Cobo Center




Overlooking the Detroit River and our international neighbor, Windsor Canada, the elegant banquet rooms of the Cobo Center are the ideal locations for your dream wedding. Hold an elegant outdoor ceremony on the open-air terrace overlooking the Detroit River with the skyline of Windsor, Ontario as the backdrop to your exchange of vows. Move into the 40,000 square-foot ballroom that is dividable with a retractable wall and complemented by glass-enclosed, pre-function space. While taking romantic wedding portraits after the ceremony guests will enjoy a cocktail hour with gorgeous views in the glass pre-function space. Move into the Grand Riverview Ballroom, which is equipped with a lift stage for dramatic introductions if you want to make a truly impressive entrance to your reception! Centerplate, is the exclusive caterer for the Cobo Center and will work with you to craft the ultimate wedding menu of your dreams. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous meal and then a festive night of dancing on the expansive dance floor.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Event Center, Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 1000 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 1000 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,000 to $2,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes a full day of rental time. There is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Cobo Center is estimated at between $9,434 and $16,194 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Public garage

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM