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A wedding in the Guardian Building
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The most beautiful wedding venues in Detroit

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A wedding in the Guardian Building
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Detroit is full of unique and historic places to get married and/or host a reception around the city. From the lush gardens at the Belle Isle Conservatory to the stage at one of our many theaters to the historic factory floor of the Piquette Plant, the Motor City has numerous choices to exchange vows. Even though you and your significant other might be months or years away from saying "I do," book as soon as you can to get the best location.

Did we miss something? We didn't include any churches, but would love to know your favorites. Is there a historic building or park that we missed? Is there a special place that you like just for the photo ops? Let us know in the comments or fill us in on the tip line. We will keep this list updated. Also, check below each spot for a link to each venue. Happy planning!

Note: Venues are arranged geographically from North to South.

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Fisher Building

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Yes, Detroit’s largest art object is available for weddings. The Art Deco masterpiece can host events for up to 300 people, with options for smaller gatherings. Retailers like Pot + Box and City Bakery are available for flowers and treats.

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

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We visited here in 2016 to walk to floors of where the Model T was built. Now, it serves as a museum and event space. Not only can guests enjoy friends and family, but they can browse this historic car collection.

The Inn on Ferry Street

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Get married in one of the most beautiful houses in Detroit. The Inn at Ferry Street has multiple options for event spaces and your guests can stay at the Inn, too.

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McGregor Memorial Conference Center

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If you're looking for beautiful light and midcentury style, the Minoru Yamasaki-designed McGregor Memorial Conference Center on Wayne State's campus is a great choice. For an added bonus, you can get pictures taken by the sculptures and reflecting pond outside.

Scarab Club

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The Scarab Club has beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces for your wedding and reception. Inside, you'll find arts and crafts design and intimate spaces; outside, if the weather is right, the garden is open for celebration.

The Whitney

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Host your wedding in one of the grandest mansions in Detroit. If the weather is warm, you can plan it outside in the beautiful gardens.

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The Eastern

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Located behind the Detroit Mercantile Co., The Eastern is an industrial event space that can accommodate over 200 guests. It also has outdoor space available.

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Detroit Yacht Club

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If you're looking for a fancier venue with a grand fireplace and historic Detroit architecture, the Yacht Club is for you.

Eastern Market

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If you're expecting a whole lot of guests on an unconventional wedding day (like a weekday), Eastern Market could be a good choice. They have plenty of space in the different sheds and can also help with catering.

An exterior archway at Eastern Market in Detroit. There is a man and a woman embracing at the end of the archway. The ceiling has exposed wooden beams. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

The Inn at 97 Winder

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This historic mansion reopened recently and can be reserved partially or as a whole for weddings. For warmer weather, there’s a lovely garden area outside.

The interior of the Inn at 97 Winder in Detroit. There is a couch, arm chair, tables, chandelier, a large mirror, and floor to ceiling windows with drapes. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Masonic Temple

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For a truly iconic Detroit wedding location, you can't beat the Masonic Temple. There are different rooms available, from more intimate weddings to something quite grand.

Belle Isle Boat Club

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The Belle Isle Boat Club has been undergoing renovations and they're now taking reservations for weddings in this gorgeous, classic location. For photo ops, the Belle Isle Bridge is in the background. There's also a restored bandshell on the docks. Lovely! Contact Ryan Abney at events@belleisleboathouse.com for more details.

The interior of the Belle Isle Boat Club in Detroit. The ceiling is high with exposed wooden beams. The walls are white with decorative detail.
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Colony Club

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An old standard for downtown Detroit weddings, the Colony Club has elegant decor and a grand ballroom for your reception. It's located near the Fox Theatre and the stadiums and the Colony Club will help you out with everything, including catering and parking.

The interior of the Colony Club in Detroit. There are many tables and chairs, a chandelier, and a tall window with drapes. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

The Fillmore Detroit

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Get married like a rock star. At the Fillmore, you can get married on stage and the main floor has room for so many tables. The architecture is phenomenal, too.

The interior of the Fillmore Detroit. There are many tables and chairs. There are flower displays on the tables. Photos by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Gem & Century Theatres

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If you want to get married on stage, the Gem Theatre has you covered. You'll also have plenty of space for dancing, and there's a great patio outside in warmer weather.

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Detroit Athletic Club

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The Detroit Athletic Club will plan everything for your big day, and you get to show your guests inside this exclusive space.

Detroit Opera House

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The Detroit Opera House has a variety of options for a beautiful wedding, including getting hitched on the SkyDeck with the Detroit skyline in the background.

Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

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Belle Isle has so many incredible places to tie the knot, including the Casino, Dossin Museum, and the Fountain. If you happen to drive by the Conservatory on a weekend afternoon, you're likely to see a wedding party outside.

David Whitney Building

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The David Whitney Building and Aloft Hotel boast one of the most beautiful lobbies in the city—perfect for wedding photos. The building also has many banquet rooms to choose from, and guests can stay right at the hotel.

Grand Army of the Republic Building

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Get married in a castle! The Grand Army of the Republic Building has an event space on the second floor called Castle Hall and they can host weddings for up to 130 guests, with catering from Republic.

Outdoor Adventure Center

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For a wild outdoor wedding indoors, try the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center at the Riverfront. By day it’s a place for kids of all ages. For events and weddings, it’s a unique space with river and downtown views.

The interior of the Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit. There are rocks, trees, and a waterfall in the room. There are floor to ceiling windows. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Westin Book Cadillac Hotel

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If you have a lot of guests, the Westin Book Cadillac can accommodate up to 1,000. There are a variety of ballrooms to choose from, and they can take care of all the details.

The Guardian Building

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One of the most unique art deco buildings in the country, the Guardian Building has a great distinction for weddings. Built as the Cathedral of Finance, the high ceilings were layered with horse hair so bankers and customers could discuss their business without being overheard. Could be a great selling point if you have a loud family. The Guardian Club on the 32nd floor is available for larger events and it has incredible views.

A bride and groom on the stairs of the Guardian Building in Detroit. The ceiling is arched with a colorful inlaid design. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Detroit Foundation Hotel

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Weddings look good at Detroit’s newest hotel. The Foundation Hotel is best for an intimate wedding. The 5th-floor event space can host up to 120 people reception style and 90 for a seated/plated event. Bonus! All of the catering comes directly from The Apparatus Room. The Private Dining Room can host up to 30 people and is a great option for rehearsal dinners and post-wedding brunches.

Historic Fort Wayne

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This historic locale certainly has a lot of room and is a great choice for couples who want very unique photo ops.

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Fisher Building

Yes, Detroit’s largest art object is available for weddings. The Art Deco masterpiece can host events for up to 300 people, with options for smaller gatherings. Retailers like Pot + Box and City Bakery are available for flowers and treats.

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

We visited here in 2016 to walk to floors of where the Model T was built. Now, it serves as a museum and event space. Not only can guests enjoy friends and family, but they can browse this historic car collection.

The Inn on Ferry Street

Get married in one of the most beautiful houses in Detroit. The Inn at Ferry Street has multiple options for event spaces and your guests can stay at the Inn, too.

A post shared by Miss Lord (@therarehold) on

McGregor Memorial Conference Center

If you're looking for beautiful light and midcentury style, the Minoru Yamasaki-designed McGregor Memorial Conference Center on Wayne State's campus is a great choice. For an added bonus, you can get pictures taken by the sculptures and reflecting pond outside.

Scarab Club

The Scarab Club has beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces for your wedding and reception. Inside, you'll find arts and crafts design and intimate spaces; outside, if the weather is right, the garden is open for celebration.

The Whitney

Host your wedding in one of the grandest mansions in Detroit. If the weather is warm, you can plan it outside in the beautiful gardens.

A post shared by Jonathan Peters (@jpinthe313) on

The Eastern

Located behind the Detroit Mercantile Co., The Eastern is an industrial event space that can accommodate over 200 guests. It also has outdoor space available.

A post shared by The Eastern (@theeasterndet) on

Detroit Yacht Club

If you're looking for a fancier venue with a grand fireplace and historic Detroit architecture, the Yacht Club is for you.

Eastern Market

An exterior archway at Eastern Market in Detroit. There is a man and a woman embracing at the end of the archway. The ceiling has exposed wooden beams. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

If you're expecting a whole lot of guests on an unconventional wedding day (like a weekday), Eastern Market could be a good choice. They have plenty of space in the different sheds and can also help with catering.

An exterior archway at Eastern Market in Detroit. There is a man and a woman embracing at the end of the archway. The ceiling has exposed wooden beams. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

The Inn at 97 Winder

The interior of the Inn at 97 Winder in Detroit. There is a couch, arm chair, tables, chandelier, a large mirror, and floor to ceiling windows with drapes. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

This historic mansion reopened recently and can be reserved partially or as a whole for weddings. For warmer weather, there’s a lovely garden area outside.

The interior of the Inn at 97 Winder in Detroit. There is a couch, arm chair, tables, chandelier, a large mirror, and floor to ceiling windows with drapes. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Masonic Temple

For a truly iconic Detroit wedding location, you can't beat the Masonic Temple. There are different rooms available, from more intimate weddings to something quite grand.

Belle Isle Boat Club

The interior of the Belle Isle Boat Club in Detroit. The ceiling is high with exposed wooden beams. The walls are white with decorative detail.
Boat Club 2
Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

The Belle Isle Boat Club has been undergoing renovations and they're now taking reservations for weddings in this gorgeous, classic location. For photo ops, the Belle Isle Bridge is in the background. There's also a restored bandshell on the docks. Lovely! Contact Ryan Abney at events@belleisleboathouse.com for more details.

The interior of the Belle Isle Boat Club in Detroit. The ceiling is high with exposed wooden beams. The walls are white with decorative detail.
Boat Club 2
Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Colony Club

The interior of the Colony Club in Detroit. There are many tables and chairs, a chandelier, and a tall window with drapes. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

An old standard for downtown Detroit weddings, the Colony Club has elegant decor and a grand ballroom for your reception. It's located near the Fox Theatre and the stadiums and the Colony Club will help you out with everything, including catering and parking.

The interior of the Colony Club in Detroit. There are many tables and chairs, a chandelier, and a tall window with drapes. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

The Fillmore Detroit

The interior of the Fillmore Detroit. There are many tables and chairs. There are flower displays on the tables. Photos by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Get married like a rock star. At the Fillmore, you can get married on stage and the main floor has room for so many tables. The architecture is phenomenal, too.

The interior of the Fillmore Detroit. There are many tables and chairs. There are flower displays on the tables. Photos by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Gem & Century Theatres

If you want to get married on stage, the Gem Theatre has you covered. You'll also have plenty of space for dancing, and there's a great patio outside in warmer weather.

A post shared by Tracy & Riva (@tracyandriva) on

Detroit Athletic Club

The Detroit Athletic Club will plan everything for your big day, and you get to show your guests inside this exclusive space.

Detroit Opera House

The Detroit Opera House has a variety of options for a beautiful wedding, including getting hitched on the SkyDeck with the Detroit skyline in the background.

Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

Belle Isle has so many incredible places to tie the knot, including the Casino, Dossin Museum, and the Fountain. If you happen to drive by the Conservatory on a weekend afternoon, you're likely to see a wedding party outside.

David Whitney Building

The David Whitney Building and Aloft Hotel boast one of the most beautiful lobbies in the city—perfect for wedding photos. The building also has many banquet rooms to choose from, and guests can stay right at the hotel.

Grand Army of the Republic Building

Get married in a castle! The Grand Army of the Republic Building has an event space on the second floor called Castle Hall and they can host weddings for up to 130 guests, with catering from Republic.

Outdoor Adventure Center

The interior of the Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit. There are rocks, trees, and a waterfall in the room. There are floor to ceiling windows. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

For a wild outdoor wedding indoors, try the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center at the Riverfront. By day it’s a place for kids of all ages. For events and weddings, it’s a unique space with river and downtown views.

The interior of the Outdoor Adventure Center in Detroit. There are rocks, trees, and a waterfall in the room. There are floor to ceiling windows. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Westin Book Cadillac Hotel

If you have a lot of guests, the Westin Book Cadillac can accommodate up to 1,000. There are a variety of ballrooms to choose from, and they can take care of all the details.

The Guardian Building

A bride and groom on the stairs of the Guardian Building in Detroit. The ceiling is arched with a colorful inlaid design. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

One of the most unique art deco buildings in the country, the Guardian Building has a great distinction for weddings. Built as the Cathedral of Finance, the high ceilings were layered with horse hair so bankers and customers could discuss their business without being overheard. Could be a great selling point if you have a loud family. The Guardian Club on the 32nd floor is available for larger events and it has incredible views.

A bride and groom on the stairs of the Guardian Building in Detroit. The ceiling is arched with a colorful inlaid design. Photo by Michelle & Chris Gerard

Detroit Foundation Hotel

Weddings look good at Detroit’s newest hotel. The Foundation Hotel is best for an intimate wedding. The 5th-floor event space can host up to 120 people reception style and 90 for a seated/plated event. Bonus! All of the catering comes directly from The Apparatus Room. The Private Dining Room can host up to 30 people and is a great option for rehearsal dinners and post-wedding brunches.

Historic Fort Wayne

This historic locale certainly has a lot of room and is a great choice for couples who want very unique photo ops.