Is it just me or is something in the water lately? Every year between Christmas and Valentine’s Day my Facebook timeline is flooded with engagements. For those of you who fall into the newly engaged category, selecting the location for your wedding is one of the most important planning steps. Once you pick a date and location, find a dress, the rest is just details. With the location being the most important step, we’ve selected a few of the best-hidden gems for you to get married at:
The Cheney Place
1600 Monroe NW, Grand Rapids MI, 49505 | 616.304.6261
What was once an old warehouse is now an amazing event venue. The Cheney Place is an absolutely stunning venue in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The location has been on the rise in popularity but is still worth talking about. The venue can hold up to 400 guests for a party or wedding. It also has the majority of furniture you need on the premises, making the planning a breeze. Learn more at https://www.thecheneyplace.com/.
Historic Bowens Mills
55 N Briggs Rd, Middleville, MI 49333 | 269.795.7530
Looking for an outdoor wedding venue that will take your guests’ breath away? Historic Bowens Mills is the perfect location for your wedding. Bowens Mills is the location of a historic 17-foot water wheel, which is absolutely breathtaking in photos! At the Historic Bowens Mills, you and your spouse can exchange vows on a beautiful covered bridge in front of 250 guests. Oh, and don’t forget about the horse-drawn ride after you say your vows! For more information visit their website.
1 Wood Ridge Road, Glen Arbor, Michigan 49636 | 231.334.5000
Camp Firefly, part of The Homestead, is a location that is both beautiful and intimate. The outdoor wedding venue will hold roughly 100 guests for your big day. After getting married next to an awe-inspiring waterfall, follow up your beautiful outdoor ceremony with your choice of an indoor or outdoor reception on the grounds. Both locations allow for a fire, perfect if you want to have a s’mores bar at your wedding! Find out everything Camp Firefly has to offer here.
The Community House
380 S Bates St, Birmingham, MI 48009 | 248.644.5832
The Community House can host 200 guests for an outdoor ceremony in the summer months and 230 for an indoor wedding. They offer a variety of wedding package specials, with drool-worthy food, to allow you and your future spouse to select what is best for your wedding. Most importantly, The Community House has a built-in dance floor so you can dance the night away! Visit The Community House website for more wedding planning details.
Thank you to The Perfect Card Box, a Michigan based wedding card box company, for providing this post.