Zingerman's Cornman Farms

8540 Island Lake Road, Dexter, MI 48130 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Zingerman's Cornman Farms

Located in Dexter, Michigan, Zingerman’s Cornman Farms is a historic, 42-acre working farm that serves as a beautiful location for weddings. The farm is where individuals come together to learn how to enjoy life simply, and it offers private event space for romantic farm weddings of all sizes. Cornman Farms becomes a home away from home for all those who visit.

Facilities and Capacity
The farm is surrounded by relaxed elegance with its tree-lined drive, historic buildings, and sprawling gardens. The 42-acre farm and its venue have been restored with discerning guests in mind. It features a beautiful exhibition kitchen, a chef’s garden, a classic farmhouse, a four-season barn, and a stunning tent pavilion. The farmhouse boasts an exhibition kitchen, a bridal suite with a covered balcony, a hair and makeup room, and a wedding party lounge with an ensuite bath. The barn features both an upper and lower-level entrance, modern bathrooms, a full bar, air conditioning and heating, an elevator, and a pergola with Edison bulb lighting. The four-peak, on-site tent pavilion also includes parquet floors, heating, removable sides, uplights on each pole, and Edison bulb string lights on the perimeter. With a few event space options, couples can host grand occasions suitable for up to 300 guests. Since 2011, the venue has focused on renovations that ensure the preservation of its historic buildings while also enhancing the property with modern amenities.

Services Offered
The elegant, full-service venue provides exceptional service to the couples hosting their celebrations, ensuring they have everything they need. From setup and cleanup to lighting and sound, Cornman Farms offers it all for engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, receptions, and even elopements. Couples can also rent event items from the venue, including chiavari chairs, tables, linens, tents, tent accessories, and furniture. To make couples’ vision a reality, the venue’s professional team works closely alongside the couples throughout the planning process. Other services provided include:

  • Cake
  • Stemware, barware, glassware, flatware, and china
  • Parking with wheelchair access and valet
  • Farmhouse concierge
  • Preferred vendors


Cuisine
The farm has three catering teams; Zingerman’s Roadhouse, Zingerman’s Catering and Events, and Forte Belanger. The full-service venue’s staff is led by executive chef and farm founder Kieron Hales. The British-born chef is known for incorporating his European heritage into his seasonal menus while highlighting the produce from the farm’s gardens. Guests can even roam throughout the gardens and admire the seasonal herbs utilized by the best-in-class bartends who create homemade simple syrups, garnishes, and seasonal cocktails to complement menu selections.

Location
Just minutes from downtown Ann Arbor, Zingerman’s Cornman Farms provides the beauty of the countryside that couples and guests can enjoy as a retreat from the toll of busy schedules. There are plenty of lodging options and local gems for guests to see just ten miles away, and the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is only 36 miles away, making traveling doable for all out-of-town loved ones.

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12 Reviews for Zingerman's Cornman Farms

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 4.9
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Kari · Married on 08/03/2019

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    Idyllic Michigan wedding venue!

    It's no secret that the venue is gorgeous. We were fortunate to have our wedding on a picture-perfect August day, and our guests loved exploring the grounds, playing cornhole, and meeting the baby goats (Fred & Ginger!) But what really sets Cornman Farms apart is the incredible staff. From our very first email, the team was incredibly responsive, infinitely helpful, and worked so hard to make the process as easy and enjoyable as possible. They are a JOY to work with, and everyone is committed to making your wedding unique and stress-free. The majority of our guests were from out of town and they couldn't stop raving about how much they enjoyed this fantastic Michigan venue! We cannot recommend Cornman Farms more highly and we're so grateful to the team for making our wedding so wonderful.

    Sent on 08/13/2019
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    Hannah Oermann · Married on 07/18/2019

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    A Blissful Intimate Wedding

    My husband and I hosted an intimate wedding (26 guests) at Zingerman's Cornman Farms and are just in awe of how easy it was. It is very apparent that each vendor is carefully vetted and that only the best of the best are used for third party services. It was so lovely to be able to minimize the stress of coordinating things like cake, catering, photographer, etc. and just be able to show up knowing that every last detail would be tended to with care and perfectionism. We would choose this venue ten times over, and can only recommend it to others. All of our guests raved about the food and execution, which is a win in our books!

    Sent on 07/22/2019

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Zingerman's Cornman Farms FAQ

  • 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? $ 8,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 5,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 8,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 5,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 26.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 300
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 20
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Farm/Ranch, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Furniture, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, November, December

3 Wedding Deals & Discounts

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    Elopement Special from August to October 2019

    For a limited time we are offering special deals on our Elopement Wedding Packages for weddings that take place between August 2019 to October 2019. Inquire today, only certain dates still available!

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    The Tiny Wedding | An Exclusive Seasonal Offering

    This Tiny Wedding is...An exclusive seasonal offering where Detroit's finest wedding vendors come together over a three day period to plan, design and photograph 12 incredible yet affordable elopements on September 10, 11 & 12.

    The Tiny Wedding is an all-inclusive package designed for the wedding couple and two guests for only $1950. Additional guests and upgrade options are available.

    Visit the www.TheTinyWedding.com.

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    Bespoke Wedding Specials

    For a limited time we are offering special deals on our Bespoke Wedding Packages for weddings that take place between August 2019 to November 2019. Inquire today, only certain dates still available!

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

  • Brindle + Oak
    Brindle + Oak Wedding Planners

    We LOVE Zingerman's Cornman Farms. The team is a dream + honor to work with. Every client I bring to the farm is blown away from the customized hospitality to the amazing property. Truly a GEM!

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  • 8540 Island Lake Road Dexter, Michigan, 48130 See on map
    734-636-2856 (Phone number)

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