Lit, The

interior with sofa chandelier and beautiful tiffany stained glass window in downtown grand rapids michigan
Contact Information
61 Sheldon Boulevard SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
About Us

The Lit, located in downtown Grand Rapids, is the former site of the original Ladies Literary Club. Founded in 1870, and home to the group that was instrumental in opening Grand Rapids’ first public library, this unique building is steeped in history.

This venue offers a touch of old world charm mixed with modern amenities and the highest level of customer service. Timeless chandeliers, hand-painted décor, an origianl Tiffany & Co. stained glass window, a center point stage, and charming woodwork add unique details that cannot be found elsewhere. 

The friendly and flexible Lit staff will work with you to help design your wedding, your way—making for the perfect experience for you and your guests. 

Venue Details
Number of Different Rooms
Number of Affairs at the Same Time
Room Capacity - Cocktail Reception
Room Capacity - Dinner Reception
Deposit Amount
50% of room rental
On-Site Ceremonies
Outdoor Reception Area
Separate Cocktail Area
Kitchen On-Premises
Wheelchair Accessible
A.V. Equipment Available
Parking Lot
Valet Parking
Free Wifi
Dogs Allowed
Lounge(s) for Bridal Parties
FREE Overnight Stay for Newlyweds
Food Catering
Food Catering Options
In-House Catering
Preferred Caterer List
May Bring Own Food
Special Dietary Considerations
Beverage Catering
Beverage Catering Options
Must use in-house alcohol
Must use preferred beverage caterer
May Bring Own Alcohol
FREE Wedding Checklist

When you join our mailing list

Receive an instant download of our Wedding Planning Checklist!