The venue

BARN, PATIO, GUEST HOUSE & MORE

Upon arrival you’ll find breathtaking views overlooking the venue, several acres of manicured lawn and lush landscaping.  From the historic 40-foot silo draped in ivy to flourishing 100-year old apple trees, the photo opportunities are endless.  


It’s beautiful, romantic, warm, and welcoming. And ready to take on your vision. Posh and sophisticated? Farmhouse chic? Refined rustic? That’s your call—we’re here to ensure your dream is realized. 


And remember, the venue is exclusively yours for the weekend—so the focus is always on your barn wedding or event, no one else’s.

The Barn...

  • 3,600 sq. ft. cathedral-style Barn is the region’s largest single floor barn space, ensuring an inclusive and unified experience for up to 285 guests.
  • Soaring 26' high cathedral-style interior with sparkling Edison lights.
  • Indoor restrooms that are handsomely appointed and ADA compliant.
  • Authentic old world craftsmanship with exposed floor-to-ceiling timber framing and sliding cedar doors.


And Outside The Barn...

  • Large, elegant New York Bluestone patio with portable fire pits.
  • Beautiful landscaping around the venue, “Dairy Cottage” and Silo to perfectly frame your celebration.
  • Lush manicured lawns, hilltop views of Lake Michigan, and a delightful wildflower meadow that’s yours for the picking.


The Guest house

This one-of-a-kind dairy barn has been superbly redesigned to pamper you and six guests during your stay.

  • Spacious 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath.
  • Impressive chef’s kitchen, luxurious linens and upscale, contemporary farm chic décor.
  • Full access to the venue to set up, decorate, relax with friends and family.
  • Available as a standard 3-day package—plus the option of additional days.


Cigar Lounge

In the shadow of the ivy-covered silo, is the former milk house that has been wonderfully transformed into…

  • A “private club” where guests can enjoy a cigar or cocktail—for ladies and gentlemen alike!


customer service

The proprietor, Adam Dontz, truly understands how important your special day is, and is focused on giving you and your guests a flawless celebration. The entire LakeStar staff is available, knowledgeable and fully dedicated to exceeding your expectations. Our only measure of success? Hearing you say, “it was perfect—I loved it!”


The LakeStar Difference:

  • All-inclusive custom package, no surprises or hidden fees.
  • Exclusive use of the entire venue for your weekend.
  • Wedding arbor, banquet tables, white wooden chairs and linens included.
  • We think of every detail—so you don’t have to! 


Additional Professional Services

  • LakeStar Farms will happily—and seamlessly—work with your preferred vendor(s).
  • We can also recommend excellent local caterers, florists, photographers, videographers, officiants, DJs and bands.


Come see all that LakeStar Farms has to offer


Travel & lodging...simplified

Map it

By road, boat, ferry or daily flight from O’Hare, the LakeStar Farms’ experience is closer than you think.


Lodging

In addition to LakeStar Farms guest house, there is ample lodging along the nearby Lake Michigan shore. 

  • Over 600 hotel rooms only minutes away with shuttle services available 
  • Plus numerous Airbnb and VRBO accommodations in the area, including locations on Lake Michigan, Portage Lake and at Harbor Village


Little River Casino Resort

 231-723-1535

 Little River Casino Resort

2700 Orchard Hwy. · Manistee, MI


Ramsdell Inn

 231-398-7901

Ramsdell Inn Manistee

 399 River St.

Manistee, MI


Microtell Inn & Suites

231-398-0008

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham

226 E. Parkdale Ave. · Manistee, MI


Super 8

 231-723-1535 

Super 8 Manistee 

 220 Arthurt St.

Manistee, MI



Orchard Beach House

616-224-0005

Orchard Beach House

2583 Lakeshore Rd. Manistee, MI