For couples looking for a venue for a venues at which to “tie-the-knot” or celebrate their special day in the city of Detroit, Michigan, they will find a plethora of unique and beautiful places to choose from. Detroit boasts a wide variety of wedding venues, such as downtown urban-chic warehouses, country clubs, elegant hotels, interesting museums, beautiful churches, historic buildings, and lush gardens and parks, offering couples an abundant number of choices for their big day and providing a venue to meet the needs of any wedding style or theme.
1.Bagley Mansion Event Venue
© Bagley Mansion Event Venue
The Bagley Mansion Event Venue is a historic venue dating back to the year 1889. Serving as the former residence of the Governor of Michigan, the home was built in the French Renaissance Revival architectural style. The stately home today now acts as an idyllic venue for elegant weddings, combining twenty-first century style, elegance, and history. The Bagley Mansion’s interior is able to accommodate weddings with as many as eighty guests for a seated wedding reception or up to 150 for cocktail-style receptions. Couples can also choose to use the services of the venue’s experienced event planner for stress-free planning.
2921 East Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207, Phone: 313-877-9037
2.Belle Isle Boat House
The Belle Isle Boat House is a beautiful event venue that offers a chance of a distinguished weddings set against one of the city’s historic backdrops. Providing event spaces both outdoors and indoors, the venue boasts versatile room layouts and panoramic views of the river. The architecture of the Belle Isle Boat House features terracotta crests and Spanish-inspired arches. The more than a century old boat house has evolved from the Detroit Boat Club back in 1839 to a popular venue for memorable weddings. While the Belle Isle Boat House has been renovated, it still retains its original historic grandeur.
E Picnic Way, Detroit, MI 48207, Phone: 248-821-1128
© Castle Hall
Castle Hall in downtown Detroit is found inside the Grand Army of the Republic building, which was constructed in 1899 to be used as a place for veterans of the Civil War to meet. Reopened in 2015, the building still maintains its mission of being a welcoming and warm space. Providing two different rooms for events, Castle Hall features spectacular Beacon Park views, original wood floors, and high ceilings, living up to its name. Catering options for weddings and other special events come from the acclaimed menu of the Republic Tavern, an award-winning restaurant within the same building.
1942 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 313-446-8360
© Colony Club
The Women’s Colony Club of Detroit, Michigan is one of the city’s historic clubs, first opening its doors back in 1929. Located in what is now known as Detroit’s Entertainment District, the venue is now offers a stylish and elegant venue for weddings, offering a variety of inclusive packages. The main highlight of the Colony Club is its lavish Louis XVI Ballroom on the third floor, which is able to host events with up to 400 people. Smaller wedding celebrations with up to 150 guests are often held in the Petite Ballroom, located on the fourth floor of the club.
2310 Park Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, Phone: 313-463-4215
5.Detroit Opera House
© Detroit Opera House
The Detroit Opera House is one of the most unique venues for weddings in Detroit, Michigan. Couples can style the space to match their desired wedding style or theme and the venue provides a flexibility to host weddings of nearly any size. The Detroit Opera House offers a variety of spaces for events, including wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions, that include both small and large spaces. These include the grand lobby, intimate lounges, the SkyDeck, artistic spaces, and the main stage. One of the most important cultural and ornate buildings in the city, the opera house is considered a crown jewel of Detroit.
1526 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 313-237-7464
© El Club
El Club is a restaurant and venue for weddings and other special occasions, offering a great space for engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, and wedding receptions. As a turn-key venue, El Club is committed to making sure every wedding is an unforgettable and beautiful experience for both the couple and their wedding guests. The interior of the restaurant can accommodate as many as 175 seated guests or up to 400 for a standing reception. The venue’s outdoor patio is also able to host weddings with 150 guests for a seated event or up to 300 standing.
4114 Vernor Hwy, Detroit, MI 48209, Phone: 313-279-7382
© Garden Theater
The Garden Theater is a historic building in Detroit, built in 1912 by C. Howard Crane, who also designed the famous Fox Theatre. The venue is one of the biggest theaters constructed outside of the city’s downtown area, and along with hosting live productions and concerts throughout the year, the Garden Theater is also available for rental for weddings. The venue features state-of-the-art amenities, a full-service bar, and a balcony that boasts amazing architectural charm and integrity that’s true to the Cass Corridor historic structures. A revitalized entertainment venue, the Garden Theater is now a one-of-a-kind event venue in midtown Detroit.
3929 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, Phone: 313-832-0888
8.Gem & Century Theatres
The Gem and Century Theatres are run by Gem Colony Events and provide two beautiful wedding venues and all-inclusive wedding packages for couples looking to get married in the Detroit area. Located along Madison Avenue, the historic Gem Theatre is an event venue with both small and large event spaces for wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions between 80 and 275 guests. The Colony Club, which is located on Park Avenue, features the Grand Ballroom on the third floor with space for up to 400 people and the Petite Ballroom on the fourth floor for up to 150 guests.
333 Madison St, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 313-463-4215
9.Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters - Port Detroit Dock
© Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters - Port Detroit Dock
The Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters at the Port Detroit Dock provide an unforgettable venue for wedding celebrations in the area of Detroit, Michigan. The yachts of Infinity and Ovation are distinctive, boasting all of the allure and romance of a far-flung wedding destination of Michigan. Events aboard the yacht charters include breathtaking views of the city skyline, excellent service, and inspired cuisine. Couples and their guests can start with a lakefront wedding ceremony before they set sail on the custom-built unique yacht for a sophisticated wedding reception. The reception includes a handcrafted meal in the stylish salons or the open-air sundecks.
130 E. Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 586-209-4947
© Byelikova Oksana/stock.adobe.com
The Masonic Temple Theater is an ideal wedding venue in Detroit, Michigan for couples looking for an elegant and traditional classic setting in which to tie the knot. The venue is great for weddings both large and small, able to accommodate wedding events of nearly any size. Brides can become a princess for the day as they walk down the chapel’s aisle during the wedding ceremony, which is modeled after the famous Westminster Abbey in London. This is followed by a beautiful fairytale-like wedding reception in the Crystal Ballroom or of the elegant event rooms at the Masonic.
500 Temple Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, Phone: 313-832-7100
11.McGregor Memorial Conference Center
Designed by Minoru Yamasaki in and built in 1958, the McGregor Memorial Conference Center is located within the middle of midtown Detroit, Michigan and offers spacious and relaxing spaces, beautiful architecture, a sculpture garden and reflecting pool, and campus views. The idyllic setting of the McGregor Memorial Conference Center is offset by downtown Detroit’s excitement nearby. The outdoor sculpture garden and pond offer a beautiful scene for an intimate and unique outdoor wedding. The McGregor Memorial Conference Center is able is able to accommodate wedding receptions with as little as 50 guests to as many as 125 people.
5221 Gullen Mall, Detroit, MI 48202, Phone: 313-577-2313
12.MGM Grand Detroit
© MGM Grand Detroit
The MGM Grand Detroit is one of the city of Detroit’s premier hotels, conveniently situated in the downtown area among many amenities and local attractions. Just moments from the river, couples have their choice of several different spaces for their special day at the hotel. The MGM Grand Detroit consists of approximately 30,000 square feet of event space that provides the flexibility needed for couples to host the wedding of their dreams. The venue can accommodate small, intimate wedding ceremonies with only the couple’s closest friends and family to extravagant affairs with as many as 1,200 guests.
1777 Third St, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 313-466-5727
The Roostertail in the city of Detroit is an event venue and nightclub along the waterfront that aims to turn a couple’s wedding dream into a reality. The dedicated team of wedding coordinators at the venue boasts decades of event planning experience, including planning memorable wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. The Roostertail venue believe there’s isn’t such a thing as a “one-size-fits-all” event and customizes every aspect of weddings. The facility also offers a broad variety of centerpieces and table linens, sound equipment, excellent lighting, and more. Two ceremony sites are available, along with event rooms with outdoor/indoor areas.
100 Marquette Dr, Detroit, MI 48214, Phone: 313-822-1234
14.Saint Andrew’s Hall
© Saint Andrew’s Hall
Saint Andrew’s Hall in the city of Detroit, Michigan is a three-story event venue that consists of The Burns Room, The Shelter, and the Main Ballroom. The venue plays host to a wide variety of live entertainment throughout the year and is a popular place among both the old and young of Detroit. Situated not even one mile away from the Cobo Center, Saint Andrew’s Hall is a convenient destination for weddings and other events. The event spaces can accommodate anywhere from twenty-five to around one thousand guests, and the talented and experienced staff are able to handle every detail.
431 E Congress St, Detroit, MI 48223, Phone: 313-961-8961
15.The Detroit Club
© The Detroit Club
The Detroit Club today has opened its doors to the general public after 135 years of only being open to members. Once an exclusive venue, the club is now open to non-members for private events, spa reservations, luxurious overnight stays, and fine dining. The Detroit Club provides many amenities that help the wedding day run smoothly, including ten luxury suites for the wedding party or overnight guests. Two different ballrooms are available for small to medium-sized weddings: the Grand Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 70 seated guests and the Presidential Ballroom with space for up to 100 seated guests.
712 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 313-338-3222
16.The Fillmore Detroit
The historic and stylish Fillmore Detroit is conveniently located near the downtown area of Detroit, lending its opulent elegance and theatrical flair to wedding celebrations. The venue features an assortment of event spaces that are able to accommodate weddings of various sizes, including both the wedding ceremony and the reception. The Fillmore also has an experienced event planning team who assist with all of the details of the event. The venue provides state-of-the-art in-house sound and lighting facilities to make the wedding reception even more memorable, as well as elegant and sophisticated decor, exciting mixology, innovative cuisine.
2115 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, Phone: 313-961-5451
The Madison is one of the city of Detroit’s historic wedding venues, as well as a historic landmark. The beautiful venue is a destination where couples are able to celebrate their special day against the rich backdrop of gorgeous vintage architecture. The Madison is able to host wedding celebration with as many as 180 guests in one of several different event spaces. Providing spectacular views of several Detroit landmarks, the rooftop terrace is the highlight of The Madison. There is also an outdoor multi-level space that includes a large wrap-around balcony, lounge area, covered bar, and covered grill area for catering.
1555 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 313-327-3695
18.The Rattlesnake Club
© The Rattlesnake Club
The Rattlesnake Club is situated along the banks of the city’s Detroit River and provides great modern event spaces for an amazing outdoor or indoor wedding event. The Rattlesnake Club is a unique venue with two gorgeous six-story glass and marble atriums, offering a light-filled, modern backdrop that couples can easily incorporate into their own choice of decor. Two outdoor sites are available for outdoor wedding ceremonies: the lush Clock Tower Courtyard and a brick-paved patio, which overlooks the river. The venue’s talented and experienced event planner also assists with every detail to make wedding planning a breeze.
300 River Place Dr, Detroit, MI 48207, Phone: 313-567-4400
19.The Rust Belt Market
© The Rust Belt Market
The Rust Belt Market is located just outside of Detroit in Ferndale, Michigan. The venue provides a truly unique scene for couples wanting to have a relaxed wedding event. The facility measures approximately 4,000 square feet, surrounded by fifty collectibles, design, and arts shops owned and operated by Michigan entrepreneurs. The industrial-style Rust Belt Market offers a temperature controlled event space that is permanently decorated with various arty props and twinkling string lights, providing a great backdrop for couples to let their imagination run wild with ideas. There is a serviced bar on-site for events as well.
22801 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220, Phone: 248-990-5511
20.The War Memorial
© The War Memorial
The War Memorial is located just a short distance outside of bustling Detroit in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan. This historic Alger estate dates back to 1910 and boasts a spectacular ballroom and enchanting grounds, providing an idyllic setting for weddings ceremonies, wedding receptions, or both. Wedding guests can enjoy panoramic views of the lake from the ballroom’s floor-to-ceiling windows. The ballroom also features rich wood floors, silver and gray accents, and sparkling glass chandeliers, allowing for the space to be easily customized for particular wedding colors or themes. Suitable for small to mid-sized events, The War Memorial can accommodate up to 230 people.
32 Lake Shore Dr, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236, Phone: 313-881-7511
21.The Whiskey Factory
© The Whiskey Factory
Set inside of a working historic spirits factory, The Whiskey Factory boasts itself as “a venue with distinction.” The historical 5,000-square-foot event space offers an industrial, yet still still refined setting for weddings and other special events. This space is lined with barrels for aging whiskey and provides an intimate setting for weddings on the smaller side with space for up to 190 seated guests for a dinner reception, or up to 250 guests for a standing-style wedding reception. Guests can also gather around The Whiskey Factory’s vintage 1920’s bar to taste some of the spirits of Detroit City Distillery.
1000 Maple St, Detroit, MI 48207, Phone: 313-656-4528
© The Whitney
The Whitney is a historic home in Detroit, built in the year 1894 as the residence of the wealthiest man in the city, the epitome of elegance and grace. The iconic mansion of the Romanesque Revival now serves as a stylish setting for traditional weddings and a midtown upscale restaurant. The sophisticated spaces at The Whitney feature crystal chandeliers and historic wood paneling. These spaces are able to host weddings from the most intimate of ceremonies to large wedding receptions, with room for up to 350 people. The venue’s beautiful gardens are enhanced by lush plantings and stone fountains.
4421 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, Phone: 313-832-5700
23.Waterview Loft at Port Detroit
© Waterview Loft at Port Detroit
The Waterview Loft at Port Detroit is more than just a spacious room with a nice view, it’s a great venue for weddings and other special events overlooking the city’s Riverwalk area. Able to accommodate events with as many as 250 guests, the Waterview Loft offers amazing views of the Canadian skyline and the Detroit River from its glass floor-to-ceiling windows. Couples can take advantage of customized wedding packages at the Waterview Loft at Port Detroit, transforming the space into more of a sophisticated lounge, complete with a dance floor, space for dinner, and mood lighting.
130 E. Atwater St, Detroit, MI 48226, Phone: 313-307-4925
23 Best Wedding Venues in Detroit, Michigan
- Bagley Mansion Event Venue, Photo: Bagley Mansion Event Venue
- Belle Isle Boat House, Photo: Kadmy/stock.adobe.com
- Castle Hall, Photo: Castle Hall
- Colony Club, Photo: Colony Club
- Detroit Opera House, Photo: Detroit Opera House
- El Club, Photo: El Club
- Garden Theater, Photo: Garden Theater
- Gem & Century Theatres, Photo: KMNPhoto/stock.adobe.com
- Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters - Port Detroit Dock, Photo: Infinity and Ovation Yacht Charters - Port Detroit Dock
- Masonic Temple, Photo: Byelikova Oksana/stock.adobe.com
- McGregor Memorial Conference Center, Photo: Dragica/stock.adobe.com
- MGM Grand Detroit, Photo: MGM Grand Detroit
- Roostertail, Photo: Roostertail
- Saint Andrew’s Hall, Photo: Saint Andrew’s Hall
- The Detroit Club, Photo: The Detroit Club
- The Fillmore Detroit, Photo: Stanislav/stock.adobe.com
- The Madison, Photo: ventura/stock.adobe.com
- The Rattlesnake Club, Photo: The Rattlesnake Club
- The Rust Belt Market, Photo: The Rust Belt Market
- The War Memorial, Photo: The War Memorial
- The Whiskey Factory, Photo: The Whiskey Factory
- The Whitney, Photo: The Whitney
- Waterview Loft at Port Detroit, Photo: Waterview Loft at Port Detroit
- Cover Photo: myronovychoksana/stock.adobe.com