Union + Social Wedding Venue Guide 2022

Learn about our wedding and event venue in St. Joseph, Michigan with our 2022 wedding venue guide. For a private tour of the space and to customize your event, get in touch with our in-house event coordinator!

We’ll bring the party. You bring your crowd.

Union + Social Event Venue offers a stunning location in downtown St. Joseph, Michigan to exchange wedding vows and celebrate your most significant moments. An extraordinary setting with hand crafted catering solutions by Silver Harbor Brewing Company and seating capacity for up to 200 wedding guests.

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About Us

At Union + Social Event Venue, we’ll make sure the vision for your special event becomes a reality and goes off without a hitch. Union + Social offers everything you need to create the stunning occasion you and your guests will always remember. Union + Social is located at 216 Court Street in downtown Saint Joseph, Michigan in a 120 year old building with plenty of history from its start as an airplane parts company, engineering firm, and even the office for a US Senator. Enjoy the reclaimed brick walls, 27 foot custom barrel vaulted ceiling, and original cement floors, this venue has it all. 

At Union + Social Event Venue, we’ll make sure the vision for your special event becomes a reality and goes off without a hitch. Union + Social offers everything you need to create the stunning occasion you and your guests will always remember.

Venue Rental Fees


Monday – Wednesday: $2500

Thursday: $3900

Friday: $4900

Saturday: $5500

Sunday: $3900


Monday – Wednesday: $1500

Thursday: $2900

Friday: $4400

Saturday: $4900

Sunday: $2900

What's Included

  • Exclusive use of the U+S Event Venue space for up to 12 hours

  • Expertly catered hand crafted menu to fit your needs

  • (30) 72″ round tables, (10) 60″ round tables and 300 white resin folding chairs

  • White table linens and napkins

  • Serveware, glassware, flatware, beverage cups

  • Use of (2) Projectors and 160” Screens

  • House music, per request throughout the venue and/or restrooms

  • Staffing for all bar & food service

  • Water & Iced Tea served via carafes at tables

  • Use of the “Green Room” our private dressing suite featuring a private bathroom, tv, sitting area, etc. 

  • Day of venue coordination

  • Day of ceremony coordination

  • Complimentary coat check

  • Wi-Fi

  • Dimmable uplighting

  • Set up and Tear Down of included Union + Social furniture (eg: tables & chairs)

  • One hour rehearsal the day before your event, subject to availability

  • HVAC Climate Control

Note:  Rental Fees are not inclusive of MI Sales Tax at 6% and a Gratuity of 18%.  Deposit of 50% of rental fee and a signed rental contract are required to secure your date.

Bar and Drink Options

Choose one or a combination of our Bar Experience Packages for your wedding day.

Cash Bar

Your guests will pay for all alcoholic beverages they order.

  • Wine (Chardonnay, Riesling, Red Table Wine, Meritage) $7-10
  • Craft Cocktails (vodka, gin, bourbon, rum) $7-11
  • Local Cider $6 -7
  • Craft Beer by Silver Harbor Brewing Co. $6 – 8
  • Non-alcoholic beverages: Coke products, water, tea and coffee (upon request) $3


Hosted Bar

You set the amount, time frame, and limitations and you’ll be charged based on what is consumed.


All-Inclusive Hosted Bar

4 hours included. Additional hour(s) may be added for $7 per hour per guest.

  • Add Champagne Toast $5 per person
  • Add Craft Coffee Station $250

Package A: $29 per person

  • Beer + Wine
  • Non-alcoholic beverages


Package B: $37 per person

  • Beer + Wine
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Couple Cocktail


Package C: $44 per person

  • Beer + Wine
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Couple Cocktail
  • Craft Cocktails


  • Choose up to 5 Craft Beer & Cider options from Silver Harbor Brewing Co. 
  • Michigan sales tax of 6% and 18% gratuity added to all drinks, including packages
  • We reserve the right to stop serving a guest(s) at any time and will manage consumption as needed
  • A valid ID is required for alcoholic beverages
  • No outside beverages are allowed

Food Options

Stationed hors d’oeuvres

  • Pretzel Bar with assorted cheeses, house mustard, toppings and everything needed to craft your very own perfect pretzel.
  • Local Farm + Garden (crudite, fresh fruit, craft cheese and assorted crackers)
  • Charcuterie
  • Flatbreads. Perfect for a late night snack, assorted flatbreads.
  • Late Night Snacks featuring assorted popcorns, candy and togo bags for guests to enjoy on-site or on the go.

Passed hors d’oeuvres

1-2 per guest, passed by waitstaff during the allocated time or plated per guest. 3 appetizers minimum.

LIGHT $1.50 PP​

  • Antipasto Skewer
  • Caprese Skewer
  • Mediterranean Skewer
  • Goat Cheese Stuffed Peppadew
  • Watermelon Mint White Balsamic Pick
  • Vegetable Lettuce Wrap
  • Tea Sandwiches
  • Heirloom Tomato Tart
  • Prosciutto & Melon Pick
  • Bruschetta
  • Fruit Kabob
  • Avocado Toast
  • Tomato Jam Stuffed Mushroom
  • Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Mushroom
  • Spinach & Artichoke Pinwheel



  • Bacon Jam Stuffed Mushroom
  • Strawberry Balsamic Crostini
  • Muffaletta Slider
  • Fried Artichoke Heart
  • Buffalo Style Fried Deviled Egg
  • Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry
  • Wild Mushroom Ragu Crostini
  • Rice Paper Spring Roll
  • Smoked Whitefish Pita Dip
  • Ceviche Tostada
  • Juicy Lucy Stout Meatball
  • BBQ Pork Puff Pastry


Heavy $3 PP​

  • Barbacoa Eggroll Wrapper Tacos
  • Chicken & Waffles
  • Bau Bun Pork Belly
  • Mini Croque Monsieur
  • Firecracker Shrimp
  • Caprese Beef Tenderloin Crostini
  • 7-Layer Chip & Dip Cup
  • Crab Stuffed Mushroom
  • Jalapeno Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Stout Glaze
  • Seared Ahi Tuna Wrap
  • Lobster Roll
  • Beef Tartare Wrap
  • Jalapeno Bacon Mac n’ Cheese Eggroll

Composed Entrées

Buffet Style $29/pp or Plated $31/pp

Includes: one greens, two sides, one entrée option (4-6oz per protein), and house bread with dipping oil

Extra Entrée option $6/pp     |     Extra Side option $6/pp


Grille Asparagus

Maple Bourbon Glazed Carrots

Roasted Vegetable Medley



Haricot Verts Almondine

Tri-colored Cauliflower and Romesco


Prosciutto & Melon Pick


Fruit Kabob

Avocado Toast

Tomato Jam Stuffed Mushroom

Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Mushroom

Spinach & Artichoke Pinwheel


Truffle Parmesan Fried White Potato

Garlic Boursin Mashed Redskin

Mini Buttered Bakers

Brown Butter Gnocchi

Wild Rice Blend

White Wine Mushroom Orzo

Lemon Thyme Ricotta Spaetzle


Add Soup

$3 per person

  • House Cheddar Ale
  • Additional options available upon request

For Kids Under 10

$8 per person

  • Offer a custom kids menu
  • Selections must be made with final counts

Entrée Options

Farm Entrees

Brick Quarter Chicken

Herbed Salsa Airline Chicken Breast

Maple Bourbon Pecan Chicken Breast

Hefeweizen Hollandaise Chicken Thigh

Caprese Stuffed Chicken Breast

Brown Ale Braised Pork Shank +$1

Pretzel Crusted Smoked Pork Chop

Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Mostarda

Pastrami Rubbed Pork Ribs with Stout Glaze

Brown Ale Braised Pork Shank +$1

Grilled Pork Ribeye with Wild Mushroom Blend

Garlic Herb Crusted Prime Rib +$1

Sous Vide Sirloin with Bone Marrow Compound Butter

Grilled Pub Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

Rack of Lamb with Blueberry Mint Gastrique +$3

Korean Short Ribs with Gochujang BBQ Sauce +$2

Filet Medallions with Frizzled Onions and Red Wine Demi Glaze +$2

Sea Entrees

Brewschetta Salmon Filet

Butter Crumb Cod with Basil Pesto

Crab Cake Stuffed Jumbo Shrimp +$2

Whitefish with Lemon Cream Sauce

Tortilla Crusted Mahi Mahi with Avocado Verde Salsa

Garden Entrees

Mediterranean Stuffed Portobello Cap

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter Cream Sauce, Toasted Walnuts and Fried Sage

Fried Lasagna Primavera

Truffle Roasted Cauliflwer Steak with Fresh Herb Salsa

Sweets and Treats

Desserts stationed for self-service, $5 per person

  • Assorted cupcakes, cheesecake bites, macarons, fresh baked cookies, and decadent chocolate cake
  • Assorted donut wall
  • Add: Local ice cream station featuring all the toppings $3 / guest
  • S’mores Experience: Bring the best of the outdoors, in. Roast your own marshmallows with indoor approved flames with all the options including graham crackers, peanut butter cups, chocolate, etc.

Outdoor Cocktail Hour

Host your guests outside the venue prior to the event start time. Add passed or stationed appetizers and/or beverages for an enhanced experience. The space has standing room only with options for up to 6 cocktail tables. Only available weather permitting. $1000.

Stock the Green Room

Snacks and sips for your close friends, bridesmaids, or groomsmen in the private space dedicated to you throughout the event. $350.

Choose 1 Beverage

24 craft beer cans of your choice

4 bottles of wine or champagne

1 bottle of liquor + mixers of choice

Hefeweizen Hollandaise Chicken Thigh

Caprese Stuffed ChickenA Breast

Add additional option for $99

Choose 1 snack

Serves up to 12 people

Crudite Platter

Charcuterie Board

Slider Platter

Flatbread Platter

Custom options available