Hosting your Event at The Village
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons is an expansive retail and commerce community with businesses that span from tech companies to hair salons. Featured below are 14 of Kirkbride Hall’s Village neighbors that provide wedding and event services including event planning, floral arrangement, photography, videography, and more!
Wedding Vendors and Services
M Salon and Spa
M Salon & Spa is a full service, one-stop shop offering hair care, makeup, nails services, as well as facials, waxing, and massage. The team at M Salon & Spa is experienced, professional, and always staying up to date with the latest trends. "The best possible hair cut, color, highlights and styling" is the standard to which Morgan and her team hold themselves to every day.
Amazing Day Weddings - Jerry Miketti
Amazing Day Wedding officiants are experts at wedding procedures and protocols who can assist you with your wedding choreography. They take the time to practice your vows so the delivery is smooth and enjoyable. Jerry Miketti, an officiant for Amazing Day Weddings, is a retired Priest with an office located just steps away from Kirkbride Hall.
To Have and To Hold Bridal Boutique
To Have and To Hold Bridal Boutique is a bridal shop that specializes in wedding and bridesmaid gowns. Pressing and Steaming services are available along with wedding gown preservation. Fittings are by appointment only.
Audio Visual and Music Production
Lookout Music Productions
David Chown is a popular, versatile Traverse City based pianist who has 25 years of experience in the area playing concerts, weddings, and club dates. David also works in duos and groups with some of the top area musicians such as Miriam Pico and Laurie Sears. He would be happy to help you customize and design the music for your wedding ceremony and reception to suit your needs.
Petersen Productions is an audio-visual resource company with wedding and event videography capabilities. Their Emmy Award-winning filmmakers are committed to artistically telling the stories of life and love. They offer a Wedding video that looks like a well-filmed movie with great emphasis on artfully capturing the most beautiful moments of the day with a playful intense even joyful attention to details.
As featured in Us Weekly and Martha Stewart Weddings, Orchestrated Grace specializes in Wedding Planning, Event Coordination, Design and Photography. The ladies of Orchestrated Grace design & coordinate your event with elegance & professionalism to guarantee that your special day is breathtaking & stress-free.
Premier Floral Design
Whether you are dreaming of a gloriously extravagant wedding, a quietly elegant event or searching for ideas to help your budget go further; Premier Floral will use their expertise combined with your vision and inspiration to create an atmosphere that is the perfect reflection of your unique style.
Owner Pam DeVol personally meets with each bride to ensure that every element of your dream is transformed into a magical reality.
Food and Beverage
Sugar 2 Salt: S2S
Sugar2Salt is a locally focused, seasonally driven breakfast restaurant and catering kitchen. They value every client served, and commit to a guest-first philosophy, providing consistently warm and genuine hospitality. They aim to make each catered event experience deliciously memorable and special.
Locally owned and established in 1999, Cuppa Joe Cafe features locally roasted coffee, organic tea, handcrafted food and homemade baked goods with many ingredients sourced from Northern Michigan farms and producers. They offer catered breakfasts, lunches, and coffee bars.
The Underground Cheesecake Co.
The Underground Cheesecake Co. will design your dream cake, from cheesecake to traditional white cake or any flavor in-between. Tastings are free of charge with a reserved date or small $5.00 sample cakes are available for purchase. Underground Cheesecake Co. also offers bitesize cheesecake in at least 12 different flavors.
Left Foot Charley Winery
LFC creates an array of balanced white wine, red wine, and hard cider. In lieu of the single estate model, LFC is a collection of grape and apple growers located throughout Northern Michigan dedicated to growing fruit for our wine and cider. Every bottle tells the story of the farm, the vintage and the winemaker's dream of sharing it all with you.
Established in 2016, Earthen Ales brews on-site at the Village in the hospital's former paint department. The brewery offers a 10% discount on kegs to events at Kirkbride Hall. Growlers are also available for smaller events.
Northern Art Photography
Northern Art Photography combines award winning wedding photography, outstanding professionalism and technical excellence with exquisite story-telling and masterpiece quality wedding albums. Based out of Traverse City, MI in the beautiful Grand Traverse Commons, Northern Art Photography has photographed weddings and events all over the region over the last 17 years. Northern Art Photography has multiple teams of fabulous, highly trained wedding photographers available to capture your event anywhere in the region.
Recycling and Waste Removal
Bay Area Recycling for Charities (BARC)
Work with Bay Area Recycling for Charities to make your event zero waste. They work with individuals, companies, and organization to create zero waste events of all sizes. They do huge festivals like the Traverse City Film Fest, or the Bay Shore Marathon. They help couples manage waste for their dream weddings. They also help people with small family reunions in the park or graduation parties in the backyard. There is no event is too big or too small, BARC has solutions for them all. Starting with DYI all the way up to full-service event waste management, whatever your needs, BARC has you covered.