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Weddings

The Union Pavilion at Railside

Byron Center, MI View map Visit website
Rating 4.6 out of 5
19 reviews
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

The Union Pavilion is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue located in Byron Center, Michigan. Newly built on the grounds of Railside Golf Club, this event center offers spectacular views of the golf course throughout the year. It is a serene and sophisticated spot to host your momentous occasion surrounded by loved ones.

Facilities and Capacity

The Union Pavilion has both ceremony and reception sites, which makes celebrating you big day breezy and stress-free. Ceremonies are held out on the verdant lawn under the hand-crafted cedar pergola. Here, you will enjoy a lush backdrop of trees and bushes while you exchange vows with the love of your life. After tying the knot, you can retire inside to the pavilion for a reception with up to 300 people. This space features vaulted ceilings, exposed wood beams, chandelier lighting, a stone fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling windows. These 12-foot windows let in lots of natural light and provide panoramic views of the grounds.

Services Offered

During you wedding, you and your guests can move easily between the inside and the outside. A full bar is available inside, where you can order cocktails, beer, and wine. For dinner, the venue's Executive Chef will work with you to craft a meal that suits your tastes and preferences. An experienced Event Coordinator will also be at your disposal to help ensure that everything runs smoothly. The venue is located just 14 minutes from downtown Grand Rapids and 40 minutes from the lakeshore. It has internet, is ADA accessible, and has plenty of parking.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes

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

$2,500

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

$1,500

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?

$1,000

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

$1,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Country/Golf Club
Garden
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered 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?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
House Beer
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December

19 Reviews

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Rated
4.6
out of 5.0
Recommended by 93% of couples
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    Rachael K. Married on 07/25/2020
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    Hands down amazing

    The Union Pavilion at Railside is a DREAM!! It is absolutely gorgeous! Their outdoor ceremony is the picture perfect place to get married. If you want outdoors + air conditioning (because you LOVE to dance... like me😛) this is the place for you. An entire wall can open to the outdoors. Not to mention the food is delicious, the staff is great, and the atmosphere is amazing! We heard so many positive comments from our guests. Most importantly, Donna is AMAZING to work with! She is insanely fast at responding to emails and/or phone calls. She will make sure your day runs smoothly and is happy to help in any way. If I could give Donna, her staff, and the Union Pavilion 10 stars I would! They are hands down the BEST venue to work with when planning your special day!
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    Kendra Married on 06/27/2020
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    Railside golf course

    Perfect place for a wedding with the ceremony right out in front of the new pavilion they’re building. Which is beautiful on the inside with a stoned fire place and matching behind the bar. Also, they offer a great bridal suite to get ready in so you’re close to everything that’s going on!

    The Union Pavilion at Railside's reply:

    HI Kendra,
    Thank you for your great endorsement!!! Cant wait til June. The Union Pavilion is the final stages of being completed, we look forward to your big day
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    Alisha Married on 07/21/2017
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    Beautiful outdoor tented venue! The lights at night are stunning! Lots of good photo locations (fun on golf carts). Beautiful room to get ready in.

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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Perfect Reception Mobile DJ Service Perfect Reception Mobile DJ Service Wedding DJs

Railside is a great choice for a wedding reception. I recently DJ'd an outdoor wedding outdoors there under the tent, and the setting was truly idyllic. Railside has a solid reputation for running a tight ship, and from what I could see it's well-earned.

Eastern Floral Eastern Floral Wedding Florists

What a beautiful Venue! We LOVE the outdoor ceremony and reception location. The staff is lovely and great to work with.

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2500 76th Street SW Byron Center, MI, 49315
(616) 878-1140
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