To Have and To Hold
Our charming coastal towns offer many romantic and unique settings for your special day. When it comes to choosing the perfect venue, here are a few suggestions for the wedding location of your dreams.
Looking for unique wedding venues? The Ivy House in Saugatuck is an understatedly elegant venue featuring a stunning greenhouse wedding experience. Located on 7 acres, the Ivy House also offers sprawling gardens, outdoor patios, private suites, and indoor event spaces for ceremonies and receptions. For a gorgeous garden setting with a gazebo or small chapel, Apple Blossom Chapel and Gardens in Fennville holds weddings from May through October. It’s the perfect location for intimate weddings or those considering an elopement.
A Cut Above Event Center is a rustic venue in a wooded setting, complete with a pond, gazebo, and covered bridge. Its barn structure can accommodate up to 200 people indoors. Built in 1889, the historic Chapel at New Richmond and its surroundings provide a storybook setting among the orchards and forests for up to 110 guests. Whether it’s for the rehearsal dinner, a wedding party luncheon, or the ceremony itself, the Star of Saugatuck paddlewheel boat is an fantastic floating venue for up to 80 guests. Offering two bars along with various catering options, the Star can even provide someone to officiate your wedding.
For old-world charm and sophisticated elegance, look no further than the Felt Mansion and Estate. The mansion makes a stunning backdrop for your special day, from its magnificent staircases and intricate woodwork to its elegantly carved fireplaces. If welcoming smaller groups, our boutique hotels and resorts, such as the beautiful, historic Wickwood Inn in downtown Saugatuck or the Rosemont Inn, overlooking Lake Michigan, make perfect locations for more intimate gatherings. For an exquisite European style setting with a beautiful fountain and 5 acres of manicured gardens, The Belvedere Inn & Restaurant can accommodate both the ceremony and reception and provide catering and coordination services.
And for the more modern or arts-oriented couple, the Saugatuck Center for the Arts makes a one-of-a-kind, bold venue for your nuptials. A striking outdoor pavilion and rain garden will have you and your guests surrounded by flourishing plants and beautiful sculptures, while multiple indoor spaces range from dramatic to more laid-back.