Featured Vendor: The Homestead Resort

Say “I Do” in the Heart of Sleeping Bear Dunes with The Homestead Resort

The Homestead Resort Glen Arbor Michigan Destination Weddings 

What is better than marrying your wedding and vacation together for an all-in-one, unforgettable experience? Located in Glen Arbor, Michigan, The Homestead Resort is the ideal wedding venue for couples who love the great outdoors and a healthy dose of adventure. Guests are sure to be captivated by the luscious greenery, stunning views of Lake Michigan, iconic Sleeping Bear Dunes, and all-seasons sport accommodations. It’s the wedding venue you’ve been dreaming of and Grand Rapids Bride is here to tell you all about it.


About The Homestead Resort 

Boasting 500 acres of natural beauty, The Homestead Resort offers a variety of lodging accommodations at one of  four on-site hotels: a warm winter lodge, historic inn, quaint village, or at one of 200 privately owned villas. The Homestead is more than a wedding venue; it is a place dedicated to making memories with loved ones that last a lifetime. Couples are encouraged to come back for anniversaries and all of life’s celebrations for long-standing traditions of love, fun and entertainment. 

Tony Farragh, Director of Sales, further addresses the personal attachment each guest has with The Homestead: “Guests do not just come once. They come back annually or as much as they can.”

The Homestead Resort Glen Arbor Michigan Destination Weddings

All about Adventures and Activities

The team at The Homestead is dedicated to serving you through all parts of planning your special day and vacation. The resort’s mission is: “To take care of people first; may it be guests, couples or vendors, we want everyone to feel at home.” Says Farragh, “Your wedding day is one of the most important parts of your life; whether it is tasting or sight tours, we want every moment to be special.”

Memorable experiences include: 

  • Panoramic views of Sleeping Bear Dunes and the Manitou Islands at Spa Amira
  • Snowboarding and Skiing on Bay Mountain
  • Lakefront views at The Beach Club Tennis Courts
  • Great connections to boat, kayak, tube, or paddleboard rentals 
  • Lawn games: cornhole and ring-on-a-string
  • Miles of majestic nature trails
  • And so much more!!!
The Homestead Resort Glen Arbor Michigan Destination Weddings
Grace Kalil Photography

“Guests Make Memories and we Strive to Make Them Great”

From wedding day celebrations to vow renewals, ceremonies of all types are welcome at The Homestead. The resort offers ceremony and reception spaces up to 160 guests with wheelchair access, chair lift transportation and the ability to customize your event with your own personal touch. All hopes and suggestions are encouraged by the sales team: past weddings have celebrated their special day with roaming alpacas, live paintings, and snowboarding down Bay Mountain after saying “I Do”. 

The Homestead Resort Glen Arbor Michigan Destination Weddings
Evie & Jr. Photography


“The Homestead made all of our wedding dreams come true. We would get married here again and again. The event coordinators became family and The Homestead feels like our home. We can’t wait to celebrate with them for years to come! Thank you!” – Kelsey K; married June 2021


“I can’t even begin to tell you how wonderful our wedding was at The Homestead in Glen Arbor, MI. We had about half of our guests traveling from out of state and we knew we wanted a vacation setting for them to enjoy; our guests RAVED about The Homestead and so do we.”Lizzie & Steve H; married August 2019


5 stars is NOT ENOUGH to describe what a wonderful experience we had here for our wedding day…My husband and I grew up vacationing at The Homestead, and it was the only venue we toured when deciding on our big day.” – Allie S; married September 2021

Learn more about The Homestead Resort


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