Wedding Venues and reception sites in Downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Milwaukee – Downtown Wedding Venues

March 13, 2023

Top Downtown Milwaukee Wedding Venues

Find the love your life…check. Get engaged…check. Plan the wedding of your dreams…LOADING. After you get engaged, one of the first things you need to look into is booking your wedding venue. As dates can book up fast, especially during prime times, checking that off your list can feel like a big relief.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is home to many beautiful wedding venues. Whether you’re looking for historic, industrial or anything in between. This beautiful city offers something for everybody with the convenience of easy transportation, multiple hotel within walking distance and beautiful backdrops for all your photos.

Read on for a look at our top Downtown Milwaukee wedding venues and what they offer.

 

1903 Weddings at Harley Davidson Museum

Bride and groom kiss outside 1903 Events at the Harley Davidson Museum

400 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee | 877-HD-MUSEUM | 1903events.com

Capacity: 450 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Bacchus – A Bartolotta Restaurant

Bacchus’ glass-enclosed conservatory

925 E. Wells, Milwaukee | 414-765-1166 | bartolottas.com/weddings

Capacity: 225 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Bartolotta Catering & Events at Discovery World

White linens, table candles, high centerpiece floral arrangements with lots of greenery plus cake table in forefront.Wedding reception in white at Bartolotta Events & Catering at Discovery World

500 Harbor Drive, Milwaukee | 414-765-8610 | bartolottas.com/weddings

Capacity: 800 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Bartolotta Catering & Events at The Grain Exchange

225 E. Michigan, Milwaukee | 414-727-6980 | bartolottas.com/weddings

Capacity: 500 | Separate Ceremony Area: NO | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Bartolotta Catering & Events at The Italian Community Center

631 E. Chicago Street, Milwaukee | 414-223-2800 | bartolottas.com/weddings

Capacity: 1500 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Bartolotta’s Lake Park Bistro

Lake Park Bistro Weddings

3133 E. Newberry Boulevard, Milwaukee | 414-962-6300 | bartolottas.com/weddings

Capacity: 300 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Bradley Symphony Center

bradley-symphony-center-mso

212 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-226-7820 | resonancefoodco.com

Capacity: 300 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Charles Allis Art Museum

Styled Shoot at Charles Allis Art Museum by Reminisce Studio Photography

1801 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-278-8295 | charlesallis.org

Capacity: 120 | Separate Ceremony Area: NO | Outside Caterers Permitted: YES | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


The Cooperage

Milwaukee Wedding Venue, The Cooperage MKE. Downtown in the Fifth ward on the lakefront.

822 S. Water Street, Milwaukee | 414-763-4935 | cooperagemke.com

Capacity: 200 | Separate Ceremony Area: NO | Outside Caterers Permitted: YES | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


The Factory on Barclay

Bride and groom at the Factory on Barclay

1120 S. Barclay Street, Milwaukee | 262-675-4734 | thefactoryonbarclay.com

Capacity: 300 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: YES | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


The Fitzgerald

downtown milwaukee wedding venue at the fitzgerald historic space.

1119 N. Marshall Street, Milwaukee | 414-242-8143 | thefitzgerald.com

Capacity: 200 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


The George & Madcap Lounge

Fifth Ward, beautifully designed wedding venue The George. Full of stunning art and gorgeous design.

429 W. National Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-256-8765 | thegeorgemilwaukee.com

Capacity: 200 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Harbor House

Private dining room at the Harbor House

550 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee | 414-395-4900 | bartolottas.com/weddings

Capacity: 220 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Hilton Milwaukee City Center

Reception room set up for wedding. No chair covers. Beautifully decorated.

509 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-390-3802 | marcusweddings.com

Capacity: 500 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Hyatt Regency

Beautiful downtown view from The Hyatt Regency VUE Milwaukee wedding venue.

333 W. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-276-1234 | hyattregencymilwaukee.com

Capacity: 600 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


The Iron Horse Hotel

The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee, WI

500 W. Florida Street, Milwaukee | 414-831-4600 | theironhorsehotel.com

Capacity: 150 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Jan Serr Studio

Moody reception setting overlooking Milwaukee's east side

2155 N. Prospect Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-256-8765 | sazs.com/jan-serr-studio

Capacity: 450 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Loft on Broadway

The Loft on Broadway located in Milwaukee's Third Ward

177 N. Broadway, Milwaukee | 262-675-4734 | theloftonbroadway.com

Capacity: 200 | Separate Ceremony Area: NO | Outside Caterers Permitted: YES | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Marcus Center for the Performing Arts

Gorgeous reception hall at the Marcus Center in Milwaukee

919 N. Water Street, Milwaukee | 414-276-2030 | sazs.com/venue/marcus-center-for-the-performing-arts

Capacity: 5,000 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Milwaukee Art Museum

Vineyard inspired designed wedding reception at the MKE Art Museum

700 N. Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee | 414-224-3287 | mam.org

Capacity: 450 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


The Pfister Hotel

Outside image of Pfister Hotel

424 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-390-3802 | marcusweddings.com

Capacity: 650 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: YES | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Pizza Man – Milwaukee

Pizza Man Weddings - Decorated looking outside with great outdoor area.

2597 N. Downer Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-988-1554 | pizzamanwi.com

Capacity: 75 | Separate Ceremony Area: NO | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Potawatomi Hotel Beautiful legacy ballroom for wedding reception in white colors

1721 W. Canal Street, Milwaukee | 414-847-8600 | paysbig.com

Capacity: 550 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: NO


Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel

Saint Kate the Arts Hotel in Milwauke, WI.

139 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-276-8686 | saintkatesarts.com/weddings

Capacity: 300 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


South Second

Industrial chic with marquee letters at South Second venue in Milwaukee

838 S. 2nd Street, Milwaukee | 414-256-8765 | southsecondmke.com

Capacity: 250 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Tripoli Shrine Temple

3000 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-933-4700 | tripolishrinecenter.com

Capacity: 450 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Turner Hall Ballroom

Wedding reception set up with round tables at Turner Hall Ballroom in MKE

1040 N. Vel R. Phillips Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-242-8143 | turnerhallballroomweddings.com

Capacity: 350 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: YES | Outdoor Space: NO | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


Villa Terrace Art Museum

Walter kisses Yolanda's forehead at the top of the Villa Terrace stairs

2220 N. Terrace Avenue, Milwaukee | 414-271-3656 | villaterrace.org

Capacity: 120 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: YES | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


War Memorial Center

Dramatic image of Bride and Groom outside the War Memorial Center by water fountain area

750 N. Lincoln Memorial Drive, Milwaukee | 414-273-5533 | warmemorialcenter.org

Capacity: 300 | Separate Ceremony Area: YES | Outside Caterers Permitted: NO | Outdoor Space: YES | Bridal Suite/Grooms Room: YES


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