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Email

diane@miellisonplace.com

Phone

(989) 448 - 7575

Address

150 Dale Drive, Gaylord, Michigan 49735
Weddings & Receptions
An elegant, spacious and versatile event venue.
Concerts & Events
Versatile layouts with state of the art sound & light equipment available.
Trade Shows & Conferences
Large bay doors and 30,000 Sq Feet give us the ability to host even the biggest consumer shows.
Banquets & Company Parties
With an elegant decor, The Ellison Place is the perfect place to host your events.
Welcome to The Ellison Place, the most versatile event venue in Northern Michigan.
With a maximum capacity of over 2,000 people and over 30,000 square feet of space available, The Ellison Place in Gaylord, Michigan truly is the most versatile event space in the Northern Lower Peninsula.
Book Your Event Today!
From small, intimate gatherings to large-scale events, the Ellison Place is a versatile venue for almost any occasion.
The Four on 9 & 10 News
The Four on 9 & 10 News
Petoskey, MI
It's such a large place that can hold a variety of events, not to mention that it has an easy access point right off of I-75.
Petoskey News Review
Petoskey News Review
Petoskey, MI
What a great facility to have in Gaylord! It's "adjustable" for any size of event. Great layout and decor. Lots of parking and easy to get to by I75 and M32.
Dave S.
Dave S.
Trout Unlimited
Wow! Just a beautiful venue! Diane was so friendly and helped me with what ever I needed! So impressed with everything!
Ruthie W-D
Ruthie W-D
Ruthann's Gourmet Bakery

Upcoming Public Events @ The Ellison Place

Gaylord Gun & Knife Show
Consumer Shows
Gaylord Gun & Knife Show
Join us November 3rd & 4th for the only two day gun show in Gaylord. Over 250 tables from over 50 different vendors!
Northern MI Wedding & Event Expo
Consumer Shows
Northern MI Wedding & Event Expo
Join us October 14th for the first ever Northern Michigan Wedding and Event Expo! 100+ vendors, food and drinks, fashion show, incredible prizes, and more!
Gaylord Ultimate Hunting Expo
Consumer Shows
Gaylord Ultimate Hunting Expo
Join us March 15-17th for the most exciting Hunting Expo in Northern Michigan.

Recent Events @ The Ellison Place

Henderson Wedding
Weddings
Henderson Wedding
Henderson Wedding Reception
Relay For Life
Community Events
Relay For Life
2018 Relay for Life, Otsego & Montmorency Counties, MI
Daddy Daughter Dance
Community Events
Daddy Daughter Dance
2018 Daddy Daughter Dance
Gaylord Boat Show
Consumer Shows
Gaylord Boat Show
2018 Gaylord Boat Show
Northern Michigan Works, Hiring Event
Consumer Shows
Northern Michigan Works, Hiring Event
The Ellison Place welcomes Northern Michigan works for the largest hiring event in the area March 10, 2018.
Bosch, Company Training Seminar
Training Seminars
Bosch, Company Training Seminar
Bosch, Training Seminar
Relay for Life, Captains Conference
Conferences
Relay for Life, Captains Conference
Relay for Life, Captains Conference
Relay for Life, Captains Conference
Conferences
Relay for Life, Captains Conference
Relay for Life, Captains Conference
Northern Michigan RV Show
Consumer Shows
Northern Michigan RV Show
The Ellison Place welcomes Northern Michigan RV for their Consumer Show on January 11 - 13, 2018
The Christmas Shop
Consumer Shows
The Christmas Shop
On December 3rd The Ellison Place hosted a Christmas Shop with many local vendors.
Gun & Knife Show
Consumer Shows
Gun & Knife Show
The Ellison Place hosted Northern Michigan's Gun & Knife Show on November 4 & 5, 2017
State of The Community Breakfast
Conferences
State of The Community Breakfast
The Ellison Place hosted the Gaylord Area State of The Community Breakfast on October 25, 2017
Outdoor Wedding, Indoor Reception
Weddings
Outdoor Wedding, Indoor Reception
The Ellison Place hosted this beautiful wedding, and the weather cooperated for an outdoor wedding, with a spectacular indoor reception.
Alpenfest Celebration with the Ben Allen Band & Neshama
Concerts
Alpenfest Celebration with the Ben Allen Band & Neshama
During the Alpenfest festivities in Gaylord, MI The Ellison Place hosted the Friday Night Party by bringing in Florida rock stars, The Ben Allen Band, and special guests Neshama!
Northern Michigan Wedding
Weddings
Northern Michigan Wedding
The Ellison Place was looking beautiful for this wedding in 2017.
Johnson Oil & Propane Christmas Party
Company Parties
Johnson Oil & Propane Christmas Party
The Ellison Place was looking festive as it hosted the Johnson Oil & Propane Christmas party, 2 years in a row!
Trout Unlimited Banquet
Banquets & Fundraisers
Trout Unlimited Banquet
The Ellison Place was was ready to go fishing while hosting the Trout Unlimited fundraiser!
Congressman Jack Bergman
Banquets & Fundraisers
Congressman Jack Bergman
The Ellison Place hosted the Congressman Jack Bergman.
Lauren Duski, The Voice Watch Party
Events
Lauren Duski, The Voice Watch Party
The Ellison Place hosted the official watch party for Team Lauren Duski of Gaylord Michigan during the finals of the show The Voice.
Whitetails Unlimited Fundraiser
Banquets & Fundraisers
Whitetails Unlimited Fundraiser
The Ellison Place hosted the Whitetails Unlimited banquet and fundraiser, which brought in over 600 people!
Kiersten's Ride, Suicide Prevention Conference
Conferences
Kiersten's Ride, Suicide Prevention Conference
The Ellison Place hosted several national leading speakers for suicide prevention.
Wolgast Wedding
Weddings
Wolgast Wedding
The Ellison Place hosted the Wolgast Wedding, and what a celebration it was!

Additional Ammenities at The Ellison Place

Beautiful Bar Area

A great feature of The Ellison Place is the bar area. Beautifully designed, and functional, with the ability to serve huge groups without getting behind.

Coat Check

The Ellison Place has a built in coat check area, for those events held during the winter months, guest can drop their coats and relax.

Wifi Availability

The Ellison Place has a private WiFi network for the facility renters, giving them the ability to work, share and play as needed.

Large Parking Capacity

The Ellison Place has a parking capacity to support even the biggest events. Flexible parking areas give guests and organizers peace of mind.

Meet Some our Facility Management Staff

Diane Bartow
Diane Bartow General Manager
Diane is the General Manager at The Ellison Place, she has an excellent eye for detail and is committed to creating a warm environment for her clients and staff.
Lori Kates
Lori Kates Director of Events
Lori has a significant amount of experience as a facility director, and event coordinator in Northern Michigan, she is bringing that experience to help make The Ellison Place great!
Jada Johnson loves to be involved in the Gaylord community, she is an ambassador for The Ellison Place and loves to help create a great experience for events at the Facility.