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Venues in Birmingham, MI,
(248) 644-5832

About Us

The Community House is a historic wedding venue located in Birmingham, Michigan. The estate is run by a dedicated team who strive to include guests, both local and traveling, from all walks of life. The various indoor options, along with outdoor options, can accommodate wedding themes, from intimate elopements to extravagant celebrations.

Facilities and Capacity

The Community House offers eight indoor event spaces, as well as covered and uncovered outdoor settings, that can be used for a variety of events. The South Main Ballroom is the largest event space, with 3,687 square feet and 22-foot ceilings. This space can accommodate up to 230 guests with a dance floor and banquet rounds, and up to 260 with just banquet rounds. It features gorgeous crystal chandeliers, a built-in dance floor, three fireplaces and an idyllic garden with water features. The Van Dusen Terrace is the venue's tented outdoor event space, accommodating up to 200 guests. Sections of the South Main ballroom can be closed to create three more intimate spaces, Wallace Room, Wilson Room, and Club Room. Right next to the Rossum Library, is the Hoglund Room, ideal for low-key ceremonies of up to 40 people. Get-ready rooms will be made available on the premises to allow you and your wedding party to prepare for the ceremony together.

Services Offered

The Community House in Birmingham is passionate about creating a welcoming atmosphere for people to gather in the heart of Birmingham. The venue has a variety of items that are available to use, including audio equipment, silver-backed chairs, tables, and tents. Setup and teardown will be handled by the staff, allowing you to focus on the important things, and spend time with your friends and family. The onsite event coordinator will be ready to help you throughout the planning process, and connect you to their list of preferred vendors.

Cuisine

The estate offers a variety of different catering and bar packages to choose from. Head Chef Reubin Fleming can create various dishes, from elegant creations to down-to-earth comfort food, to please all your wedding guests. The catering team’s Classic Wedding Package includes various hors d’oeuvres and entrees to choose from, with many kosher and vegetarian options. Bartenders can create signature cocktails with premium liquor, and provide an array of beer and wine choices.


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  • I can’t say enough wonderful things about The Community House! My daughter was married during the pandemic which added a bit of stress to the wedding planning. However, the staff at The Community House were so helpful in helping us recreate our wedding. They were on top of the Covid protocol and made the transition easy and safe. We had originally planned to use the outside tented terrace just for our cocktail reception, however when the pandemic changed things, the outdoor space was large enough to host our entire reception--comfortably and elegantly! The food was outstanding. There were so many wonderful dinner choices—we ended up selecting filet mignon and salmon. We received many compliments from our guests about how wonderful the meals were and how attentive the waitstaff was. Our out of town guests loved being in the heart of beautiful Birmingham, MI. Many guests stayed at the Townsend Hotel and the Holiday Inn Express and enjoyed the easy walk to the venue. The Community Hou... Read more

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you so much for your amazing review of our venue, food and staff, Gigi! We were so glad we were able to provide an intimate location for your daughter's special day, despite the pandemic. Wishing the bride and groom the best as they start this next chapter in their lives together.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 800.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,200.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 1,200.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 14.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    8

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables, Tents

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March



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