Planning a baby shower for someone special? Honor your parents-to-be with an unforgettable celebration at one of our venues. Baby showers at RedWater are fun, fabulous, and sure to create some wonderful memories.
Whether you’re celebrating with a theme, or just want to keep things simple, we’re pleased to provide you with the flexibility to decorate for your special celebration however you’d like!
What decoration options do I have for baby showers?
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.
How have people decorated for baby showers in the past?
Many baby shower hosts have used pastel-colored napkins, tablecloths, and balloons to create a fun, festive environment.
Great memories start with great food. Our in-house catering and beverage services can be customized for your baby shower, no matter what time of day or catering style you’re looking for.
View our 2020 Events Menu for more information on pricing and options.
Are there any specialty or popular drinks for baby showers?
Yes! Many hosts opt for a mimosa bar for baby showers, which is always a huge hit!
Do you offer a baby shower brunch?
Of course! Baby shower brunches are also very popular at our venues.
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 baby showers?
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!
Do you offer buffets for baby showers?
Yes we do! Please take a look at our 2020 Events Menu for more information.
Do you offer cakes for baby showers?
We can offer an excellent selection of cupcakes for your baby shower.
Our versatile venues can be arranged to your liking, with plenty of extra space for games, gifts, and more.
How can I arrange seating for my baby shower?
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. We’re also happy to leave some extra space for opening gifts.
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.
Can you provide a table for gifts?
Yes, any of our venues can be arranged to include a table for your baby shower gifts and games.
What spaces can be used for baby showers?
All of our venues, with both indoor and outdoor spaces, can be used for your baby shower.
Do you offer spaces for both large and small baby showers?
Yes. We have a variety of rooms that will accommodate almost any size event.
Which restaurants can have reserved spaces for baby showers?
The following RedWater restaurants have available reserved spaces for your baby shower:
Cork Wine & Grille
Reds at Thousand Oaks
Rush Creek Bistro
Do you offer outdoor baby shower spaces?
Yes, all of our venues have outdoor spaces available for your event.
If you’d like to do a slideshow or video at your baby shower, RedWater can provide the equipment to help!
What baby shower amenities do you offer?
Each of our venues offers the following amenities:
Watermark - built-in screens, projectors, microphones, house sound
StoneWater - portable screens, projectors, microphones, house sound
Sunnybrook - portable screens, projectors, microphones, house sound
Thousand Oaks - built-in screens, projectors, microphones, house sound
Thornapple - portable screen and projector
Boatwerks - built-in screens, projectors, microphones, house sound
Macatawa - built-in screens, projectors, microphones, house sound
Ravines - portable screen and projector
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 baby shower. Additionally, we have a list of preferred vendors that offer photobooth equipment for rent if you so desire.
Here are more frequently asked questions about our venues for your baby shower.
How long can baby showers be?
We can accommodate almost any length of baby shower. It can be as long or short as you’d like! Most showers will last for 2-3 hours.
What are fun examples of things people have done at baby showers in the past?
Mimosa bars, games, and more! Please speak with an Events Manager for more ideas for your baby shower.