Archives: November 2014

Ceremony Locations

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Shadowland Ballroom has been the host to many ceremonies in the past, but for those couples who like the idea of experiencing more of the beautiful Southwest Michigan, we thought maybe you’d like some recommendations on different ceremony venues! Whether it be toes-in-the-sand or the want for fresh air and a wonderful backdrop, St. Joseph and surrounding areas offer some of the best ceremony opportunities! Check them out…


 Dunes Pavilion at Silver Beach

Rental prices:
Weekday – Resident $100, Non-Resident $150
Weekend/Holiday – Resident $200, Non-Resident $250 Read More

Mindi ♥ Adam 9.14.14

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Mindi and Adam brought much light and love to the Shadowland Ballroom on September 14, 2014. From the very beginning stages of preparing for their wedding, it was apparent that the day’s events would be focused on sharing this part of their love story with their friends and family.

The couple was blessed with a beautiful sunny day along the shores of Lake Michigan. As the two readied themselves in their suites at the Boulevard Inn, it became even more apparent how thankful they were for their guests. Seemingly less concerned with her own preparation, the bride fluffed her bridesmaids’ dresses and brushed on makeup for her little sister. The groom spent the morning hours with those who traveled for his wedding and watching football with his groomsmen. It was a morning full of smiles, laughter, and memory-making. Read More

Top Five: Fall 2014

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The fall wedding season is being pushed aside by the upcoming winter weather, but that doesn’t mean our fall weddings were anything to scoff about! From embracing the cooling temperatures to warming the Ballroom with autumn’s colors, Shadowland was blessed with new ideas and inspiration. Here are our top five favorite concepts that took place in the Ballroom this past season:

1. Indoor Ceremonies

Shadowland’s Sunset Room offers a beautiful backdrop for a wedding ceremony. With the temperature dropping and chances of rain increasing, couples took to the Ballroom for their entire wedding celebration. Cocktail hour and hors d’oeuvre are usually served in the Boardwalk as guests socialize or take a Carousel ride as the Ballroom shifts from ceremony to reception. Read More