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Top Wedding Reception venues in Grand Rapids, MI

Lobby Area w/ Bar for Photoshoots in Grand Rapids
  • $80/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Grand Rapids, MI
The Broadway Avenue Wedding and Event Venue
  • $532/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Grand Rapids, MI
Intimate Board Room in Grand Rapids
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Grand Rapids, MI
Virtual Reality Arcade Event Space
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Grand Rapids, MI
VR Arcade Party Room
  • $115/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Grand Rapids, MI
Pre-Function Area for Photoshoots in Grand Rapids
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a day
  • Grand Rapids, MI

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Frequently Asked Questions about Wedding Reception venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Grand Rapids?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Grand Rapids on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Grand Rapids?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Grand Rapids at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Wedding Reception venues are available in Grand Rapids?
Right now, there are 6 Wedding Reception venues available in Grand Rapids.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Grand Rapids bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Grand Rapids guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Grand Rapids locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Grand Rapids?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Grand Rapids. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Grand Rapids booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Grand Rapids?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Grand Rapids is $183 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Grand Rapids?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Select service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Wedding Reception venues in Grand Rapids, MI?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $75 to $532.
Which Wedding Reception venues are most popular in Grand Rapids, MI in 2024?
How do I book a Grand Rapids location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Grand Rapids reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is the second-largest city in Michigan with many titles to boast, some of which include “Furniture City”, “River City” and “Beer City” as dubbed by USA Today. While those titles hold true with Grand Rapids being one of the cities in which massive furniture companies call their home, the Grand River being the source of the city’s name, and the city boasting a great collection of local craft beer, there is so much more Grand Rapids has to offer.

The city can only be described as a small city with a big city vibe. Activities and amenities are available all around without the hassle and noise that comes with a big city. Travel to the many museums and immerse yourself in the rich history and vibrant art or take a walk along the trails and observe the breathtaking scenery.

Searching for locations to host a wedding reception can be quite challenging but with Grand Rapids, most don't have to look far. Grand Rapids wedding reception venues can range from having the event under the stars to making wonderful use of a rustic building.

Wedding Reception Options in Grand Rapids

Wedding receptions are often the highlight of any wedding. Grand Rapids wedding reception venues differ but more importantly, they offer a variety of options that can make the event a success.

  • Catering
    Food is a statement. Look around and you will find various Grand Rapids caterers offering packages and custom menus that will have the guests talking about it for years to come.

  • Photography
    Eternalize the joy and laughter on your big day. Choose to keep the memories in an album full of pictures taken by a professional photographer, in a video documenting the entire event or take the option of both. Grand Rapids is sure to have a professional photographer and/or videographer right for the job.

  • Entertainment
    Keep the spirit of the wedding alive and make sure you’ll never have a dull moment. Grand Rapids has a selection of DJs to keep guests on the dance floor. If you choose to have a unique twist to the event, various live bands are available for hire, catering to the genres that suit you.

  • Decorations
    Flowers, lights, the right color of linens and other decor, a wedding has to have the right atmosphere. Many professionals in Grand Rapids are more than willing to offer their services to help create an event that will remain unforgettable and magical for both the couple and their guests.

  • Rentals
    No need to haul everything to the venue in a trailer. Anything you need, from tablecloths straight down to the chairs and barware, Grand Rapids has you covered with their rental services.

Wedding Reception Companies in Grand Rapids

Wedding reception venues in Grand Rapids are available for any preference. As far as rentals and event planners go, Grand Rapids is sure to provide many choices.

  • Complete Weddings + Events
    Undergoing all the planning for a wedding reception alone can be taxing on the human mind and body. Complete Weddings + Events offer to take that weight off your shoulders with a team of professionals who will guide you and plan the perfect reception right down to the smallest details.

  • Alpine Events - The Rental Company
    Alpine Events is a rental company specializing in giving you what you need for the reception, be it audio equipment, tents, heaters, lighting and more. In addition, they have a reliable and professional team to help with the setup.

  • Dreamscape Desserts
    What is a wedding with no cake? Dreamscape Desserts have been making high-quality cakes for weddings and just about any occasion in Grand Rapids since 2013.

Pros and Cons of Wedding Receptions in Grand Rapids

It’s only natural to want perfection when planning an event as big as a wedding reception. To do that, looking at the pros and cons of having a wedding reception venue in Grand Rapids can truly help you make your decision.


  • Affordable
    Grand Rapids being a moderately sized city only means that things are affordable and still have the luxuries a big city offers.

  • Traffic
    No one likes to be late. In Grand Rapids, even during rush hour, the traffic is sparse. It's a guarantee that you will reach your destination in time.

  • Breathtaking nature
    The scenery. The green of the trees in summer and spring along with the blue of the river make for a pretty backdrop for many outdoor wedding reception venues in Grand Rapids.

  • Things to do
    Grand Rapids is diverse in the way that you would never run out of things to do. Whether your venue choice is outdoor or indoor, there will always be an activity to keep things fun.

  • Summer is lovely
    Summer in Grand Rapids creates the perfect weather to host a summer wedding reception. A general temperature one can expect would be 75F° accompanied by a soft breeze.


  • Crime rates
    Grand Rapids can be considered as the second most dangerous city in the Michigan area. However, while it is better to be careful, Grand Rapids is still fairly safe compared to other cities.

  • Weather
    Weather in Grand Rapids can be quite unpredictable. Rain or shine a wedding goes on, but be sure to plan for rain and cool temperatures.

  • Winter
    Grand Rapids is known to have rough winters. For wedding receptions held in winter, there are plenty of indoor wedding reception venues in Grand Rapids that offer protection and warmth from the cold winds outside.

Famous Locations in Grand Rapids

  • Fredereick Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park
    Both permanent and temporary displays draw the public to one of the best art centers in North America. Exhibitions, different types of gardens with their own flora be it local or international, as well as kid-friendly spaces make this place a must-see.

  • Downtown Market Grand Rapids
    To fully complete the Grand Rapids experience, it’s important that you visit the heart of the city: the Downtown Market Grand Rapids. It is an absolute paradise for food lovers! Order take-out or try one of the eateries. Experience artisan cuisine and maybe even take a class.

  • Grand Rapids Public Museum
    Visit the Grand Rapids Public Museum and see its rich offerings. Culture, history and science collections are all wrapped up into one incredible package. This museum may take a few visits to see all there is. Plan to learn and be amazed.