When it comes to your wedding day, the venue you choose sets the stage for timeless memories. If you’re searching for a place that beautifully combines history with contemporary comforts, The Lit GR is the ideal choice. Located in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan, this unique event venue offers the best of both worlds.
Historic Charm Meets Modern Luxury
Originally constructed in 1887 as The Ladies’ Literary Club, The Lit GR has been the backdrop for countless events over the years. It exudes a timeless elegance with its original antique chandeliers, hand-painted gold trim, and a breathtaking Tiffany stained glass window dating back to 1915. These historic elements infuse the venue with character and charm, creating a captivating atmosphere for your special day.
At The Lit, you’ll not only enjoy the allure of the past but also the modern conveniences that couples today desire. The venue features professional lighting, a theater-grade sound system, and close proximity to Grand Rapids’ best hotels. The warm glow of antique chandeliers, combined with the play of natural and artificial light, sets the stage for a magical day.
Flexible Space Tailored to Your Vision
One of The Lit GR’s standout features is its flexible floor plans. Whether you’re envisioning an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, the venue can accommodate your preferences. With options for various seating arrangements, including round tables and high-top cocktail tables, you have the freedom to customize your wedding layout. A dedicated planner specializing in venue-related planning will guide you through the process.
The venue also offers a range of unique spaces for different parts of your wedding day. The Library, with its built-in bookshelves and the iconic Tiffany stained glass window, serves as an ideal spot for your cocktail hour. Your guests can bask in history while enjoying modern amenities, such as the custom double-sided bar that ensures efficient service.
The main event space, once a 400-seat theater, has been transformed into a stunning venue with towering ceilings, large windows, and a professional stage. Its versatility makes it perfect for wedding ceremonies, evening receptions, or corporate retreats. The historic works of art lining the walls add character and make your event truly memorable.
For added convenience, The Lit GR offers two on-site dressing rooms, allowing you and your bridal party to prepare in style. Additionally, the Parlor, a multifunctional space with a greenery wall backdrop, can be incorporated into your event, enhancing your guests’ experience.
Experience the Elegance of The Lit GR
Choosing The Lit GR as your wedding venue means selecting a unique blend of history, elegance, and modern comfort. Your guests will be captivated by the venue’s authentic charm while enjoying top-notch amenities and a team of event professionals to guide you through the planning process.
To explore The Lit GR’s potential as your wedding venue, get in touch with our team. We’re excited to discuss the details of your event and answer any questions you may have. Let The Lit GR be the canvas for your love story, where the past meets the present, and where dreams become memories.