Weddings / Facility Rental
Have your wedding at an historic site that offers a unique and beautiful setting, specifically suited to celebrate your wedding day. The Island offers romantic gardens and an elegant pavilion. Whether you want to provide a feeling of days past, or celebrate your marriage in a truly enchanting garden, our staff is prepared to meet your every need and attend to every detail, helping you create memories for a lifetime.
Couples may use the Wedding Gazebo and Celebration Pavilion to create the event of your dreams. So, allow your imagination to wander, the possibilities are endless. The timeless history and unmatched beauty of Windmill Island Gardens are reserved exclusively for you!
Your dreams and personal style dictate the final masterpiece....your wedding day. Our natural photo backdrop consists of gorgeous lush gardens, lakes and canals, and historical landmarks. You will enjoy endless beauty to help capture the very essence of your magical day. Our venue offers more than your imagination can even conceive and is a photographer's dream come true.
We wish to make this special time for you and your families enjoyable and memorable.
Wedding Package Includes:
- White Wedding Pavilion with Draped Fabric Lining
- Beautiful Outdoor Setting
- Manicured Floral Gardens
- Gorgeous Wedding Gazebo for Ceremony
- On-Site Bride & Groom's Rooms
- Complimentary Entrance to Windmill Island Gardens for Guests
- Complimentary Parking for Guests
- White Wedding Chairs for Ceremony
- White Wedding Chairs for Reception
- Round Tables for Seating up to 8 Guests
- Inclusive Set Up and Take Down
- Ceiling Fans for Excellent Comfort Control
- One-hour rehearsal for those having their ceremony at the Island
- On-Site Facility Attendant for Rehearsal, Ceremony, & Reception
Saturdays -$3,100 with a $100 cash/check discount
Sunday - Friday - $2,800 with a $100 cash / check discount
Saturdays - $3,300 with a $100 cash/check discount
Sunday - Friday - $2,900 with a $100 cash/check discount
Up to 250 guests
Wedding Season: Mid-May through September
We have an approved list of caterers to choose from for your wedding.
At Windmill Island Gardens, beer and wine is allowed to be served. However, it has to be served by one of our approved beverage providers.
Slideshows and Links:
In addition to the wedding slideshow available on this website, you may wish to view slideshows from additional weddings. We also have a nice profile on The Knot and The Wedding Channel websites. Please see below for links.
Tours of our venue are available at 10:00 a.m. on Saturdays. With a tour reservation only, you will be allowed onto the Island and will be able to take a walk through of the Celebration Pavilion, the Wedding Gazebo, and view the surrounding gardens and grounds, weather and season dependent. At that time, we will be happy to address any additional questions or concerns you may have. This visit generally takes about an hour. To make a reservation, please call (616) 355-1036. You may leave a message if needed. You are also welcome to email the Event Specialist at firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to helping you create your Wedding at Windmill Island Gardens. Best wishes!
Margaret Tamminga - Event Specialist
Windmill Island Gardens