October 12, 2019

23 unique Detroit wedding venues couples will love

There are plenty of Detroit wedding spots that can serve as the gorgeous backdrop to your fairy-tale event. These iconic Detroit venues offer unique and special spaces where couples can celebrate their love.

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Waterview Loft
130 E Atwater St.; 313-307-4925; waterviewloft.com
With a window-lined event space overlooking the Detroit River, this sunny venue is excellent for a daytime wedding. During the evening, the lights of the city make this a magical spot.  
Photo via Waterview Loft at Port Detroit / Facebook

Waterview Loft

130 E Atwater St.; 313-307-4925; waterviewloft.com
With a window-lined event space overlooking the Detroit River, this sunny venue is excellent for a daytime wedding. During the evening, the lights of the city make this a magical spot.

   Photo via Waterview Loft at Port Detroit / Facebook
Scarab Club
217 Farnsworth St.; 313-831-1250; scarabclub.org
Built in 1928, this artists’ club, gallery, and studio space is the ideal venue for fans of art history. The upstairs lounge has signatures from hundreds of artists, including Diego Rivera and Norman Rockwell. 
Photo via Scarab Club / Facebook

Scarab Club

217 Farnsworth St.; 313-831-1250; scarabclub.org
Built in 1928, this artists’ club, gallery, and studio space is the ideal venue for fans of art history. The upstairs lounge has signatures from hundreds of artists, including Diego Rivera and Norman Rockwell.

  Photo via Scarab Club / Facebook
Trinosophes
1464 Gratiot Ave.; 313-778-9258; trinosophes.com
This multi-use building is a cafe, library, store, gallery, performance space, and event venue. Located in the Eastern Market district, Trinosophes is a stellar spot for a wedding.  
Photo via Trinosophes / Facebook

Trinosophes

1464 Gratiot Ave.; 313-778-9258; trinosophes.com
This multi-use building is a cafe, library, store, gallery, performance space, and event venue. Located in the Eastern Market district, Trinosophes is a stellar spot for a wedding.

   Photo via Trinosophes / Facebook
The Whitney
4421 Woodward Ave.; 313-832-5700; thewhitney.com
This historic lumber baron's mansion is a symbol of Detroit. The inside is beautifully preserved, and the home has a lovely garden for outdoor weddings. 
Photo via The Detroit Whitney / Facebook

The Whitney

4421 Woodward Ave.; 313-832-5700; thewhitney.com
This historic lumber baron's mansion is a symbol of Detroit. The inside is beautifully preserved, and the home has a lovely garden for outdoor weddings.

  Photo via The Detroit Whitney / Facebook
The Eastern
3434 Russell St. Suite 501; 313-914-1104; theeasterndetroit.com
The Eastern is a warehouse that’s been converted into an event space. With industrial details including a roll-up garage door and polished concrete floors, this is the ideal spot for a modern wedding.  
Photo via The Eastern Detroit / Facebook

The Eastern

3434 Russell St. Suite 501; 313-914-1104; theeasterndetroit.com
The Eastern is a warehouse that’s been converted into an event space. With industrial details including a roll-up garage door and polished concrete floors, this is the ideal spot for a modern wedding.

   Photo via The Eastern Detroit / Facebook
Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory
4 Inselruhe Drive; 313-821-5428; belleisleconservancy.org
Designed by Albert Kahn and built in 1904, this intricately designed greenhouse holds collections of rare plants from around the world. The event space offers a picturesque backdrop to your vows. 
Photo via Belle Isle Conservancy

Anna Scripps Whitcomb Conservatory

4 Inselruhe Drive; 313-821-5428; belleisleconservancy.org
Designed by Albert Kahn and built in 1904, this intricately designed greenhouse holds collections of rare plants from around the world. The event space offers a picturesque backdrop to your vows.

  Photo via Belle Isle Conservancy
Roberts Riverwalk Hotel
1000 River Place Dr.; 313-259-9500; detroitriverwalkhotel.com
Located on the Detroit River, this former research facility and National Historic Landmark has a lovely event space with historical significance.  
Photo via Roberts Riverwalk Hotel Detroit / Facebook

Roberts Riverwalk Hotel

1000 River Place Dr.; 313-259-9500; detroitriverwalkhotel.com
Located on the Detroit River, this former research facility and National Historic Landmark has a lovely event space with historical significance.

   Photo via Roberts Riverwalk Hotel Detroit / Facebook
MOCAD
4454 Woodward Ave.; 313-832-6622; mocadetroit.org
Located in Midtown, MOCAD offers a versatile, open-plan space for a wedding.  
Photo via Museum of Contemporary Art and Design Detroit - MOCAD / Facebook

MOCAD

4454 Woodward Ave.; 313-832-6622; mocadetroit.org
Located in Midtown, MOCAD offers a versatile, open-plan space for a wedding.

   Photo via Museum of Contemporary Art and Design Detroit - MOCAD / Facebook
Redford Theatre
17360 Lahser Rd.; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com / Instagram
Interested in having organ music serenade you during your wedding? Redford Theatre can make your dreams come true. A Barton Pipe Organ was installed here in 1928, and it’s still functional.  
Photo via Redford Theatre / Instagram

Redford Theatre

17360 Lahser Rd.; 313-537-2560; redfordtheatre.com / Instagram
Interested in having organ music serenade you during your wedding? Redford Theatre can make your dreams come true. A Barton Pipe Organ was installed here in 1928, and it’s still functional.

   Photo via Redford Theatre / Instagram
Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
461 Piquette St.; 313-872-8759; fordpiquetteplant.org
What better way to experience the history of Detroit than a wedding in a former Ford factory? This plant, which was built in 1904, produced some of the first Model T’s.   
Photo via Ford Piquette Avenue Plant / Facebook

Ford Piquette Avenue Plant

461 Piquette St.; 313-872-8759; fordpiquetteplant.org
What better way to experience the history of Detroit than a wedding in a former Ford factory? This plant, which was built in 1904, produced some of the first Model T’s.

    Photo via Ford Piquette Avenue Plant / Facebook