Private Venue

 Available by appointment only 

Host your next event with Rise & Ride Ranch.  Whether it's a graduation party, family get together or field day, let us take that experience to the next level.  We offer a variety of on site ranch activities to help you plan that special day.

Let's Get Started

Our 40-acre private ranch is nestled in lush woodlands 30 minutes off of Michigan's west shoreline.   We're only a few minutes west of US 131, near the Gun Lake Casino(Hopkins Exit 61).  Surrounded by nature and horses, Rise & Ride Ranch is the perfect place to relax and connect for your next event!

Need to know:

  1. Book our venue via or call 616 422 8200 for more information. 

  2. A deposit of at least 50% will be required upon reservation to hold the venue. 

  3. Guests should be aware of the following: 

    • Wear clothes suitable for an outdoor party on the ranch. If it's rained recently, it could be muddy!

    • We do not have restroom facilities, though we do have a porta potty and a couple of hydrants to wash hands.

    • NOTICE: We are an equine facility.  All activities on these grounds are subject to the Equine Inherent Risk Law. 

  4. Weather: Our venue is an outdoor venue.  If the weather is a potential problem, stay in contact with us so we can make the best decision for your event.

  5. Cancellations: Cancellations within 48 hours of the reserved date will forfeit the deposit.


Venue Info

Start planning your party here and check out our different packages. 

View Add-ons to customize your package with themes, additional activities and special guest appearances!


Trail Ride Package (1 hour)

Starting at $50 per partier

(maximum of 8 partiers)

This package includes:

  • Meet and greet with a horse 

  • Feed some treats!

  • A trail ride for the partiers (includes walking staff to assist riders)


Horse Ride Package (2 hours) 

Starting at $65 per partier 
(minimum of 4 partiers)

This package includes:

  • Meet and greet with a horse

  • Feed some treats!

  • 10'x20' canopy tent 

  • Western or Enchanted Party Favors 

  • Picnic Tables

  • One hour of unlimited horse rides in the round pen


Wagon Ride Package (2 hours)

Starting at $65 per partier

(minimum of 4 partiers)

This package includes:

  • Meet and greet with a horse

  • Feed some treats!

  • 10'x20' canopy tent

  • Western or Enchanted Party Favors 

  • Picnic Tables 

  • One hour of unlimited wagon rides around the ranch


Packages do not include food, plates or utensils - You must provide your own if you so choose.



A little can go a long way when making memories!  Customize your party with the add-ons below.


Enchanted Horses

Give your little one the most magical party ever with some of the horse costumes we have to offer:

  • Unicorn - $15 per horse

  • Dragon - $15 per horse

  • Reindeer - $15 per horse

  • Skeleton - $30 per horse


Additional Acitivities

Keep the fun going with additional ranch activities at your party! Check out some of the add-ons we offer:

  • Mabel the cow! - $20 per hour

  • Tractor Train Rides - $30 per hour

  • Horse Sledding - $30 per hour 

  • Face Painting - call Alisa Klump Illustrations at 269 908 7075 for pricing and availability


Special Guests

If you want to have a truly unique event, we have a few "special guests" within our staff that can make an appearance at your party!

  • Anna & Kristoff - $50 per event

  • Mermaid & Pirate - $50 per event

  • Santa & Elf - $50 per event



Under the Michigan Equine Activity Liability Act, an equine professional is not liable for any injury to or death of a participant in an equine activity resulting from an inherent risk of the equine activity (PA 351 of 1994).