Anniversaries & Milestones
Wedding anniversaries, career milestones, and more—they all deserve to be celebrated with friends and family! Choose RedWater events for your next anniversary event to make it one for the books.
When your guest(s) of honor walk into your event, you want them to be amazed and feel loved. Our decorations options, paired with any additional decorations that you care to use, will help you accomplish this!
What decoration options do I have for anniversary parties?
Each of our venues provides a number of decoration options:
Watermark - Votive candles, square mirrors, floor-length white linen.
StoneWater - Votive candles, square mirrors, floor-length white linen.
Sunnybrook - Votive candles, square mirrors, floor-length white linen.
Thousand Oaks - Votive candles, square mirrors, floor-length white linen.
Boatwerks - Charges for dinner plate decorations: silver, gold, bronze, red, copper $.85, small centerpieces $5, white resin chairs $4, white chair covers $3, stage 4-4x8 sections- $45/section, steps- $20, dance floor (included).
Macatawa - Votive candles, simple fake plant centerpieces, floor length white linen.
Thornapple Pointe - Votive candles, mirrors, floor-length white linen.
Ravines - 4 large farmhouse tables, permanent market lights, floor-length white linen and choice of napkin color.
Who decorates the venue?
You or any vendor you hire are responsible for decorating the venue. There is no upcharge for decorating our venues to your liking.
Do you have any theme-specific decorations available on-site?
Unfortunately we don’t have any additional decorations on-site for specific themes, but one of our Event Managers would be happy to provide suggestions or point you in the right direction!
Whether you’d like to serve a full meal or just appetizers and refreshments at your event, our world-class catering options will help you build the perfect menu for your guests.
View our 2020 Events Menu for more information on pricing and options.
Do you offer an open bar option?
Yes, we are happy to provide an open bar option for your event.
Can we bring our own food and drinks?
Our venue spaces only permit for our in-house food and beverage service. We are proud of our catering services and are dedicated to providing the very best food and drinks for your special event.
What catering options are available for anniversary parties?
We can offer appetizers, plated and buffet-style catering. Additionally, we have breakfast, lunch, and dinner food, as well as carving station options, listed in our 2020 Events Menu. Don’t forget about dessert!
Are there any specialty drinks or menu items for anniversary parties?
We’re happy to coordinate any specialty drink or food item on a case-by-case basis.
Do you offer buffets for anniversary parties?
Yes we do! Please take a look at our 2020 Events Menu for more information.
Our event venues have hosted anniversary parties and milestone celebrations large and small. With flexible floor plans and a variety of space sizes, we can accommodate celebrations of almost any size.
How can I arrange seating for my anniversary party?
We are pleased to provide you with seating arrangement flexibility for your special event. Rooms can be arranged in classroom, theatre, crescent rounds, banquet, and cocktail style seating.
Do you have round or square tables?
We have a mix of both round and square table options at our venues. Here are the different options:
Ravines - High-tops are square, round tables for seating, 6-foot rectangular tables, 8-foot farmhouse tables.
Boatwerks - Both round and square with the majority of hightops being round. There are a few square high-tops. Both 6-foot and 8-foot tables.
Watermark, StoneWater, Sunnybrook, Thousand Oaks, Thornapple and Macatawa - 8-foot and 6-foot rectangle tables. Small round high-tops and 5-foot and 6-foot round low tables.
How many people can sit at each table?
The number of people that can sit at each table depends on the venue and tables selected.
Ravines - 8 people or 10 people, depending on the size of the round table.
Boatwerks - 8 people.
Macatawa, Watermark, StoneWater, Sunnybrook, Thousand Oaks, Thornapple Pointe - 8 to 10 people.
What spaces can be used for anniversary parties?
All of our venues, with both indoor and outdoor spaces, can be used for your anniversary party.
Do you offer spaces for both large and small anniversary parties?
Yes. We have a variety of rooms that will accommodate almost any size event.
Which restaurants can have reserved spaces for anniversary parties?
The following RedWater restaurants have available reserved spaces for your anniversary party:
Cork Wine & Grille
Reds at Thousand Oaks
Rush Creek Bistro
Do you offer outdoor anniversary party spaces?
Yes, all of our venues have outdoor spaces available for your event.
Enjoy our additional amenities such as A/V equipment or patio spaces for your anniversary party or milestone celebration.
What anniversary party amenities do you offer?
Each of our venues offers the following amenities:
Watermark - Bar, patio, projector, screens, microphone.
StoneWater - Bar, fireplace, patio, projector, screens, microphone.
Sunnybrook - Bar, patio, projector, screens, microphone.
Thousand Oaks - Bar, patio, fireplace (indoor & outdoor), projector, screens, microphone.
Boatwerks - Bar, patio, retractable wall of windows, projector, screens, microphone.
Macatawa - Bar, patio, projector, screens, microphone.
Thornapple Pointe - Bar, patio, TV.
Ravines - Bar, patio, fireplace, TV.
Watermark - Fireplaces and patio, with golf course and waterfall views.
StoneWater - Fireplaces and patio, with golf course and waterfall views.
Sunnybrook - Fireplaces and patio, with golf course and trees.
Thousand Oaks - Fireplaces and patio, with golf course, trees, and rolling hill views.
Boatwerks - Patio, ladder ball, corn hole and giant jenga lawn games for after dinner, fire pit (weather permitting), tiki torches, and views of Lake Macatawa.
Macatawa - Patio and views of pond and golf course.
Thornapple Pointe - Patio and views of the golf course and trees.
Ravines - Patio, and golf course views. Rustic and wooded setting.
Do you have a photobooth or great areas for taking pictures?
While we do not have a photobooth in-house, there is plenty of beautiful scenery for taking pictures at your event. Additionally, we have a list of preferred vendors that offer photobooth equipment for rent if you so desire.
Can we bring in a DJ for anniversary parties?
Yes, you’re welcome to bring in a DJ for your event.
Here are more frequently asked questions about our venues for your anniversary party or milestone celebration.
Do you offer any all-inclusive anniversary party packages?
Each of our events are planned and customized to your liking. Please speak with an Events Manager for more information.
How long can anniversary parties be?
We can accommodate almost any length of anniversary party. It can be as long or short as you’d like!
What types of anniversary parties have you hosted in the past?
Many of the anniversary parties that have been previously held at our venue have been groups of 20-25 people with plated dinners. However, there is almost no limit to the type of anniversary party that we can accommodate!