The ten-acre BlueBridge Events Center is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue in Traverse City. The outdoorsy, but still elegant banquet hall features many details that make it unique. The venue boasts a number of outdoor fire pits, small ponds, and beautiful gardens that provide many perfect photo opportunities. BlueBridge also strives to create a lasting relationship with those who have their weddings at the site, welcoming couple to return for a picnic lunch at the BlueBridge park, have a cup of coffee, or walk along the trail to the water.

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Nestled amongst pines and hard woods, Bluebridge features beautifully landscaped gardens, small ponds with fountains, walking paths, small bridge, outdoor fire pits, and many other special touches throughout the site. In addition to the beautiful setting of BlueBridge, the wedding venue features three different event spaces that each have a characteristic up-north feeling. Excellent opportunities for photos abound at the venue, offering the perfect backdrop for any wedding.

Amenities & Facilities

The BlueBridge Events Centre can accommodate up to 300 guests. Within the perfect backdrop, there are three country-style and rustic event spaces to choose from: The Woodside Chapel/Tent, The Blue Chapel/Centre, and the Bridge Chapel/Centre. With these three locations, wedding couples can choose to have an indoor, uncovered outdoor, or covered outdoor wedding. Each event location has its own unique touches, such as natural vines, beautiful landscaping, and an open-air feature that allows a side wall to be rolled up when weather is nice. A bridal room is also located at each site.

The Woodside Chapel/Tent is the smallest of the facilities at BlueBridge, able to accommodate up to 60 guests. This small space offers the ultimate privacy and is available seasonally from May until October. It also offers an ideal space for a quaint rehearsal dinner, nestled among beautiful landscaping. The Blue Chapel/Centre can accommodate up to 160 guests, and is situated in a beautiful setting with an outdoor pergola covered with vines and other greenery.

The expansive Bridge Chapel/Centre allows for up to 300 guests. The location features a covered, large outdoor patio, providing an ideal space for appetizers and drinks between the wedding ceremony and reception. A large dance floor is situated in the center with TV monitors, offering views of the dance floor activities for everyone.


Services at the BlueBridge Event Centre include setup, cleanup, liability insurance, lighting, sound, and onsite parking. An array of necessary beverage and food related items are offered at the venue, including glassware, china, flatware, barware, and linens. A bridal suite is also provided to use on the day of the wedding event. BlueBridge also provides many services to help make wedding planning easier and less stressful for couples, such as DJs, decorations, and flowers. Resources are also offered for catering, transportation, cake, videography, accommodations, and photography services.

General Information

BlueBridge Events Centre is located at 1950 Ellis Lake Road, Grawn, is wheelchair accessible, and offers parking onsite.

1950 Ellis Lake Road, Grawn, MI 49637, Phone: 231-668-6950

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