Event Spaces2024-01-17T14:36:33-05:00

Event Spaces

Maritime Heritage Center

This incredible new Museum building contains exhibits as well as multiple rental spaces for a variety of group sizes and functions. Lofted ceilings and many water-facing windows give the feeling of bringing the outside in. 

Outdoor Campus

Get the most of our waterfront location by booking one of outdoor spaces. Each space has a stunning view of South Haven harbor and can accommodate both large and small events.

Ready to Book Your Event?

If you are interested in booking an event with us, and would like more information on venues, availability and pricing, please fill out our Event Inquiry Form.

Maritime Heritage Center Spaces

Main Level

Smith Grand Atrium

Two-story, open atrium space with views through to the harbor. A wonderful space to network and entertain. Ideal for social and business gatherings.

  • 26’ x 75’ Dynamic space
  • Lounge space for up to 20 people
  • High top tables (not included) for up to 40 people

Available year-round
Monday-Sunday Evenings Only

Jerry Mason Learning Center

Great for classes, workshops, presentations, and seminars.

  • 26’ x 50’ Multi-function education space
  • Easy access to inside and outside exhibit and campus spaces
  • Classroom seating for up to 40 people
  • Theater seating for up to 90 people

Available year-round
Monday-Sunday Daytime (Business Use Only)

Upper Level

RB Annis Gallery & Exhibit Hall

With stunning harbor views and private access to the Atrium Overlook and outdoor balcony, this space is perfect for larger events, weddings and anniversaries, conferences, and business gatherings.

  • 42’ x 72’
  • Seated dining for up to 150 people (180 with combined Atrium Overlook space)
  • Theater seating for 300 people (375 with combined Atrium Overlook space)
  • Attached catering kitchen amenities

Available year-round

Atrium Overlook

A perfect space for a smaller private or business function with water views, balcony access, and a beautiful view of the Smith Grand Atrium below.

  • 38′ x 17′
  • Seated dining for up to 30 people
  • Theater seating for 94 people
  • Optional access to the catering kitchen
  • 82″ screen and integrated presentation options including video conferencing
  • Access to shared balcony

Available year-round

Consumers Credit Union Conference Room

Cottage Home Conference Room

Ideal for business meetings, planning sessions, work retreats, and small groups.

  • 16’ x 20’ Private meeting rooms
  • Equipped with conference meeting technology
  • Waterfront view (Consumers Credit Union Conference Room ONLY)
  • Private bathroom
  • Can accommodate up to 20 people
  • Additional use: Bride & Groom Suites (available option if also booking the R.B Annis Gallery & Exhibit Hall)

Available year-round
Monday-Friday Daytime Only

Carmichael Veranda

This relaxing communal area can be enjoyed with the rental of any upper floor space. Break away from a meeting, take a phone call, or enjoy an intimate chat while lounging near a cozy fireplace.

Outdoor Spaces

2024 Outdoor Spaces

Winkel Lookout Point (1)

Bergman Courtyard (2)

deBest Family Courtyard (3)

Jan Frizzo & Patrick Allkins Family Event Lawn (4)

Marina View Canopy (5)

Maritime Heritage Center (6)

On-Water Fleet (7)

Winkel Lookout Point

Amazing dock and harbor views from this historic riverfront location. Great for small weddings, business events, and cocktail parties.

  • 32’ round canopy
  • Seating for 40-50 people

Bergman Courtyard & deBest Family Courtyard

Ideal spaces on the waterfront for picnics, family gatherings, or small parties. These courtyards can be separate or one large combined space.

  • 15’ x 40’ lawn and river frontage
  • Space for up to 30 people

Jan Frizzo & Patrick Allkins Family Event Lawn

Perfect space for larger groups, receptions, and outdoor functions.

  • 40’ x 70’ lawn space with room for rectangular tent (not included)
  • Seating for up to 300 people

Marina View Canopy

Beautiful marina views along the east side of the campus. A relaxing space for small gatherings, cocktail parties, and family fun!

  • 32’ round canopy
  • Seating for up to 30 people

On-Water Fleet

Five historic and replica vessels at our docks offer guests an exciting opportunity to experience history on the water. Consider a private charter on one or more of these boats for truly unforgettable memories.

Visit our On-Water Fleet page for more information about schedule and pricing.