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. Not available Memorial Day – Labor Day.

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Howard Room, Lakeside Room & Deck

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

Capacity 100 Guests | $4,000

Requires a pre-determined food & beverage minimum.

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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.
Available May - October

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If your wedding is on-site at the Bay View Inn you have the opportunity to set up a group block for your guests.

CLICK HERE To see some of the room options.