Wedding Venue Locations
Bay Pointe is an all-season, flexible wedding venue. With 8 different venue locations, we offer fresh, vibrant spring weddings, lavish summer ceremonies, twilight autumn weddings amidst a cascade of colorful falling leaves, and cozy indoor winter weddings where guests are warmed by a roaring fire. Each custom aspect of our venues have been designed to offer the indispensable elements for successful, effortless entertaining.
Ceremony and Reception Spaces
A unique outdoor waterfront setting for your dream ceremony along the shimmering shores of Gun Lake.
Guests: Up to 200 standard chairs included
Bay Pointe Woods
Opening June 2019 - Now Taking Wedding Reservations!
The day you’ll always remember, deserves a location you’ll never forget— Bay Pointe Woods. Towering trees line the drive as you approach the new Bay Pointe Woods, a unique equestrian style venue with modern design features; it is a hidden jewel surrounded by ten stylish cottages, water and fire features, and picturesque gardens. All of nature’s natural beauty is brought to life and embraced in a single venue at Bay Pointe Woods, excluding sophistication, exquisite cuisine, and exceptional service — making it an ideal wedding venue for your new beginning.
The Woods also has a secret up its sleeve — it not only serves as the dreamy locale of your reception, it can also serve as your ceremony location. With these unique options, Its no wonder that Bay Pointe Woods is the new premier West Michigan wedding venue destination!
Bay Pointe Woods Lawn
The show-stopping centerpiece of Bay Pointe Woods is the Lawn, professionally adorned with blooming botanicals and accented with towering hardwoods. A stunning setting for outdoor weddings, it is designed with a couple’s ceremony in mind. A magnificent walkway winds through a lush lawn to an outdoor arbor where you can exchange vows before your loved ones. The Lawn is a dreamy option for couples looking for a romantic, nature inspired outdoor ceremony.
Bay Pointe Woods Ballroom
Designed to host wedding receptions for as many as 300 guests, the Bay Pointe Woods Ballroom is a luxe setting with floor to ceiling windows for natural light. Upscale custom-designed décor, awe inspiring exposed beams, and a roaring fireplace create a romantic ambiance. A west facing, connecting patio and lawn overlook magnificent sunsets and can host everything from cocktails under the starts to photo booths, or a plush outdoor lounge for your big day.
Wedding Capacity: 300
Cocktail Capacity: 400
Wedding Capacity: 200
Cocktail Capacity: 300
Wedding Capacity: 80
Cocktail Capacity: 100
Ballroom Note: If guest count is 150+, guests MUST book the full Woods Ballroom. For events with fewer than 150 guests, the Woods Ballroom is split into smaller ballroom configurations, Laurel and Sycamore. In addition, only one wedding per day for 2019 at the Woods and the reservation must be for the Woods Ballroom or Laurel Ballroom on Fridays and Saturdays.
Steeped in history and lavished with innovative updates, this exquisite Gun Lake Estate boasts 125’ of all-sport lake frontage. Built in 1886 this 5,000 sq. ft. ageless-beauty is comfortably elegant, magnificently custom, and totally endearing. Event space for up to 100 guests, up to 90 guests seated banquet style on the lakefront patio, a lakefront ceremony site for up to 90 guests, up to 40 guests seated in the upper courtyard, or up to 150 guests for a cocktail style celebration in the entire house.
Wedding Setup: When hosting an event at the BoatHouse Villa, the ceremony, patio and courtyard setup for the day of your wedding is included in the rental fee. Setup includes an ice water display, unity table, use of the arbor, standard chairs for the ceremony, round tables, chairs, auxiliary tables, standard white linens, formal place settings and four tall cocktail tables for the reception.
BoatHouse Villa Lodging: When reserving your wedding at the BoatHouse Villa, Villa lodging will be packaged into your wedding event reservation. Off-season weekends includes 2 nights lodging, mid/high season weekends include 3 nights lodging and mid/high season mid-week includes 2 nights lodging. No more than 15 guests will be allowed to use the BoatHouse Villa as lodging space. Guests are required to notify Bay Pointe if additional guests will be visiting the BoatHouse Villa. Fire Code rules are strictly adhered to.
*For the BoatHouse Villa, mid/high season weekend dates require a 3+ hosted bar package. Low Season: January – Memorial Weekend, October – December. High Season: Memorial Weekend – September. Additional BoatHouse nights may be available please speak with your Sales Manager for details.
A unique waterfront setting for your dream wedding on the water with seating up to 200 guests and over 3,000 square feet of lawn space. The space features an outdoor gas fireplace, patio, gas torches, granite bar, ceiling mounted heaters, and optional clear sides to protect from inclement weather. Boat slips available for rental. Rental includes 14x16 dance floor, 4 tall cocktail tables, round tables, chairs and all auxiliary tables. All standard linen, dishware and barware also included.
*Saturday events in the Pavilion require a 100 adult minimum and 4+ hour hosted bar. Sunday-Friday events in the Pavilion require a 50 adult minimum Sundays that fall during the holiday weekend will have Saturday rental pricing.
Island View Patio
The Island View Patio is the ideal location for your morning or mid-afternoon wedding ceremony. Overlooking the shimmering shores of Gun Lake, it has a panoramic view of the water. This space is also a wonderful location for an outdoor bridal shower or rehearsal luncheon!
Capacity: Banquet 63 ppl | Cocktail 80 ppl
Fireside Banquet Room
The Fireside Banquet Room is a perfect indoor space for intimate weddings, bridal and baby showers, rehearsal dinners, and social functions, has seating capabilities for up to 72 guests and features a grand 12’ fireplace and adjacent lakefront patio. An iPod docking station, hand-held microphones, surround sound, a 144” drop down screen, ceiling mounted LCD-HD Projector, and complimentary Wi-Fi are also available.
Terrace Grille Restaurant
Bay Pointe Inn’s Terrace Grille Restaurant provides extraordinary casual dining with an inviting wine list, refreshing cocktail menu, and alfresco dining on the lakefront terrace. Private restaurant buy-outs are available.
*Private rental not available after 4pm between Memorial Day and Labor Day, and specific holidays. Group reservations during restaurant hours available up to 24 guests.
**At Bay Pointe, ceremony spaces are used in conjunction with reception bookings at the Woods, Pavilion, Fireside Banquet Room, Terrace Grille, or the BoatHouse Villa. Bay Pointe does not host wedding ceremonies only.
Minimums: Bay Pointe has food and beverage minimums for all venue rentals. Saturday rentals require a minimum 100 guests and 4 hour hosted bar.