So, you’ve finally met the person you want to spend the rest of your life with. Congratulations! With any wedding, there is so much to arrange including the perfect venue.
If you have your heart set on having an amazing outdoor wedding, southeast Michigan is full of options!
As of 2021, the average cost of a wedding in Michigan was $25,000, similar to the average cost in the United States.
Let’s take a look at some of the best outdoor wedding venues in Southeast Michigan for your big day.
Stonebridge Golf Club
The Stonebridge Golf Club is a beautiful venue in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
It’s complete with an outdoor patio, outdoor bar, and tent-covered outdoor spaces. This venue is perfect for the outdoor wedding of your dreams.
The Stonebridge is a true full-service venue with food, beverages, and staff to make your special day go smoothly.
The Stonebridge has everything you need to have a fabulous wedding day.
Typical Cost: $3,500 – $4,000
Capacity: 210 guests
Cushing Field House
Located in Holly, Michigan, the Cushing Field House is full of nature and rustic charm.
With a wooden barn as your backdrop surrounded by the flora and fauna of an open field, your wedding is sure to be magical.
Enveloped in gorgeous trees and woods this venue is what outdoor wedding dreams are made of. They limit the number of events to just fifteen per year to give their clients the greatest amount of attention, so they have an even greater experience.
You can hold your wedding on the lawn, in the farm field, or under a tree canopy in the forest.
They provide lots of extras that most venues charge for. From chairs to lawn games to a firepit, this venue has everything you need for a fun wedding experience.
Typical Cost: $18,000 and up
Capacity: 200 guests
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms in Dexter, Michigan is a historic farm full of flowers and beautiful landscaping.
It’s an award-winning venue in the countryside, full of lush gardens with sprawling fields.
You can hold your wedding outside in their Tent Pavillion with ambient lighting and parquet floors.
The farm wedding venue offers all-inclusive packages to make each specific couple’s vision of their big day a reality.
Their team of event coordinators will work tirelessly for your perfect wedding celebration.
Typical Cost: $6,500 to $15,000
Capacity: 200 guests
Sandhill Crane Vineyards
Sandhill Crane Vineyards in Jackson, Michigan is a family-owned winery surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Their handcrafted wines included as a wine tasting for your guests gives your wedding reception a unique touch you won’t find elsewhere.
The venue comes complete with planning services, linens, dinnerware, a day of coordinator, and set up and clean up.
This is the perfect rustic wedding venue for your intimate wedding.
Typical Cost: $2,200 and up
Capacity: 80 guests
While the Planterra Conservatory isn’t completely outdoors, it might as well be with its lush flowers and glass ceiling.
Located in West Bloomfield, Michigan, this venue provides a natural setting for your dream wedding. Its Victorian-era decor provides a level of sophistication and timelessness.
This is an all-inclusive venue with award-winning floral designers. They’re keen to provide creative alternatives to traditional wedding planning so you will have your own unique experience.
This event space is sure to have your guests impressed with its unique environment.
Typical Cost: $2,850 – $5,750
Capacity: 200 guests
Broadview Christmas Tree Farm
The Broadview Christmas Tree Farm in Highland, Michigan is a perfect outdoor venue. Get married by the pond or in the meadow among sprawling nature.
Surrounding the pond are beautiful green trees. Hand-crafted tree benches give your guests a true connection with nature.
The meadow is nestled among Douglas Fir trees next to a gorgeous wood barn. The stunning view from the meadow overlooks the beauty of the entire farm.
With 3 packages and a minister included this venue is the perfect value. The natural light and rustic feel make this a dream wedding venue for any couple.
Typical Cost: $700- $3,300
Capacity: 350 guests
The Legacy Golf Club
The Legacy Golf Club is a picturesque venue. Located in Ottawa Lake, Michigan, this venue has an open-air chapel with a panoramic view of the golf course for a romantic ceremony.
After your ceremony, have your reception in a tent on the course grounds. Dance the night away with the stars as your backdrop.
This venue has full-service packages to customize the venue to your day. Their full-service options include:
- Bridal suites
- Event planning
- Event rentals
- DJ Services
- Lighting & Event Design
Typical Cost: $6,000-$7,000
Capacity: 400 guests
The Roostertail in Detroit, Michigan has two outdoor spaces with stunning views you can’t find anywhere else.
Get married surrounded by 7 beautiful acres of water. The winner of Wedding Wire’s couples’ choice award for 2022, this venue is the perfect ceremony and reception space.
Exchange your vows on the deck or second-level patio surrounded by all the beauty that southeast Michigan has to offer.
This venue is perfect no matter the size of your wedding.
Once booked, the venue provides a multitude of extras including:
- LED lighting
- Set up & tear down
- Silver Chiavari chairs
- TV screens for slideshows
- Champagne toast for the head table
- Over 35+ colors and textures of linens
- Custom LED Lighting
- Free Parking
Typical Cost: $1,000–$3,500
Capacity: 300+ guests
Packard Proving Grounds Historical Site
Located in Shelby Charter Township, Michigan, the Packard Proving grounds is a historical site established in 1928 by The Packard Motor Car Company.
The outdoor setting has more than 17 acres of land providing a gorgeous backdrop for your wedding event.
Hold your ceremony and reception on the grounds surrounded by the beauty of nature and rich history. No matter the season, the Packard Proving Grounds is a gorgeous background for any wedding day.
You can even select Packard Cars from their collection to put on display during your wedding. Style it up and add a car and a driver to chauffer you around the proving grounds.
Impress your guests with a truly unique wedding venue that they’ll remember for years to come.
Typical Cost: $6,000 and up
Capacity: 500 guests
Located in Farmington Hills, Michigan, Cafe Cortina is a beautiful restaurant located in a former apple orchard.
Get married by the fireplace on their beautifully lit, cozy patio. Enjoy the best Italian dishes with natural ingredients grown on-site.
Your guests will feel as if they’ve been transported to the Italian countryside as you walk through the beautiful gardens and bask in nature.
The venue offers fully customizable wedding packages to cater to your perfect day.
Typical Cost: $250 and up, Food- $98-$122 per person
Capacity: 150 guests
Frutig Farms in Ann Arbor, Michigan is a magical venue overlooking fields, ponds, and wetlands.
This venue features a ceremony lawn and an outdoor patio, the perfect setting for your outdoor wedding. Surrounded by perennial gardens this venue has a particularly romantic atmosphere.
Located on sixteen acres the site also boasts a beautiful pond and sprawling fields. Dance the night away in a tent under the stars. Every rental comes with the following:
- 85 X 46 Sperry Tent with lighting, heat, and sides
- Set up and tear down
- Wedding Arbor
- Bridal and Groom Suite
- Parking attendants
- Golf Cart for the weekend
- Venue Coordinator
You can also add specialty linens, a bartender, and a bonfire with tables and chairs for an additional fee.
Typical Cost: $20,000 and up
Capacity: 250 guests
Tina’s Country House & Gardens
Located in Macomb, Michigan, Tina’s Country House and Gardens is perfect for an intimate wedding.
The garden is a floral wonderland with gazebos, trellises, and fountains. With over 35 years of experience hosting events, their expertise is sure to put your mind at ease.
Get married under a vine-covered gazebo by an Italian fountain and lush gardens for the ceremony of your dreams.
Dance under the stars during your tent-covered reception. This venue is a great romantic setting.
They offer a complete package including rehearsal and ceremony consultation, chairs, and a microphone.
Typical Cost: $450-$600 for the ceremony
Capacity: 300 guests