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Angela Quigley is a passionate promoter of all things Milwaukee and loves connecting engaged couples with amazingly talented Milwaukee wedding vendors. Connect with Angela on Google+.

The Amazing Event Spaces within the Historic Pritzlaff Building

Historic Pritzlaff Building weddings

We love weddings at The Historic Pritzlaff! Photo by Front Room Photography

It’s no secret we love the Historic Pritzlaff Building. In particular, we love its dramatically high ceilings, diversity in aesthetic and the experienced event staff. All of these contribute to making the Pritzlaff one of Milwaukee’s most popular wedding venues.

A special thanks to Pritzlaff Events for sponsoring this article and allowing us to showcase one of our favorite venues in Milwaukee! Read on to learn more about the four event spaces within the Pritzlaff building. [Read more…]

Cost Breakdown: A South Shore Pavilion Wedding for $19K

South Shore Pavilion Milwaukee Wedding cost

This awesome couple spent $19K on their wedding at South Shore Pavilion. || All photos by Taylor Loy Photography

For this couple, they wanted everything about their wedding to reflect their personalities, as well as treat their guests to a good time! They used Married In Milwaukee and our wedding cost breakdown articles throughout their wedding planning and we are so excited they decided to “pay it forward” and showcase their wedding with us. Thank you Annelise and Jordan!

The bride and groom couldn’t be happier with their choice of South Shore Pavilion, a beautiful historic building that is part of the Milwaukee County Parks. And with some thrifty spending decisions and help from friends, they were able to pull of an amazing wedding for $19,000. [Read more…]

21 Amazing Wedding Venues on the Milwaukee Streetcar Route

Milwaukee Streetcar route Event Venues

Check out the amazing venues located within walking distance of the Milwaukee Streetcar! Photo at future Streetcar stop Broadway and Michigan by Front Room Photography

The Milwaukee Streetcar (branded as The Hop) is scheduled to open in later 2018 and we couldn’t be more excited! We know our couples love showcasing their #MKELove and what better way to do it than including the Streetcar as an additional transportation option for your guests.

For this article, we identified wedding and event venues located within ~2 blocks of the confirmed Milwaukee Streetcar route. We went with a ~2 block radius, because let’s face it, walking more than 2 blocks in heels and dress shoes isn’t for everyone!
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Real #MKECouples Share Their Best Relationship Advice

Marriage Advice

Milwaukee Couples share what makes their relationship work! || Photo by Janviere Photography

We asked Milwaukee couples to share with us what makes their relationship work! From newlyweds, high school sweethearts and a couple celebrating their 42 year wedding anniversary, man did we get some really amazing advice!

These awesome couples said marrying your best friend, being adventurous, supporting each others dreams and enjoying the the little daily moments in life as the keys to their successful relationships. We couldn’t agree more!

Thanks so much to everyone that submitted! Check out what they had to say! [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

25 Milwaukee Wedding Photographers You Need to Know

milwaukee top wedding photography

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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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…]

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…]