Planning your wedding can be one of the most exciting times of your life, and one of the first things that many people plan for is where to have their wedding.
Detroit is full of awesome venues for the wedding day of your dreams. No matter what kind of venue you’re looking for, Detroit has it all.
As of 2020, the average cost of a wedding in Detroit was $25,449.
Read on to find out more about 12 of the best wedding venues in Detroit, MI.
The Shinola Hotel, located in downtown Detroit, is a modern, artistic event venue. Every single one of their indoor spaces looks different from the others, so there’s sure to be something to suit everyone’s taste.
Bixby Hall is their most spacious space featuring French doors, mirrors, a marble fireplace, chandeliers, and more. The Birdy Room is a sunroom space with a private garden that is perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony or reception. The Evening bar is a unique, modern bar for truly intimate weddings.
This hotel is truly unique and even has its own art collection for a unique touch. Each space has large windows for natural light, fireplaces, wood flooring, and more. This venue is full of understated elegance.
They also have customizable wedding packages to make your day exactly the way you envisioned.
Their packages include tables, chairs, linens, a premium bar, Hors D’Oeuvres, staff for your event, and more.
Typical Cost: $200 per guest and up
Capacity: Bixby Hall- 180 guests, Birdy Room- 160 guests, Evening Bar- 40 guests
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Lovett Hall, located in Dearborn, Michigan, is all about Henry Ford and local history. Lovett Hall has five separate venues for your wedding reception and ceremony.
The Ballroom at Lovett Hall is known as Michigan’s most beautiful ballroom. The Ballroom is complete with teakwood flooring, a balcony, vaulted ceilings, and crystal chandeliers for an elegant wedding.
The Lovett Hall Lobby is a 1930s dream with marble flooring, high ceilings, and a gorgeous chandelier. The Ginger Meyer Garden is a beautiful garden with a limestone gazebo, a brick walkway, and lush greens for an outdoor wedding venue.
The Lovett Library is a bookworm’s wedding dream. This is the original library complete with wood flooring and candelabras for the perfect intimate wedding venue.
This venue is full of charm and magic for a memorable wedding day for you and your guests.
Typical Cost: $1,000- $3,500
Capacity: Ballroom- 300 guests, Lobby- 300 guests, Garden- 300 guests, Library- varies based on setup
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The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
Known as the birthplace of the Model T, The Ford Piquette can make your wedding day even more special because it’s a National Historic Landmark.
Weddings are held on the museum floor so your guests will be surrounded by antique vehicles and the rest of the museum for a truly unique wedding venue. The building also has beautiful brickwork, wooden beams, and more.
Their wedding packages chairs, tables, a rustic bar front, parking, a sound system, and more. They also have additional rental items including a podium, speakers, additional tables, additional chairs, and more.
This venue is ideal for a couple of history buffs or any couple looking for a unique wedding experience.
Typical Cost: $1,500- $8,650
Capacity: 250 guests
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The Whiskey Factory
The Whiskey Factory is a banquet hall located on a historic downtown property that serves as an event space and functional distillery.
This venue has over 7,000 square feet of industrial architecture. The space has an original vintage 1920s bar, a dance floor, and more. The second floor houses the Rickhouse, a 5,000-square-foot industrial space.
This venue is full of rustic decor, whiskey barrels, exposed brick, exposed wooden beams, and more. Every space in the Whiskey Factory has a unique, authentic charm.
The venue also offers three unique spirit beverage packages all made from locally sourced ingredients.
Typical Cost: $3,500 and up
Capacity: 250 guests
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The Colony Club is a historic venue for weddings. Its unique decor makes it an elegant and ideal choice for any special event. This venue has two separate indoor spaces for your special day.
The Grand Ballroom has gold leaf ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and Louis XVI decor that you won’t find anywhere else. This venue is sophisticated and elegant.
The Petite Ballroom has all the same decor and magic as the Grand Ballroom, just in a smaller size for more intimate weddings. These spaces are so beautiful you won’t even need any decor!
The Colony Club offers all-inclusive packages with food and drink service, parking, a full range of AV services, and more. They also have add-on rental options including tables, linens, decor, and more.
Typical Cost: $1,500 and up
Capacity: Grand Ballroom- 500 guests, Petite Ballroom- 150 guests
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The Garden Theater is a unique feature of downtown Detroit. The Garden Theater is among the city’s original theaters. The venue features skylights, exposed brickwork, vintage chandeliers, string lights, art walls, and more.
They also have an outdoor terrace for a beautiful ceremony surrounded by stunning views of the city. This venue is simply elegant.
Amenities at The Garden include on-site catering, a full stage, AV equipment, lighting, plasma TV, tables and chairs, a bridal suite, and more. They also offer a wide variety of wedding packages.
This venue is so unique that your guests are sure to remember it forever.
Typical Cost: $700- $3,200
Capacity: 1,200 guests
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The Jam Handy is a unique space with a storied history. The Jam Handy was once a popular film studio and a church. This venue has cathedral ceilings, brick walls, hardwood floors, and exposed beams.
The venue also has a large stage for entertainment and an industrial staircase. They even have a lawn space surrounded by greenery for an intimate ceremony. This venue is perfect for an industrial, boho-style wedding.
This is an eclectic wedding space that your guests are sure to love.
Typical Cost: $1,500 and up
Capacity: 300 guests
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The Whitney is a mansion full of elegance and charming architecture. It is Romanesque style with elegant dining rooms and an outdoor garden.
The Gardens are a colorful paradise and include a Fountain Courtyard, Patio, and Deck. The Whitney also has a Great Hall and The Second Floor Landing for an intimate ceremony.
The Second Floor Landing has a beautiful stained-glass window, winding staircases, and unique charm. The Great Hall is complete with wood flooring and accents, and understated elegance.
The Whitney has a variety of food packages, dressing rooms for the bride and groom, set up and tear down, complimentary champagne for the wedding couple, staff, and more.
Typical Cost: $1,000 and up
Capacity: 150 guests
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J’Adore Detroit is a unique, contemporary venue. This industrial chic venue is perfect for the intimate wedding of your dreams.
The Loft has a modern interior with natural brick walls, exposed ductwork, chandeliers, art, windows with city views, and luxurious furniture. This venue is a truly unique space for an unforgettable wedding.
Although the venue has a small capacity its unique decor won’t be found anywhere else. They can even hold micro weddings!
Typical Cost: $1,000 and up
Capacity: 50 Seated, 125 Strolling
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The Inn at 97 Winder
The Inn at 97 Winder is a 10-room mansion designated as one of the top ten most beautiful wedding venues in the city.
This historic building is charming, sophisticated, and perfect for an intimate wedding. The Inn has over 5,000 square feet of event space including a lounge, boardroom, and more.
When you book the Inn, you book the entire venue to have at your disposal. The venue is full of unique staircases, art, Victorian décor, a dedicated dance floor, tables and chairs, AV assistance, decor, and more.
This venue is so unique and charming that you won’t even need to decorate.
Typical Cost: $3,000 and up
Capacity: 300 guests
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The Masonic Temple
The Masonic Temple is one of the largest facilities of its kind in the world. It has both intimate spaces and gorgeous ballrooms.
They have several spaces including the Crystal Ballroom, Fountain Ballroom, and Chapel. Every space is immaculately decorated with wood flooring, chandeliers, candelabras, and unique architecture. Each space can also have a dance floor added to dance the night away.
Rental of the Masonic includes AV and lighting equipment, event staff, a stage, dressing rooms, an orchestra pit, and more.
Typical Cost: $10,000 and up
Capacity: Crystal Ballroom- 350 guests, Fountain Ballroom- 650 guests, Chapel- 400 guests
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The State Savings Bank
I know what you’re thinking, a bank? Yes! This bank is a 1900s-era bank with roman columns, white marble flooring, gilded ceilings, and over 14,000 square feet of space.
The venue can be divided into two separate sections for your wedding day. This bank has been designated as a Michigan State Historical site. The State Savings Bank provides a beautiful, customizable event space for your special day. This venue is full of neoclassical style.
Their wedding package includes event staff, catering, beverages, portable bars, valet, and more.
Typical Cost: $7,950 and up
Capacity: 600 guests
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