The Rust Belt Market

Select services venue

The venue will provide the space, plus a few extras.

Full wedding (ceremony and reception) pricing

Starting at $5,700 for off-peak dates, and $6,000 for peak dates

Guest capacity

Up to 170 seated guests

About this venue

Located in 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 artisan marketplace and vibrant event venue, it is home to dozens of small local-owned retail businesses, a full bar, and unique 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. At The Rust Belt, you're sure to capture all of your amazing wedding day memories in the most artistic and unique venue setting!

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Our event spaces

Available services that can be provided by The Rust Belt Market

Services & amenities

  • Bar services
  • Dance floor
  • Dressing room / Bridal Suite
  • Event coordinator
  • Event rentals
  • Event staff
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Pet friendly
  • Set up
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi

Transportation & access

  • Self parking - paid
  • Valet - paid
  • Wheelchair accessible


  • Barware
  • Standard Chairs


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  • Amazing Place to get married

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    ChelseaFeb 8, 2024

    I had my wedding at The Rust Belt in December 2023 and I have nothing but amazing things to say. First of all Julie is the best! She is quick to respond to emails and was so accommodating and answered all my questions in a timely fashion. The wedding itself was amazing from the cocktail hour to the ceremony to the reception! The bar staff was great and the venue looked incredible. I would recommend The Rust Belt over and over again and I hope to attend a wedding here in the future so I can be a guest.

  • Everyone loved the venue!

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    Alyssa B.Nov 22, 2023

    Having cocktail hour before the ceremony was a game changer, people were excited and cheering which fit perfectly for our low key ceremony, the venue looked beautiful and everyone raved about how cool it was! non traditional but amazing

  • Easy to work with

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    Marina GearhartOct 31, 2023

    Having our wedding at the Rust Belt was great! Julie is great to work with. Communication with her was easy at the very beginning and carried on until the wedding day. Julie is responsive to any questions you may have throughout the process. The Rust Belt is a great place if you’re looking for a unique venue.

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    Lyndsay Cwiertniewicz Aug 21, 2023

    Not only is the rust belt one of my favorite places to shop it was absolutely gorgeous for Zachary and Justina’s wedding. I would love to shoot another wedding there. They were so good at communicating with Justina and I before the big day, I felt very prepared . It’s such a cute space, especially the green room, you’re looking at this space I highly recommend it!

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