Wedding Reception

Celebrating your wedding day with your family and friends is a once in a lifetime moment you'll remember for the rest of your life. Our team wants to make the entire day truly magical for you. From the cocktail hour, to the photos, to the amazing dinner, to the time spent on the dance floor, you'll be able to enjoy your day at ease with our team by your side. 


The Exclusivity

The Banquet Venue at Shepherd's Hollow will be exclusively yours throughout your reception. Enjoy the privacy and elegance of our venue with your guests and yours alone.

The Inclusions

Each wedding package we offer includes a 5 hour premium bar, 1 hour of butler passed hors d'oeuvres, duet plated dinner, floor length linens and napkins, bartenders and servers, room set up and tear down, as well as complimentary cake cutting. In addition to all the inclusions, you're able to fully customize your menu and offer your guests some amazing experiences to enhance your special day. 


The Planning Services

Our professional team is dedicated to make your wedding day truly spectacular. From your initial appointment to your food tasting to your final meeting, our team is with you every step of the way as you plan your wedding. 

Pricing and Minimums

The New Venue at Shepherd's Hollow is now open. It is able to accommodate up to 350 guests for a wedding. In peak season (May - November) we require a minimum food and beverage expenditure of $32,000 for a Saturday evening and $28,000 for a Friday or Sunday evening. Monday - Thursday weddings require a minimum spend in food and beverage of $24,000. In off peak season (December - April) our food and beverage minimum is $24,000 for a Saturday evening and $18,000 for a Friday or Sunday evening. Service charge, sales tax and reception room rental will also apply. 

Looking ahead to 2022? Ask our team in the comment box below about 2022 pricing and package details. 

Wedding Value Dates

Are you flexible on wedding date and season? Take advantage of some amazing specials on select wedding value dates in 2021. Reach out via the contact box below and ask our team about these great opportunities. Please note, any wedding value date offerings apply to new bookings only. 


Your wedding day should be just that - yours. If there’s something that you want to have for your big day, ask! We are eager to help find those special touches to make your wedding day truly memorable for you and your loved ones.

"Thank you and your team from the bottom our hearts.  I can honestly say that I did not have a single worry or care on Saturday.  Everything went so smoothly, and the night absolutely flew by.  I got SO many compliments from my guests about how amazing the food was, how nice/attentive the staff was, and how beautiful the room was."

Bridget M. ~ 6.1.19

Sample Timeline

Your wedding day’s timeline can fully be customized to meet your needs. Here is a sample to help guide you through your wedding plans


Bridal Suite Rental               12:00 - 5:00 PM

Ceremony                             5:00 - 5:30 PM

Reception with Open Bar    5:30 - 10:30 PM

Cocktail Hour                        5:30 - 6:30 PM

Bridal Party Entrances,         6:30 - 7:00 PM

Cake Cutting and Toasts

Dinner                                    7:00 - 8:00 PM

First Dances                          8:00 - 8:30 PM

Dancing                                 8:30 - 10:30 PM

Late Night Snack                  9:30 - 10:30 PM

Reception Concludes          10:30 PM

Guest Departure                  10:30 - 11:00 PM


Looking for a longer reception? Ask our events team about extending to a six hour reception. 

Start Planning Your Big Day

Contact Kelly to Discuss Availability Today.

Complete the form below or call her at (248) 922-0300. 

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