Bride and groom standing in the doorway of a vintage venue in Detroit.

Whether you’re having an intimate wedding with 30 people on the guest list or a celebration that involves 300 of your family and friends, planning the big day takes time and thought, as well as a number of vendors covering everything from the venue to the last dance. And because we want your planning adventure to go as smoothly as possible, we’ve pulled together a list of some of our favorite Detroit wedding vendors to help your get started.

Detroit Wedding Venues

One of the biggest parts of your wedding day, the venue is also one of the first decisions you’ll have to make. From barns to modern ballrooms, Detroit venues cover a wide range of themes, styles, and sizes. For vintage weddings, we like The Whitney, a historic restaurant and event space, while The Madison is perfect for modern affairs. Just out of town, Waldenwoods, a banquet and conference center, is perfect for romantic outdoor celebrations – the ceremony site faces the property’s spring-fed private lake.

Detroit Wedding Photographers

Julie Pepin from Julie Pepin Photography is a Los Angeles, Detroit, and destination wedding photographer with style that combines fine art photography and photojournalism to carefully document your wedding day. Through her work she aims to give her clients their favorite memories in the form of photographs. Another Detroit studio that emphasizes the importance of photographs as memories, Moxie Photography works to capture the important moments of your wedding day and preserve them for you to cherish forever.

Detroit Wedding Cakes

Although there are certainly more important decisions out there to make for your wedding, we’ve always had a soft spot for the dessert table. Cake, cupcakes, pie, you name it and we’ll quite happily watch you cut it (and then help eat it, of course). The Cakery at Jefferson Market is known for delicious wedding cakes that beautifully reflect your theme and personality, while Pink Elephant Cupcakes is a Detroit bakery specializing in one of our favorite alternatives to cake: cupcakes.

P.S. Don’t forget to use the best planning tools around – our wedding websites are perfect for communicating with your guests and sharing the details of your wedding day and registry.

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