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Our Top 10 Grand Rapids Wedding Venues

Is your ‘baby’ graduating high school or college this year? Commencement season is right around the corner and now is a great time to plan the details for this milestone celebration. Never planned a large party at home?

 Alpine Events is here to help with with some planning advice from one of our Sr. Sales Associates, Amanda Wood!

When it comes to finding the perfect place to tie the knot, there is no shortage of options in Grand Rapids, MI. From quaint and cozy art galleries to city views high above the treetops, there are venues to fit every theme and budget. 

For those looking for the perfect place, we’ve compiled a list of 10 gorgeous spaces you and your partner must check out before planning your big day. Without further ado, here are our top 10 Grand Rapids venues. 

Lions and Rabbits

We are starting off the list strong with Lions and Rabbits! This eclectic, funky space has room for you and your guests to hit the intimate dance floor, and they’ve also got some serious built-in character. The space is both cozy and spacious with affordable pricing, and they continue to build into the Grand Rapids community from each wedding that books with them! Looking for practicality with a fun approach? Look no further.  

St. Cecilia Music Center

Look regal while feeling like a million bucks. St. Cecilias has the old-timey feel that will elevate your day to the next level. Why have a cookie-cutter wedding when you can appeal to your luxurious side? Dress your event details up with the linens and decor of your choosing, or simply let the venue speak for itself. 


If you want to appeal to the high arts, The GRAM does it in style. This space offers you and your guests all of the wedding essentials you need, while also providing an amazing location to explore before and after the ceremony. Located in the heart of downtown, The GRAM is the perfect place to host both indoors and outdoors during any and all of the seasons.

The Felt Mansion

Obviously, we could not make this blog without giving a shout-out to our friends at the Felt Mansion. The exposed brick, high ceilings, and Bridgerton-Esque charm leaves us speechless every time. There is no going wrong with this diamond in the rough. Are you a fan of the antique feel? Check out Felt Mansion to make your vintage dreams become reality! 

Harris Building

Keep your wedding party intimate with this spacious yet quaint historic space. Make the day a classic experience to remember when you choose the Harris Building. There are spaces within this location that need no decorating, but for the ones that you feel could use a little bit of Alpine twist, we have got you covered!

Amway Grand Plaza Hotel

There is no inch of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel that we are not awe-stricken over. With the Grand Rapids Blue Bridge within walking distance for all of the photo moments you and your guests can have, this downtown swoon-worthy looker definitely rates high on our list. For those looking to make things opulent, this is the spot. 

City Flats Hotel

At the center of the city of Grand Rapids, City Flats Hotel brings you a bougie allure for an affordable price. The location is walkable for your traveling guests should they need to step out of your event for any given reason, and the location also offers lots of space for anything that you have planned for your day. With special attention to detail on the design front and the option to cater using their in-house operations, The City Flats Hotel is an appealing venue while remaining budget-friendly.

Grand Rapids Public Museum

This larger-than-life venue is not just a space for browsing relics of the past, it can be a place for you and your partner to live large. Booking with the Grand Rapids Public Museum can be just what your wedding planning needs to raise the bar and leave your wedding the event of the season. Dress up those large tables with linens from us and get inspiration for those centerpieces with our Pinterest boards!

Frederick Meijer Gardens 

Give your guests the gift of exploration with this amazing location. With an outdoor sculpture park, indoor exhibits, and tons of art to see, there is plenty of space for your guests to explore the gardens. There is absolutely no excuse for not touring this bold space ready to entertain, what’s stopping you?

John Ball Zoo

Make your ceremony stand out with this creature feature. John Ball Zoo has the outdoor aesthetic built into the woodsy look you’re looking to impress your guests with. The Bissell Tree House sits high above the tree line so you can have a view of the entire city. For added fun, guests can ride the funicular from the bottom all the way up to the venue. Show off your love for mother nature with the perfect environment for your adventurous guests. 

Now that we have given you some of the amazing venues Grand Rapids, MI has to offer, we highly recommend that you give us a holler for any rentals you may need at the location of your choice!


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