We offer a variety of different configurations to support small intimate gatherings, all the way up to full size commercial consumer shows. We are the most versatile venue in Northern Michigan, and we went the extra mile on all the small details.
Diane is the the event coordinator at The Ellison Place, she is here to serve & assist all party & event rentals.
We designed the event center to transform for each individual event we host, perfect for small events and large consumer shows.
Gaylord is central to the Northern Michigan region, and The Ellison Place is less than 1 mile from the I-75 freeway.
We maintain a close relationship with local catering providers to provide our guests with some of the finest culinary options available.
During our recent renovation we took that opportunity to install a state of the art sound system to support our event needs.
Large Bar Area
A large bar area is available in the center of the event location, this can be included with reservations of the space.
Meeting spaces are available for rental, or can be included with larger rentals, providing a private area for individual attention.
A separate and private area is provided for bookings for weddings, giving the bride & groom their own prep space.
A coat check area is available during winter months to provide event guests with a place to securely store their cold weather items.
The Ellison place is able to accommodate events with as many as 2,200 people, we also have the space to accommodate the vehicles.
The Surrounding Location
The city of Gaylord, Michigan has got a lot to offer, just take a look.
With over 15 hotels located in the city area, Gaylord, MI is a perfect location to host all kinds of events.
With I-75 running through city limits, Gaylord and The Ellison Place are convenient and easy to find.
From fine dining to fast casual, Gaylord boasts one of the best restaurant scenes in Northern Michigan.
Gaylord has a wide variety of retail and consumer shops, boutique and commercial shopping is available.
Alpenfest & Big Ticket Festival in the summer, Alpenfrost in the winter, each attract thousands of visitors.
Gaylord has been named one of the top 10 must see travel destinations in the state of Michigan.
Golf, fishing. hunting, water recreation and other outdoor activities are all easily accessible from Gaylord, MI.
With one of the highest annual snowfall rates in Michigan, Gaylord is a premier winter destination.
Great Location, Great Amenities.
The Ellison Place has everything you need to make your event a huge success, so what are you waiting for, request a reservation today!
Partial Rental | Hourly1,000 sf - 20,000 sf
We determine how much space you will need based on the size and type of your event.
The Ellison Place is centrally located for greater Northern Michigan and was designed to accommodate conventions, banquets, Christmas parties, conferences, consumer shows, fundraisers, school events, exhibitions, weddings, and more!