Hosting Your Dream Wedding at The Garden Theater in Detroit

Adam Ewbank

Wedding Venues

When it comes to weddings, we all want our special day to be the best. That’s why the city of Detroit is known for hosting some of the most beautiful nuptials in the country. If you’re looking for a wedding venue that will make your wedding dreams come true, The Garden in Detroit should be at the top of your list.

 In fact, it even has the honor of being one of the most romantic places to get hitched in all of Michigan! Here’s everything you need to know about hosting your wedding at The Garden Theater:

Where Detroit Wedding Dreams Come True

The Garden is the perfect place to host your dream wedding. Located in Downtown Detroit, Michigan, and built in 1912, The Garden has been renovated from a historic theater with an amazing atmosphere to a fully functional and modern event space. In addition to our beautiful space, they offer many amenities that make hosting a wedding at The Garden easy and stress-free!

  • They have a fully stocked bar with a private bartender, so you don’t have to worry about the details of providing drinks for your guests.

  • Our large windows let natural light into the space while also giving everyone an amazing view of downtown Detroit below them.

  • With 250 seats available inside, there is plenty of room for all of your guests.

  • There are on-site accommodations available upon request.

  • A Late night party option is available.

  • Elopement packages

While all these amenities sound amazing, what else takes the Garden Theater to the next level?

History Comes to Life at the Garden Theater

The historic Garden Theater, built by C. Howard Crane originally opened in 1912., as one of the largest theaters built outside of downtown Detroit, hosting live music and productions. The theater was designed with a flare for design, with exposed brick walls, stunning woodworking, and intricate carvings. Since its revitalization, the space has been transformed into a modern masterpiece while preserving its rich history. 

Stunning lighting, the exposed brick walls, the outdoor terrace, and the integration of technology make this space truly a modern marvel and the perfect space for every wedding style.

The Garden in Detroit is located in the heart of Downtown Detroit, just steps away from Campus Martius Park and Greektown. The venue can be easily accessed by car or public transportation. If you’re planning on using your own vehicle, The Garden offers free valet parking for all guests during events. 

Its centralized location within the city makes this the perfect venue for hosting out-of-town guests as well as locals with nearby hotels, restaurants, and activities to do all in the same neighborhood.

Amenities Offered at The Garden

The Garden has a fully stocked bar with a private bartender who will prepare specialty cocktails for your guests. If you’d like to have one of our bartenders provide non-alcoholic beverages as well, they can do that too! They have a large selection of wines and beers available by the glass or bottle.

The Garden can host up to 250 guests. The large bar, dance floor, and stage area accommodate this number of people easily. The large kitchen also allows your caterer to serve your guest’s delicious food throughout the evening.

Some of the other numerous amenities offered at this space include:

  • A virtual streaming service for online weddings.

  • Edison String Lights

  • Polished concrete Flooring

  • Skylights

  • Vintage Lighting

  • Plasma TV Displays for Slideshows

  • State-of-the-art sound system

  • Mezzanine

  • Bridal Suite

  • Tables and chairs

The Garden Theater is a beautiful venue to host your dream wedding. The historic building offers plenty of natural light, a private bar and bartender, as well as an infinitely gorgeous art-deco backdrop for photos and videos.

It’s also conveniently located in Detroit’s downtown area, making it easy for guests. The venue has flexible seating arrangements, so you can choose how many tables will be set up throughout the theater as well as where they’re placed (within reason).

If you’re looking for an unconventional wedding venue in Detroit with great acoustics, The Garden Theater is a perfect choice. There are also plenty of nearby hotels to choose from, so your guests can have a comfortable stay in town!

Hotels near the Garden Theater in Detroit, Michigan

Looking for accommodations for your wedding guests? There are lots of great options for hotels in downtown Detroit, including Aloft Detroit at The David Whitney, Element Detroit at the Metropolitan, and Shinola Hotel.

Working with Ewbank Films to Capture Your Wedding Video at The Garden Theater

As professional filmmakers, we have had the pleasure of capturing wedding videos and love stories across Michigan. We have been filming weddings for years, so we know how to handle all the different situations that can come up on the big day. Our goal is not only to document your special day but also to create something memorable for years to come that reflects who you are as an individual and as a couple.

For more information on having Ewbank Films capture your wedding, please visit our website and fill out our contact form.