Update: See the most recent Top Wedding Venues in Milwaukee article here!
Running Milwaukee’s most-popular wedding publication gives us a lot of insight into the industry. One of the more fun facts is the searches brides and grooms have done on our site.
And searches for venues (by name) is one of the most popular. So here’s the top 26 wedding venues our visitors have searched for. The data spans the last two years, starting with the most-searched venue.
1. Milwaukee County Historical Society
2. Pritzlaff Building
3. Turner Hall Ballroom
5. Pabst Best Place
6. Grain Exchange
7. The Pfister Hotel
9. Harley-Davidson Museum
If you’ve yet to check out the Harley Davidson Museum’s 20 acre campus, do it! Its mixture of industrial, urban, waterfront and natural landscape is why it’s a hot spot with Milwaukee-loving couples. Photo by Tres Jolie Photo.
10. Villa Filomena
The Villa Filomena is a historic mansion with a romantic outdoor ceremony space in the heart of Milwaukee’s lower East Side…perfect for couples wanting to showcase one of our coolest neighborhoods! Photo by John Ciciora Photography.
11. The Hilton Milwaukee City Center
One of the largest hotels in Milwaukee, The Hilton City Center is also a beautiful Art Deco historic landmark. You know what they say about a hotel wedding, you’re only an elevator ride home at the end of the night. Photo by Front Room Photo.
12. Ramhorn Farm
Ramhorn Farm is an exclusive barn open to those that appreciate nature, history and love. From the day we launched this article, we fell in love with the space and its amazing owners. Photo by Robyn Vining Photography.
13. Villa Terrace
14. Anodyne Coffee
15. Discovery World
Not only is Discovery World on the Lakefront – it has an outdoor ceremony space and a 3rd floor balcony with stunning views. Not to mention the connected Discovery World Museum offers some amazing photo opportunities. Photo by Studio 29.
Evolution MKE moved from their space in the Third Ward to Old World Third Street with ping pong tables in tow. Stay tuned for future renovations of their rooftop to have a mad fun wedding with or without ping pong. Photo by Little Giant Photography.
17. Rail Hall (now The Seeboth)
The Seeboth (formerly Rail Hall) recently launched under new management and we couldn’t be more excited! It’s chic, urban feel and Walker’s Point location make it a must see. Photo by Reminisce Studio.
18. Wisconsin Club
19. The Lowlands Group (Cafe Centraal, Hollander, Benelux, Bavaria)
21. Milwaukee Art Museum
22. Surg on the Water
Fun fact… Surg on the Water has an outdoor patio that seats 200 overlooking the Milwaukee River and the fashionable Third Ward. After we co-hosted a NEWaukee Wedding event at this venue, it’s become super popular with MIM couples! Photo by Little Giant Photography.
23. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
If you were born and raised in Milwaukee, you likely have memories of field trips to the Milwaukee Performing Arts Center (PAC). Who knew you could have an amazing wedding at this Milwaukee icon?! Photo by JBe Photography.
24. The Box
25. The Iron Horse Hotel
The Iron Horse Hotel… a world renowned boutique hotel right in Milwaukee has so many intricate design elements throughout the space. So…many…photo…spots! Photo by Shannon Wucherer Photography; photo shoot styling by The Majestic Vision.
26. The Garden
Rounding out our list is The Garden. Located on one of Milwaukee’s hottest nightlife streets, this modern, unique venue has been popular with couples for the Flux Design elements, location and AMAZING SURG Restaurant Group food! Photo by JBe Photography; photo shoot planning by Dare to Dream.
We can’t wait to see what new venues are popular with Married In Milwaukee couples in 2016!!!