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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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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…]

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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Cost Breakdown: A $30K Marcus Center Wedding

Marcus Center Wedding

This couple spent $30K on their Marcus Center Wedding. All photos by Happy Gnome Photography

This couple was looking to have a fabulous reception and the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts worked out perfectly. They did a Friday night wedding to help save on costs, and we’d say they did a pretty amazing job!

For $30K they had some amazing vendors and 180 guests. Read on for the full cost breakdown but we’d recommend starting with their wedding video by Orphonic Weddings:
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Weddings at the H-D Museum

Harley Davidson Museum Weddings

There’s a lot to learn about weddings at the H-D Museum. Photo by Amarie Photography

Shhh, we have a secret – The Harley-Davidson Museum® is a huge asset to not only our city, but also to our weddings. Four venues await Milwaukee couples who are looking to have a unique and iconic experience unlike any other in town.
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Married In Milwaukee’s Top 10 Cost Breakdown Articles

Milwaukee Wedding Cost Breakdowns

Married In Milwaukee’s top cost breakdown articles of 2016! Photo by Little Giant Photography

Since we created the Wedding Cost Breakdown back in 2012, we’ve featured 40 amazing weddings. And each time we post one it’s hugely popular with Milwaukee brides and grooms.

Some, however, are more popular and that’s what you’ll find below. Here’s our 10 most popular Cost Breakdowns done in 2016. Enjoy!
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First Look: The Atrium is a Stunning Shorewood Wedding Venue

The Atrium Milwaukee Wedding

The Atrium is a new wedding venue in Shorewood. All photos by Front Room Photography

We love new wedding venues, and The Atrium in Shorewood really blew us away. The venue is owned and operated by our friends at Sound By Design, which is a huge plus.

We think the thing brides and grooms will really get excited about is the amazing, urban-chic interior and rooftop garden. Read more and check out the amazing photos below by Front Room Photography. [Read more…]