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LIVE MUSIC

Pianist
MAC HULMARK  Mr. Hultmark performs with a style and grace that lights up your special event. He plays many types of music that range from Mozart to the Beetles and is also a composer. He frequently plays at Henderson Castle and the Radisson Plaza.
 

 
Classical/Chamber Music
Classical Touch Trio The Classic Touch Trio has been performing elegant classical music for weddings, receptions and corporate events in southwestern Michigan since 1982.
 
Harpists

DEVON & JEFF HAUPT Devon and Jeff are professional harpists based in South Bend, Indiana. They are available individually or as a duet. (They will travel up to 500 miles.)

LORRAINE ALBERTS Lorraine Alberts is a Chicago native and has been playing the harp professionally since 1982. She resides in Kalamazoo and her first CD, "Romantic Wedding Music on the Harp", was released in 2000.
 
JULIE MOWERY Julie has been performing for over 20 years throughout Michigan & Indiana.



Bagpipes

Dave Stuart O'Neil is a solo piper of extensive experience and repertoire, he has performed in every conceivable venue as varied as weddings and funerals to live stage performances with rock bands to Celtic festivals around the state of Michigan. Pipers have been performing at weddings for centuries. As well as performing rousing music, the piper is a magnificent visual spectacle for any event.




Elopement Packages and small ceremonies



DeLano Mansion Inn  This charming B & B is Located in Allegan, Michigan that has been voted the 4th Coolest Small Towns 2015 at CNN. Marcia, the Inn Keeper and her husband, Kent, are a down to Earth couple and a delight to work with!
 
Check out their ‘I Do for Two’ Elopement Packages (with the option of guest add ons)  or Inn-timate Wedding affair for up to 22. Also inquire about larger groups.

Package includes: Six beautiful rooms to choose from including the Fireplace and Whirlpool suite.  Dinner voucher, photography session, bubbly, cake, truffles, chocolates, flowers, customized ceremony from one of our Earthbound Wedding Officiants, witnesses if needed, and Breakfast by candle light for two.This wedding ceremony may be in the back parlor or in the gazebo, weather permitting.

Unique Ceremony & Reception sites Kalamazoo, MI


SKYDECK  Enjoy a beautiful ceremony site on a roof top of downtown Kalamazoo! It's so important to find a venue that is insanely gorgeous and you don't have to coordinate all of the details like chairs, decorations, tent and electricity.  So we thought it would be fun to remind everyone how fabulous our little corner of downtown is.  We can even take care of the decor. Check out their reception site, LOFT 310,that is on the lower level, below. Located above Monaco Bay and Loft 310.


LOFT 310Host your wedding at our conveniently located modern facility in downtown Kalamazoo’s popular Entertainment District. From wedding ceremonies to fantastic receptions, our experienced planners will help ensure your special day is a once-in-a-lifetime memorable event for you and all of your guests.We can accommodate up to 250 guests for seated.  events. They also have the Sky Deck (above) available for the warmer months if you would like an outdoor ceremony on the roof top.

HENDERSON CASTLE  Inn was built in 1895. They can host parties inside or in the garden. Best for guests of 65 or less. They can also host intimate ceremonies, rehearsal dinners. Great place for your guests to stay as well.




Unique Wedding locations in Southwest Michigan
 
BLUE DRESS BARN The Blue Dress Farm features the historic "House of David Dairy Barn." The  barn and grounds are uniquely restored and renovated. It seats up to 280 under a vast open timber roof with a dance floor and stage lit by elegant wrought iron chandeliers. Charming area to get married outside as well. Located in Millburg, MI (just 15 min. from Benton Harbor & St. Joseph area) Available May til October. 
 




MILLCREEK BARN Created with a bride and groom in mind who love the simple things in life. Millcreek was once a working farm and nursery. Millcreek Barns is located in Watervliet, MI (midway between Chicago & Detroit), in Southwest Michigan's Orchard Country. It seats 250 guests with an option of a tent to hold more. An elevated Ceremony site adjacent to the barn is also available for rent as well. Available from May til October.
 





Sundance Studios  is about everything vintage with a rustic modern flair.The bridal party can prep and relax in the  French-inspired bridal cottage and Groom's garage/  An Old English garden makes a beautiful space for a ceremony. Seating up to 175. Located in Benton Harbor.


A centennial 1867 hay barn offers a unique setting for your small or large wedding. (seating up to 500) Rental includes hay barn, tack room, grainery, Amish wagon and wooden wagon for decoration, sleigh and wagons for buffet service.  A centennial farm house, built in 1869 is also available for rent. 
 
  
SCOTTS MILLoffers a special wedding package. The historic mill, waterwheel and natural landscape make a lovely backdrop for a wedding. The package includes a picturesque wedding site next to the historic mill, electricity as needed, and the Gregersen Shelter. Located in Scotts, MI (about 20 min from Portage & Kalamazoo)
 
SOUTHERN EXPOSURE HERB FARM Their magnificent gardens offer the perfect site for an English Garden Wedding, where the bridal party will be surrounded by lush grapevine arbors, colorful flowers and foliage and relaxing water features. They also have a beautifully decorated white wedding canopy to hold your special ceremony should the need arise.
 

The Great Hall - which will seat up to 240 or the Small Hall which seats 75.Horse & carriage ride, barn and outdoor chapel available as well. Augusta, MI (near Richland, about 20 min. from Kalamazoo)

Reception/ Wedding Ceremony Halls (in or near the Kalamazoo area)

Niko's is a full service banquet facility located on the banks of the Kalamazoo river, just minutes from downtown Kalamazoo. Ceremony can be preformed indoors with the river view in the background. 
 
FOUNTAINS  Nice banquet hall that can handle small & large weddings. Located in Parchment.
 
CITYSCAPE Guests have the option of selecting dishes from an established menu, or work with a professional staff to develop a menu of their choice. The Cityscape Event Center is accessible from the Kalamazoo Mall and through Farmer’s Alley. (Above Union Cabaret & Grille)
 
FETZER CENTERThe Fetzer Center at Western Michigan University features a beautiful garden patio perfect for an intimate wedding ceremony and cocktails, with seating capacity for up to 100 guests. From there, you can access the newly renovated banquet hall, which can hold 200 people.
 
 
Chapel rental Kalamazoo, MI  (indoor)
KANELY CHAPEL Located at Western Michigan University's Campus
 
STETSON CHAPEL (269) 337-7362  Nice size chapel available for wedding ceremony rental. Located at Kalamazoo College. 200 
                            Academy Street Kalamazoo, MI 49006

 
Chapel rental Augusta, MI (outdoor) 
The Sherman Lake Upjohn-Mason Chapel is situated on a scenic point that is surrounded on 3 sides by Sherman Lake. The Chapel has a seating capacity of approximately 240 and is encircled by trees. Located in Augusta, MI (near Richland. about 20 min from Kalamazoo) Also available on Sherman Lake: Horse & carriage ride and Kellog Hall, barn or lodge for your reception.

 
DJ's
 
 
POWER MIX DJ  Their talent and experience really keeps a party going!
 
PRO DJ'S  Professional and fun! Located in Battle Creek, MI.

WISER PRODUCTIONS  Located in Portage, MI

FUNTASTIC SOUNDS
High tech sound system, outstanding light system, very extensive music list. Serving Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Holland and SW Michigan.

MAGNUM DJ SERVICE. Mark Graham has state of the art sound and lighting. Karaoke available as well. 19 years experience. Email
 
Massage

Book a massage for you or you & your wedding partner, mother/daughter, bride/bridesmaids etc. www.Naturesdance.us (3 beautiful massage rooms available and a couples massage room for a side by side massage as well)  Please request Rev. Tami as one of your therapists. Tami also has a home office as well.

Photography

"When it comes to weddings, my style combines that of a photojournalist and an artist. I will document your wedding in a way that will let you forever remember all those little details that made your day so special."  Kaity is fun to work with!!!

VALERIE OTT Specializing in small weddings. "I like vintage and rustic. Romantic is a plus!"

LOON LAKE PHOTOGRAPHY Love this fun loving couple,Matt and Angie! They do such a beautiful job and always smiling.

 KELLY HUNTER  Photography Paw Paw, MI  Several packages available.

AMY STRAKA PHOTOGRAPHY Fun, friendly and talented!
 
STUDIO CITY Three Rivers, MI    

BOYCE Photography Kalamazoo, MI

Flowers (fresh)
Whether your style be contemporary, English garden, Zen, romantic, exotic, organic, or anything else you can imagine, Sofia Floral will create a wedding style fit just for you. Sofia offers an eclectic collection of accent pieces to accompany your floral decor as well as one of a kind arches and canopies.  (Kalamazoo, MI)
 


Schafers Flowers 200 varieties of flowers to choose from and 
balloons to add to the fun!We create designs to suit your style and imagination.
Feel free to bring pictures, fabric swatches, magazine photos, and any other ideas to help get your sense of style and pallet during your consultation.
 


Flowers (silk)
KIMBERLY MATEUS Realistic & affordable silk wedding flowers custom made for you. Do you want something elegant and simple? bold? tropical? something romantic or classic? Are you set on a certain color or type of flowers that may be out of season or too costly for your budget. Let Kim help create your lasting keepsake. kimberly.mateus@progressivealt.com
 

Hot Air Balloon








Experience the thrill, romance and adventure of a champagne hot air balloon flight! Great for intimate wedding ceremonies (up to 6 people, Revs. Tami or Terry can officiate your ceremony), proposals, anniversaries etc. Serving Kalamazoo and Southwest Michigan.
 
 
Sand Ceremony Supplies Sand Ceremony Photos
You can also buy kits from www.amazon.com just type in sand ceremony kits. You can your own by buying containers and colored sand from a craft store.
 
 
 
Hand-Fasting Supplies
You can buy ready made ties or cords and get some ideas to make your own from
If you want to add charms: www.ArtBeads.com or FireMountainGems.com  some local bead or craft shops may also have something you are looking for. You want your ribbon 3 feet long or more especially if you are braiding.
 
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