Thanks to the Grand River and nearby Lake Michigan, Grand Rapids wedding venues are excellent choices for anyone dreaming of a waterfront wedding. This western Michigan city is also known for its breweries, vineyards, and distilleries, many of which are popular Grand Rapids wedding venues among beer and wine-loving couples.
Newly built on the grounds of Railside Golf Club, the Union Pavilion is one-of-a-kind indoor/outdoor venue opening May 2019. The Union features a spacious indoor reception area with vaulted ceilings, exposed wood beams, chandelier lighting, massive stone fireplace, and floor-to-ceiling glass doors... (Country Club Weddings Byron Center)
For a classic wedding venue that provides priceless memories and a breathtaking backdrop for photos, consider the Quail Ridge Golf Club in Ada, Michigan. Dark brown hardwood floors adorn the inside of the ballroom, and the updated bar features pendant lighting. Large picture windows reveal expansive... (Country Club Weddings Ada)
Henderson Castle is a historic wedding venue located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. This historic wedding venue offers a unique experience where you can create special memories throughout a castle that has been standing since the 1800s. Henderson Castle has been ranked one of the top historic bed and... (Historic Weddings Kalamazoo)
Castle Farms is a romantic wedding venue located in Charlevoix, Michigan. It's the ideal venue for a castle wedding with elegant elements like courtyard chapels, formal gardens, soaring towers and stone archways. With its classic style, it is a venue your guests will remember. Here you'll find... (Barn & Farm Weddings Charlevoix)
Niko’s Landing Banquet Center is a premier event venue located in Kalamazoo Michigan. This sophisticated banquet hall with its painted glass windows is perfect for producing that divine wedding day vibe. Niko’s Landing Banquet Center has a jaw-dropping waterfront view sitting in the midst of... (Banquet Halls Kalamazoo)
Grand Hotel is a beautiful wedding venue located on Mackinac Island in Michigan. They have hosted decades of weddings. Featuring a porch lined with boxes of red geraniums and an imported stone fountain in their Tea Garden, Grand Hotel offers a stunning and classic style for your special... (Hotel Weddings Mackinac Island)
regarding The Manor at Fire Tower Hill. The summit of scenic splendor, the ultimate in extraordinary settings, the discovery of dreamed destinations, this is the perfect venue to celebrate your wedding. Guests will never forget being here. The hill that made memories for many in Lewiston will now... (Mansion Weddings Lewiston)
Bay Harbor Village Hotel is a waterfront hotel wedding venue situated right on the shoreline of Lake Michigan in Petoskey, Michigan. The hotel offers a variety of event spaces, both indoor and outdoor, to suit a couple’s needs. Guests will love the stunning views of Lake Michigan and how close the... (Hotel Weddings Petoskey)
Drummond Island Resort & Conference Center encompasses 2,000 beautiful acres of woods, water and wildlife. The Resort is located on the north shore of Drummond Island, the largest freshwater island in the United States. Drummond Island is positioned one mile off the eastern tip of Michigan’s Upper... (Hotel Weddings Drummond Island)
Thompsonville is home to one of Michigan’s most classic event venues, Crystal Mountain Resort. This timeless locale, with its spectacular view, is ideal for couples that have a fondness for the northern Michigan landscape. Crystal Mountain Resort is a dream location for couples that are looking to... (Banquet Halls Thompsonville)
Trillium Catering and Event Center in Spring Lake, Michigan, is a first-class venue that can accommodate the largest of wedding celebrations. The ballrooms exude classic elegance with high ceilings, large picture windows and modern amenities. For a private dance with your new beloved, the Trillium... (Banquet Halls Spring Lake)
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa is a romantic wedding venue located in Acme, Michigan. They offer a genuine feel with a modern and classic style. The banquet hall provides an experience that just feels right. They have a wide variety of event spaces for you to choose from for your perfect wedding... (Banquet Halls Acme)
Bay Pointe Woods is an equestrian-style venue in Shelbyville, Michigan, serving the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Lansing areas. The venue offers indoor and outdoor settings, including quaint surrounding cottages and lush gardens, to bring any couples’ wedding vision to life.Facilities and CapacityAt... (Banquet Halls Shelbyville)
The Fetzer Center in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is a beautiful and unique venue that can be transformed into the wedding you've always envisioned. The garden patio is perfect for an intimate outdoor ceremony, while the banquet hall has a vast, open feel with huge picturesque windows and tons of natural... (Banquet Halls Kalamazoo)
For a jaw-dropping and stunning backdrop for your wedding day, look no further than the Events Room or the Ballroom at CityFlatsHotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The versatile location checks many of the items off your to-do list, accommodating wedding ceremonies, receptions, cocktail hours,... (Hotel Weddings Grand Rapids)
Overlooking the Grand River and surrounding marina, Holiday Inn Grand Haven-Spring Lake is a hotel and full-service wedding venue based in Spring Lake, Michigan. They aim to make your special day stress-free with the convenience of having everything under one roof. With updated event spaces, hotel... (Hotel Weddings Spring Lake)
Located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Thornapple Pointe Golf Club is a professional wedding venue for the Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Lansing areas, providing an elegant setting to step into the next chapter of your life. With both indoor and covered outdoor sites, the venue is ideal for ceremonies,... (Country Club Weddings Grand Rapids)
Paddock Place is a historic wedding venue located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This 19th-century mansion and its grounds can provide the romantic setting for your once-in-a-lifetime celebration.Facilities and CapacityPaddock Place offers both indoor and outdoor venue options for an unforgettable... (Mansion Weddings Grand Rapids)
The Ravines Golf Club in Saugatuck, Michigan, offers couples an elegant and modern wedding venue combined with picturesque views of the golf course. The Michigan pine and colorful maple trees create an extraordinary rustic-country ambiance, while the indoor banquet hall boasts high ceilings,... (Country Club Weddings Saugatuck)
Macatawa Legends offers a grand ambiance, an elegant style and supreme quality for your special occasion. The spectacular views of the golf course and grounds can be likened to the most prestigious clubs in the country. Any event at Macatawa Legends is special. We would love to have you come for a... (Country Club Weddings Holland)
West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort, a full-service restaurant and a location that is within distance to a vibrant downtown district, are available for couples who want to use West Bay Beach, a Holiday Inn Resort in Traverse City, Michigan for their wedding day venue. West Bay Beach is a Holiday... (Hotel Weddings Traverse City)
Hilltop Memory Makers is a barn and farm wedding venue located in Coral, Michigan. They see being part of your special day as a true honor, and love being able to witness you creating warm and lasting memories. Their unique and charming space will welcome your loved ones, and allow you to fulfill... (Barn & Farm Weddings Coral)
The Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is the perfect wedding venue for couples that want an all-inclusive experience that can be tailored to their specific style. The main event space has an elegant and modern flair, but can be transformed to accommodate a wide range of reception... (Hotel Weddings Kalamazoo)
The Bluff Banquet & Conference Center is a beautiful wedding venue based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. With over 28 years of experience, this banquet hall has many things to offer for your ideal wedding. On-site catering and stunning views combined with a professional and notable staff make this venue... (Banquet Halls Grand Rapids)
Grand Rapids Art Museum is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The simplicity and architecture of this art gallery and museum is perfect for couples looking for a unique backdrop for their special day. They offer spaces of sophistication and warmth, giving you all the... (Museum Weddings Grand Rapids)
CityVu Events offers a rooftop reception venue in Holland, Michigan. This modern space offers fantastic views and abundant natural light. Enjoy an outdoor patio plus an indoor ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows. Dance the night away with the sunset and scenic views of Lake Macatawa, Holland’s... (Hotel Weddings Holland)
Cobblestone Farms is a unique and fun wedding venue located in Traverse City, Michigan. They offer a rustic, country and outdoorsy style for your happily ever after. This one-of-a-kind scenic barn is a husband and wife-owned venue that will be with you every step of the way to ensure your wedding... (Barn & Farm Weddings Kingsley)
Blissful Barn is a newly renovated wedding event venue located in Three Oaks, Michigan. Located near acres of lush cornfields in a quaint area of Michigan, this vintage wedding venue has a modern touch. With its vaulted ceiling, hand-hewn beams, weathered plank walls, and wood floors, the Blissful... (Barn & Farm Weddings Three Oaks)
For couples seeking a rustic, whimsical and romantic touch to their wedding venue, The Barn at Stanton Crossing in West Olive, Michigan is the place. Candlelit chandeliers, wood floors, open air doorways and chalkboard walls combine for a truly unique wedding venue that can be transformed to fit any... (Barn & Farm Weddings West Olive)
Stonewater Country Club in Caledonia, Michigan, is a rustic and elegant wedding venue popular for couples that wish to enjoy breathtaking views of the golf course. The cozy, stone fireplace is the perfect backdrop for this classic venue space that includes high ceilings and rustic chandeliers. With... (Country Club Weddings Caledonia)
A rustic wedding venue in Gaylord, Michigan, Sonshine Barn Wedding & Event Center is the perfect choice for couples wishing to wed in elegant charm. Family-owned and operated by Denny and Sandy Freeman, the picturesque venue combines multi-functional facilities with modern amenities. A fruitful part... (Barn & Farm Weddings Gaylord)
Anti-banquet and all clean slate. Gorgeous Loft, Rooftop, Cocktail and Chapel venues all in one city block. Located just a few hours from Chicago or Detroit Loft 310 has quite the rep for stunning events at a steal in comparison. Take an online tour 24/7 or meet them onsite in person. Their team... (Rooftop Weddings Kalamazoo)
BlueBridge is a unique wedding venue located in Traverse City, Michigan. This elegant and outdoorsy banquet hall has many details that make it one-of-a-kind. With several outdoor fire pits, beautiful gardens and small ponds, there is a photo opportunity to capture at every corner. BlueBridge strives... (Banquet Halls Grawn)
Based in Saint Joseph, Michigan, Lakehouse Restaurant & Bar is a classic restaurant wedding venue. This 1800's mansion-turned-restaurant offers a romantic ambience against breathtaking views of Lake Michigan. For a day filled with love and natural elegance, come celebrate your big day at Lakehouse... (Restaurant Weddings Saint Joseph)
The Homestead is a four-season resort in Glen Arbor, Michigan that's surrounded by the Sleeping Bear Dunes. For couples who dream of a picturesque location that projects rustic-country charm, consider The Homestead as your wedding day venue. All-inclusive packages make this destination perfect... (Hotel Weddings Glen Arbor)
Forever deserves a worthy destination — Bay Pointe Inn When you celebrate your wedding or special event at Bay Pointe, you and your guests will experience distinct personalized service centered around you and your dreams. Conveniently located between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo or Chicago and... (Hotel Weddings Shelbyville)
Sunnybrook Country Club in Grandville, Michigan, is a classic wedding venue that can create the perfect romantic setting with sweeping views of the golf course. From the high ceilings and oversized picture window to natural sunlight flooding the space, this venue can create the classic and modern... (Country Club Weddings Grandville)
The Veranda @ The Whitcomb is a vintage-style wedding venue located in downtown Saint Joseph, Michigan. They pride themselves on their stunning views of Lake Michigan, as well as their gorgeous beach sunsets. They offer a beautiful outdoor site, perfect for both your ceremony and reception. The... (Banquet Halls Saint Joseph)
For a classic and modern wedding venue, check out Thousand Oaks Golf Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan. High ceilings and oversized picture windows adorn the ballroom and outdoor verandas open up for breathtaking views of the golf course. If “unforgettable” is the feeling you’re after, consider the... (Country Club Weddings Grand Rapids)
Boatwerks is an experienced wedding caterer in Holland, Michigan. Opening in 2006, they have over 13 years of experience to pull from when providing the perfect food for your wedding. They are also a waterfront wedding venue with three rooms, making it easier to check things off your to-do list for... (Banquet Halls Holland)
Join us at the romantic and enchanting Rooster Ridge Vineyard grounds for your picture perfect tented event. Your guests will remember and cherish the celebration for a lifetime! Your guests and attendees will remember it for years to come! There's room for events from an intimate gathering of 75 to... (Winery Weddings New Era)
Old world tradition meets modern and elegant amenities with the English Inn, Restaurant & Pub in Eaton Rapids, Michigan. This banquet hall and historic Bed & Breakfast combines classic elegance and a vintage feel, creating a timeless wedding experience. The natural beauty and cozy countryside create... (Restaurant Weddings Eaton Rapids)
For a wedding venue that delivers grand style and casual – yet breathtaking – elegance, Noto’s Old World Italian Dining and Banquet Facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a top-notch option. From the opulent spiral staircase perfect for a “first look” to the vintage exposed brick banquet hall and... (Banquet Halls Grand Rapids)
Cherry Barc Farm is a gorgeous wedding venue based in Vermontville, Michigan. Husband and wife, Nick and Alison Barc, are the owners of this working farm that's been opened to host couples' wedding days. In 2013, the Barc family hosted two wedding at this venue. They now host 40 to 50 weddings a... (Barn & Farm Weddings Vermontville)
Welcome to The High Five GR, a unique and versatile venue located downtown, in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This expansive, beautifully renovated loft space exemplifies the best in “old world meets new.” Original, roller-rink hardwood floors and exposed, classic brick combine with... (Rooftop Weddings Grand Rapids)
For the couples who love architectural history and modern finesse, check out The Goei Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This historic loft-style venue sits in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids and appeals to couples seeking both urban elegance and industrial-chic class. The Goei Center originally... (Rooftop Weddings Grand Rapids)
For a beautiful lakeside wedding experience, look no further than Spring Lake Country Club in Spring Lake, Michigan. Hold your ceremony outside next to a weeping willow tree with enchanting views of Spring Lake, and then move the celebration indoors to the ballroom with an expansive wooden dance... (Country Club Weddings Spring Lake)
The B.O.B is a wedding and event venue in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The B.O.B or Big Old Building is a flexible space in downtown Grand Rapids. The building is 70,000 square feet, four stories tall, and made of beautiful red bricks. Facilities and Capacity Eve is a posh event space with seating for... (Rooftop Weddings Grand Rapids)
Watermark Country Club in Grand Rapids, Michigan has recently been renovated to become one of the go-to wedding venues in the central and western part of the state. Ornate 25-foot ceilings and ambiance lighting give this location a classic, elegant and modern feel. Built-in projectors and an outside... (Country Club Weddings Grand Rapids)
Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a world-class city for art lovers, nature lovers and any lovers who come here. A city of multiple nicknames, it has been dubbed both America's Furniture City and Beer City USA. No matter what you love about Grand Rapids, this is a beautiful place to begin your married life.
With so much to offer in one city, it might be hard to narrow down your Grand Rapids wedding venues. Whether you prefer walking with your bare feet in the grass or watching the bustle of the city whirl around you, there's a location made to bring joy to you and your guests.
Some of the most popular wedding venues in Grand Rapids celebrate the urban charm in the center of the city. Choose from any number of downtown event spaces with modern designs or historic buildings that capture the city's industrial past. For couples looking for a countryside wedding removed from the urban vibe, there are plenty of country clubs, golf clubs and event centers set in the idyllic green expanses outside of Grand Rapids. These locales are ideal for weddings when the weather is at its best so you can enjoy the beauty of one of America's greenest cities.
When it comes to the cost of a wedding in Grand Rapids, luck is on your side, because the average budget here comes in at just over $20,000-nearly $10,000 below the national average. Just make sure you know what you can afford, and you should be able to stay on budget without a hitch!
Getting to wedding venues in Grand Rapids is easy, whether you arrive by road or by air. The Gerald R. Ford International Airport is just 15-20 minutes from the city, so guests will have quick access to everything Grand Rapids has to offer as soon as they land. The city sits at the intersections of US-131, I-196 and I-96, so no matter where you're coming from it's not hard to drive in for the wedding either. Amtrak also runs between Grand Rapids and Chicago daily, for an easy 175-mile trip.
Accommodations here are wide-ranging in cost and experience, from incredibly chic downtown hotels to cozy bed & breakfasts. You can even choose to camp, if the season is right! Whether you want to indulge at a resort for $300 a night or find a clean and inexpensive inn for $50 a night, you'll be able to find the right lodging for your budget in Grand Rapids.
You'll enjoy the full four seasons in Grand Rapids, so plan your nuptials accordingly. The winter brings a snowy wonderland, perfect for bundling up. Spring comes with cool temperatures and blooming buds all around. Summer is delightfully warm and just right for exploring the lake and the shoreline. Fall brings brisk temperatures and stunning displays of changing foliage. No matter when you marry, plan your clothing and locale according to the season so you can stay comfortable and focus on the love of your life.
We're here to help you explore Grand Rapids wedding venues for the location that's perfect for you and your event. Make sure to explore ourwedding planning tools and other resources to help create a day you-and your guests-will never forget.