Located in Northport, Michigan, Willowbrook Mill is a historic wedding venue that combines rustic charm with casual elegance. Originally built in 1879, this event center is nestled in the heart of the Leelanau Peninsula’s tranquil wine country. The property is just steps from the shores of the Grand Traverse Bay and is the only building in Michigan that is constructed over water. Guests in town for the weekend will enjoy dining and shopping at Northport’s numerous upscale restaurants and sophisticated boutiques. Adventurous visitors can even opt for water sports such as kayaking, fishing, and boating. For your special day, this breathtaking venue will provide an atmospheric backdrop to your celebration of love.
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Willowbrook Mill offers a variety of event spaces that you can customize for different phases of your wedding. Say your vows in a white gazebo by the Bay before making your way across town to the banquet hall. Here, take pictures on the walkway bridge, which floats above the water, before entering into the ballroom. This room can seat up to 130 guests for dinner and features elegant crystal chandeliers that drape from the exposed rafter ceiling. The hall is also adorned with stone surrounded windows, a large stone fireplace, and hardwood floors. In addition, the building comes with a foyer, screened porch, antique water wheel, and a stone patio flush with verdant plants. Any of these areas can be set up for cocktail hours, photography opportunities, or the ceremony itself.
Willowbrook Mill is open for summer, fall, and winter weddings. Rentals include 60-inch round tables, a selection of high- and low-top cocktail tables, white folding chairs, and floor-length linens. A full bar service is also available and is provided by the venue staff. These professionals will supply you with a list of seasoned local vendors for everything from cuisine and cakes to florals and photography. The estate is family-owned and operated by the Heberleins, who have decades of experience in the events industry. They will work hard to ensure that your wedding is seamless, stress-free, and reflects the unique love story you and your partner share.
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A very beautiful setting in the heart of Northport, Michigan. With the new renovations they are working on this place will be amazing in time for the wedding season.
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