Your destination wedding & event venue

There’s so much more to this rustically elegant wedding venue at the top of the Leelanau Peninsula. More than the fireplaces and chandeliers; crystal and branch. More than the outside deck, Creekside Patio and walkway bridge where couples take iconic photos of their grand entrance. And more than the special care taken by our staff to help you make this the best day ever. For Willowbrook Mill, the most important part of the story is you.

All the joy that fills this beautiful old building outshines each and every meticulously crafted detail. We take extra measures to make sure that our venue always shines so that most important element for a perfect wedding has a worthy setting. That element is love. Come. Let your love shine at Willowbrook Mill.  


Your upcoming day is special- you'll be starting a lifetime of new memories. Let Willowbrook Mill be the setting for your first new memories together! Weekend Reception Packages up to 130 guests. Weekday, Cozy Wedding Packages up to 60 guests


Our space provides elegant form and function for special events in the heart of Leelanau Peninsula Wine Country, steps away from Grand Traverse Bay. Cocktail, holiday parties, concerts, chef dinners, art shows and more. Ask about availability and pricing.

An elegant gem in a rural setting


Secluded Perfection

A perfect destination within the Midwest. Transport yourself and your guests to somewhere quiet and magical within the state of Michigan. Rediscover why you love the Midwest.

activities & Lodging

Willowbrook is surrounded by rental cottages and other local lodging, with a vibrant marina hosting boating, fishing and water-sport enthusiasts each year.


A northern michigan destination wedding

The magic of the Peninsula is held in its landscape of rolling hills, dotted with orchards, farms and vineyards contrasted with aqua blue waters of its many lakes and streams while surrounded by the 'greatest' of the Great Lakes... Lake Michigan!


About our venue



A renaissance of a building over 140 years old, Willowbrook is a beloved destination to anyone who is familiar with the area, with the best of old and new.


Northport is a coastal village with a personality and charm as large as its Southerly neighbor, Traverse City - just 35 miles away.


Up to 150 guests for cocktail functions. For comfortable seating dinner functions, we suggest a maximum of 130 guests.


Just call! We also offer an opportunity to see the magic in action... a brief tour before one of our weddings gets underway.