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Detroit  Wedding Venues

UPDATED MARCH 12, 2021 

The complete guide to wedding venues in Detroit, from Downtown and Midtown, to Eastern Market and Belle Isle, along with the best locations for your Detroit engagement session and what to consider before booking your Detroit venue! 

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Do you want to get married in Detroit? If so, I think you've picked the perfect location! I may be biased as I've worked in Detroit for almost a decade and live right outside the city limits. I love the city; I love the architecture and heritage. I love the modern ambiance and vintage vibes all mixed into one beautiful space. Detroit has an extensive variety of wedding venues, from chic industrial and contemporary to historical and natural. This list of venues includes every type of venue, from large ballrooms to tiny gardens. Whether you're having a grand wedding or an intimate elopement, you'll find the right place! As there is such a variety, you'll find something that will fit within your budget, from affordable to luxurious, there is a Detroit venue for you! 

As you're searching for your perfect Detroit wedding venue, consider how you want your wedding to feel. Do you imagine yourself overlooking downtown Detroit with a craft cocktail in your hand while you laugh with guests? Or can you picture yourself on the lawn of Belle Isle mingling with a beer in your hand? Do you see yourself wandering around Eastern Market with your lover during cocktail hour? Or do you imagine pulling up to your stunning venue in a vintage Packard? Do you desire to get married outside with the city sounds whispering in the background as you say I do with the sun shining down? Or do you envision yourself saying I do in a high rise with the sun setting behind the Detroit skyline? 

Once you have a vision of how you want your wedding to feel, start looking through the websites to see what fits your style! For some tips on what to consider before booking your Detroit wedding venue, check out this blog.

DETROIT WEDDING VENUES

Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney
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Aloft Detroit combines the convenience of a hotel with the luxury of an ornate, historical venue. It effortlessly displays both contemporary styles with the historic architecture of The David Whitney. When you walk into the building, you're surrounded by terra cotta and marble as you are truly transported in time.  Whether you are planning a larger wedding or intimate celebration, Aloft Detroit offers space that can accommodate up to 250. If you're aiming for a luxurious vibe for your wedding, this is it!

Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
The Atheneum
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If you're a plant lover, this is the location for you! Whether you get married inside amongst the ferns or have a larger ceremony outside on the lawn, it's a venue that never disappoints.

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Belle Isle Boat House
Belle Isle Casino
Castle Hall Detroit, Historic Civil War Veterans Memorial Building
Charles H. Wright
Museum

Website: The Wright

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Cliff Bells

Website: Cliff Bells

Cliff Bells hosts dark and moody weddings in their jazz club or upstairs they offer a light and airy space that can accommodate up to 150 people. The space allows for the ceremony, dancing, and dining to be held in one spot! This super convenient space is located in near the heart of Detroit, in Fox Town.

College for Creative Studies
The Colony Club
Comerica Park 
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If you're a Detroit Tigers fan, Comerica Park will help you incorporate your interests into your wedding! You can get married in the cigar lounge, which overlooks the field and you don't need to go far for wedding photographs. Suit up and get on the field for your pictures!

Crowne Plaza Riverfront Hotel

Website: CP Detroit

Detroit Athletic Club

Website: The DAC

Detroit Foundation Hotel
Detroit Golf Club
Detroit Historical Museum
Detroit Institute of Arts

Website: DIA

Detroit Marriott, Renaissance Center
Detroit Opera House
Detroit Princess Riverboat
Detroit Yacht Club

Website: DYC Events

Dossin Great Lakes Museum
Durfee Innovation Society
The Eastern
Eastern Market
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The Eastern Market offers indoor ceremony and reception space in their sheds, which are essentially large warehouses with lots of natural light! The shed doors open for a nice breeze or you can close them for warmth. This place is perfect for larger events and small, intimate weddings and is completely customizable. Eastern Market is surrounded by murals, making it the perfect spot for photographs if you want a unique, fun vibe in your wedding album. 

The Fillmore Detroit
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The Fillmore Detroit is a historic theatre that provides an unforgettable wedding experience! Whether you want to have your ceremony on stage or dine on the red carpets, this venue offers an elegant experience for you and your guests.

Fellowship Chapel Banquet Center
The Fisher Building
Fisheye Farms
Ford Piquette
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Fox Theatre

Fox Theatre is an exclusive wedding venue, only hosting a couple of weddings per year. If you can secure your date in time, this venue offers a grand feel with luxurious accents and warm tones. 

Flynn Pavilion
Garden Theatre
Gem Theatre
Greektown Casino
Guardian Building
Highlands Detroit, Renaissance Center
Hilton DoubleTree Suites Detroit
Historic Fort Wayne
Hockeytown Cafe
Hotel St. Regis
Infinity & Ovation Yacht, Detroit River
International Grand Ballroom
Jam Handy

Website: The Jam Handy

JTG Detroit Project
Madison
Majestic Detroit, Theatre & Alley Deck
The Masonic Temple
McGregor Memorial Center
MGM Grand Detroit
Michigan Science Center
MotorCity Casino, Ballroom, Sound Board Theatre, & Amnesia
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit MOCAD

Website: MOCADetroit

One Campus Martius Event Space
Orchestra Hall, Fisher Music Center
Rattlesnake Club
Redford Theatre
Roberts Riverwalk Hotel
Roostertail

Website: Roostertail

Russell Industrial Center
The Scarab Club

Website: Scarab Club

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Shinola Hotel
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One of the newest venues on the block, Shinola Hotel opened in 2019. Its contemporary style and vintage architecture make this venue unique and the perfect location for a timeless wedding. Their reception venue has stunning details and my favorite, large windows for beautiful natural light. Located in the heart of Downtown Detroit, this venue is perfect for guests who are traveling, for its ideal location and beautiful amenties. 

St. Andrew's Halls
State Savings Bank
TCF Cobo Center
Waterview Loft at Port Detroit
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The Waterview Loft at Port Detroit is located along the Detroit River and has a view of the most stunning sunsets. Its spacious and airy rooms make it a gorgeous venue.

The Westin Book Cadillac

If you're looking for a stunning ballroom aesthetic, look no further. With high vaulted ceilings, detailed chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows with Italian-inspired rooms, The Westin Book Cadillac is ideal for grand events. 

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The Westin Detroit Metropolitan
The Whiskey Factory
The Whitney
The Whittier Detroit
707 East Banquet Center

Website: 707 East

Located near downtown Detroit, The Whittier offers three unique event spaces, allowing for your ceremony and reception to happen at the same venue.

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DETROIT ELOPEMENT VENUES

These Detroit Elopement and Micro Wedding Venues are perfect for intimate, unique, or non-traditional weddings.

4731 Gallery
Andiamo Riverfront Detroit
The Apparatus Room
Atwater Brewery & Tap House
Bea's Detroit
Belle Isle Aquarium
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Perfect for intimate gatherings, Belle Isle Aquarium offers the most unique venue space surrounded by nature. If you love wildlife, especially fish, this is the place for you!

Bert's Market Place and Jazz Room
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Bookie's Bar

Bert's offers an unforgettable experience and diverse spaces, from a warehouse theatre to a jazz and Motown room. They allow for customization so your wedding can feel like you, but the best part is their incredible food. If you love barbeque, then look no further. They cater as well, so if Bert's isn't your style, you can still enjoy the food!

El Club
The Cochrane House
Founders Brewing Co. 
Firebird Tavern
The Inn at 97 Winder
Inner State Gallery
The Inn on Ferry Street
Joe Muer Seafood Detroit
The Loft at J'adore Detroit
The Loft at 1420, The Madison
Motown Museum
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The Monarch Club

The Monarch Club is the best rooftop bar and intimate event space in Detroit, above Element Hotel. It overlooks Downtown with three different rooftop terraces, includes an upscale bar with red velvet couches, and private rooms perfect for an elopement or micro wedding. 

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Parks and Rec Diner
Ponyride Detroit
Punch Bowl Social Detroit
Republic Tavern
Simply Social Detroit
Sohar Room, Sindbad's Detroit
Trinosophes
Trumbull and Porter Hotel
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DETROIT ENGAGEMENT LOCATIONS

After photographing in Downtown Detroit for years, I’ve selected my top 10 favorite locations for engagement photos. These places are perfect locations for engagement photographs during any season.

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LOOKING FOR A DETROIT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER?

Are you looking for a Detroit wedding photographer? If you think we'd be a great fit, I'd love to talk with you and determine how I can help you and document your day. Even if you don't have a set date or venue yet, we can get the conversation started. 

Reach out to get more information on the experience and investment. Then we can schedule a meeting, virtual or in person, to get to know each other better! No high-pressure sales, I promise. My desire is to get to know one another so that you're fully confident and comfortable before making a decision!