Events

All events will be held at the Loeks Retreat Center at Camp Blodgett.

Friday

4pm Rehearsal for the wedding party

8pm S’mores, bonfire and Karaoke for everyone!

Saturday

Early afternoon Family photos

Late afternoon Wedding Ceremony

Evening - 11pm Dinner and dancing

Sunday

11am - 1pm Bagels, pastry and coffee


 

Lodging

We've reserved blocks of rooms at two nearby hotels. Mention the Cesal–Furnas wedding when you reserve. 

Please book prior to March 26th, after which the rooms will no longer be held. 

Hampton Inn Holland

112427 Felch St.
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 399-8500

Wedding rate: $129/night + tax

Holiday Inn Express Holland

12381 Felch St.
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 738-2800

Wedding rate: $139/night + tax

Please note: The Holiday Inn Express has an indoor/outdoor hot tub and a game room!


There are numerous other hotel options nearby including:

Best Western Plus Holland Inn & Suites

2888 West Shore Drive
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 994-0400

The Pigeon Creek Inn

13433 Bingham Street.
Holland, MI 49424
(616) 836-4088


There are also convenient short-term rentals:


 

Transportation to Camp

Drive yourself

You're also welcome to drive to the venue if you choose. There will be parking available. We will provide more detailed directions of how to find the camp closer to the day. 

Shuttle bus

There will be transportation to and from the Camp Blodgett on the day of the wedding by bus. It will depart from and return to the Holiday Inn Express Holland (next door to the Hampton Inn).

Bus times TBD.


 

Transportation to Michigan

Train

The Amtrak Pere Marquette line which connects Chicago to Grand Rapids stops in Holland, MI.

Plane

The nearest airport is Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, a 40 minute drive from the Holiday Inn Express Holland and 51 minutes away from Camp Blodgett. 

Boat

The Lake Ferry runs from Milwaukee, WI to Muskegon, MI.

Bus

Indian Trails Bus Company runs a route from Chicago to Holland, Michigan. 

car

2.75 hours from Chicago and 2.5 hours from Ann Arbor. Google maps exist, and apparently so does mapquest. Please use them, and we will provide more detailed directions of how to find the camp.