Welcome to The Collins at the Clocktower! We are so excited to have you as a guest in our space. Before you get here, there are a few things to note in order to ensure you have the best experience with us. 

parking

ceremony

reception

afterparty

hotels/lodging

Parking is plentiful and free in the quaint city of Chelsea! With ample street parking and six lots located within a block radius of the venue, everyone is sure to find a spot. Our parking recommendations are outlined below. Please utilize the parking map provided above. The Collins at the Clocktower is notated on the map by the purple star. Parking recommendations are outlined by purple lines. 

  • Back Lot // Located near the crossfit gym, this lot provides an abundance of spots within a short walking distance. We encourage you to try parking in this lot first. 
  • Railroad Lot // Located a short walk from the Clocktower, this lot provides ample parking on weekends. 
  • Street Parking // We encourage you to park along E. North St., Railroad St., and East St. 
  • Please allow 10 minutes to park, walk, and find your seats, prior to ceremony start. 

Our chapel is located on the first floor of the historic Chelsea Clocktower building. Here are a few things to note about our chapel below:
 

  • Address // 310 N. Main St., Suite 100, Chelsea, MI 48118 
  • Once you arrive at the Clocktower, please follow the signs directing entrance. There is a bridal party and a guest entrance. Please make sure you enter through the double doors for our guest entrance. 
  • Please leave large gifts for the couple in your car until the start of the cocktail hour/reception, located on the third floor of The Collins at the Clocktower. 
  • Please note that you will exit a different doorway than the one that you came in. in order to help direct you to the reception. Collins staff will there to assist in the transition. 
  • Ceremony space is ADA accessible. 

Our reception space is located at on the third floor of the historic Chelsea Clocktower building, where cocktail hour and reception will be held. Here are a few things to note about our reception area below:
 

  • Address // 310 N. Main St., Suite 300, Chelsea, MI 48118 
  • Please enter the reception space via the staircase or the elevator, located in the main lobby. Please note that this is a separate space from the original entrance. If you wish to exit between the ceremony and the reception, this exit will take you out the same side of the building you entered. 
  • We encourage you to use the stairs, if you are able, when making your way to the reception. The different levels of the Clocktower showcase different photos of the space since its creation in 1907.
  • Please bring your cards/gifts to cocktail hour and the reception. There will be a designated spot for you to place these upon entrance to cocktail hour.   
  • Smoking is allowed on the side or front of the building, as approved by couple. No smoking or vaping of any kind is allowed inside the building. 
  • Reception space is ADA accessible. 

Our afterparty is located at Ugly Dog Distillery. Here are a few things to note about our afterparty below:
 

  • Address // 218 S. Main St. Chelsea, MI 48118
  • Ugly Dog Distillery is located .2mi from The Collins at the Clocktower. It is a 3 minute drive, or a five minute, uphill walk. Please utilize the map below for directions. The Clocktower and Ugly Dog are notated by purple stars.
  • Afterparty begins at the conclusion reception.
  • Please note there are no Ubers in Chelsea. If your wedding is not providing a shuttle, please be sure to coordinate a safe ride home beforehand. 
  • The Comfort Inn (1.8 miles away)
  • Chelsea House Victorian Inn (700 ft. away)
  • Holiday Inn Express on Zeeb Rd, (15 min. drive) 
  • Airbnb is available in Chelsea and other surrounding areas. 
  • If you cannot find lodging in Chelsea or Ann Arbor, we recommend looking into lodging in Jackson. Jackson is located 30 minutes from our venue.
  • If the wedding you are attending is taking place during football season, we recommend booking your lodging as early as possible. With being located close to Ann Arbor, lodging can fill up fast in the fall. 
  • Reminder---shuttles are only provided if pre-arranged by the couple. If your couple has not provided a shuttle, please be sure to coordinate a safe ride. Ubers do not currently service the Chelsea area. 

There are overnight accommodations located nearby for your stay. Our recommendations and things to note regarding lodging are laid out below:

That is all for now! If you have any questions before you arrive, feel free to email us at hello@thecollins.co or marketing@thecollins.co. Looking forward to meeting you soon. 

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OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.

amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

Whether you are looking to host an intimate gathering or a large soiree, our space is happy to accommodate your occasion. With a capacity that allows 200 people, the opportunities are endless. So, go ahead and send out your invites for up to 220. 

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200 GUESTS

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.

amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

ceremony rendering

reception

Our venue offers two designated spaces for ceremony and reception. Ceremony is held in the iconic and historic Chelsea Clocktower building, on the first floor.  Please be advised that our ceremony space is located in our sister venue, just around the block from Off Main. Both ceremony and reception space is ADA approved,

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200 GUESTS

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

Take the stress out of planning with included in-house wedding coordinators. Throughout the planning process, we are here to handle...
  • rehearsal 
  • day of coordination
  • setup and teardown of decor
  • quarterly 1-on-1 check-in calls
  • timeline creation and management
  • design meeting for tablescape and ceremony location

Also included is access to our project planning software, Aisle Planner, inclusive of a budget tool, layout, checklists, design studio, and more.


CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

Located above our reception space, enjoy two nights in our full service, luxury-style suite, Utilize the space the night before your wedding for up to 8 people. The suite will then transform into your honeymoon suite the night of your wedding. Don't worry, our staff will give it a nice refresh before you come back! Bridal suite is ADA approved.

Located on the corner of our street, above the ever-loved Zou Zou's cafe, enjoy overnight accommodations the night before your wedding. Our full service, luxury-style bunkhouse offers accommodations for up to 8 people and is ADA approved. 

click here to see our bridal/honeymoon suites

click here to see our bunkhouse

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

bridal suite // honeymoon suite

bunkhouse

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

Browse through thousands of complimentary items when you step into our Something Borrowed Closet! Find your vibe and decide what you want to use on your big day.

  • Bud Vases
  • Candelabras
  • Ceremony Arches
  • Chargers
  • Gift Box
  • Napkins
  • Votives
  • Runners
  • Signs
  • and more!!!

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

Enjoy the ambiance of our outdoor area during cocktail hour and the evening part of the reception. With our outdoor bar, yard games, fire-pits, cigar lounge and vignette seating under our twinkling tent lights, there is bound to be something for everyone to enjoy.

outdoor lawn + patio

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

After finishing hair and makeup in your upstairs suite, you'll come down to find our glam room in all its glory. nestled next to our reception space, Boasting tall ceilings and large, windows, this California, chic space is every photographers dream. With a peacock covered ensuite restroom, this space is a private place for you and your bridal party to sneak away throughout the day. 

glam room

groom room

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

Our venue provides two designated spaces for our couples and their bridal party. Our glam room boasts a bright, white, California chic space, while our grooms room is embraces a Yellowstone inspired look. Access is available 4 hrs. before ceremony start.

Located next to our ceremony space, our grooms room embraces a Yellowstone inspired look. With access 4 hours before ceremony start, this is a perfect place to prepare for the day with your crew. 

click here to see glam room

click here to see groom room

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

We know that alcohol expenses can add up quickly. That's why we partner with service teams that make it simple! From included insurance, to day-of drop-off, and easy alcohol returns, you are bound to receive stellar service,

We offer three bar teams for you to select service from. Please browse our host bar teams to discover their differences and find which one fits your style.

cloud nine

premier pour

byrdie bar

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

We have an open catering policy, meaning that you are free to pick whatever pleases your pockets and tummies. While it is not required to choose from our preferred list, it is encouraged, as these vendors have worked in our space and are knowledgable with how events are executed. Our preferred catering list is provided upon booking.

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

Parking is plentiful and free in the quaint city of Chelsea! With ample street parking and six lots located within a block radius of the venue, everyone is sure to find a spot. As you make your way to the venue, explore and embrace all Chelsea has to offer. View a parking map of our downtown area here

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

A

OPEN CATERING

HOST BAR

DESIGNATED CEREMONY & RECEPTION SPACES

On a day with no do-overs, you shouldn't have to worry about a single detail. And The Collins Off Main is the venue that will ensure you don't have to. If you're looking for a space that checks all your boxes, you've just found it.

From your first step in the space, the striking clean, bright, and white features will transport you to a Californian boho paradise. Add in the modern updates and included amenities, such as overnight accommodations, wedding coordinators, and decor, and your day is bound to be a breeze. With all the extras included, you won't have a stressful day, like everyone said you would. We take care of so much, leaving our couples stress free and focusing on each-other and not the checklist.


amenities + offerings 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

PROFESSIONAL PLANNING SERVICES

SOMETHING BORROWED CLOSET

OUTDOOR GARDEN STYLE LUXURY TENT,  TURF LAWN & CIGAR AND S'MORE LOUNGE

TWO INSTAGRAM WORTHY, LOUNGING AREAS, FOR THE BRIDAL PARTY

INCLUDED AFTERPARTY AT LOCAL DISTILLERY 

Don't want to stop the party? Don't worry! We've got you covered. Enjoy an included after party in your own private space at Ugly Dog Distillery until 2am. Located a block from Off Main, Ugly Dog is the perfect place to keep the drinks flowing and dancing going. Late night snacks can be delivered here too!

afterparty

CONVENIENT PARKING

CAPACITY UP TO 200

CAPACITY UP TO 200

CHECK OUT OUR GALLERY

A HISTORICAL MICHIGAN LANDMARK, THE CLOCKTOWER IS A NOTABLE PILLAR IN THE CHELSEA COMMUNITY. built in 1906, the building was originally constructed as a water tower. This iconic building was then home to the worlds largest stove factory, Michigans first brewery--Real ale company, and the teddy bear factory! 


history of our building

734.531.7722

HELLO@THECOLLINS.CO


CHELSEA, MI

 Elevated Wedding and Event Venues

The Collins Collective

located on 1st floor of Clocktower