Are you recently engaged and looking for that perfect place to exchange your vows surrounded by your loved one?! If so, today’s blog is exactly what you need! We have gathered 6 Michigan venues for a summer wedding that will leave you speechless. And the best part?! With the summer months quickly approaching, this is the perfect time to tour these Michigan wedding venues to get a feel for the day, light, and wedding venue setup! 

As a Detroit wedding photographer, I have been lucky enough to document many incredible Michigan weddings. Each couple and venue bring something to every day and it is so fun to see it all come together. These venues remind me so much of those fun Michigan summer nights, they will be the perfect spot to celebrate your love and body with your family and friends. 

So, without further ado, here are 6 Michigan venues for a summer wedding: 

Cushing Field House 

If you are looking for those stunning backyard wedding vibes without the hassle, this beautiful Fenton, Michigan wedding venue is it! This impeccable venue is a gorgeous place to host the wedding of your dreams. Peter & Cushie, the owners of Cushing Field House, have done a remarkable job with their venue, leaving no detail overlooked. From its beautiful gardens, interior design, and getting-ready spaces to the indoor ceremony & reception space, this venue has it all. It is always a pleasure to photograph a wedding here, since I am confident my clients will be well taken care of and have such an exceptional experience! 

Couple celebrates wedding at Michigan Venues
Husband and wife smile together for Detroit Wedding Photographer
Stunning wedding reception decor at wedding venue for Kayla Bouren Photography
Gorgeous wedding decor at Michigan Venues

Hotel Walloon 

This popular Michigan wedding venue is located on Walloon Lake and provides a, “vintage vibe in this upmarket boutique hotel”. They offer beautiful grounds for an outdoor ceremony, indoor ceremony, and a private indoor venue for a reception (The Talcott and Hotel Walloon). This location makes you feel like you are at a resort in Northern MI. While this little town on the lake is quaint, the experience will be the opposite – grand, luxe, and beautiful. 

Husband and wife enjoy one another for Kayla Bouren Photography
Family and friends celebrate couple for Detroit Wedding Photographer
Stunning decor for Michigan Venues

Bayview Weddings at Gallagher Farms 

Overlooking Grand Traverse Bay in Traverse City, MI, this venue is the definition of Northern MI summers. This venue is gorgeous! They offer a stunning private ceremony location overlooking the bay and beautiful grassy fields with ample room for a tent reception. This location is quintessentially Traverse City, with its cherry orchards lining the drive as you arrive at your venue. 

Family and friends celebrate bride and groom for Kayla Bouren Photography
Stunning wedding reception decor for Detroit Wedding Photographer
Gorgeous reception decor at  Michigan Venues

Bay Pointe Inn 

Located in the quaint town of Shelbyville on Gun Lake, this charming hotel offers the perfect place to get married, offering both indoor ceremony and reception locations as well as outdoor ceremony and reception locations. This spot is perfect for a Michigan summer wedding that your loved ones will remember forever! Their gardens are perfectly maintained and between the backdrop of the hotel, the docks, and the gardens – you couldn’t ask for more beautiful backdrops!! 

Family and friends celebrate couple for Kayla Bouren Photography
Happy couple enjoy their wedding day for Detroit Wedding Photographer
Husband and wife love on another at stunning Michigan Venues
Sunset at stunning Michigan wedding venue for Kayla Bouren Photography

The Oakley

Located in Fenton, MI this handcrafted venue is another location that gives you that luxury backyard wedding without the stress. This venue sits on acres of land and includes a beautiful greenhouse and patio for ceremonies, an outdoor patio for cocktail hour as well as an indoor space perfect for the reception. This venue has all the amenities you could think of and provides your guests with a perfect, relaxing evening. 

Husband and wife share smiles for Kayla Bouren Photography
Couple share first kiss with gorgeous decor at Michigan Venues
Stunning wedding reception decorations for Detroit Wedding Photographer
Beautiful table settings at Michigan wedding venue for Kayla Bouren Photography


This stunning wedding venue reminds me of summers on the lake in Michigan. This timeless location offers both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception spaces. This allows guests to get a feel for what it is truly like to spend summers in beautiful Michigan. With their huge property, there are plenty of locations to choose from for couples’ portraits. 

Husband and wife surrounded by family and friends for Detroit Wedding Photographer
Couple celebrate with loved ones at beautiful Michigan Venues
Husband and wife smile together for Kayla Bouren Photography
Stunning reception decor for Detroit Wedding Photographer
Family and friends dance the night away at Michigan Venues

Looking for the Perfect Michigan Wedding Venue For Your Summer Wedding?

So if you’re looking for that perfect Michigan wedding venue for a summer wedding, be sure to check these venues out! They have so many incredible things to offer and you will be so well taken care of. I have been lucky enough to document so many stunning couples and these beautiful wedding venues!

  1. Sarah T says:

    Absolutely gorgeous pictures. Love how you captured each one individually. You are an amazing photographer!

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