The Lit Venue in Grand Rapids MI
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Welcome to The Lit GR

A Historic Wedding Venue in Grand Rapids, MI

The Lit GR is a stunning historic building and remarkable event venue in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Originally built in 1887, this is the perfect venue for weddings, corporate events, quinceañeras, holiday parties, conferences, prom, and other special occasions.

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61 Sheldon Blvd SE


Starting at $2,000

Venue Style


Guest Count

200 Guests

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The Lit Venue in Grand Rapids MI
The Lit Venue in Grand Rapids MI

Incredible Inclusions and Amenities

  • 200 gold banquet chairs, rectangular & round tables, adjustable high-top cocktail tables
  • Dedicated venue planner
  • Two on-site dressing rooms
  • Fully functioning event stage
  • Theater-grade in-house sound system
  • Access to the private driveway
  • Custom floor plan
  • Setup & teardown of tables and chairs
  • Manager & event staff on-site during your event
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Spaces Included With Your Rental

The Lit Venue in Grand Rapids MI

The Lobby

Upon arrival guests enter into what was formerly The Library. With original built-in bookshelves piled with antique books and our iconic Tiffany stained glass window, this space offers your guests wonderful historic charm that is balanced with modern amenities.


The Theater

Originally a 400 seat theater this room has been transformed into a stunning event space. With towering ceilings, large windows, and historic works of art lining the walls this space is sure to wow your guests.

The Lit Venue in Grand Rapids MI

The Dressing Rooms

With two dressing rooms on site clients are not only able to enjoy their event with us but also have a space to prepare for their event prior to guests arriving.

The Lit Venue in Grand Rapids MI

The Parlor

Give your guests the freedom to enjoy the entire building by including The Parlor in your event. Perfect for cocktail hour fun or corporate breakout sessions this multifunctional space comes complete with a greenery wall backdrop to take your event to the next level.

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Dare to Dream Big

“Such a beautiful historical building in the downtown Grand Rapids area! The history that goes along with this Venue is absolutely interesting and amazing!!” – Kelly B.



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Contact Details

61 Sheldon Blvd SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503



"The staff and venue were AMAZING! If you are looking for a vintage, bright venue with management that is great at communicating and helping your vision come to life, you need to book your event with the LIT! We had the most amazing experience, if we could give them 10/5 stars, we would!"

Maddie S.