A guide to what we think are some of the best wedding venues in Michigan.

We hope you find some inspiration here to locate the perfect wedding venue to suit your style. From swanky and modern to campy and fun, the Mitten State has you covered!

Sonshine Barn in Gaylord, Michigan, has one of the most beautiful barns we have ever seen! It's down home and elegant at the same time, kinda like when you wear your diamond earrings with your favorite worn in jeans.

wood interior of Michigan's beautiful Sonshine barn with chandeliers, lighted trees, white tablecloths, wood floors, flowers hanging from above

Sonshine Barn includes a farmhouse that sleeps 24 of your favorite people, a clubhouse for the boys (complete with a basketball court, a pool table, and video games), and a marvelous bridal suite for the girls.

make up artist getting bride ready as bridesmaids prepare behind them in well lit bridal suite at Sonshine Barn
groom to be enjoys playing pool and accommodations at Gaylord barn venue

The farm boasts 33 acres of rolling land that overlooks the most amazing sunsets!

newlywed couple in golden grass field with patches of snow at Sonshine Barn, Gaylord, MI
bride walks with groom holding train of dress through golden lit field under beautiful pink sunset sky at Sonshine Barn wedding venue in Gaylord, MI

The staff here is amazingly helpful, and they have a VERY extensive selection of rental items, and can provide decoration services. This is great, as it gives you more time to shoot some pool with your future Father in law, or sit on the front porch with your Mom!

newlywed couple kissing under chandelier in the midst of guests at Michigan barn venue
flowers hang from wood beam at Michigan barn venue Sonshine barn
bride wearing full skirted dress dances with groom at historic Michigan barn venue under lights
bride and groom kissing during first dance under golden hanging lights and elegant chandeliers at best barn venue in Michigan Sonshine Barn

For more information on Gaylord's Sonshine Barn weddings, visit https://sonshinebarn.com

Waterview Loft at Port Detroit

cosmopolitan couple dancing under golden lights in swanky Michigan wedding venue Waterview Loft

If you are planning on a more modern and urban soiree, Waterview Loft at Port Detroit has it all!

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ceremony under bistro lights and white sash with flowers at stylish Detroit wedding venue
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wedding party walks Detroit riverfront near Port Authority Waterview Loft
modern black and white photo of wedding couple overlooking Detroit river and Canadian skyline

The sense here is definitely cosmopolitan! What could be better than a strolling dinner of handcrafted recipes and responsibly sourced delights while enjoying sweeping views of the Detroit River and the Canadian skyline!? Downstairs, the conservatory and outdoor patio lend a stylish and loungey vibe for the afterglow. Swanky!

newlyweds hugging on Detroit waterfront with Canada's skyline behind them
outdoor patio lends loungey vibe to Detroit wedding venue with tall golden grasses, heat lamps, Detroit skyline, Ambassador bridge in background at night
interior of swanky cosmopolitan stylish loungey wedding venue with hanging bistro lights and violet uplighting

Feeling swanky? Sashay on over to http://www.waterviewloft.com

Cushing Field House - Holly Township, Oakland County

exterior view Michigan best wedding venue Cushing Fieldhouse wood building with black front window and garden area in front

Think Anthropologie dating Restoration Hardware. Charming and rustic, Cushing Field House is meticulously decorated inside and out! The attention to every detail was not spared! The grounds and gardens would make Martha Stewart jealous. There are suites for both the bride and groom, a lounge area with a fireplace, a beautifully furnished reception room (okay, we are talking an 18' hand-crafted head table made of walnut here!), and an outdoor patio area with a fire pit for your guests to mingle around.

bride and groom in green field under cloudy skies at Cushing Field House wedding venue Michigan
Anthropoligie Restoration Hardware charming rustic elegant Cushing Fieldhouse wedding venue bride under chandelier stands in front of window wall

A new favorite on the list of Michigan's best wedding venues.

Visit https://cushingfieldhouse.com for more details on one of our new favorite wedding venues here in Michigan!

Very chic!

Happy Camp weddings for happy campers.

A summer camp wedding experience, is a big favorite venue for Michiganders! This one at Camp Walden in Cheboygan brings a sense of nostalgia.

couple enjoying a walk in tall pines woods after being married at summer camp inspired wedding at Camp Walden Michigan

Get out your canoes and binoculars and go to summer camp one more time! Michigan has TONS of summer camp venues! Camp weddings have become a big trend, as many couples are foregoing large weddings in lieu of something a bit more fun, intimate, and sentimental. And to be honest, these are some of our favorite Michigan wedding venues! What could be better than spending the days on the lake and the nights under the stars with your crew? Choose to watch fireflies or fireworks. And your best man may just meet his summer crush!

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bride with bouquet holding dress up walking through woods with bridesmaids in blue dresses at summer camp wedding northern Michigan
bride in long lace dress and veil poses with bouquet of white flowers amidst tall pines at Camp Walden MI
wedding guests having fun jumping off bench in woodsy summer camp wedding
guests at summer camp inspired wedding playing croquet near lake
wedding guests relaxing and laughing on front porch of summer camp wedding in Cheboygan MI
bride dances with her father under white lights in campy wedding venue as guests look on
couple watching fireworks in night sky after camp inspired wedding

Contact Camp Walden at https://www.campwalden.com, and don't forget the smores!

Addison Oaks Buhl Estate - Leonard, Michigan

black and white photo groom hugs bride with long veil in front of historic building with fence in front of it under moody clouds for Addison Oaks wedding

A favorite Michigan wedding venue with a vintage aesthetic, the Buhl Estate at Addison Oaks will make you feel as though you've stepped back in time. This English Tudor style mansion is set amidst 750 acres of woodlands dotted with willows and water. You can choose to marry in the garden outside, or have an intimate ceremony in front of the stone fireplace in the garden room. The banquet room, with it's walls of wood and old world charm is surrounded by a large patio to enjoy the view of the spring fed pond. The staff here is incredibly helpful and accommodating.

bride walking down oak staircase lined with leaded glass windows in historic building for romantic vintage wedding at Buhl Estate in Addison Oaks park
black and white photo bridesmaid straightens brides long veil during wedding in garden pergola with tall pines looming above and cross behind
black and white image of newlywed couple with happy smiles after their vows surrounded by guests and tall trees
couple kissing near spring fed pond on grassy hill before large old world buildings at Michigan's best wedding venue Addison Oaks
groom with bow tie and striped socks kisses bride in long veil and gown sitting on front stoop of historic outbuilding at Addison Oaks Buhl estate wedding venue Michigan
bride and groom with celebratory smiles leave reception as guests blow bubbles everywhere in front of Addison Oaks Buhl Estate wedding venue

More information on this historic site's wedding accommodations check out https://oakmanagement.com

BlueBridge Event Centre - Grawn, Michigan

wedding party poses in grove of tall cedar trees casting pink hues on all in forest near Blue Bridge Events Centre Grawn MI

Some of the best wedding venues in Michigan have that "Up North" vibe! Located in Grawn, Michigan, near Traverse City. BlueBridge Events Centre hosts three different rustic, elegant, and comfortable spaces for your celebration. The McCrumb family treats you like one of their own as they host your wedding. The wedding coordinator becomes your best friend, as she pays attention to every little detail to make sure your day runs as smoothly as possible. There is a small sweet vineyard, lots of little woodsy secret spots to steal a kiss, a large pine forest, and a little lake not too far down the road. Combine that with the great folks that run the place and you won't want to leave! This is a favorite for those who enjoy being surrounded by Northern Michigan's great outdoors. Amazing opportunities for beautiful backdrops for photos are around every corner.

bride in lace dress with pink underlay poses with bouquet on bridge with pink flower crown at Blue Bridge Events Centre in Grawn MI
bride in lace dress showing flowergirl in poofy white dress her bouquet in front of fountain and gardens at Northern Michigans best wedding venue Blue Bridge Events Centre
wedding ceremony under wooden pergola in forest setting at Blue Bridge Events Centre in northern Michigan
groom wearing blue suit dips and kisses bride wearing lace backed dress at woodsy Blue Bridge Events Centre nuptials
Newlywed couple laughing in vineyard at Bluebridge Event Centre northern Michigan best wedding venue
couple relaxing on bench after wedding ceremony in woods

Take a peek at more of this wedding right here. And for a wedding with a woodsy up north vibe, contact the good folks over at https://bluebridgeevents.com.

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