Bay Pointe Inn Weddings | Kaitlyn Cole Photography

Wedding Venues

If you’re engaged and are looking at wedding venues in west Michigan, there are many options out there to choose from. In this journal entry, I’m going to share with you a great waterfront option, Bay Pointe Inn wedding venue.

As a west Michigan wedding photographer, I’ve had the honor of capturing love stories at various venues, and Bay Pointe Inn stands out as a versatile venue that embraces the beauty of Michigan. With backdrops of Gun Lake or the natural greenery, there’s so many great options for beautiful wedding photos. Whether you’re looking for a more intimate celebration or a big soirée, Bay Pointe’s various onsite venues provide you with several options. Thank you also to my dear friend, Jaime Rose, for having me along to help photograph this wedding for her.

Bay Pointe Inn Wedding Photos

bride and groom touching noses and smiling under the veil on their summer wedding day at Bay Pointe Inn
Wedding ceremony location at the Bay Pointe Inn Woods on a sunny summer day
bride and groom holding hands and walking against lush greenery on a sunny summer day
Groom kisses his bride's neck under the veil during their summer wedding day at Bay Pointe Woods
bride and groom holding hands and smiling during their outdoor wedding ceremony at Bay Pointe Woods
Bride and groom walking down the aisle being surrounded by bubbles at their Bay Pointe Woods wedding

Celebration Locations at Bay Pointe

Exterior of Bay Pointe Woods wedding venue in Shelbyville, Michigan

The Woods

Nestled in nature’s beauty, The Woods at Bay Pointe Inn has a rustic elegance, making it an ideal venue for couples seeking a woodland-inspired celebration. Lush greenery and a white arbor provide a natural backdrop for your wedding ceremony. The covered patio area provides a great space for guests to mingle during cocktail hour. The ballroom essentially provides you with a blank slate to turn your wedding reception into what you’re dreaming of.

white and light pink floral centerpiece in a golden compote
Bride and groom dancing inside the ballroom at their summer wedding at Bay Pointe Woods in Shelbyville, Michigan

Lakefront Pavilion

The Lakefront Pavilion at Bay Pointe Inn offers couples a front-row seat to the breathtaking beauty of Gun Lake. With panoramic views and gentle lake breezes, this venue provides a serene backdrop for couples saying “I do.” As a photographer, I love the natural light and the shimmering lake water for your timeless wedding photos.

Boathouse Villa

With the tranquil waters as a backdrop, the Boathouse Villa is perfect for couples who desire an intimate celebration with gorgeous panoramic views of Gun Lake. This charming venue seamlessly blends modern amenities with classic elegance.

Activities for Your Guests

Beyond the wedding celebrations, Bay Pointe Inn offers a variety of activities for your guests to enjoy throughout the weekend. The Bay Pointe Bar & Grille, with its lakefront views and delectable menu, provides a perfect spot for pre-wedding gatherings or post-celebration relaxation. Additionally, guests can explore the nearby Yankee Springs Recreation Area for hiking adventures or try their luck at Gun Lake Casino.

Bride and Groom walking hand in hand along the shore of Gun Lake in Shelbyville, Michigan

In conclusion, Bay Pointe Inn in Shelbyville, Michigan, is a great water front wedding venue option in West Michigan. To clarify, whichever onsite venue you choose, Bay Pointe Inn provides a beautiful setting.

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Kaitlyn Cole Photography is a Grand Rapids based wedding photographer serving couples who believe in authenticity and legacy worldwide.