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Category Archives: Outdoor Weddings

Michigan Wedding Season Wraps Up

Well folks, another wedding season is in the books! Our little corner of Southwest MI is putting outdoor venues to rest. It’s always bittersweet to look back on our season – so sad to see it go, yet so ready for a little downtime with our families! What can we say, 2018 was an amazing, […]

Veranda Weddings: Liza & Nathan

Liza and Nathan were married at the Veranda on September 22nd of 2018. Here is a simple summary of their spectacular event.     The photographer was Evelyn Vaughn Photography.     There were six groomsmen     and six bridesmaids.     The slate grey suits complemented the wine colored dresses.     Florals […]

Real Wedding: Amanda & Jimmy’s Lakeside Wedding

Amanda + Jimmy September 9, 2017 The Veranda Amanda and Jimmy celebrated with an intimate group of friends and family right along the shore of Lake Michigan. Although in September, their lakeside wedding had a distinct beach feel. Between decor and the bridesmaids dresses – the couple brought in shades of blush, mint, juniper, and […]

Seasonal Wedding Details

Even though Veranda wedding season is only 6 months long, couples can still reflect the changing seasons with wedding details. We love the little ways you can incorporate your favorite time of year into your wedding style. Check out some of our favorites! Floral Floral arrangements change naturally with the season. When deciding which blooms […]

Real Weddings: Summer Love

The beautiful Lake Michigan beaches in St. Joseph, Michigan was a great choice for Laura + Rudy. Their summer inspired colors could not have been more appropriate for their July 2012 wedding. The Veranda captured summer colors by having lots pink, peach, and maize. The couple had an intimate wedding full of summer beauty. A St. […]

Real Veranda Weddings:: A Made In Michigan Wedding

Choosing the next Real Veranda Weddings feature to share on our blog was an easy decision for me – I’ve been asked time and time again by our couples preparing their upcoming weddings: which wedding from last years’ season stands out to me; one that I catch myself still thinking about? There’s no doubt in […]

Real Weddings: Warming Up With Fall Wedding Colors

Wrapping up our wedding season in late October, I’m always hoping for a sweet finish to an awesome season. Our October 2012 weddings were so unique and didn’t let the at times chilly fall weather stand in the way of their outdoor wedding celebration. Although hoping for a beautiful beach ceremony near the St Joseph […]

Beach Weddings in St. Joseph Michigan

It’s a question I get on pretty much a daily basis. What goes into planning beach weddings in St. Joseph, MI? With so many couples looking to take advantage of our gorgeous southwest Michigan beaches, let’s go over some of the basics. Permits & Permissions I think the most surprising thing about hosting beach weddings […]

Outdoor Weddings In Michigan

Outdoor weddings in Michigan can be a one-of-a-kind wedding experience.  Beach wedding ceremonies, wedding pictures along  Lake Michigan, and outdoor wedding receptions are just a few of the reasons.  Here are our tips on how to get the most out of planning an outdoor wedding in Michigan! Choose a Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Location With An Unforgettable View […]

Rain on MY Wedding Day?

                Well, it appears I have jinxed those of us in Southwest Michigan with my post about lovely spring weather. Today we are playing duck and cover with substantially sized hail. Which leads me to the thought of – ugh, today would be awful weather for a wedding. No one wants to have to run from […]