It’s that time of year when people are wondering where the summer went. Kids are back at school, and people are back to the grind whether they work at home or in the workplace after a long Labor Day weekend. And believe it or not, many people are looking forward with great anticipation to what the year 2017 will bring. I know you’re thinking, what? 2017? Already? While that seems like a long-way off, when you’re planning your wedding day, the time goes by very fast.
When my daughters got engaged, there was so much excitement, build-up and anticipation of their big day as they planned months and months in advance. They researched the perfect venues and worked tirelessly to make sure that their wedding day was perfect. And it goes without saying that having a fabulous reception with all the details being perfect was as important as their ceremony. While I watched them prepare with my wife, their sisters and bridesmaids, I had a blend of excitement as well as reflecting back in time when they were little girls and thinking of how time flies.
If you’re engaged or soon will be, it’s a magical time for you and your family. And there’s no more magical place to get married than on Mackinac Island. It truly is like stepping back in time for the biggest day of your life. You’ve already made your biggest decision in finding the right person you want to spend your life with. Now for the next biggest decision on your mind- “where do I get married, and where do I have my dream reception?” It’s your lucky day because the perfect location for your Destination Mackinac Wedding is, yes- our very own Pink Pony Restaurant proudly located inside the Chippewa Hotel.
The Pink Pony is an Island favorite and it was just recognized as ONE OF AMERICA’S 10 BEST RESTAURANTS FOR OUTDOOR DINING by The Daily Meal, a renowned publication for the best food and drink places around the world. That’s great news because the Pink Pony also specializes in Wedding Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners, After Glows, Farewell Brunches and so much more. The Chippewa Hotel Waterfront and Pink Pony have not one, two, but three perfect locations to host your event. You can choose the outside Pink Pony Patio with seating for up to 125, the Covered Upper Deck waterfront with seating for up to 55 or our indoor Pink Pony Dining Room with seating up to 75. The choice is yours and all three are perfect.
Imagine enjoying breath-taking views of Lake Huron as you celebrate your special day with family, loved ones and friends on Mackinac Island. Plus, you and your special guests have the perfect accommodations to make your big day even more special. The Chippewa Hotel Waterfront and our sister hotel, The Lilac Tree Suites & Spa are perfect choices for the best rooms on Mackinac Island. Plus, ask about our special Honeymoon Suites offered at both hotels- they’re amazing! While my wife Brenda and I weren’t able to enjoy a Mackinac wedding, we always celebrate our September wedding anniversary on Mackinac and love staying at our home away from home, The Chippewa Hotel. Everyone always makes us feel special and being on Mackinac makes us feel like newlyweds again!
Also, the Lilac Tree Suites & Spa is also home to the Lilac Tree Spa. Relax in style as you and your bridesmaids get pampered with a well-deserved Spa treatment before your big day or how about a couple’s massage with your brand new spouse? It’ll make everything even more special for you and it’s the most memorable way to begin your new life!
It’s the perfect time to start planning your special day and make all of your dreams come true with your fairytale wedding on magical Mackinac Island. You have enough on your mind, so look at our website and get great ideas for your big day. http://www.chippewahotel.com/weddings-groups/
Call Marie Bunker, our Groups Director at (866)-847-6575 or (800)-241-3341 and she’ll make your Wedding day dreams come true at your home away from home. Tell Marie, I sent you- she’ll take great care of you! Promise!
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