Weddings Along the Shores of Lake Michigan

Beach Wedding
The West Michigan area is the perfect setting for your dream wedding. If you're looking for help in planning your destination wedding in West Michigan, check out the new local website called Lakeshore Wedding Guide. This website features local businesses who are ready to provide services for your West Michigan wedding.

Lakeshore Wedding Guide makes wedding and special event planning easier--one location where you can find all the information you need to create the best experience on your big day!

Pristine beaches and vibrant sunsets, a variety of lighthouses, scenic State Parks, and our very own S.S. Badger Carferry are many great reasons to choose a West Michigan destination for your wedding! Using the beauty that nature provides just enhances the moment. Spring, summer, fall or winter--celebrate the start of your life together in West Michigan.

Plan Your Date & Location

Your special day is a once in a lifetime event that needs to feel just right! Start by planning the location of your wedding using the information found on Lakeshore Wedding Guide's venue page. Whether you are hoping for an outdoor wedding at one of the beautiful beaches or parks along the lakeshore, or the perfect indoor venue, Lakeshore Wedding Guide will help.

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For The Bride & Groom...

For that dream wedding dress, check out West Michigan Bridal Shops for the best customer service you could ask for, as well as jewelers for the perfect wedding bling! Don't leave photography to chance...hire a professional photographer to announce your engagement and then capture all the special moments of your wedding day.

The Ceremony & Reception

For the ceremony, you'll need a wedding officiant, and afterwards, reserve a transportation service or a limo to sweep you away! Flowers really add color and elegance to your ceremony and reception. Talk with an area florist on what type of floral arrangement and bouquets will work best. And don't forget the music! Whether it's a live band or a disc jockey, talented local musicians will liven up your reception with the latest hits or golden oldies.

Food & Drink

Food is always important for both the rehearsal dinner and reception. Trust local restaurants and caterers to provide a memorable meal. From a four-course dinner to a casual barbeque, it's all available here along the lakeshore. Do you have a special cake in mind? There are some very creative bakers in the West Michigan area who can whip up a delicious confection that looks as good as it tastes. Hire an experienced bartender to take care of the drinks, or visit a local party store and stock up on champagne, beer, and wine.


Destination weddings mean out-of-town guests. Here along the lakeshore we have a variety of lodging facilities that will make everyone feel at home. Choose a cozy motel, a romantic bed and breakfast, or a lakeside cottage. Larger hotels are also available and provide all the amenities you'll need.

Be sure to read some of the interesting stories in Lakeshore Wedding Guide. It provides useful information, especially when it comes to various venues. You may choose a traditional church, but here you can also read about beach weddings and barns that are available for wedding ceremonies.

As soon as that ring is on your finger, start planning your beautiful destination wedding by visiting

Last Updated: 12-17-2019 04:05 PM ID: 700