Wedding Planning At OCT

Thank you for considering Old Channel Trail Golf Course for your wedding! The following is information about the various options we provide for weddings. If you don’t see something you need or want, just ask!


Our picnic area overlooks a majestic bluff above Lake Michigan and creates a unique and memorable backdrop for your ceremony and/or reception. The site includes ample parking, a restroom with men’s and women’s facilities, water hookup and one electrical outlet. For outings of more than 150, additional restroom facilities are recommended ~ we would be pleased to help you with this arrangement.

Beverage Packages

We provide three bar packages, each of which includes soft drinks, coffee, and setups (plastic glasses, cocktail napkins, cream, sugar, stirrers, cocktail garnishes, etc.). Bar packages include five hours of service and two bartenders. Additional time and staff are available and we can work with your caterer and planner to ensure that you have everything you need. Punch bowls, champagne and other specialty cocktails are available upon request.

Your Reservation

The site fee for a wedding and reception is $1200 payable with a non-refundable deposit of $600 to hold your date. Rental for a wedding only is $1000 with a $500 deposit to hold your date. The site rental balance is due two weeks prior to the date of your event. A 75% deposit of the wedding bar is due two weeks prior to the date of your event. This deposit will be based on the number of guests you have confirmed at that time. The remainder is due 24 hours prior to the wedding day payable by credit card.

About Old Channel Trail Golf Course

Old Channel Trail Golf Course is a 27-hole golf facility with a pro shop, driving range, three practice holes and a picnic area on the majestic bluffs above Lake Michigan. Located just six miles off of US 31, Old Channel Trial Golf Course was founded in 1926 and offers professional instruction, outings, events and more. Be sure to ask about golf specials during the week of your event!

Call 231-894-5076 to start planning your summer 2022 outdoor wedding