Dating back to the 1860’s, this building was once a photography studio, a millenary, a hardware store and a bank. Today, it could be your wedding reception venue! We’re talking about The Holly Vault, located in the Historic Business District of Holly, MI. And yes, the original bank vault is *still* in tact! (How cool is that!?) The venues unique style mixes the best of the old with the best of the new to bring you and your guests a one-of-a-kind experience. This venue is not only brand new to the area, but has some star power behind it!
Meet the Owner: HGTV’s Cari Cucksey
Cari Cucksey, host of HGTV’s Cash & Cari and her husband Vince created, The Vault, a venue inside their circa 1860’s bank building and fell in love with historic Holly while doing so.
But this couple isn’t stopping there! They not only call Holly their home but they have big plans to help this small town thrive. Besides reviving The Vault, this power couple has already bought and rehabbed 3 homes in Holly to sell and that’s just the beginning.
“There’s so much opportunity here in Holly that we recently purchased the vintage high school. It’s a 44,000 sq. foot building. There was a famous architect who helped design the building that has so much potential,” said Cucksey.
“We actually have plans to turn the school into an event venue space; corporate events, weddings and a boutique hotel which is very much needed in our area.”
From its historical buildings and unique small businesses, to the railroad crossings and frequent train whistles Holly’s unique history spans more than 150 years.With a passion for antiques and collectibles, Cari began buying, selling and trading when she was only 12 years old.
Go Behind the Scenes of The Holly Vault
Mike Staff Productions was honored to not only meet Cari, but her Event Manager, Emily Morris, who both work hard to make each wedding unique and memorable. They gave us a tour of this historic building and discussed the amenities The Vault offers so you can decide if this venue is a perfect fit for your wedding day!
Wedding Photography at The Holly Vault
Introducing Venue One Eleven
We were honored to provide videography services for the styled shoot introducing The Holly Vault’s newest venue space – Venue One Eleven. This venue is a vintage 1913 building. Venue One Eleven features both indoor and outdoors ceremony spaces, as well as multiple reception spaces to choose from. We worked alongside an awesome team of vendors to bring this venue shoot to life.
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