Must-See Vendors at Milwaukee’s Love is Love Wedding Showcase

Milwaukee LGBT Wedding Expo

Milwaukee’s #LoveIsLoveMKE Wedding Showcase is not to miss on Sunday Oct. 29, 2017! || Photo by Janviere Photography

We are super excited for the upcoming wedding event Love is Love: An LGBT and Allies Wedding Showcase! Updated branding this year is working to be inclusive of ALL couples planning an awesome Milwaukee wedding.

The show is put on by our friends at the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce who curates the vendor participant list to include vendors who share pro-fairness values.

It’s gonna be a great show and we hope to see you on Sunday October, 29 2017 at the beautiful Hilton Milwaukee City Center in downtown Milwaukee. It’s free, but register here! [Read more…]

An Elegant Wedding at the Delafield Hotel for $32K

Delafield Hotel Wedding

This couple’s Delafield Hotel wedding cost $32K. All images by KL Creative

This couple wanted a venue with character, along with great food and drinks throughout the night. The Delafield Hotel delivered and we think the couple did an amazing job for $32,000!
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12 Must See Films at the 2017 MKE Film Fest

MKE Film Fest 2017We really only write wedding related articles, with the exception of the Milwaukee Film Fest. It’s one of our favorite times of the year!

Not only are there hundreds of amazing films being screened over the span of 2 weeks (Sept. 28 – Oct. 12), but there are panel talks about films and community issues, launch parties and after parties and live music every night of the week at The Jazz Estate.

Here are our film picks, but be sure to check out www.mkefilm.org for more info and clear your schedule for the entire Film Fest! [Read more…]

A Super Fun Milwaukee Athletic Club Wedding for $38K

Milwaukee Athletic Club Wedding

This super fun couple had their wedding reception at the Milwaukee Athletic Club for $38K. All photos by Haley Kraus Photography

For this couple, they just fell in love with everything about the Milwaukee Athletic Club! The downtown location was perfect and the MAC’s rooftop worked awesome for cocktail hour. They were excited to find out it fit in their budget!

For $38,000 their wedding turned out fantastic! These high school sweethearts incorporated some fun photos from where they met – The Good Times Summer Day Camp, which is also when and where they met their photographer. [Read more…]

An Amazingly Beautiful Farm Wedding for $26K

Farm Wedding Cost Milwaukee

This couple spent $26K on their family farm wedding. All photos by Elizabeth Haase Photography

For this couple, the single most important aspect of their wedding was having it at their family farm. This drove many of their vendor choices and budget decisions, such as hiring a wedding planner and not renting/buying a lot of decor so that the farm could “shine”.

For $26,000 we think they did a great job and had a beautiful wedding with amazing vendors. We also love that they hired a videographer after not expecting to (read more in the “note from the bride and groom” below). Read on for the full cost breakdown but we’d recommend starting with their wedding video by Sikora Film Co.:
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An Amazing Pabst Best Place Wedding for $16K

Pabst Best Place Wedding

This couple’s Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery wedding cost $16K. All photos by McKenna Marie Photography

This couple wanted to show their guests what Milwaukee is all about and felt that there was no better place to do it than Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery. Their wedding looks like it was a ton of fun and we think they did an amazing job for $16,000!
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A $22K Wedding at the Public Museum’s ‘Streets of Old Milwaukee’

Milwaukee Public Museum Wedding

This couple paid $22K for their Milwaukee Public Museum wedding. All photos by Ellagraph Studios

This couple’s only “must-have” for their wedding was the Streets of Old Milwaukee at the Milwaukee Public Museum. Once they had that booked, everything else fell into place for this $22,000 wedding. [Read more…]

A $22K Wedding at Bay View’s South Shore Pavilion

South Shore Pavilion Milwaukee Wedding

This wedding at Milwaukee’s South Shore Pavilion cost $22k. All photos by Autumn Silva Photography

This couple wanted to get married at Milwaukee’s South Shore Pavilion before they were even engaged and we can see why. South Shore Pavilion is a beautiful, historic building that’s part of the Milwaukee County Parks system. It boasts an amazing lakefront location and even a beer garden!
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25 Milwaukee Wedding Photographers You Need to Know

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Meet our Married In Milwaukee Family of Wedding Photographers! // Photo by Amarie Photo

We’ve got some amazingly talented wedding photographers in the Milwaukee area, and in particular we are super pumped about those that are part of our Married In Milwaukee Family.
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How to Find Awesome Vendors and Win a Honeymoon

Honeymoon Giveaway from Married In Milwaukee

Book Married In Milwaukee Family Members and Win a Honeymoon from MIM and LaMacchia Travel! Photo by 414 Photography

We love the thousands of brides and grooms that use our site each month. And we’d love it even more if they have an amazing wedding followed by a spectacular honeymoon! So we decided to partner with our friends at LaMacchia Travel and give away a honeymoon to one lucky couple.
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