Wedding Ceremony Locations

MountainTop Deck, 300 guests (available seasonally)

This area has spectacular views that overlook the Betsie River Valley, MountainTop Townhomes, and Crystal’s core area. It is located immediately off of the Crystal Clipper chairlift. The area surrounding the small decks and lift is wood-chipped. The Crystal Clipper chairlift will transport guests up to and from the ceremony site; a member from Crystal’s recreation department will be on hand to assist guests on and off the chairlift. Limited shuttle service is available to transport disabled or fearful guests upon request. Cost includes 200 white chairs and two-hour private use of the Crystal Clipper chairlift.


Petritz Pond Lawn, 250 guests

Petritz Pond

This semi-private area is located next to the Cottages at Water’s Edge & Wintergreen condominiums, connected by a quaint wooden bridge. The pond contains a deck perfect for pictures and a water fountain for background serenity. This location is within walking distance to the Crystal Center and the Lodge. Up to 200 white chairs are included.


Front Lawn, 400 guests

Front Lawn

The Front Lawn is located in Crystal Mountain’s core area, surrounded by the Lodge, the Inn at the Mountain, the Crystal Spa & Peak Fitness Center, the Hamlet, and the Park at Water’s Edge. The courtyard is a flat, nicely groomed grassy area. It contains a white gazebo, great for musicians or your small wedding party. This location is most convenient for your reception in the Lodge or Crystal Center. Up to 200 white chairs are included.


Michigan Legacy Art Park, 140 guests

MI Legacy Art Park

Located on the backside of the mountain, the Jessie Frohlich Amphitheater holds up to 140 people in its curved wooden benches. This unique Robin Hood-like setting is located along a path in a beautiful 30—acre forest among dozens of artwork pieces. A small lot is available for parking.


Northern Lights, 100 guests (available seasonally)

Northern Lights

In Northern Lights one will find harmonious wall surfaces of maple & granite, Inuit art accents, a fireplace lounge and a 12 foot wall of windows that overlooks the mountain. Say your “I dos” under a sparkling sailboat suspended from the vaulted ceiling above you. Up to 100 white chairs are included for your guests with standing room available for additional guests.


Interested in getting married on the slopes? Additional outdoor ceremony locations are available during the winter months only. Please call our Wedding Coordinator for more information at 888.968.7686, ext. 6600.