Bridal Suites Gallery
Your Uptown wedding day begins by you being pampered in our three bridal suites with two private restrooms, which includes a salon area, perfect for hair and make-up for you and your bridal party. Enjoy a mimosa or cup of coffee while you relax and prepare for your big day!
Guests arrive and are seated in our restored 1867 ballroom with a pipe-organ backdrop, set-up cathedral style for your ceremony. We can can also accommodate intimate ceremonies of 50 or less guests on our outdoor courtyard.
Cocktail Hour | Details Gallery
While the bride and groom take pictures, wedding guests will enjoy a modern and elegant cocktail hour with access to our full-service lounge, private courtyard and outdoor patio. During the cocktail hour, the Uptown Staff will transform the ballroom into the reception of your dreams. Our in-house catering provides world-class hors d'oeuvres to satisfy any palette.
After cocktail hour, guests are invited to your reception, which is held in the transformed ballroom and balcony, which can seat up to 250 guests with ample space for a dance floor and head table. Our two-tiered stage is the perfect place to feature a live band or have an intimate first dance.
Stepping into our cobblestone brick courtyard is like stepping back in time. From intimate first looks, to guests enjoying a cocktail to starry night photos of the newlyweds sharing a kiss, our courtyard is a favorite for memorable wedding pictures and moments.
Outside | Building | Beach Gallery
The UC is located only a few blocks away from the shores of Lake Michigan and lighthouse (Washington Park Beach), in the heart of the historic Uptown Arts District, Michigan City, IN. Within walking distance are numerous outdoor photo opportunities- including our ivy wall, outdoor chalkboard, lit-up trees at night, sights on Franklin Street and famous red doors.