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Weddings at Church of Ste. Anne de Michilimackinac

Weddings at Church of Ste. Anne

Reconstructed on its original site, the Church of Ste. Anne de Michilimackinac allows you to step back in time to the 1770s. Located within the palisaded of Colonial Michilimackinac, the church provides a charming, historic atmosphere like no other.


If you wish to view the Church of Ste. Anne de Michilimackinac, please call to schedule a visit. The fort is open to the public, and you may also view it without an appointment. Dates and times fill up fast and are reserved on a first come, first served basis.

Madisen Hansen
(906) 847-3328
207 W Sinclair, Mackinaw City, MI 49701


Schedule and Amenities

Weddings may be scheduled at the Church of Ste. Anne de Michilimackinac from early May through October. All wedding reservations include a 2-hour time block for decorating, ceremony, pictures, and clean-up. Rehearsals can also be scheduled the day before.

Wedding may be scheduled from early May through October. May, September, and October wedding ceremonies can be scheduled to begin between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. In June, July and August weddings must start between 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. Weddings are only allowed to start after Colonial Michilimackinac closes to the public, allowing exclusive use of the fort.

The church can accommodate up to 100 guests. The benches within Colonial Michilimackinac will be used for seating for outdoor ceremonies. Additional chairs (up to 100) are $2.00 each. A Mackinac State Historic Parks representative will be available throughout the ceremony.

Colonial Michilimackinac

Colonial Michilimackinac is also available for your wedding reception. If you wish to learn more, please call the Group Travel and Special Event Coordinator at (231) 436-4100.


  • Mackinac State Historic Parks has no resident or affiliated clergyman. Couples married at any Mackinac State Historic Parks wedding venue must select a clergyman or public official to perform the ceremony.
  • If floral arrangements or musicians are part of your wedding ceremony, they may arrive no earlier than 45 minutes prior to ceremony time.
  • All decorations must not in any way be affixed to, or otherwise endanger, museum buildings or collections. No tape and tacks of any type may be used to install decorations. Candles are prohibited within any building, except for a (1) unity candle.
  • No fake, fabric or paper flower petals may be tossed outside. Only real flower petals will be permitted. No rice, birdseed or similar material may be scattered inside buildings or outside.
  • It is the responsibility of the wedding party to designate an individual to remove any decorations or other items immediately following the ceremony. Otherwise, the items will be removed and discarded by park staff one hour after. We are unable to store any items before or after the scheduled date.
  • Electricity is available in the church, but accessibility to the outlet is limited. There are no electrical lights within the church.
  • Parking for your guests must be at the Colonial Michilimackinac Visitor’s Center located underneath the south end of the Mackinac Bridge. The walk from the Visitor’s Center to the church is 520 yards. A layer of sand sometimes covers the hard-packed trail to and within the fort.
  • There is no dressing room or restroom within the church. However, the restrooms in the South Southwest Rowhouse will be available for your guests.

Fees and Refund Policy

Rental Fee

$1,500 (Friday-Saturday)
$1,000 (Sunday-Thursday)

Refund Policy

  • $500 is non-refundable under any circumstances.
  • Cancellation received in writing 61 days or more prior to reserved date – $1,000 refund for Friday-Saturday weddings, $500 for Sunday-Thursday weddings.
  • Cancellation received in writing 60-31 days prior to reserved dates – $500 refund for Friday-Saturday weddings, $250 for Sunday-Thursday weddings.
  • Cancellations 30 days or less prior to reserved date are non-refundable.

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Located within Michilimackinac State Park the Bridgeview Gazebo provides the vista of the Straits of Mackinac as your wedding backdrop. It is an ideal wedding location on the shoreline.
Located on the shores of the Straits of Mackinac, and within the shadow of the Mackinac Bridge, Old Mackinac Point Lighthouse in Mackinaw City provides a charming and romantic backdrop to your wedding day.