6 Ann Arbor Wedding Venues to Match Your Unique Style

The Ann Arbor area certainly has no shortage of unique wedding venues. The challenge comes in finding the one that feels authentic to your love story. Maybe you and your partner enjoy exploring the local art scene. Perhaps you feel most alive when you’re outside hiking. Whatever you enjoy doing together can easily be translated into the blank canvas of your wedding day dreams. 

At Katherine’s Catering & Events, we are passionate about helping couples find the Ann Arbor area venue that truly speaks to them. Our experienced team is very familiar with so many incredible locations and we are here to help uncover the one that fits your style and the wedding day you envision.

Remember, you don’t have to have one end-all-be-all style.  Consider blending a few. Here are just a few different styles and Ann Arbor venues to match.

Ann Arbor Art Center

Artsy: Ann Arbor Art Center

Location: Downtown Ann Arbor

Capacity: 120 guests standing, 80 guests seated

Description: For many couples, art is their love language. If that’s you, then we have the perfect Ann Arbor wedding venue in mind for your wedding. The Ann Arbor Art Center, located in the downtown Walker Building, is a unique space featuring gorgeous dark hardwood floors, black and metallic details, and track lighting. What’s more, the space’s owners believe in the arts and are open to the creative vision that couples have for this blank canvas.

The Guardian Building Detroit Venue

Historic: The Guardian Building

Location: Detroit

Capacity: 175 seating or 250 standing in Promenade Mezzanine; 250 in Guardian Club

Description: History buffs, where are you? If you dream about creating a day that goes down in history, the Guardian Building is your venue. As a premier historical landmark located in Downtown Detroit’s Financial District, it’s considered to be one of boldest examples of art-deco architecture. Built in 1929 and known as the Union Trust Building, it’s made of almost 2 million custom “Guardian Bricks” and will certainly leave an impression on your guests. 

Vintage & Modern: The Crofoot

Location: Pontiac

Capacity: 1500

Description: The Crofoot complex is made up of five one-of-a-kind historic environments. Centrally located in the heart of Oakland County, north of Detroit, this massive space can be configured to accommodate small to large weddings. The Crofoot Ballroom & Balcony is an impressive space that has a standing capacity of 1,100 people while the well-kept secret patio offers an urban oasis for up to 75 guests. For more space information, visit online.

Frutig Farms Ann Arbor Venue

Rustic: Frutig Farms

Location: Ann Arbor 

Capacity: 130 indoors, 300 outdoors

Description: For those who are looking for a charming countryside escape not even six miles away from downtown Ann Arbor, Frutig Farms is for you. The property sits on 16 picturesque acres and features two incredible sites: Misty Farm and The Valley. Misty Farm’s 2400 sq. ft. historic restored barn has more than enough room for your guests to dine and dance the night away. Farms and barns are historically known for being places where “people gather and enjoy life and the bounty of the earth.” No better place to share one of life’s most beautiful moments. 

Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites Event Venue

Glamourous: Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites

Location: Ann Arbor 

Capacity: 120 guests

Description: Ann Arbor Regent Hotel & Suites’ conference and banquet center is one classy Ann Arbor establishment, fit for wedding royalty. Guests especially appreciate its bridal lounge and sophisticated bachelor’s billiard room, a lighted gazebo, courtyard garden, convenient overnight accommodations and all amenities you could desire for your celebration.

Lyon Oaks Event Venue

Nature Lover: Lyon Oaks

Location: Wixom 

Capacity: Up to 450 guests

Description: Looking for a woodland backdrop to experience with all your loved ones on your big day? Lyon Oaks, located in a serene forested location of Oakland County, features a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Clubhouse and expansive views of a gorgeous golf course. Guests will especially love its one-of-a-kind ballroom featuring natural light, soft seating, a fireplace and unique built-in-bar. 

Industrial: Russell Industrial Center

Location: Ann Arbor 

Capacity: 2,700

Description: The Detroit Russell Industrial Center 

Formerly a manufacturing factory and now a haven for artists, the Detroit Russell Industrial Center offers a full space ranging from 690 to 1840 square ft, and even as large as 47,000 sq ft. It also happens to be the largest art community of the Midwest and stage of some Hollywood’s major motion pictures. Make a statement with your wedding story. 

Discover Your Ann Arbor Venue

Katherine’s is proud to provide creative cuisine and passionate service inside some of the most one-of-a-kind venues in Ann Arbor. We would love to learn more about you and your partner, your style and the kind of setting you’re looking for. Contact us to get started!