Getting Married In: Detroit

Local, Wedding Style & Decor

If you're tying the knot in Detroit, then it's a good idea to incorporate a few Motor City-themed details into your wedding. Need some help brainstorming? Check out these six clever and creative ways to celebrate your Detroit nuptials.

Detroit Skyline Wedding Invitation (above): For this couple's wedding at the Colony Club in downtown Detroit, stationer Tifany Wunschl of Gourmet Invitations designed this chic black-and-champagne stationery suite featuring the city's gleaming, iconic skyline.

Detroit wedding ideas

Photo: Alisa Bobzien

"Detroit is For Lovers" Wedding Invitation: For a personal touch, include a custom map with your wedding invitation that highlights key Detroit spots: the wedding location, favorite date spots, sightseeing musts, and your favorite restaurants.

Table Numbers: Instead of traditional table numbers, name each reception table after a local Detroit landmark.

Detroit wedding ideas

Photo: Kate Headley

Welcome Drink: Greet guests as they arrive for the ceremony with an ice-cold can of made-in-Michigan Vernor's ginger ale.

Groom's Cake: Surprise your Tigers-loving soon-to-be-husband with a groom's cake designed to resemble Comerica Park.

Wedding Favors: Send guests home with a treat box filled with goodies like Cracker Jack and a bottle of Detroit-made Faygo pop.

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