Top 5 Detroit Wedding Venues

One of the first steps in wedding planning is choosing a wedding venue! Choosing from so many incredible venues will excite you, but you might also get overwhelmed. I hope my Top 5 Detroit Wedding Venues inspire you to find your dream venue! Your wedding venue sets the tone of your big day. Whether you choose a country club or a downtown hotel, there are many locations out there that will fit all of your needs. Let’s dive into just a few of the dreamy wedding venues in Detroit!

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Colony Club Detroit

Detroit wedding venues

Important Information about Colony Club Weddings:

  • Venue capacity for the Grand Ballroom is 275 but can span to 350 with seating on the Mezzanine.
  • Colony Club Detroit wedding cost will depend on the day you choose to have your wedding. The rental fee is $2,500. There is a $1,500 fee if you hold your ceremony there. The pricing is clearly laid out on their website, and you can view it here
  • This Detroit wedding venue is located at 2310 Park Ave, Detroit, MI, conveniently located downtown, allowing for many wedding photo opportunities. 
  • Colony Club Detroit offers in-house catering and several different packages you can choose from. 

This venue has such a historic, classic charm to it. The grand ballroom features crystal chandeliers, gold leaf ceilings, and an expansive open floor plan, making it ideal for hosting a dream wedding. If a classic ballroom wedding is what you’ve always envisioned, then you’ll love this wedding venue. 

You can learn more about Colony Club Weddings by clicking here!

Planterra Conservatory

Planterra Conservatory Wedding Information:

  • 200 guest capacity inside the venue
  • The Planterra Conservatory wedding cost will depend on your guest count and the day you get married. The rental comes with 5 hours of the venue, tables, set-up, clean-up, and access to the green room. Any event over 5 hours will have an additional fee of $600 per hour.
  • Located at 7315 Drake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, MI. 
  • They provide in-house catering and beverage service. 

Planterra Conservatory weddings are stunning. This Detroit greenhouse venue will make the perfect venue for your dream day. If a garden wedding is your style, I know you’ll love this place. The options are endless here, and you won’t have to worry about the weather and having a backup plan since you can host it inside.

Click here to learn more about hosting your wedding at Planterra Conservatory!

Detroit Institute of Arts

Detroit wedding venues

Important Information About DIA Weddings:

  • There are many different venues within the Detroit Institute of Arts, with the guest capacity ranging from 70-300. 
  • The DIA wedding cost depends on which rooms you choose for your wedding, each with a different price. Walter B. Ford Great Hall and Rivera Court cost $6,000, whereas the Kresge Court costs $3,000. Learn more about the pricing of the different rooms by clicking here.
  • Detroit Institute of Arts is located at 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI. 
  • The venue provides in-house catering, and the menu can be customizable by request.

Weddings at DIA are breathtaking, with the incredible architecture and art in the museum. This Detroit wedding venue makes the perfect photo background, so you won’t have to travel anywhere else on your wedding day. The museum has seven rooms for you to choose from, each with an iconic look. You can select 3 different rooms for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. 

Want to learn more about having your wedding at DIA? Click here!

Shinola Hotel 

Shinola Hotel Wedding Information:

  • The Birdy Room can accommodate up to 70 guests, perfect for more intimate styled weddings.
  • Although the Shinola Hotel Wedding cost isn’t explained on their website, you can see the menus they offer and pricing for the food. They’ve got a standard package for $225 per guest or a premium package at $285 per guest for you to choose from. 
  • Located at 1400 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI. 
  • Shinola Hotel does offer in-house catering, with several menus to choose from.

While the Shinola Hotel offers two venues, I think The Birdy Room is absolutely stunning. This room has a conservatory feeling to it, with vaulted glass ceilings. It also has an unbelievable private garden. When you are in this room saying your vows, everyone focuses on you while the energy of downtown is right underneath you. 

Learn more about hosting your wedding at Shinola Hotel by clicking here!

Shepherd’s Hollow Golf Club

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Important Information About Shepherd’s Hollow Wedding:

  • Accommodations for up to 325 guests.
  • Shepherd’s Hollow wedding costs are broken down based on your needs. There is a $1,500 fee for using the getting-ready suite before your ceremony and reception. There is a ceremony fee of $2,500, and then the reception must also be held there. The reception costs depend on the month and day of the week that you get married. See more about their reception pricing here. 
  • This venue is located at 9085 Big Lake Rd, City of the Village of Clarkston, MI.
  • In-house catering and beverage service is provided at Shepherd’s Hollow Golf Club.

The Glass House has just recently opened in the past few years and is absolutely magnificent. You can marry the love of your life in the middle of the pine forest with the Glass House in the background and then make your way in for the rest of the evening celebrations. If you’ve always dreamed of having an enchanted forest wedding, then I know you’ll love this venue!

Click here to learn more about Shepherd’s Hollow weddings!

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After you’ve scrolled through my top 5 wedding venues in Detroit Michigan, I hope that one (or more) caught your attention. I recommend that you take several venue tours before choosing your venue. Each venue I listed is different in its own way, and I dream about photographing them! 

Detroit Wedding Photographer:

If you’ve not only fallen in love with the above-listed wedding venues in Detroit but also my photography, hi, my name is Kali, and I’d love to chat with you about your wedding plans! I am a wedding photographer in Detroit, and I adore hearing all about couples’ love stories. My books are open for 2024 and filling up quickly. If you fill out my contact form here, I will contact you soon with more information!

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