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 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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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

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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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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6 Ways Milwaukee Airwaves Will Make Your Wedding Rock

Milwaukee Airwaves Wedding DJ

Learn how Milwaukee Airwaves will Rock Your Wedding. Photo by Uttke Photography & Design

You put a ton of time into planning your wedding – but when the big night arrives, how do you make sure it’s fun for you and all of your guests? A lot of it can really come down to your entertainment – and that’s where a professional DJ company like Milwaukee Airwaves comes in. [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]