About this Vendor

Traverse City's Premier Downtown Wedding Space

The Corner Loft is a unique and upscale venue located in the heart of downtown Traverse City on Front Street. Set on the second floor of a stately, well-preserved neoclassical-style building with high ceilings, large windows, and open interior. Gorgeous downtown and seasonal bay views. Book today!

Amenities + Details

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Reception Area

  • Wireless Internet

For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Venue Capacity



Ballroom, Historic Venue, Loft

Wedding Categories

Food + Catering, Planning, Service Staff


Contact Info

201 E Front St, Traverse City, MI (231) 883-9367

Reviewed on 8/30/2017 S B

I really cannot recommend the Corner Loft more highly. My husband and I had our wedding reception at the Corner Loft in August 2017, and from beginning to end it was a wonderful experience. We chose the Corner Loft for a number of reasons: 1) We loved the amazing Front Street... Read More location, and the windows looking over downtown added such a great feel to the party (for example, passerby would wave to us and cheer as we danced like maniacs on the dance floor, and we waved right back - totally awesome). 2) The space was perfect for our ~95 person wedding reception, providing just the right amount of warmth and intimacy, while being flexible enough to allow for dinner, dancing, drinks, and everything else we wanted. 3) The decor is beautiful, fresh, and modern, allowing for additional decoration but not really needing it. 4) This venue was a rarity in that it allowed for total flexibility in terms of food, alcohol, and vendors. My family is quite loyal to several local wineries, and being able to pick and choose the wines we wanted to bring to the reception was pretty important to us. Also, my dad and I both brew, so I wanted a venue where we could bring and serve batches of home brewed beer without a problem. I love that at the Corner Loft, we had the ability to make decisions for ourselves, instead of being forced into the one or two options dictated by many other, more traditional venues. This was one of the primary reasons we chose the Corner Loft. The A/V equipment was great and worked perfectly, and we appreciated having someone on-site during the event to make sure everything ran smoothly. Last but perhaps most important of all, Marie was incredibly professional, responsive, and overall a delight to work with. She was kind, communicative, understanding, and made sure that everything went smoothly for us. Thanks so much for making our wedding reception an amazing success beyond our wildest dreams!

2017-08-30T11:33:14 Response from the vendor

Sara, I cannot begin to thank you enough for your wonderful review. It truly warms my heart to know how pleased you were with our venue. You and your families were absolutely amazing to work with. Everyone was so thoughtful, kind and helpful. I very... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 8/02/2016 Amanda J

From start to finish, The Corner Loft did not disappoint. Marie was a pleasure to deal with throughout the entire process. She was always quick to respond and was accommodating every step of the way. Our reception was fantastic, the space is beautiful, the AV equipment is a... Read More great touch, and the on site personnel made sure our night was perfect. I have absolutely zero complaints and am so happy with our choice to have such a special event here.

2016-08-03T10:39:59 Response from the vendor

Amanda, thank you so very much for the lovely review. You and your families were wonderful to work with. We so enjoyed having you!! I wish you both a lifetime of joy, laughter and happiness!!

Reviewed on 4/05/2016 Carissa A

My husband and I got married at the Corner Loft in the late fall and it was absolutely perfect. The loft is such a unique and beautiful space and yet still a blank canvas where a bride can be creative with her style. It is perfect for a smaller wedding where it is cozy enough... Read More that your guests can easily socialize, but large enough to be comfortable and of course have room for a dance floor. Another perk about this spot is where it is located in downtown Traverse City. There are a TON of places to get great pictures and the lake is literally a couple minute walk from the venue. Marie Schwartz, the owner of the Corner Loft, was very easy to work with and accommodating. She has very good relationships with a lot of vendors in town, which makes it so much easier for planning. I highly recommend choosing this venue. You won't be disappointed and your guests will love it too!

2016-04-06T10:20:50 Response from the vendor

Dearest Carissa, Thank you so very much for the lovely review! We truly enjoyed having you and were honored to be a part of your special day. You and your families were an absolute delight to work with. We wish you and Jaylee a wonderful... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 1/22/2018 Kim R

We had our daughter's baby shower at The Corner Loft, it is one of Traverse City's "must do". The corner loft is 1st class, situated on the corner of Front and Cass Streets, the hub of downtown Traverse City. With floor to ceiling windows, it is second to none, not only are you... Read More up close and personal with downtown but also beautiful Grand Traverse Bay. It is right in the midst of all the famous restaurants, bars, beaches, the tart trail, open space and within walking distance to some of our best hotels. Marie and Jeff Schwartz made sure we had everything we needed, with great suggestions of caterers, florists, rental agencies, music, etc... The venue itself was designed by one of Traverse City's well known designer's and it can take on whatever feeling you are wanting to create. The Corner Loft provides many amenities, such as tables, chairs, several video screens and an amazing sound system. Being long time residents of Traverse City, Marie and Jeff truly care about making your experience everything you hope and one for your memory book. With all that said, my daughter's baby shower was above and beyond what we hoped for. In fact everyone said it was one of the BEST baby showers they had ever been to. Thank you Marie, Jeff and the Corner Loft, Kim Howser

2018-01-23T08:32:04 Response from the vendor

Kim, I am so very appreciative for your wonderful review. It was a true delight to host you and your family and to assist in making Meghan's baby shower the "talk of the town"! She is so delightful and deserving of such a lovely party.... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 12/19/2017 Katherine M

We rented The Corner Loft for a fundraiser and we were so well taken care of! I can't express enough how wonderfully accommodating Marie and her staff were in helping us arrange our event and make sure we had everything we needed to pull it off. They started working with us... Read More early and maintained incredible contact throughout the process, even staying late into the night to help us clean! They were so open to helping fulfill our unique needs. If you are considering throwing an event of ANY kind, run don't walk to The Corner Loft. They will ensure you have an easy, graceful, wonderful event.

2017-12-19T22:50:55 Response from the vendor

Thank you Erin and Kit for the lovely review. We truly enjoyed hosting your wonderful production. You all were very professional and a delight to work with. I greatly appreciate your time in writing this for us and wish you monumental success with your future... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 4/27/2016 Emily M

My husband and I used the Corner Loft for our Traverse City reception last fall. Marie was a joy to work with and her space is just amazing! How fun to be right downtown TC along beautiful front street during the fall. Everything was just perfect. The loft is so elegant and... Read More was the perfect space for bringing our families and friends together. We rented The Loft for the whole weekend and I am so glad we did. We gathered the bridal party for lunch on Friday as we setup and on Sunday we opened gifts and drank mimosas. Thank you Marie and all involved in our wonderful weekend!

2016-04-28T01:27:00 Response from the vendor

Thank you so very much for the lovely review Emily! We were so very fortunate to work with such a wonderful family. Your wedding reception was truly a lovely event and we were thrilled to have you. Best wishes as grow your lives together and... Read Less Read More

Meet The Owner

Marie Schwartz

Marie Schwartz is a retired executive with a lifelong passion of hosting and entertaining parties and events. Together with husband Jeff, she purchased a landmark building in downtown Traverse City with the vision of renovating and creating an exceptional event space, now called The Corner Loft. Since 2013 she has been the owner and operator of the venue, finding great pride and joy working with couples to make their special days come to life.