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Willowbrook Mill

Northport, MI View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
14 reviews
Up to 100 guests

About

Up to 100 guests

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.

Facilities and Capacity
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.

Services Offered
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.

  • Woman-owned

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?

$6,000

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

$5,500

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?

$500

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

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$35

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

100

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Mansion

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Engagement Party
Elopements

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Event Rentals
Preferred Vendors Only
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
November
December

14 Reviews

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Recommended by 96% of couples
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    Amy Married on 05/25/2018
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    I highly recommend the Willowbrook Mill for your event. It’s everything you could want for a delightful day all wrapped up in a beautiful, sweet little package. Amy Hendrickson – Amy Kate Designs

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    Kate Married on 08/12/2017
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    I cannot say enough wonderful things about The Willowbrook Mill, or the venue owners, Mimi and Samantha. For the almost two years we were engaged, Mimi was there for us every step of the way, she helped us see a vision we didn't even know was possible, and helped us execute it flawlessly. Mimi and Samantha both went above and beyond their roles, even going as far as contacting local government figures to try to sort out a situation that occurred with our ceremony site that was in no way affiliated with their business at all. Not only is The Willowbrook Mill hands down the most gorgeous and unique event venue in Northern Michigan, the owners Mimi and Samantha are the icing on the cake. Our wedding day was the best day of our lives, and I owe a great debt of gratitude to The Willowbrook Mill for everything they did to contribute to that.
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    Jessica Married on 06/10/2017
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    We got married on June 10th 2017 and had the best day of our lives! Samantha and Mimi were more than accommodating to us. This was a destination wedding for us and they were so easy to plan with and they were very detailed in their responses and quick with replies. They made the process very easy and had great suggestions! We were in love with Willowbrook Mill as soon as we toured the venue. There is no other place like it and it really shows what Northern Michigan is all about. On the day of the wedding when I arrived Samantha and Mimi were there and checked in with me right away. They offered me a bottle of water and a side room if I needed to take a break and a mirror for me to touch up my make up! They are amazing!! Our day would not have gone as smoothly without them! We are so happy with how everything turned out! We love you guys!

Awards

  • 14
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

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We offer a 10% discont to all miliatary personnel and first responders to thank you for your service.

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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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201 Mill St Northport, MI, 49670
2315342142
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