The beautiful grounds & historic ambience of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial provide a romantic setting for your wedding. Built in 1910, the Alger House is in Italian Renaissance style. Its Reception Room, Library and Dining Room have traditional flare with soaring beamed ceilings, grand stone fireplaces and French doors that overlook our lawn on beautiful Lake St. Clair. The Fries Crystal Ballroom was added in 1962 and offers an elegant setting with sparkling chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Lake. The Grosse Pointe War Memorial is a gorgeous wedding venue and our staff can help you plan an unforgettable day.
Daytime events can be held between 11am and 4pm.
Evening events can be held between 6:30pm and midnight.
Please note that the Grosse Pointe War Memorial is open on select Sundays for your catered parties and events.
The Grosse Pointe War Memorial provides all food service with the exception of the specialty wedding cake. Table linens, napkins, china, flatware and glassware will be provided. Courtesy parking is also included.
Please prepare to bring your own photographer, music and alcohol if these are services that you wish to have at your occasion. A beverage handling fee will be determined as a per person amount and will include the costs of the bartender, wine steward, mixes, garnishes, glasses, ice and all gratuities.
Our professional catering planners will work closely with you to co-ordinate the finest in cuisine and services. A variety of catering packages are available that can be tailored to suit an informal reception, a formal plated meal, buffet-style or brunch. Prices range from $29.75 to $39.75 per person and are subject to 6% Michigan sales tax and 20% service charge.
If you have a reception planned at Grosse Pointe War Memorial, we welcome you to consider our location for your ceremony. There is an additional fee for the ceremony which includes the services of a coordinator, one scheduled rehearsal, dressing rooms for the bridal party and the set up of white chairs onsite for the event. The bride and groom are to provide their own officiant and music.
We offer our experience and services to make your event perfect in every way.
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