South Haven's romantic beaches and luxurious lodging drive its reputation as an ideal wedding destination in Michigan. Couples from far and wide choose the area for their nuptials and receptions. Interested in getting married on one of South Haven's beautiful beaches? Visit the City of South Haven website for information. Many wonderful resources are available to assist you in your wedding planning. Companies like The Organized Partner and Celtic Weddings provide everything for marriage celebrations and help clients meet individual expectations. Professional photographers and West Michigan’s wedding venues join their talents to create exquisite wedding ceremonies and receptions. South Haven features beautiful outdoor venues including farms, golf courses, gardens and indoor venues like bed and breakfasts and event centers. Only a few hours’ drive from major Midwestern metropolitan areas and central within the United States, South Haven is convenient for those coming from both coasts. More than 1,000 rooms, plus ample West Michigan wedding venues, accommodate large celebrations. Whether it's formal or informal, large or small, skilled and knowledgeable teams will partner with you in planning a successful event. Begin planning your West Michigan wedding with the help of our South Haven wedding resources.
Arvesta Sports Complex
06464 Arvesta Drive - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-6464
Located just 4 miles from downtown South Haven, Lake Arvesta has amazing water attractions including two wibbit inflatable aqua parks and a full-size cable park - giving guests the opportunity to learn how to wakeboard, water ski, and kneeboard. Also features indoor and outdoor pickleball courts. Lake Arvesta Farms offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces that can host private events for up to 300 people. Scenic views and serene surroundings paired with outdoor adventure make Lake Arvesta Farms a unique venue for weddings, social events, corporate outings or events, conferences, trade shows, or other large group events.
Baymont Inn & Suites
1555 Phoenix Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 639-9900
Baymont Inn & Suites offers Free WiFi, Business Center, Full Service Conference Center with Catering provided by Brann’s Catering, Meeting Room with a capacity of up to 50 people. Our Conference Center is perfect for Wedding receptions, Family/Class reunions, Birthday Parties, Business meetings or any other large events of up to 300 people.
Beeches Golf Club
09601 68th Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-2600
Championship 18-hole public golf course. Full pro shop and large practice facility available for tournaments and outings. Grill and bar with indoor/outdoor seating. Located 2 miles east of South Haven on Phoenix Road then 1.5 miles south on 68th Street. Please call for tee times.
Big Red Barn South Haven LLC
69355 Baseline Road - South Haven
Phone: (734) 320-6086
Eat, Drink, or Be Married at the Big Red Barn! Welcome to the Big Red Barn event venue just minutes from the shores of Lake Michigan in beautiful South Haven. Escape to the countryside to celebrate. This beautiful modern barn has an industrial feel with a mixture of vintage and contemporary flair seats from 50 to 200 guests.
Black River Barn
07737 73rd Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 888-3256
Experience the wedding of your dreams with Black River Barn! This elegant yet rustic barn-style venue combines the best of both worlds with premium amenities that include bridal/groom suites, kitchen, heating/cooling, and a main hall with 5400 spacious square feet. BRB is located on 13 manicured acres with exterior spaces including a covered patio, an outdoor patio with fire pits and an outdoor ceremony space.
Black Sheep Shelter
342 62nd Street - South Haven
Phone: (617) 335-0798
May-October rentals. Call, text, email anytime for a tour!
Modern rustic wedding and event venue set amidst fields, forest, farm, and flower gardens.
Carriage House at the Harbor
118 Woodman - South Haven
Phone: (269) 639-2161
A unique location, personalized service, comfortable surroundings, superb food, romantic intimacy. Whether you're eloping or envision a larger gathering of friends & family, we have the perfect spot. Perhaps the beach at sunset, our porches with a backdrop of the enchanting harbor, the cozy library, beside the fireplace. The Carriage was chosen one of the "Top Ten Most Romantic" inns in the country.
Casco United Methodist Church
880 66th Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 227-3328
Casco United Methodist Church is "The Heart of the Casco Community." Child care provided; plenty of parking; easily accessible. We are a rural church, rooted in family and tradition, celebrating worship with an inspirational blend of the traditional and contemporary. We reach out in love to the community and world, calling all to deepen their faith. Visit our website to view our monthly newsletter.
790 53rd Street - Pullman
Phone: (269) 236-6119
"Channing" offers a casual or elegant intimate setting for your special day. From massive wood beams and vaulted ceilings, to the majestic stone fireplaces in both the cocktail area and dining hall, to the spacious back deck with stunning views of the sprawling yard and peaceful 100-acre lake. An old stone fireplace lakeside provides a lovely spot for an outdoor ceremony.
7143 107th Avenue - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-2229
Innovative Wines - Wine Tasting - Tours - Private Events. Visit our artfully crafted and inviting tasting room located a 1/2 mile from the shores of Lake Michigan to experience our innovative wines in an intimate setting. Starting with a drive through the vineyard and end with your expectations being met with excellent wines, great service and beautiful views. Both indoor and outdoor service available. Open 7 days a week, 12 PM to 5 PM.
Cookies On Call!
406 Phoenix Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 857-3065
Fresh baked cookies, celebration cakes, cake bombs and biscotti. You can also come in for a coffee, cappuccino, or hot chocolate! Our cookies are made from scratch using only premium ingredients: 100% fresh creamy butter, pure extracts and special spices, surrounded by hand-cut chunks of the most excellent combination of dark and semi-sweet chocolate to create a truly regal cookie.
Couples Massages - Masters Chiropractic and Rehabilitation
1675 Phoenix Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 639-2545
Partners will be in the same room, with two masseuses. Every massage can be customized to a variety of techniques including but not limited to Deep Tissue, Swedish Massage, Passive Stretch Massage, Cryotherapy (heat and cold), Aromatherapy, Stone Massage, Thalassotherapy (use of ocean and marine products), Cold Stone Massage for Migraine Headaches, Thai Massage.
Emmanuel Community Church
322 Elkenburg Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-4789
We exist to communicate the compassion of Jesus Christ. 1) Evangelism, 2) Discipleship, 3) Ministry, 4) Worship, 5) Fellowship, Tuesdays-Thursdays 3-5pm call for an appointment.
First Assembly of God
727 South Bailey Avenue - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-1286
Blue Star Highway to 6th Ave. Go west 2 blocks to Bailey turn left on Bailey to the end of the street.
First Baptist Church of South Haven
1635 76th Street - South Haven
Phone: (269) 637-1291
First Baptist Church invites you to join us on Sunday mornings as we gather together and celebrate our awesome God! We offer two worship services at 9:30 am and at 11:00 am. A Children's Worship service is also held for children ages 5 years - 5th grade at 11:00 am. A nursery is available during both services. We also have weekly meetings for middle and high school students as well as a variety of adult small groups.
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