Update: See the most recent Best Wedding Venues in Milwaukee Wi article here!
So what are the most-popular wedding venues among Milwaukee couples? We dug into searches on on MarriedInMilwaukee.com over the past two years to find out!
We did this same article last year at it was a great success. A lot has changed this year as we welcome a new venue to the top spot and had a few others fall off. Read on to see the most searched venues on MIM!
1. Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery
Beer + History + Milwaukee = an awesome wedding venue. This is why we aren’t surprised that Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery took the top spot this year. They have two indoor venue spaces and several outdoor options. Photos by Emily Johnson Photography.
2. Turner Hall
There’s just something about Turner Hall weddings. To put it simply, they rock and we love them. Oh yeah – Ann will take great care of you too (Thanks for the Snoop tickets Ann!!) Photos by Janviere Photography.
3. The Pritzlaff
4. The Harley-Davidson Museum
MKE brides and grooms love weddings at the Harley-Davidson Museum. An expansive selection of indoor and outdoor spaces, plenty of parking and the iconic Harley brand make the H-D Museum a must see! Photos by Amarie Photography.
The cream city brick, skylights and Third Ward location all make weddings at Onesto unique. The space is run by the Hospitality Democracy group (AJ Bombers, Swig, Smoke Shack, Water Buffalo) so amazing food is available too. Photos by Reminisce Studio, Styling by Evenement.
7. Anodyne Coffee – Walker’s Point
Anodyne weddings have really taken off over the past few years, so we get why they made the list. Great neighborhood, cool venue and an amazing staff make Anodyne weddings awesome. Photos by Paper Elephant.
8. The Grain Exchange
9. The Pfister Hotel
10. The Villa Terrace
There’s no better view for your wedding than the one you’ll get at Villa Terrace. Overlooking Lake Michigan and a beautifully landscaped garden, it’s no wonder while so many Milwaukee couples choose the Villa Terrace as their venue. Photos by Tres Jolie Photo.
11. Discovery World
Want amazing views of the lake and the city skyline for your wedding? Then Discovery World is for you. Oh yeah, and you’ll get amazing catering by Bartolotta’s too – you can’t go wrong! Photos by Reminisce Studio.
12. The Box
If you’re looking for a unique venue in the heart of downtown Milwaukee, check out The Box MKE. It’s a great space and you’ll love working with the awesome owners Jamie and Jaime. Photos by Studio 29 Photography.
13. Iron Horse Hotel
You may know the Third Ward restaurant, Swig, but did you know they have a great event space upstairs? They do and it’s great for intimate weddings, parties and rehearsal dinners. Photos by Nikki Winter Photography.
15. Marcus Center for the Performing Arts
Weddings at the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts rock! Their location is awesome and so is the staff – oh yeah, you also get catering from the always delicious Sazama’s. Photos by Happy Gnome Photography.
16. The War Memorial Center
Having your wedding right on the lake with the beautiful Art Museum and city skyline in the background? Yes please! Weddings at the War Memorial Center give you all of this and more. Photos by The Paper Elephant.
17. The Garden
The Garden is located right on Milwaukee Street in the heart of downtown, which we love. But the real star of the show is the the lighting and design – it sets weddings at The Garden apart from anyplace else in the city. Photos by JBe Photography.
18. Lowlands (Cafe Centraal, Hollander, Benelux, Bavaria)
Hot neighborhoods + great food + amazing beers = Weddings at the Lowlands Group properties. The top photo is Cafe Hollander in Wauwatosa and the bottom two are from Cafe Centraal in Bay View. Photos by Beloved | By Robyn Vining.
19. The Milwaukee Art Museum
WOW! We are super impressed with the new View at Evolution. With an amazing rooftop deck and indoor/outdoor spaces, weddings at Evolution are simply amazing. Styling by Events to a T, photos by Little Giant Photography.
21. Milwaukee Public Museum
22. Villa Filomena
23. Milwaukee Athletic Club
24. Historical Society
25. The Hilton City Center Hotel
26. South Second
We are so excited that the brand new South Second made the list! They did an amazing job on this new venue in Walker’s Point, so it’s easy to see why MIM couples are excited about it. Bonus: Saz’s is the exclusive caterer – sour cream and chive fries anyone? Photos by Reminisce Studio.
27. SURG on the Water
28. Water Buffalo
29. Central Standard
Central Standard Craft Distillery is an awesome space in Walker’s Point. The cocktails are delicious and they are perfect for rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and other intimate events.
30. The Intercontinental Hotel
From its large ballroom to an intimate art gallery, the InterContinental Hotel is a perfect setting for small and large weddings. We love it’s modern vibe and it’s central downtown location. Photos by Kathy McDowell Photography.