Michigan Resort Wedding Reception Venues

3 Unique Destinations, 9 Magical Wedding Receptions Venues, 1 Unforgettable Day

For couples who dream of the perfect day surrounded by breathtaking views of forests, lakes, and mountains, Boyne’s resorts in Northern Michigan provide the ultimate wedding reception destination. All nine of our resort wedding reception venues feature their own distinctive aesthetic that are sure to complement every couple’s unique style. And the fun doesn’t stop after the reception either! Guests will be able to enjoy our first class accommodations and all the amenities that a resort has to offer like spas, skiing, golf, ziplining, hiking, biking, as well as numerous dining options. Schedule a tour or request a quote today and let’s get started on planning the perfect celebration of love.

Boyne’s Northern Michigan Resort Wedding Reception Venues

Inn at Bay Harbor

Located on Lake Michigan, the Inn at Bay Harbor features elegant wedding reception places, an award-winning team, and newly renovated rooms. The Inn at Bay Harbor provides the perfect backdrop for the best day of your life. Check out both of our amazing hotel wedding reception venues in Bay Harbor, Michigan:

Wedding at Inn at Bay Harbor, Michigan

Bay Harbor


The Sagamore hotel wedding reception venue overlooks the stunning Little Traverse Bay. This wedding reception location can host up to 175 people with a beautiful outdoor veranda that can be tented for bar and dancing after dinner.

Wedding at Inn at Bay Harbor, Michigan

Bay Harbor

The Arlington Ballroom

The Arlington Ballroom is located in the downstairs area of the Inn. This hotel wedding reception venue can host up to 200 people in a traditional and elegant ballroom setting.

The Highlands at Harbor Springs

Located in Harbor Springs, Michigan, the The Highlands property is reminiscent of an English countryside estate, offering unique resort wedding reception locations to celebrate your love and share everlasting moments with friends and family. This hotel wedding reception location offers 3 beautiful venues for couples to choose from:

Wedding at Boyne Country Club

The Highlands

Country Club

The Country Club of Boyne overlooks the Ross Golf Course and the beautiful 18th fairway. Featuring floor to ceiling windows and a grand fireplace, this resort wedding reception venue is sure to set the mood for an elegant wedding. The outside veranda is available and is perfect for drinks and appetizers before dinner. The veranda also has several firepits to enjoy after the reception. This wedding reception place can host up to 400 people.

Wedding at Boyne Country Club

The Highlands

The Blue Green Room and Camelot Zoo

The Blue Green and Camelot Zoo rooms have very unique alpine architecture with sweeping arches and windows overlooking the Mountain. An outside terrace provides a space for drinks before and after dinner. These unique places to have a wedding reception can host up to 400 people each and both feature windows and outdoor terraces that overlook the Mountain.

Wedding at Boyne Country Club

The Highlands

The Tennis Court

The Highlands’s tennis court is a tentable large space at the base of the mountain that offers beautiful views up mountain and can accommodate up to 500 guests.

Boyne Mountain

Located in Boyne Falls, Michigan, Boyne Mountain offers a spectacular setting for couples to say I do. Featuring a variety of lodging options and wedding reception venues, plus a full-service spa and salon, you’re sure to fall in love with this resort. Check out all three of our places to host a wedding reception at Boyne Mountain:

Boyne Mountain

Beach House

This hotel wedding reception venue is a tentable outdoor space on the beach at Deer Lake with stunning views of the lake and the hills around Boyne Mountain. The space can accommodate up to 200 people.

Boyne Mountain

Vienna Ballroom

Located in the Main Lodge, this hotel wedding reception venue offers floor to ceiling windows views as timeless as your love, as well as an outdoor patio. The Vienna Ballroom can accommodate up to 150 guests.

Boyne Mountain

The Matterhorn

The Matterhorn has this beautiful alpine look that couples seeking a more rustic wedding reception venue will love. The space can accommodate up to 400 people.

Delectable Catering Options

Say goodbye to boring wedding food and say hello to extraordinary feasts catered by Boyne’s world class culinary team. Each of our resort wedding reception locations feature their own unique catering packages that are designed to fit any budget and include both buffet and plated options. We also offer a variety of add-ons that take your already extraordinary meal and transform it into a truly unforgettable experience. These add-ons include, but aren’t limited to: 

  • S’More Stations
  • Action Stations
  • Ice Luges
  • Hot chocolate Stations 

Most of the packages allow the couple to choose the appetizer, entree, and dessert with the option of adding a fourth course. Drink packages can either be hosted or cash bar and can be based on consumption or hourly rates per person. 

World-Class Accommodations

Stop worrying about how your guests will get home after your reception and treat them to a true resort experience. After celebrating your union, your guests can simply “take the elevator home” and enjoy any number of our exceptional accommodations including: 

  • Hotel Rooms
  • Suites
  • Cottages Rentals
  • Townhome Rentals
  • Cabin Rentals
  • Vacation Home Rentals

We do have to warn you however, you and your guests may never want to go home after staying a night at one of our resorts in Northern Michigan. 

A Wedding Like No Other

At Boyne’s resorts in Northern Michigan, wedding receptions aren’t just fun parties, they are an experience. Couples and their guests will be able to take full advantage of all our can’t miss resort amenities and activities before and after your wedding reception including: 

  • Pools
  • Spas
  • Skiing
  • Golfing
  • Ziplining
  • Mountain Biking
  • Romantic Horseback Rides
  • Scenic Chair Lifts Rides
  • Avalanche Bay Water Park (Boyne Mountain)
  • And So Much More

Ready to Plan an Unforgettable Celebration of Love?

Boyne Resorts provide the complete experience for couples, their families, and their friends. With 9 distinct places to have a wedding reception, first rate accommodations, and countless amenities and activities, there is no better place to celebrate your love than one of our resorts in Northern Michigan. Our event management team will be by your side the entire time to ensure your special day is one that you’ll cherish together forever! Request a quote and let’s get to work on your special day. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Our Michigan Wedding Reception Venues

  • Some of our places to have a wedding reception are more popular than others and require booking further in advance. We generally recommend choosing your wedding reception venue no later than 18 months out for the Inn at Bay Harbor, Beach House, EKP, and at least 12 months out for all other venues. 

  • Weddings include tables, chairs and linens, as well as votive candles. There are food and beverage packages that vary according to your budget and can include all food and beverage. Couples may choose to rent their own chairs and tables based on their theme, as well as use a decorator to make their wedding dreams come true. Our Event Managers will also provide couples with a list of our preferred vendors to make planning your wedding day that much more simpler. For outdoor areas, couples will be responsible for tenting (we will arrange with vendors), and providing restrooms facilities if none are located nearby.

  • Yes, all of our Northern Michigan hotel wedding reception locations are surrounded by beautiful local churches and venues that couples can choose for their ceremony and then come to us for their reception.

  • Unfortunately not. Boyne Resorts is the exclusive caterer for all of our venues with the exception of your wedding cake.

  • Yes, we offer 10% off accommodations if you have your wedding at Boyne Mountain or The Highlands. We also offer 5% off accommodations if you just need a room block at Boyne Mountain and The Highlands. No discount is currently available at the Inn at Bay Harbor, but couples will receive a complimentary suite for their wedding night if they host their wedding with us.

  • At all resorts except the Inn at Bay Harbor dogs will be allowed to participate in the festivities.