Start a lifetime of new memories right by choosing the wedding venue that speaks to you. From majestic castles and historic barns to idyllic farmlands and spectacular water, these five venues in Michigan will have you dreaming bigger and transforming them into the perfect wedding before your eyes.
Crooked River Weddings
Walk across a 60-foot wood bridge over a flowing river to the love of your life at Crooked River Weddings. As the ultimate barn wedding in Gladwin, this rustic setting can accommodate up to 300 guests in a 100-year-old barn featuring a full bar, antique props and a covered porch. A unique view of the sun setting over 200 acres of Amish farms is a beautiful ending to a flawless wedding.
Willowbrook Mill is located on the quiet and magical Leelanau Peninsula in Northern Michigan, combining rural charm with peaceful elegance. With rolling hills surrounded by the mesmerizing blue waters of Lake Michigan, this destination wedding venue complete with a wooden ballroom floor, stone patios and lovely fireplaces is straight out of a storybook.
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
Nothing says pastoral charm like Zingerman’s Cornman Farms. Located just minutes from downtown Ann Arbor in Dexter, Cornman Farms is complete with an exhibition kitchen, a classic farmhouse and a tent pavilion. The four-season barn from 1894 was recently refurbished in 2014 to become a historic location for an intimate winter wonderland wedding or a breathtaking backdrop for unforgettable bespoke weddings.
For an entire country estate dedicated to your wedding, Stonegate Manor is an exceptional venue to spend your special day. With 27 acres of land on the edge of Lake Michigan, you start your day surrounded by antique charm in their bridal cottage or newly restored Manor House before saying your vows at one of three outdoor locations that fits best with your theme. Completed in 1947, Stonegate Manor remains one of the most romantic retreats today.
Fulfill your childhood dream of having a fairy-tale wedding by holding it at Castle Farms. Regal stone walls and grand cathedral windows wait for you in the beautiful resort community of Charlevoix. Reception rooms of every style and size guarantee your vision will come true. Whether you choose the King’s Great Hall, Knight’s Castle, Queen’s Courtyard or King’s Gallery, you’ll definitely feel like royalty when you walk down the aisle.
At these Michigan wedding venues, you can create a wedding experience tailored to your signature style. Make your special day even more special by choosing the perfect backdrop for a day filled with beauty and romance.
This article is presented by Jack Demmer Ford in Wayne, Michigan.