A $42K Wedding at the Marcus Center in Downtown Milwaukee

Marcus Center Wedding

This wedding at the Marcus Center cost this couple $40K. All photos by Studio 29 Photography

We love weddings at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. And the thing that makes them even better is when they use tons of MIM Family Members like this one did!

This couple pulled off an awesome wedding for just under $42,000 and came out of it debt free! Make sure to read the “Note from the Bride and Groom” below to learn more about their budgeting/saving process.
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The Ultimate Guide to Milwaukee Bridal Shower Venues

Where to host your bridal shower in Milwaukee

It’s Bridal Shower Time! // Photo by Nikki Winter Photography

Whether you are planning your friend’s bridal shower, or planning your own couples shower or engagement party, we’ve pulled together a list of great party locations. Feel free to comment below with some of your favorites too!

To write this article, we surveyed all of our MIM Family wedding venues for their thoughts as well as included some of our faves. We were surprised to learn that many of our favorite wedding venues also host wedding showers and engagement parties too! #winning [Read more…]

This Couple Had An Amazing Wedding at Pizza Man for $15K

Pizza Man Milwaukee Wedding

This couple had their wedding at Pizza Man in Milwaukee for $15k. All photos by Roost Photography

A wedding at the famous Milwaukee restaurant Pizza Man? Yes it’s a thing and this couple did it amazingly well for $15K. Their wedding is a great example of cutting costs by cutting their guest list.

We also love the images by MIM Family Member, Roost Photography. Read more about the couples’ vendors and how/why they chose them in the “note from the bride and groom” below. [Read more…]

A Super Fun $23K Wedding at the Beautiful Villa Terrace

Villa Terrace Wedding

This wedding at Villa Terrace cost $23K. Photo by WS Photography

This wedding has us excited – not only because it’s at the absolutely gorgeous Villa Terrace, but we love how the couple prioritized their costs. They focused on enhancing their guests’ experience and things that would allow them to relive and remember their big day, like hiring an amazing video team, in this case Sweet Pea Cinema.

For $23K they did a great job and their Villa Terrace wedding looks like it was super fun! Amazing photos, gorgeous videos and a great party. Who could ask for more?

Read on for their full cost breakdown, but we recommend starting with this amazing sneak peek video by Sweet Pea Cinema (see the full video at bottom of article): [Read more…]

The Average Cost of a Milwaukee Wedding is $30K

Average Cost for a Milwaukee Wedding

The average cost of a Milwaukee wedding is $30,000. Photo by Happy Gnome Photography

What’s the average cost of a Milwaukee wedding? After doing some digging through our own data, as well as data from other sources, we determined that the average cost of a Milwaukee wedding is $30,000 with an average guest count of 150. [Read more…]

30 of Married In Milwaukee’s Most Popular Instagrams

Milwaukee Wedding Instagram

The Instagrams MIM couples loved the most. Photo by Tres Jolie Photo

We love Instagram and are on it pretty much every day. And it’s clear our audience loves it too – just take a look at the #MarriedInMilwaukee hashtag which has over 12,800 posts from brides, grooms and vendors! [Read more…]

26 Custom Invitations for Every Type of Milwaukee Wedding

Wedding Invitations Milwaukee

Above invites by Paperwhites / Photo Shoot Location: Charles Allis Art Museum / All photos styled and photographed by Autumn Silva Photography

As I prepared for this article, I sat down with our MIM Family of Invitation Designers for a listening session. I learned so much from these graphic designers and artists and I’d like to share some of it with you, along with photos of their beautiful work.

Wedding invitations are often the first time your guests get a peek into your wedding day — your colors, the vibe, the style, the details of your big day — and custom invitations created by a local designer are sure to not only impress, but easily and accurately let your guests know the details.

For tips on wedding invite cost and why hiring local for your invites is your best decision check out the bottom of the article or click here. Get your Pinterest board ready for these pretties! [Read more…]

14 of Milwaukee’s Hottest Modern Wedding Venues

Modern wedding venues in milwaukee

Milwaukee’s Hottest Modern Venues — Photo by Front Room Photography

Milwaukee is known for its historic wedding venues, but we’ve got some really great modern venues as well! If you are into crisp, clean aesthetic, modern architecture, and updated amenities, then this list of wedding and event venues is for you.

If there’s any modern venues we missed, please let us know in the comments! Now enjoy these 14 modern wedding venues listed in no particular order: [Read more…]

A $15K Wedding – From Riverwest to the Urban Ecology Center

Urban Ecology Center Wedding

This couple spent $15K on their Urban Ecology Center wedding. All photos by Twin Lens Weddings

This couple considers themselves nontraditional so it goes without saying they wanted a nontraditional wedding. The Urban Ecology Center on Milwaukee’s east side fit the bill perfectly. And the bikes helped too 🙂

For $15K they had some amazing vendors and 160 guests. Read on for the full cost breakdown of this completely awesome Urban Ecology Center wedding. And don’t miss the “note from the bride and groom” below where the couple gives some amazing details on how they pulled it off!
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25 Amazingly Iconic Milwaukee Wedding Photos

Iconic Milwaukee Wedding Photos

Iconic Milwaukee Wedding Photos — YES PLEASE!
All Photos by Tres Jolie Photography

We all love iconic photos of our favorite city, and these beauties as captured through the lens of award-winning Tres Jolie Photography, don’t disappoint.

Laetitia (pronounced LA-e-tee-si-a), owner of Tres Jolie Photography, was one of our very first supporters of Married In Milwaukee and we are super stoked she sponsored this article allowing us to showcase her amazing work. [Read more…]