Venues Blog

The Outpost Catering Company: One Reliable Company, Three Convenient Locations

Savannah Hope |  December 14, 2017

When looking for a venue for your wedding, the first quality to always look for is reliability. You will want a venue that you know will be there for you on your big day and who you can entrust to help the day go smoothly.

The Wedding Story of Melissa and Bryan Briones

Carri Fras |  December 14, 2017

Melissa and Bryan met on “He reached out to me first and we corresponded by email and text for a little while before our somewhat crazy schedules allowed us to meet in person,” she says.

The Wedding Story of Erin and Taylor Moore

Savannah Hope |  December 13, 2017

Erin and Taylor met in high school and became high school sweethearts. Little did they know that their young romance would lead to a lifetime of happiness. Erin and Taylor bonded over their love for the outdoors.

WeddingDay Exclusive Style Shoot: Lakeside Occasions

Carri Fras |  December 12, 2017

“Our number one draw is our property,” says Kara Byers, Manager and Event Coordinator at Lakeside Occasions. “Our barn overlooks Emma Lake, and the grounds are gorgeous. We have indoor and outdoor spaces for the ceremony. We have unique amenities, such as a 50's diner with a pool table for the guys’ changing room and a silo for the ladies, a grain bin bar, and a little ‘general store,’ which makes for the perfect photo op. We also have heating and air conditioning, which you won’t find at many rustic barn venues. And we’re planning to add some new features in our off-season, including an outdoor fireplace.”

The Wedding Story of Cortney Kittridge-Cook and Tyrell Cook

Savannah Hope |  December 12, 2017

Most people do not look forward to Mondays, but for Cortney and Tyrell, Mondays hold some of the best memories. Cortney says, "Mondays were always ‘our day.' Although I had been predicting a proposal all summer—I did not expect it on Monday, 8-8-16.

The Wedding Story of Michelle and Kyle Newman

Carri Fras |  December 11, 2017

Michelle and Kyle had a memorable proposal right in a place that was familiar to them. Michelle explains, “We go on a camping trip with all of our friends every year. We camp in the woods of my childhood home. He proposed to me during the trip with all of our friends being there!

The Wedding Story of Morgan McCormick and Julian Stephenson

Carri Fras |  December 9, 2017

Julian proposed to Morgan on their way to San Francisco for vacation. Morgan explains, “We had the trip to San Francisco and Napa Valley planned for awhile. The proposal on the way gave us the entire trip to celebrate.

Meet the venue: Fifty5 at The Grand LV

Savannah Hope |  December 8, 2017

Fifty5 at The Grand LV is a new, modern wedding venue in Niles, Michigan. This space is perfect for brides looking for an urban vibe that still has that industrial, rustic charm. Fifty5 at The Grand LV offers the space and atmosphere desired for any type of wedding and the individualized attention that every couple is seeking. This newly renovated space is proven to be the essential spot for a trendy wedding! 

The Wedding Story of Thy and James Vu

Savannah Hope |  December 8, 2017

Thy and James met during the junior year of college. Funny enough, the two were not instantly drawn to one another. Thy says, "From there, we studied and attended numerous social outings together.

The Wedding Story of Olivia and Zach Raymer

Carri Fras |  December 7, 2017

Olivia and Zach met while at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. “Zach was about to start his Master’s degree while I was getting my Bachelor’s. I had joined the running club at CMU my freshman year, and Zach had friends that also ran for the club.