As the largest city in Wisconsin, Milwaukee offers no shortage of stunning wedding venues for couples to choose from. Options include patios overlooking the Milwaukee River, historical hotel ballrooms, rustic log cabins, and elegant loft-style spaces with cream brick walls and breathtaking city views.


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1.The Chef's Table

The Chef's Table
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Best known for the upscale private dining experiences it offers, the Chef's Table is an intimate restaurant and wedding venue set in the heart of Walker's Point. The space is ideal for receptions and ceremonies, and they also offer special rehearsal dinner experiences. Instead of providing a set banquet menu for you to choose from, the chefs will work with you to create a completely personalized menu based on the foods that you love. The space only has room for 60 seated people, but couples who choose to have a cocktail-style reception will be able to invite up to 125 guests.

500 S 3rd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204, Phone: 414-277-7676


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2.Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
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Sitting on a beautiful property right on the river, the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts is an important part of the community and a great place to have your wedding. Weddings are typically held in either the Bradley Pavilion or the Anello Atrium; both spaces boast floor-to-ceiling windows that provide stunning views of the city, and the pavilion also features a private balcony that overlooks the Milwaukee River. Food and beverages are provided by the venue's dedicated caterer, and there are plenty of staff available to help with everything from developing seating plans to renting audiovisual equipment.

929 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-273-7121


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3.Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery

Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
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The Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery has a big name to live up to, but it doesn't disappoint. The brewery dates all the way back to 1844, but it has only served as a bar and event space since the early 2000s. There are two indoor halls available for wedding ceremonies and receptions, but there are also several beautiful outdoor courtyards perfectly suited to ceremonies. Chivari chairs and tables are included in the price of the rental, and one of the two halls boasts a fully stocked bar with approximately a dozen beers on tap.

901 W Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233, Phone: 414-630-1609



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4.The Grain Exchange - A Bartolotta Catering & Events Venue

The Grain Exchange - A Bartolotta Catering & Events Venue
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Tucked inside the Mackie Building, the Grain Exchange - A Bartolotta Catering & Events Venue is an Italian-style space with lofty ceilings, beautiful wall frescoes, and a large bell tower in the center of the room. Catering is done exclusively by Bartolotta restaurants, and the company is also proud to provide experienced event coordinators to help with every other aspect of planning your special day. The space can be set up to accommodate between 50 and 500 people, and couples who choose to have their wedding here are given 10% off the cost of their rehearsal dinner.

225 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-727-6980


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5.Turner Hall Ballroom

Turner Hall Ballroom
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Bringing more than 130 years of history to your special day, the Turner Hall Ballroom is a great choice for an unforgettable wedding. The grand old building was built in 1882 and was originally used as an art gallery. Today the vaulted ceilings, 2 storey windows and gleaming wooden floors provide an elegant and sophisticated space where you can say your vows and celebrate your reception, all under one roof. There is a large stage area where you could place a band or DJ and there is plenty of room for dancing. You are welcome to choose your own caterer and the venue will assist you to find vendors to provide everything you need. An event coordinator is included in your package.

1040 Vel R. Philips Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, 414 242 8200


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6.Harley-Davidson Museum

Harley-Davidson Museum
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Designed to preserve and share the rich history of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, the Harley-Davidson Museum is a unique wedding venue that will ensure that your wedding is as memorable as possible for you and your guests. It can accommodate almost every size of wedding imaginable; intimate events can be held in one of the elegant indoor banquet halls, but there's also a beautiful outdoor terrace that has space for up to 1,000 people. Wedding packages include a three-course dinner, all china, flatware, and linens, use of the dance floor, and complimentary museum tickets for all of your guests.

400 W Canal St, Milwaukee, WI 53201, Phone: 877-436-8738


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7.Hilton Milwaukee City Center

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Built in 1927, the Hilton Milwaukee City Center offers more than 30,000 square feet of event space, including two elegant ballrooms. The hotel's professionally trained wedding staff are available to help with every aspect of your special day, including seating plans, dinner menus, and reception coordination. The hotel is also proud to offer a wide range of wedding packages, all of which include hosted beverage service, a selection of hors d'oeuvres, a champagne toast, and a three-course dinner. Plenty of overnight accommodation is available in the hotel, and special discounted room rates are offered to wedding guests.

509 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, Phone: 414-271-7250



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8.Milwaukee Wedding Venues: Hotel Metro

Milwaukee Wedding Venues: Hotel Metro
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Occupying a beautiful art deco building in the heart of the Art and Financial District, Hotel Metro is a romantic boutique hotel perfect for weddings of up to 125 guests. There are several different venues in the hotel to choose from, including a European-style ballroom with an attached veranda and a rooftop patio that offers stunning views of the city. Couples who choose this venue will be given a complimentary night's stay in one of the hotel's large suites, and the rental fee includes complete set-up and tear-down as well as the services of a dedicated event planning specialist.

411 E Mason St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-272-1937


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9.Wedding Venues Near Me: Hubbard Park Lodge

Wedding Venues Near Me: Hubbard Park Lodge
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Located right on banks of the beautiful Milwaukee River, the Hubbard Park Lodge is a charming log cabin that can accommodate up to 175 people for a sit-down reception dinner. The space boasts a cozy stone fireplace and a lofty cathedral ceiling, making it the perfect setting for ceremonies and receptions alike, but ceremonies can also be held outside on the grounds if so desired. Food and beverage services are provided by the venue, but couples are welcome to bring in outside vendors for decor, photography, music, and all other wedding services. Special winter pricing is offered January through April.

3565 N Morris Blvd, Shorewood, WI 53211, Phone: 414-332-4207


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10.The Villa Terrace

The Villa Terrace
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Imagine celebrating the most important day of your life in a beautiful Mediterranean-style villa surrounded by a Renaissance Garden. This is exactly the remarkable setting you will enjoy when you book a wedding package at the Villa Terrace. The Villa is a stunning historic building which houses an art museum; the outdoor terrace is perfect for your ceremony but indoor space is available if the weather is inclement. When you rent the venue for your special day you will enjoy the services of their on-site events team to ensure everything is perfect. You can choose your caterer from their list of approved vendors and bar service is supplied in-house.

2220 N. Terrace Ave, Milwaukee, WI 55202, 414 271 3656


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11.Places to Get Married: Marcus Weddings

Places to Get Married: Marcus Weddings
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With three different locations in Milwaukee, Marcus Weddings has something to suit every couple. In addition to the use of chairs, tables, and linens, all wedding packages include complete set-up and tear-down, a complimentary suite for the bride and groom on their wedding night, and use of a piano and standing microphone. Catering is taken care of by the venue, and upgraded packages include everything from food and beverages to decorative ice sculptures. Wedding guests will be given a discounted room rate, and the bride and bridesmaids can enjoy discounted services at the luxurious hotel spa.

424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-390-3802


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12.Milwaukee County War Memorial Center

Milwaukee County War Memorial Center
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Constructed to honor the Americans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, the Milwaukee County War Memorial Center sits right on Lake Michigan. There are two different venues for couples to choose from: An indoor banquet hall with floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor plaza that boasts stunning views of the lake and downtown Milwaukee. The rental fee includes tables, chairs, and exclusive use of the space for either 4 or 6 hours. Couples are required to arrange food and beverages with one of the venue's approved vendors, but they're free to choose their own vendors for all other services.

750 N Lincoln Memorial Dr, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-273-5533


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13.Milwaukee Wedding Venues: Pritzlaff Events

Milwaukee Wedding Venues: Pritzlaff Events
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The historic Pritzlaff Events building was constructed in 1875, and it boasts arched windows and lofty ceilings supported by wooden beams. It offers four beautiful event spaces, which can be rented either separately or together to accommodate up to 1,200 guests. Two of the spaces include covered outdoor areas perfect for receptions, while ceremonies are typically held in the intimate Galleria. Experienced event managers are available to help with wedding planning, and they pride themselves on creating truly one-of-a-kind events. There is a list of preferred caterers for couples to choose from, and bar services are taken care of by Pritzlaff Events.

333 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, Phone: 414-433-6088


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14.Renaissance Place 1451

Renaissance Place 1451
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Renaissance Place 1451 was originally a church, but now it's a full-service event space tucked away in the city's historic East Side. A well-trained team of staff are available to help with every aspect of planning and executing your wedding; the venue supplies chairs and tables, audiovisual equipment, and custom lighting, and the staff are more than happy to help arrange decorations and other rentals. The reception hall has a spacious dance floor and enough room for up to 600 people, and wedding parties are given exclusive access to the entire venue on the day of their event.

1451 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-272-1451


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15.Milwaukee, Wisconsin Wedding Venues: South Second

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Wedding Venues: South Second
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Set in the bustling Walker’s Point neighborhood, South Second is a two-story event space with a charming industrial character. Food is provided by Saz's Catering; plenty of buffet-style and plated dinner wedding menus are available, and all are completely customizable. Couples are also welcome to customize all the other details of their wedding to whatever extent they would like, and the event planning staff are happy to help. The ceremony space can accommodate up to 150 people, and the reception space can be arranged to fit 250 people or 350 guests for a cocktail-style event.

1821, 838 S 2nd St, Milwaukee, WI 53204, Phone: 414-256-8765


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16.Iron Horse Hotel

Iron Horse Hotel
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Whether or not you and your partner are motor-bike enthusiasts, the Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee (just across the river from the Harley Davidson Museum) is sure to impress you as a sophisticated setting for your wedding. The hotel is located in a fully re-furbished 100 year old warehouse in the heart of downtown, where it offers a selection of spaces for weddings and events as well as 100 boutique guestrooms for your out-of-town guests. The events team is ready and waiting to help you plan your big day down to the last detail. If you dream of tying the knot outdoors you can host your ceremony in The Yard, a beautiful enclosed courtyard which is also perfect for pre-reception drinks.

500 W. Florida Street, Milwaukee, WI 53204, 414 374 4766


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17.The Milwaukee Art Museum

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The exciting architecture and elegant facilities on offer at the Milwaukee Art Museum make this city attraction an ideal wedding venue option. The museum has a choice of several brilliant spaces that would be ideal for a wedding celebration, including the Windhover Hall, the Baumgartner Terrace (for an outdoor affair), and the two main galleries. The museum has in-house catering and bar services to simplify planning and an event planner will be at your side to make all your dreams come true. Weddings need to take place after 5.30pm (up to midnight) when the museum is closed to the public.

700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 414 224 3246


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18.The Box MKE

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Incorporating elements of both modern style and classic Milwaukee charm, The Box MKE is a 3000-square-foot event space that boasts lofty 12-foot ceilings and gleaming hardwood floors. The open floor plan offers a tremendous amount of flexibility; opulent, over-the-top ceremonies are every bit as possible as simple, minimalist weddings. Couples are welcome to use whatever vendors they like for catering, bar services, and decor, but the venue offers a list of vendors whose services they trust and have appreciated in the past. Guests will receive discounted evening and weekend parking passes for the nearby parking garage.

311 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-551-5021


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19.Wedding Venues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Grace Center

Wedding Venues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Grace Center
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As part of the Grace Lutheran Church, the Grace Center is an historic wedding venue that has been an important part of the Milwaukee community since the mid-19th century. Most couples choose to host their wedding in the great hall, which includes a dance floor, a catering kitchen, a sound system, and enough seating for up to 240 guests. Bar service and catering must be provided by one of the businesses on the venue's list of preferred venues, and couples are welcome to set up the day before their wedding as long as no other event is taking place at the center.

250 E Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-271-3006


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20.The Garden - A SURG Banquet Facility

The Garden - A SURG Banquet Facility
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Owned by the SURG restaurant group, the Garden - A SURG Banquet Facility is a chic, modern event space that can host both ceremonies and receptions. The space is fully equipped with state-of-the-art lighting and audiovisual equipment, and it can fit up to 225 people for a cocktail-style reception of 150 seated guests if preferred. The space is extremely versatile, and couples are free to decorate it in whatever way fits their personal style. There is also a wide selection of menus for couples to choose from, with all of the items coming from restaurants in the SURG family.

725 N Milwaukee St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-800-1246


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21.Wedding Venues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Black Swan MKE

Wedding Venues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Black Swan MKE
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Situated downtown on the riverbank in the historic Third Ward, the Black Swan MKE offers an intimate atmosphere only steps away from some of the best restaurants and bars in the city. The space can accommodate up to 400 people for ceremonies and receptions, and it comes equipped with a state-of-the-art sound system and as many tables and chairs as you need for your event. The venue has a list of preferred vendors for event rentals, catering, and bar services, but couples are free to use the large catering kitchen and bar as they like.

309 N Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 262-618-4336


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22.The Miller Room

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Offering breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and the surrounding area, the Miller Room is a sophisticated wedding venue that boasts a beautiful terrace and an indoor ballroom with floor-to-ceiling windows. The ballroom features a parquet dance floor, and the space can fit up to 245 guests for a seated reception that also permits the use of the dance floor. Tables, chairs, and Wi-Fi access are included in the price of the venue rental, and the space is equipped with multilevel lighting and an excellent sound system. Blackout capabilities are available if desired, and the space is wheelchair accessible.

910 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-277-1056


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23.The Pfister Hotel

The Pfister Hotel
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For nearly 130 years the Pfister Hotel has been making wedding dreams come true. The hotel boasts 2 elegant ballrooms which are perfect for an elegant fairy-tale wedding and there are 307 luxurious bedrooms to accommodate your out-of-town guests. The two historic ballrooms are the last word in elegance and sophistication, boasting extravagant chandeliers and several wonderful backdrops for your photos. The hotel has a team of dedicated event planners who will assist you with every aspect of the planning and will be on hand on the day to ensure everything is perfect. You can have a package tailored to your tastes and budget.

424 E. Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, 414 273 8222


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24.Wedding Venues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Villa Filomena

Wedding Venues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin: The Villa Filomena
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Originally constructed in 1874 for the Fitzgerald, the Villa Filomena has been a family owned and operated event space since 2004. The building retains all of its original charm, and it boasts plenty of wonderful architectural features like arched doorways and beautiful columns on the front porch. Couples can choose to rent out the intimate parlor or the entire mansion; rental of the whole space includes access to a special bridal suite, the parlor, the ballroom, and a lovely outdoor terrace. The rental price includes tables, chairs, and a set-up and tear-down service, and valet parking is available for an additional fee.

1119 N Marshall St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 414-289-0333


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25.Kimpton Journeyman Hotel

Kimpton Journeyman Hotel
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Consistently rated as one of the best hotels in Milwaukee, the Kimpton Journeyman Hotel can be found in the city's historic Third Ward district. Weddings are typically held in the hotel's stunning 2,800-square-foot ballroom, but there are also areas on the rooftop that can be rented if you'd like to have an outdoor wedding. Catering is provided by the on-site restaurant, and room discounts are offered when wedding guests book as a group. Tables and linens are included in all wedding packages, and a professional wedding planner is available to help coordinate all the details of the reception.

310 E Chicago St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, Phone: 888-536-9008


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