With so many diverse, beautiful locations to select from in Traverse City, it can be difficult to choose the perfect venue for your wedding. From waterfront views to rustic farmhouses, these are a few of our favorite Traverse City wedding venues for your special day.
Not only does Chateau Chantal have gorgeous waterfront views, this winery also has a French-style three-room bed and breakfast along with vineyard estates. The chateau is ideal for smaller weddings as it can accommodate up to 44 guests. You can choose to host your ceremony from their indoor hospitality room, or a more scenic outdoor backdrop among the vineyards. Private label wines are also a fun souvenir for your guests – simply send them a picture or choose a pre-designed label to use on nearly any of their fine wines.
West Bay Beach
This full-service restaurant and hotel is a beach-inspired Traverse City wedding venue located on the shores of Grand Traverse Bay. West Bay Beach features four different ceremony locations including the Lakeshore Veranda, Historic Willow Tree, Leelanau and Old Mission Ballroom. The hotel also offers personalized wedding planning services, as well as connections with local vendors to take the stress out of planning your wedding.
With more than one hundred 5-star reviews and numerous awards including The Knot’s “Hall of Fame”, Cobblestone Farms sits on 10 acres with a charming rustic barn and farmhouse. First built in 1914, you’ll have access to the entire first floor of the farmhouse as you get ready for your wedding. Their triple peaked wedding tent is available for a covered outdoor space, along with a free photo booth for you and your guests, popcorn and candy bar, fire pit and more.
Located in the heart of Traverse City, Corner Loft boasts views of both downtown Traverse City and West Bay. The building features large open windows, tall ceilings and exposed brick for a more ‘industrial – urban chic vibe’. The venue allows you to select your own caterer, entertainment and decor so you can have a wedding that truly feels like you. Corner Loft also provides you with tables, chairs, two beverage stations, AV equipment and a facility manager for even more guidance during the planning process.
Not sure if you’re ready to host an in-person wedding? Check out some of these real-life virtual wedding stories from our very own Wedding Shoppe brides for some advice!