Located in the heart of Downtown Ferndale, MI, The Rust Belt Market is a versatile wedding venue ideal for creative couples who want to marry in the Detroit metropolitan area. As a hybrid marketplace, and vibrant event venue, it is home to dozens of small local businesses, a full-service bar, and the most charming event space. A suburban gem within driving distance of the Motor City’s thriving downtown, this venue provides a distinctive backdrop for once-in-a-lifetime events. You and your guests are sure to fall in love with its vintage-meets-vogue aesthetic and stellar amenities. The Rust Belt Market encourages people to come together to celebrate culture, art, and romance. As such, the property can set the scene for every stage of your big day. The Main Event Space is a comfortable setting that possesses 4,000 square feet of space for dining and dancing, and boasts a wide variety of artful amenities. Dimmable overhead lighting, rustic walls, twinkle lights, and intriguing furniture are just a few of its many eye-catching features. You are also welcome to use the Stage, a stylish space, complete with a sound system, projector, and macrame tapestry decorations. The 1,000 square-foot adjacent bar area is also included in your venue rental and includes premium finishes and additional bar stool seating. Capable of hosting up to 160 guests in a seated capacity, The Rust Belt Market is committed to making your wedding a celebration that you and your guests will never forget. In addition to its event space, the venue has other facilities such as restrooms, a prep kitchen, self-serve coatroom and a luxury wedding suite, The Green Room. Special events can take place on any evening of the week, year-round. Our venue rental rates also include the use of our premium in-house farm tables & chairs, making wedding planning a convenient one-stop-shop, for an overall stress-free experience!