Julie Cupps — Bay Harbor Yacht Club


ulie Cupps, Wedding and Event Coordinator from Petoskey’s Bay Harbor Yacht Club (BHYC) immediately makes her clients and guests feel welcome and at home. Julie has been at BHYC for the past year, and she’s been coordinating weddings her in Northern Michigan for ten years. The part of Julie’s job that she enjoys the most is meeting the people and working with all the different personalities. “A wedding is such a happy day,” she told me, “that it is easy to enjoy my work.”

Even the July wedding she was part of was a pleasure for her to be part of. Julie looked up to see what the clouds were doing and just as the bride began her walk down the aisle, the clouds opened up. Rain came pouring down. But the staff was already in motion. They grabbed umbrellas to protect the wedding party and their guests. Everyone’s commitment to the entire wedding party made Julie proud of her team. When Julie asked the bride what she wanted to do, she said she wanted to go back outside as soon as the weather cleared. When the rain stopped, the chairs were dried off, the scene reset. How many brides can say they walked down the aisle twice?

Julie’s advice for new couples planning their wedding is to stop and take a look around. Take it all in. Your wedding will go quickly so enjoy every part of it – from beginning planning to the last person leaving the reception.

Julie loves working at the BHYC because the facility is phenomenal. There is a top-notch staff, and the scenery is the kind of view most people would “die” for. It truly is a lovely place for a large or small wedding, inside their high ceiling, spacious buildings or out among the yachts and lush landscaping. Julie will quickly put you, your family and guests at ease, and make sure your special day is more than you could have hoped for. Contact Julie at the BHYC at jcupps@bayharboryc.com and see the remarkable setting and services of the BHYC at http://bayharboryc.com/

Michael and Courtney Abela were married by Rev. Crystal at Bay Harbor. Watch a video of their wedding here:


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