Stafford's Bay View Inn Wedding Venues

From the tranquil waters of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay, to the lush Staffordshire Garden on the bay side of the property, Stafford’s Bay View Inn provides the perfect backdrop for weddings of up to 200 guests. Choose from unique indoor spaces or the stunning Staffordshire Garden for the perfect romantic backdrop to this most important occasion.

Howard Room, Lakeside Room & Porch

Our largest, private event space can accommodate small to large groups. This space features a large dance floor and access to our Lakeside Room & Porch for impeccable views of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay.

Capacity 120 Guests | $5,000

Requires a pre-determined food & beverage minimum.

Lakeside Room & Porch

A lakeside retreat! Our new porch can comfortably accommodate groups up to 40 guests and provide impeccable views of Lake Michigan’s Little Traverse Bay and the lush Staffordshire Gardens. This space offers
seating indoors and out.

Capacity 40 Guests | $4,500

Own The Inn

You can have this exclusively for your wedding. This option provides all lodging rooms (31) for two nights and all banquet space for one evening.

Reception Capacity 200 guests | $30,000
Lodging Rooms 31

On-Site Ceremonies

We offer on-site ceremonies in the Staffordshire Garden, in conjunction with a full reception event.

Ceremony fee is $500 in addition to reception venue fee.