Shanty Creek Resorts in Bellaire! Destination weddings at Shanty Creek provide a setting that puts everyone at ease. Whether it’s a nearby church or outdoor ceremony on the resort’s grounds, their award-winning service staff and wedding coordinator will help plan the perfect day in an ideal up north Michigan setting.
After the ceremony is over, enjoy a honeymoon getaway to Terrace Inn in Petoskey. Their Cozy Couples Package includes a two night stay, wine tasting, a romantic dinner for two, and breakfast each morning. Weather depending, you can go on a horse drawn sleigh ride, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing right where you’re staying! The perfect wedding should be followed by the perfect honeymoon, and Terrace Inn welcomes any newlyweds looking for relaxation.
More Places to get Married in Northern West Michigan
- Antiquities’ Wellington Inn, Traverse City
- Bay Harbor Village Hotel & Conference Center, Bay Harbor
- Black Star Farms, Traverse City
- Cadillac Country Club, Cadillac
- Chateau Chantal, Traverse City
- Charlevoix Country Club, Charlevoix
- The Hotel Frankfort, Frankfort
- Hotel Walloon, Walloon Lake
- Inn at Stonecliffe, Mackinac Island
- Mackinac State Historic Parks, Mackinac Island
- Mission Point Resort, Traverse City
- Music House Museum, Williamsburg
- Portage Point Inn and Marina, Onekama
- Sommerset Pointe Lake Charlevoix, Boyne City
Statewide Resources to Help You Say “I Do” in West Michigan
Dozens of Michigan vineyards and wineries are ready to make your dream wedding a reality. Whether you’re looking for elegant farmhouse style, a chateau overlooking the vines, or a whimsical place to celebrate with friends and family, the Michigan Grape & Wine Industry Council has something for you. There are many vineyards and wineries throughout West Michigan that will gladly host your special day!