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The Rust Belt Market is a hybrid artisan marketplace and special event venue located in the heart of downtown Ferndale, Michigan. The building is residence to more than 35 vintage artists, makers & designers during regular weekend business hours, with an eclectic, yet modern landscape. Inside the event space, you'll find the perfect mix of industrial finishes and intricate architectural details, that come together to create a truly memorable space to host your special celebration.
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The venue features 4,000 square feet of indoor, industrial-inspired event space, accommodating up to 160 guests seated. The existing decor includes twinkle lights, a tufted velvet loveseat, a seven-foot aquarium that’s home to Amazon Dart frogs, and the venue’s signature wooden pallet archway. The 1,000-square-foot adjacent Bar is also included in your rental, as well as a preparation kitchen for your caterers access. A newly constructed Bride / Groom suite, The Green Room, is also available to elevate your overall wedding day experience. The Green Room offers the ultimate in luxury decor, and is a posh private space, perfect for those intimate moments leading up to your grand celebration. Furthermore, a self-service coat room is also available for the convenience of you and your guests. This facility is wheelchair accessible and is equipped with wireless internet and a public address system. The peak season for this venue stretches from April through December, offering you a broad range of dates to select for your special day.
The Rust Belt Market provides all bar services, glassware, in-house furniture rental, and cleanup for your event. Craft beer is included in all bar packages, along with champagne, wine, and various spirit options to choose from. A complete list of signature cocktails are also offered during the Cocktail Hour to welcome your guests in style. The venue also provides you with a list of their preferred caterering partners to choose from for your complete food service needs.
Ferndale is located about 15 minutes from downtown Detroit, Michigan. You and your guests will have easy access to a variety of hotels, restaurants, transportation options, and cultural opportunities. These include Wayne State University, the Motown Museum, Lake St. Clair, and the Detroit River. The Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is conveniently located a 30-minute drive from this venue. The Rust Belt Market's professional and friendly Events Manager will be happy to advise you on further details of local attractions and transportation options for your special day.
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- House Beer
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- Open Bar
- Signature Drink
- Specialty Beer
- Banquet Hall
- Engagement Party
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- Clean Up
- Event Rentals
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- Pet Friendly
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