Wedding Reception in Mackinac Island, MI

From formal, upscale dining to a laid-back bar and grill, Island House Hotel has something for everyone’s mood and appetite. Come find out why our restaurants are home for numerous wedding receptions and celebrations.


The Island House Hotel meets the appeal of a destination wedding while still remaining convenient to travel to for your friends and family. With numerous dining options and locations, the Island House Hotel stands apart from other venues, as it is far more customizable to your needs and interests. With the option to have a cocktail hour and dinner at any one of our locations, the reception of your dreams is possible.


The perfect start to your special celebration, the veranda allows guests to enjoy a cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvres in a relaxed environment. The views of the Straits of Mackinac captivate your guests as they socialize.

1852 Grill Room

The 1852 Grill Room is home to some of the most breathtaking views to enjoy over breakfast or dinner as it overlooks the Straits of Mackinac. Featuring a newly opened outdoor terrace, this is the ideal spot to relax in the morning or evening and enjoy the fresh air with delicious upscale dining. For a laid-back experience, stop by the lounge every night after 5 p.m. to enjoy live piano playing. The 1852 Grill Room is our most popular spot for wedding receptions, as we have multiple dining packages to choose from and can accommodate up to 170 guests.

Webster Room

Perfect for an intimate reception, the Webster Room is a smaller location with grand style. This private area with floral and garden decorations seats up to 50 guests, making it ideal for smaller weddings or for the rehearsal dinner the night before.

Mary’s Bistro

Mary’s Bistro is an open air location sitting downtown in the heart of the island. It is a full-service restaurant with the largest selection of craft beers north of the 45th parallel. There is a drink for every beer lover at your wedding!

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