5 Unique Wedding Venues in GR

First,

CONGRATULATIONS!

Your mind is probably racing in 14 different directions with all the things you need to plan and finding your wedding venue is the perfect first step to the process.

We’ve put together our list of unique wedding venue options in GR to get you started on your search.


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1) Clearwater Place

Photos courtesy of Clearwater

You’ll probably recognize this North Monroe Ave location for it’s round tower and Romanesque style architecture, which leads to a picture perfect backdrop for your wedding.

The 100+ year old building received the Governor’s award for renovation and boasts high ceilings, steel beams, loads of natural light and glass mezzanines overlooking the ballroom.

They have a permanent dance floor, bridal suite, breakout rooms to prepare, and a list of amazing vendors to partner with to make this YOUR perfect day!

Check them out HERE

2. Lions & Rabbits

Photos courtesy of Lions & Rabbits

This Creston Art Gallery and Event Space is one of the newest and boldest spaces for weddings in the City.

You and your guests will be impressed with the original tile work, floor-to-ceiling display of local artists, and incredibly helpful staff at Lions & Rabbits

Relatively affordable on pricing to other spaces in the city, Lions & Rabbits has rooms to prepare and no limitations on vendors you choose to partner with to allow you the freedom to explore themes!

Check them out HERE

3. The Harris Building

Photos courtesy of Studio D2D

The latest event space renovation from Studio D2D, the Harris Building is a 4 story Heartside gem with historic charm.

Your guests will be treated to valet curbside service and be swept away by the original hardwood floors and tall ceilings at this venue.

Studio D2D takes the guess work out of planning with ALL-INCLUSIVE packages. Let them do the prep work, just show up and enjoy your big day!

Check them out HERE

4. The Grand Rapids Art Museum

Photos courtesy of The GRAM

The modern design, the open lobby, the view of the City! This venue is right in the middle of the City and has all the oooo and ahhhh moments your big day deserves.

There are a variety of locations to choose from for the ceremony and reception and all are sure to impress.

The GRAM has packages to meet your budget and location preferences and a team to guide you through the process.

Check them out HERE

5. The Blue Bridge

Photos courtesy of The City of Grand Rapids

Love GR? You can get married right in the heart of it. Yes, right on the Blue Bridge. Actually, on any pedestrian bridge or public park owned by the City.

The City is relatively relaxed about the types of events hosted in their locations (weddings included) but does have restrictions on alcohol and requires insurance.

So, if you are looking for a true Grand Rapids wedding experiece – consider The Blue Bridge itself!

Learn more HERE

There you have it! 5 unique wedding venue locations in Grand Rapids to get you going on your Wedding Day plans. We’d love to hear which one you choose. Comment below with your experiences or any spots we should feature in the future.


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