Getting ready to tie the knot? Hosting your nuptials in the Ann Arbor area offers brides and grooms a vast variety of exciting options to choose from. All the amenities of a large city, with a small-town sensibility. Ann Arbor is a bold, vibrant town that provides the perfect backdrop for your special day.
Located only a 25-minute drive from the Detroit Metro International Airport, Ann Arbor is easily accessible for all of your out-of-town guests. With over 40 hotels in the area, there is no shortage of accommodations available.
Luckily, you don’t have to wade through all of the options on your own. Destination Ann Arbor is here to help. Did you know our helpful staff can assist you with wedding planning? We can provide venue and vendor referrals, hotel block pricing information, sightseeing recommendations and more. As if it couldn’t get any better, our services are complimentary! Contact the Destination Ann Arbor team today.
The Ann Arbor area has a wide variety of options for your event. Here is a selection of unique locations, sure to make your engagement party, rehearsal dinner or wedding ceremony truly memorable.
Ann Arbor Art Center
Located in the historic Walker Building in the heart of downtown, the Ann Arbor Art Center is a dynamic venue to host your big day. Established in 1909, Ann Arbor Art Center is one of the oldest and most respected community arts organizations in Michigan. The center houses three rotating galleries, education studios, and a shop featuring original artwork from local and regional artists. Your guests will be surrounded by art, in any of the four unique spaces they offer. The Art Center is perfect from when two creative types unite!
Zingerman’s Cornman Farms
Cornman Farms is a scenic wedding venue featuring a historic barn space and a 24-acre working farm. Located just outside Ann Arbor, in the beautiful town of Dexter, you can’t miss the 1834 Greek revival farmhouse. Corman’s executive chef and managing partner, Kieron Hales, creates seasonal menus with ingredients from his on-site garden.
Robin Hills Farm
For those passionate about environmentally conscious living and sustainable design, this organic farm is a beautiful mix of wild and cultivated spaces. Robin Hills Farm's scenic Prairie House features a pond-side patio. The Prairie Barn is surrounded by chickens and sheep. Their Greenhouse houses tropical plants and offers sweeping views from the center of the property. This is your dream eco-destination wedding location!
Location, location, location! You can't beat hosting your wedding right in the center of downtown Ann Arbor's State Street District. The historic Michigan Theater was designed by Detroit-based architect Maurice Finkel and built in 1927. The interior boasts a barrel-vaulted ceiling, along with Romanesque columns and arch decorations, making it the perfect backdrop for your wedding photos. Your guests will love the proximity to all of the quintessential Ann Arbor restaurants, shops and U-M campus spots.
The Ypsilanti Freighthouse, next to Frog Island Park on the north side of Ypsilanti's Depot Town, is a one-of-a-kind event space. Built in 1878, the Freighthouse is part of the Ypsilanti Historic District, and is listed in the National Register of Historic Sites.
The Circ Bar
The Circ Bar is located on the second floor of the historic 210 South First Street building, right in the heart of Ann Arbor. The newly renovated space has two bars, one with a fireplace and a roof deck. You can probably already imagine your champagne toast with a sunset view of downtown. Their menus and spaces can be completely customized for your unique occasion.
The Collins Off Main
The newest wedding venue in Washtenaw County is The Collins Off Main. Located in downtown Chelsea, just west of Ann Arbor, this historic building is in the process of being completely transformed into a chic, modern wedding spot. Built at the turn of the century by Chelsea architect, the building was once occupied by Willy Overland, the first makers of today's brand, JEEP. Today, the space is light and bright, the perfect blend of boho style and function. Book The Collins Off Main for an Instagram worthy day to remember.
Wellers Carriage House
Located on the banks of the Saline River, Wellers Carriage House offers a mix of historic charm and scenic views. On the National Historic Register, this 10-acre property is the epitome of timeless elegance. In addition to the beautiful grounds, the location has two banquet rooms, each with their own unique character and particular historic significance.
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