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…]

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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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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Cost Breakdown: A $55k Turner Hall Ballroom Wedding

Turner Hall Ballroom Wedding

This Turner Hall Ballroom wedding cost $55K. All photos by Little Giant Photography

This couple’s first date was at the amazing Turner Hall Ballroom, so the choice to have their wedding there was easy.

Their goal was to have the biggest party of their lives, but not go into debt doing it. We think they did an awesome job and had their Turner Hall wedding for just under $55,000.
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This Boston Couple Got Married at The Box MKE for $22K

Milwaukee Athletic Club Rooftop Wedding

This couple spent $22K on their wedding at The Box. All photos by Mackenzie Orth Photography

This Boston couple started their relationship in Milwaukee and came back for their wedding – we love that!! This fact drove a lot of their vendor decisions and made them want to create an authentic downtown Milwaukee feel for their big day.

For just under $22,000 they had an awesome wedding at the The Box Milwaukee with all of their venues and hotel in walking distance. We also love that they used MIM Family Member Smoke Shack for delicious BBQ catering!
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This Milwaukee Alderman’s Wedding is all About #MKELove

Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovac Wedding

Milwaukee Alderman Nik Kovak and Grace Fuhr had an amazingly fun wedding!

When Nik Kovac, the alderman of one of Milwaukee’s coolest neighborhoods (Riverwest) and Grace Fuhr, Director of Special Events at Historic Milwaukee, Inc., tie the knot you are sure to get a unique wedding!

Full of awesome Milwaukee elements, historic buildings and meaningful accents, their wedding was about their love for each other and for the city they call home. Read on for some of the cool things they incorporated into their wedding day. [Read more…]

Cost Breakdown: A $22K Wedding At Anodyne Coffee Roasters

Anodyne Wedding

This Anodyne wedding cost the couple $22K. All photos by Paper Elephant Photography

A wedding in a coffee shop? Hell yeah, especially when it’s a wedding at Anodyne in Walker’s Point! For just under $22,000 these two coffee-lovers had some great vendors and 150 guests.

We love how they did a separate, very intimate ceremony (12 guests!) in Tosa’s Hoyt Park. Another cool thing – they had food stations customized to their unique backgrounds as well as tons of Wisconsin food to showcase our state to their guests.
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