There are so many reasons to have a small wedding and Elope to Northern Michigan

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Contact Info     906-643-8621

There are many reasons for couples to elope or have a small intimate wedding.

How do I reserve a date and time for my wedding?

My friend, bookkeeper and partner, Mr. Richard Selzum, won't let me hold a wedding date and time, for you, without first receiving a 25% non-refunable deposit. I think Richard was the first person to ever say "it's not personal, it's only business." Here is how it works. Call me and tell me what date and time you want your wedding. Assuming that it is available I'll make a temporary file, give you the amount of the deposit to send, and have you mail it to us along with some other information about contacting the two of you. The balance is due 30 days before your wedding. You can pay any amount at anytime as long as the balance is paid 30 days before your ceremony.

Call me at 906-643-8621 or my cell is 810-923-8028 

Some of my fondest memories of my youth are being Up North, with my cousins, at my Grandfathers cabin on the Lake.

I have wanted to live in a cabin on the lake from the first day I set foot in my Grandfather's cabin. It was on Little Bear Lake about half way between Lewiston and Gaylord. It seemed like it took forever to get there from Flint, but the fun was worth every minute of it. I wish my Grandfather was still here so he could spend time with me at my place. North Michigan is a state of mind that is discovered the first time you visit it. It is a everyday way of life for me and I'd love to share it with you and your guests.

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What if it rains?

The minute you reserve your wedding date with us I order "white puffy clouds, with blue sky, light winds off the water and 70 to 75 degrees." Once-in-a-while my weather order gets lost or it isn't completely filled and parts of it gets backorder. It doesn't matter though, it's your wedding that makes the day prefect not the weather. In twelve years of doing weddings, over 140 of them, we have had to move the ceremony because of rain only once. But don't worry that you'll be number two because I have back-up plan B, C, D, E & F in place. I'll be glad to explain all of them to you when you Call Me. 810-923-8028 or 906-643-8621. Together we'll make you wedding special and memorable.

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Getting Married in Michigan

Michigan is a choice wedding destination for a very good reason. There are many locations in the state that offer scenery and luxurious accommodations as spectacular as anywhere in the country. When couples get married in northern Michigan they create the perfect wedding no matter what their vision may entail. There are a number of top destinations in the State that will help couples make their wedding one of the best and most memorable days of their lives. The one hundred mile stretch of Lake Michigan from Traverse City to Saint Ignace, Mackinac Island and the Mackinac Bridge offers natural beauty along with small town charm that compares to famous east coast areas such as Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. This hundred mile stretch is a popular destination for tourist because of it's unique lakeside accommodations, dinning and boutique shopping found in Harbor Springs, Bay View, Bay Harbor, Mackinaw City and Mackinac Island. Throughout each of the four seasons, couples select this area as the ultimate wedding location. The possibilities for a memorable and spectacular wedding in this area are endless. Celebrate the history and the natural treasures of this tranquil part of northern Michigan from the stores to the waterfront shores. The Straits of Mackinac offer 3 gems, all within 10 miles of each other. All 3 sit of the shores of Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. Mackinaw City, Saint Ignace and Mackinac Island are more than a get-away, they are an education in history, while discovering and creating an adventure tourist from around the world. The opportunities to explore, learn, celebrate and have fun in this area are almost endless. There are horses drawn carriages, forts, lighthouses, shipwrecks, waterfalls, boat tours and casinos. The streets are dotted with hotel accommodations. Several bed and breakfasts are located within walking distance of the main shopping, dinning and ferry docks. With all of its scenery and charm this area has much to offer every couple and their guests on their wedding day. Fall, summer, spring all offer unique beauty found throughout this area. Wedding here also means water activities on beautiful Lake Michigan and Huron such as sailing, scuba driving, kayaking, swimming and boating. Having a wedding in northern Michigan allows your guests who have traveled from different parts of the county to catch a glimpse of northern Michigan's real beauty. No matter what the season a bride can coordinate the colors of the area into her linen and floral selection. The Straits of Mackinac offers a stunning location for unforgettable weddings no matter what the season is. It doesn't matter if it's just the 2 of you or if there are you and two hundred guests, lakefront wedding are beautiful and truly magical in northern Michigan.