Lakeshore Wedding Info

Is there a wedding or celebration in your future? The Lakeshore region of West Michigan is the perfect locale, with beautiful beaches, parks and woods for an outdoor wedding and historic churches, rustic barns, and beautiful halls for an indoor affair. Couples who choose this area do so because of its location on Lake Michigan and the variety of unique venues in which to hold your ceremony.

A destination wedding is more than a ceremony and reception—it’s a complete experience. This is an opportunity for couples to escape their hometowns and celebrate their marriage at a gorgeous destination of their choosing. Heading out of town makes your wedding a vacation for all involved, and it just adds that special touch to a memorable day.

Rest & Relaxation

Rest & Relaxation The best thing about having your destination wedding along the lakeshore? Your guests will have a variety of places to choose from when it comes to lodging facilities. In addition to nationally-known hotels, there are many wonderful locally-owned smaller motels that offer great amenities. Perhaps your group may want the charm that … Continue reading "Rest & Relaxation"

Capturing the Day

Capturing the Day With all the planning and preparation that go into putting together a beautiful wedding, an absolute must is a photographer with a great eye who will capture the essence of your special day. It’s important to find a photographer that understands the vision for your celebration and who will work diligently to … Continue reading "Capturing the Day"

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry!

Eat, Drink, & Be Merry! The cuisine can make or break a wedding reception, but no worries—the West Michigan lakeshore restaurants and caterers have the best food around. From Thai to Italian, BBQ to Sushi, Steaks to Seafood–you won’t be disappointed. Many restaurants will happily cater your event, whether you’re having a backyard barbeque or … Continue reading "Eat, Drink, & Be Merry!"

Setting the Tone for Your Special Day

Setting the Tone for Your Special Day When it comes to accenting your bridal party’s attire and outfitting your ceremony or rehearsal space with flowers, there are experienced florists ready to help you choose beautiful bouquets, boutonnieres, and arrangements. Flowers simply make everything more beautiful and our local florists can show you a wide array … Continue reading "Setting the Tone for Your Special Day"

Get the Look

Get the Look… For that dream wedding dress, check out local bridal shops. It’s so much fun to shop around and browse through all the beautiful gowns. It’s usually one of the first things a bride thinks about when she gets engaged, and every woman has an idea of what she wants. Whether it’s traditional … Continue reading "Get the Look"

Choosing Your Wedding Date & Location

Choosing Your Wedding Date & Location There are so many options along the lakeshore for your wedding and reception. And this area isn’t just great for beach weddings. Here are some other ideas for ceremony and reception venues. Rustic Weddings Do you love the idea of marrying your soulmate inside the natural setting of a … Continue reading "Choosing Your Wedding Date & Location"

Hold Your Wedding or Reunion at Sunset Bluff Resort on Hamlin Lake

Hold Your Wedding or Reunion at Sunset Bluff Resort on Hamlin Lake If you’ve always dreamed of getting married against the backdrop of a beautiful lake, then Sunset Bluff Resort is the place to call. The name says it all–this charming resort sits on a wooded bluff overlooking Upper Hamlin Lake, where you can view … Continue reading "Hold Your Wedding or Reunion at Sunset Bluff Resort on Hamlin Lake"

Shagway Arts Barn & Wedding Venue

Shagway Arts Barn & Wedding Venue Shagway Arts Barn, LLC, is a family owned company dedicated to expanding the cultural and economic growth of Mason County. Opened on July 18th, 2014, the beautifully restored 1920s-era barn attracts local artists and musicians to showcase their talents at live concerts and monthly art & craft shows at … Continue reading "Shagway Arts Barn & Wedding Venue"

Rustic Weddings Along the Lakeshore

Rustic Weddings Along the Lakeshore It’s time to plan your wedding. There are numerous things to consider…the wedding date, who the bridal party will be, how many guests to invite, and of course, where to hold the wedding and reception at. Will your wedding be traditional and be held at a church? Do you want … Continue reading "Rustic Weddings Along the Lakeshore"

Beach Weddings

Plan Your Beach Wedding It’s no wonder couples choose Ludington for their destination wedding. Our beautiful beaches are popular with brides and grooms that desire a more casual ceremony. If you’re considering tying the knot with Lake Michigan as your backdrop, here are a few pointers to get you started: Stearns Park Beach This expansive … Continue reading "Beach Weddings"