If you’re here, that likely means you’re on the search for unique Michigan wedding venues. In that case, congratulations! Wedding planning can be so exciting, especially when you’re looking for a unique wedding venue for your special day.  Sometimes it can also feel stressful when trying to find the venue that's PERFECT for you, isn't it? That's why I wanted to share with you some of Michigan's most beautiful venues that you should consider when planning your Michigan wedding. Without further ado, let's get into it!

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1.) Être Farms in St Joseph - Unique Michigan Wedding Venues

If you’re looking for modern, elegant white barn yet unique Michigan wedding venues, Être Farms in St. Joseph, Michigan is the perfect option. This luxury Michigan wedding venue is conveniently located and only about a one hour drive from Chicago and two hours from Ann Arbor. Être Farms can accommodate up to 250 guests (this includes vendors and venue staff).

Être Farms offers separate and spacious getting ready spaces for the bridal party as well. The bridal suite on the West side of the venue has seven separate stations for hair and makeup, and the groom's suite is on the East side offering an XBOX, PlayStation, and even a poker table!

If there happens to be inclement weather on your wedding day, the venue does have a rain plan in place and couples can use the mezzanine which can fit up to 175 guests. Don't get me started on the indoor reception space inside of the barn. It is stunning! With plenty of windows allowing for natural lighting, beautiful high ceilings, and the most stunning chandeliers overhead, it's sure to wow your guests. Overall, if you’re looking for a barn wedding venue in Michigan that is more modern and luxurious versus your typical rustic style barn venue, then Être Farms wedding venue is for you! You can reach out to them and secure your wedding day by contacting them here!


Q: "What are Être Farms wedding venue wedding prices?"

A: According to zola.com, Être Farms prices start at $45,000 for off-peak dates, and $55,000 for peak dates and can accommodate up to 250 guests.

Image via Être Farms Facebook page

Image via Être Farms Facebook page

2.) The Whitney Garden Tent in Detroit - Unique Michigan Wedding Venues

If you’re dreaming of an intimate Michigan garden wedding, then The Whitney Garden Tent in Detroit, Michigan is the perfect venue for you. With its beautiful stone fountains, lush greenery, and wrought iron fencing, The Whitney Garden is perfect for an outdoor wedding in the warmer Michigan months. You can expect beautiful blooms from spring to summer! Not only that, but you’ll love the backdrop of the Historic Whitney Mansion as well. 

After the ceremony, you and your guests can head indoors to enjoy food from “Detroit’s Most Romantic Restaurant”, which can seat anywhere from 10-350 depending on the dining space you choose. Check out this video on The Whitney here


Q: "Can you wear jeans to the Whitney?"

A: No, The Whitney has a strict dress code. The dress code is business/country club casual. You can see more in detail about their dress code on their FAQ page.

Q: "Can you get married at Whitney Detroit?"

A: Yes, you can get married at The Whitney Detroit. They offer indoor and outdoor event spaces.

Q: "What is The Whitney wedding cost?"

A: The cost of getting married at The Whitney starts at $1,500 for both indoor and garden wedding ceremonies. You get a discount if you have your reception here as well. See more on their pricing and inclusions through their wedding package brochure on their website.

The Whitney Mansion - Michigan Wedding Venues

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The Whitney Garden wedding venue

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3.) The Ivy House in Saugatuck - Unique Michigan Wedding Venues

The Ivy House in Saugatuck, Michigan is one of the most stunning and unique Michigan wedding venues! If you’re looking to have a magical greenhouse wedding, this venue has you covered! They also have a brand new reception space, two spacious getting ready suites, and even a large outdoor area for cocktail hour.

The Greenhouse ceremony space has beautiful planters, romantic market lights, and glass walls all around with green ivy on the exterior and can fit up to 300 guests!

The reception space is indoor and no less beautiful. There's gorgeous greenery chandeliers overhead, exposed white wash timbers, cross back chairs, and even a built-in bar and kitchen! You can also accommodate up to 300 guests in the reception space. Overall, The Ivy House in Saugatuck is the perfect greenhouse wedding venue for a magical wedding celebration in Michigan!


Q: "What is The Ivy House Wedding Venue wedding cost?"

A: The Ivy House's standard wedding package starts at $5,900, their VIP package starts at $7,600, and their VIP Plus package starts at $8,400. All packages can accommodate up to 300 guests!

Ivy House Michigan wedding venue

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Indoor reception at Ivy House in MI

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4.) Stafford's Perry Hotel in Petoskey - Unique Michigan Wedding Venues

Looking for unique Michigan wedding venues with views of Lake Michigan? Stafford's Perry Hotel is a stunning and historic venue that’s located right in Petoskey, Michigan. This venue offers seven different event spaces making it easy to find the perfect fit for you! With beautiful rose gardens that overlook Lake Michigan to stunning architecture, you're sure to fall in love with this historic location!

The Stafford’s Perry Hotel can accommodate up to 225 guests depending on which event space you choose. Another great thing about having your wedding here is that it’s also a hotel, so there are opportunities for you to get room blocks for you and your guests to stay overnight!

FAQ'S About Getting Married at The Stafford's Perry Hotel:

Q: "What are The Stafford Perry Hotel wedding prices?"

A: According to their website, getting married at The Stafford Perry Hotel will start at $4,750 and up to $12,500+ for up to 225 guests. Their onsite ceremony fee is $500 in addition to your choice of reception venue and that fee. See more on their venue spaces and pricing here!

Stafford Perry's Hotel Michigan wedding venue

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Outdoor tent reception at Stafford Perry's Hotel

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5.) Castle Farms in Charlevoix - Unique Michigan Wedding Venues

Last but certainly not least is Castle Farms in Charlevoix Michigan! If you dream of a wedding that feels like you’ve been transported to a beautiful Ireland castle, Castle Farms is exactly what you’re looking for! From gorgeous garden rooms, cathedral windows, and stone featured rooms, this unique Michigan wedding venue is nothing short of stunning! 

Castle Farms in Charlevoix has several even space options as well, and even specific sites for summer and winter weddings. 

Summer venue spaces:  Knight’s Castle & Knight’s Courtyard, Queen's Great Hall & Queen's Courtyard, East Garden Room & Queen's Courtyard, West Garden Room & Knight's Courtyard.

Winter venue spaces: King's Great Hall & King's Indoor Chapel, East Garden Room & King's Gallery, West Garden Room & King's Gallery


Q: "How much is it to have a wedding at Castle Farms?"

A: Rental fee's for your ceremony and reception can be anywhere from $4,500 to $10,500. This will include up to 6 hours of event time!

Castle Farms Michigan Wedding Venue - Image by The Webster Photographers

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Indoor wedding reception at Castle Farms - Image by Jack Hoyle Photography

Image via castlefarms.com | Photographer: Jack Hoyle Photography

Will You be Planning Your Wedding at Any of These MI Wedding Venues? I'm Ready!

If you're in the midst of planning your own wedding and looking for stunning yet unique Michigan wedding venues, then I highly suggest considering any of these options! They are all so beautiful and unique in their own way. And if you're looking for a Michigan wedding photographer, I would love to capture your day and be by your side! Feel free to learn more about me. If I sound like the perfect Michigan wedding photographer for you, then inquire with me and let's discuss what your dream wedding looks like. Until then, make sure to check out other weddings on the blog for inspiration!

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