After a yr of wedding postponements and cancellations, virtually totally attributable to COVID-19, the wedding season is again! {Couples} who received engaged in 2019 are once more in search of a spot to tie the knot, whereas some newer {couples} who discovered love through the quarantine are doing the identical.

The Wedding Chapel on Bridge Road is situated at 200 North Bridge Road in Grand Ledge. It was in-built 1903 and has old style options like stained glass home windows, organ pipes, and conventional woodwork. There are additionally newer options like a bridal suite, sound system, and grooms lounge.

The band has seen vital enterprise progress this yr.

“It is nice and inspiring to see the entire weddings deliberate,” mentioned proprietor Chris Holmes. “We’ve got wedding dates deliberate for 2022 and even 2023!”

The Bridge Road Wedding Chapel accepts appointments as much as a yr upfront, however it additionally works for last-minute weddings.

“We even have offers for smaller weddings which may simply be the bride, groom and some friends,” mentioned Holmes.

Bigger venues just like the Grand Ledge Opera Home at 121 South Bridge Road in Grand Ledge are additionally in the course of a busy season.

“We’ve got a really busy autumn and we’re even heading into 2022,” mentioned proprietor Nancy Harvey.

The Grand Ledge Opera Home has two areas for wedding receptions and ceremonies: the “Grand Corridor” is a big ballroom on two ranges, embellished with chandeliers and seating 240 with a view of the gardens alongside the Grand River; The “terrace” leads you and your friends immediately into the backyard with 140 seats on the terrace, pavilions and entry to extra area inside.

Many {couples} might have postponed their wedding plans through the pandemic, however others merely determined they did not want a giant venue to stamp their love – Harvey seen this final yr, too.

“I believe the pandemic endlessly modified the best way individuals view weddings,” mentioned Harvey. “I believe some individuals have realized that they do not essentially must have conventional weddings.”

Irrespective of the place or the way you need to get married, Higher Lansing has many choices.

Listed here are some well-liked wedding places within the better Lansing space – each indoors and outdoor – for glad {couples}.

Wedding Chapel on Bridge Road

200 North Bridge Road, Grand Ledge

Have a good time a extra conventional church wedding right here! An previous fashion church with a brand new renovation to make your wedding day particular.

Bridge Road Wedding Chapel is accessible by appointment solely. Name (517) 627-4761 to ebook a tour. Go to to see photographs and extra of the chapel.

The Grand Ledge Opera Home

121 South Bridge Road, Grand Ledge

This historic constructing in downtown Grand Ledge affords sufficient area for a sublime wedding, indoor or out of doors!

Go to to study extra concerning the Opera Home’s options and name (517) 627-1443 for dates and costs.

Michigan Princess riverboats

3205 West Principal Road, Lansing

With two lovely boats in Higher Lansing, these boat excursions alongside the Grand River make a implausible venue for ceremonies and receptions. Take pleasure in a river backdrop and have a pleasing combine of outside and indoor celebrations. The boat affords numerous facilities to make the evening as particular and comfy as attainable. To ebook an appointment, schedule a tour, or see pricing, go to or name (517) 627-2154.

Michigan Wildlife Conservancy

6380 Drumheller Highway, Bathtub

The Michigan Wildlife Conservancy is ideal for out of doors weddings. Maintain a sublime ceremony in opposition to the backdrop of the wilderness and select between an out of doors reception space with a glass roof or an indoor space with area for as much as 400 individuals. There are a number of venue pricing packages so you may customise your expertise. To study extra about pricing or to schedule a go to, name (517) 488-2720 or electronic mail [email protected] Go to for photographs of the venues and all facilities.

Peacock Highway Household Farm

11854 Pfauenstrasse, Laingsburg

Host a rustic fashion wedding at Peacock Highway Household Farm. For smaller ceremonies there may be the Vermillion Creek Wedding Chapel, a small space with a picket altar and forest backdrop. For bigger ceremonies there may be the amphitheater, a big spherical garden with a bigger flower-decorated altar with area for over 250 individuals. After the wedding, the Peacock Highway Household Farm additionally has a log cabin, a well-liked setting for photograph shoots, and an occasion barn excellent for a reception. The dates for the autumn season are assigned rapidly. Name (517) 651-9193 to ebook a tour or go to to seek out out extra.

Did we miss one thing?

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Jordan Nelson is a information assistant with the Lansing State Journal. Contact him at [email protected] or 517.377.1029. Observe him on Twitter @ JordanNelson620.


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