Weddings

Village Suites Bay Harbor

Petoskey, MI View map
Rating 4.7 out of 5
   13 reviews
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

Bay Harbor offers beautiful ceremony and reception locations nestled along a five mile Lake Michigan shoreline. It’s one of the only locations in northern Michigan with a private beach. We provide exceptional wedding coordination services, on-site lodging accommodations and the perfect escape for you and your guests as your enjoy the festivities of your beautiful day.

Bay Harbor’s Sunset Beach provides the ultimate fairytale setting to bring your wedding dreams to life. Say “I do” among the backdrop of the crystal blue waters of Lake Michigan. We are one of the very few venues in northern Michigan that offers a beach ceremony option. Sunset Beach can accommodate up to 250 guests and embodies the casual up-north elegance that is truly Bay Harbor.

For a truly unique experience, there is nothing quite like Bay Harbor’s Observation Platform. The bride and groom and their guests have unobstructed views of with passing sailboats and yachts as your backdrop. Accommodating celebrations up to 200 guests, the panoramic views are unparalleled in northern Michigan.

Another great option is our outdoor tented reception venue just steps from the Village at Bay Harbor and Bay Harbor Lake Marina. Enjoy a fabulous sunset and stunning views of the magnificent homes and yachts around Bay Harbor Lake. As our largest reception venue, the Marina Lawn holds up to 300 guests.

Our Village Hotel Conference Center has both the Bay Room and the Harbor Room which can seat a total of 150 guests. There’s also a furnished lobby that is ideal for cocktail hour. The oversized bay windows display a beautiful view of the brick streets of Main Street in the Village.

We also offer an on-site condo hotel and vacation home rentals for your guests that sits atop a charming Village with twinkling lights that illuminate at dusk. We are truly a beautiful and unique wedding destination like no other.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$800

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$800

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

Describe your venue:

Hotel
Marina
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Cake
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December

13 Reviews

Write a review
Rated
4.7
out of 5.0
Recommended by 93% of couples
  • Quality of service
    Rating 4.7 out of 5
  • Average response time
    Rating 4.7 out of 5
  • Professionalism
    Rating 4.8 out of 5
  • Value
    Rating 4.6 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 4.6 out of 5

8 User photos

Sort by:
  • A
    Alison L. Married on 08/31/2019
    Rating 5 out of 5
    • Quality of service
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Responsiveness
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Professionalism
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Value
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Flexibility
      Rating 5.0 out of 5

    Beautiful!

    We absolutely loved this venue! Cearra was fantastic to work with! We planned our wedding in a very short amount of time and it smoothly came together! xoxo
  • M
    Morgan D. Married on 08/17/2019
    Rating 5 out of 5
    • Quality of service
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Responsiveness
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Professionalism
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Value
      Rating 5.0 out of 5
    • Flexibility
      Rating 5.0 out of 5

    Wedding on Sunset beach and reception at Conference center

    This was such an amazing day thanks to Cierra.
    We were able to get in early and set up then had until Sunday 12 to pick up our decor.
    The hall was clean and set up before we arrived Friday to decorate.

Awards

  • 13
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
MerryMakers MerryMakers Wedding Planners

We love working with Bay Harbor and the Bay Harbor Village Hotel. The location is perfect! There is something for everyone who visits. I appreciate the efforts and responsiveness by the team at Bay Harbor including Tracy and Molly. I look forward to each event and wedding that we have that is at Bay Harbor!

KarunaPhoto KarunaPhoto Wedding Photographers

I love photographing clients at this gorgeous venue!

Paul Retherford Photography Paul Retherford Photography Wedding Photographers

Perfect location in Northern Michigan for your Wedding. They have it all in style. Every Wedding I have captured there is just awesome.

Preferred Vendors

Map

4160 Main St Petoskey, MI, 49770
231-354-3020
Location of (Village Suites Bay Harbor)

Other vendors in Grand Rapids for your wedding

Wedding Venues