Grand Haven, Michigan is a gorgeous city and a wonderful place to have your wedding. Right on Lake Michigan, there are a ton of activities and things for your guests to do. Visit Grand Haven is a wonderful online visitors guide to events and area attractions. Below are ten wedding venues in the Grand Haven area with different capacities and styles to create your perfect wedding.
Camp Blodgett’s Loeks Retreat Center is a gorgeous venue right on Lake Michigan. The venue holds up to 150 guests both inside and on the deck, and has the option for lodging above the dining room. This venue is perfect for couples looking for a getaway weekend while still being close to town.
The Community Center’s Mackinaw Ballroom is right in the middle of downtown Grand Haven. Completely renovated in 2007, the ballroom can hold up to 450 guests. The community center is right across the street from Central Park, which can be rented out for ceremonies.
The 707 is the newest venue to downtown Grand Haven, just opening in 2019. The small space can hold up to 125 guests and includes a soft beverage service (coffee, tea, water, ice) with rentals. This space is perfect for a small wedding or a rehearsal dinner space. The space can be fully customized to fit your needs, it’s an open space with the option to bring in vendors.
HarbourFront Grand Hall is right in the heart of downtown Grand Haven, across the street from the channel. The venue is located in the historic Story & Clark piano factory with the original brick walls. The venue holds up to 275 guests, and catering is through Porto Bello which is located downstairs in Harborfront Place. There is an elevator in the building close to the Grand Hall for easy access.
Spring Lake Country Club is located just outside of Grand Haven in Spring Lake and is a beautiful golf course and country club. The ballroom holds up to 350 guests, with the option to have the ceremony outside on water (weather permitting) or inside the ballroom. With the rental, the couple receives one 18 hole game of golf free of charge during the week of the wedding.
The Holiday Inn in Spring Lake has just been renovated and has an amazing space for both outdoor and indoor weddings. It’s the only hotel in the Grand Haven area that offers a wedding space for both the ceremony and reception. Their wedding packages can be customized to fit any wedding, they have also partnered with My Barefoot Wedding for beach ceremonies.
The Barn at Stanton Crossing is the only rustic barn venue in the Grand Haven area. It’s a historic barn built in 1869 and in 2017 became a wedding venue. The barn holds up to 150 guests, with air conditioning and heat for year round weddings. There is the option to have both the ceremony and reception with set up and take down of chairs and tables or just the reception. Catering is on site, and have a minimum purchase order for 75 guests.
The Weaver House at Pine Bend is a renovated 1901 house at Pine Bend park in West Olive just south of Grand Haven. The house holds up to 50 guests, with a maximum of 35 guests in the sunroom or the outdoor area can be rented with a maximum of 150 guests. The venue is a part of a Ottawa county park, so park rules do apply. Tent and alcohol vendors must be picked from the approved vendors list. The Weaver House is one of the more affordable venues on this list with county resident pricing as well as non-resident pricing.
Trillium Events in Spring Lake has a ton of options for weddings. The east and west ballrooms hold up to 300 guests each and can be combined for a maximum of 600 guests. There is an outdoor gazebo for ceremonies and also a patio area for outdoor weddings with a maximum of 225 guests. The venue has in house catering, with the option to bring in dessert (they also cater dessert as well). Trillium is located right off the highway between Grand Haven and The Lakes Mall area for easy travel to and from hotels.
Noto’s at the Bilmar is also a new venue and restaurant to the Grand Haven area. It’s right on Lake Michigan close to the pier. There isn’t information out yet about events and pricing, but I do have confirmation that will be coming soon (I will update the listing then).