The Gage is a stunning venue in the heart of West Allis. Having opened in 2020, The Gage has quickly become one of Milwaukee’s favorite venues on the West Side. And with a new hotel slated to open in Spring 2023 directly across the street, The Gage is only going to become more popular.
All About The Gage
Located in up and coming West Allis, The Gage is a historic, yet modern industrial spot with ample Cream City Brick and stunning skylights splashing the space with natural light. Include a great mezzanine level with indoor lounge & outdoor patio space, street level energy patio AND free parking, and couples are loving the stylish aesthetic & benefits of The Gage.
The Gage was designed to be modern, bright and open and is perfect for couples looking to do both their ceremony and reception in the same location. In fact, according to the amazing team at The Gage, 95% of couples do that!
In addition, there are two getting ready suites, a large catering kitchen and a soon-to-be-completed hotel across the street making it a wedding destination with everything you need close by.
The Gage considers 200 seated guests to be the sweet spot capacity, but they have space for 300 seated guests or 400 guests for cocktail reception if needed.
The Gage – Quick Facts:
- Capacity: 300 seated / 400 for cocktail reception
- Location: 1139 S 70th St, West Allis, WI 53214
- Features: Industrial chic building with modern amenities and design, large skylight, mezzanine level lounge & two outdoor patios, two getting ready suites, free parking
- Exclusive catering list w/ 10+ vendors included
Included in Rental:
- Full venue including mezzanine level & 2 patios
- Chairs and tables
- Outside heated patio
- Inside & outside furniture
- Sound equipment including microphone
- Bartenders & drink glassware
- Customizable accent lighting & string lights
- Security guard
Catering and Drinks
If you have your wedding at the The Gage, the bar service will be coordinated through them and can be customized to suit your needs. Their custom bar is expansive and was built specifically for the space to accommodate your guests perfectly. The Gage also has an approved caterer list of 10+ local caterers for you to choose from.
As mentioned, most couples choose to have both their ceremony and reception at The Gage. Whether choosing between The Gage’s modern backdrop of backlit wall panels or historic Cream City Brick, we definitely recommend making a grand entrance via the staircase from the mezzanine level for your ceremony and/or grand march.
Experts at seamless room flips, the Gage team recommends leveraging the indoor mezzanine lounge and two outdoor patios between your wedding ceremony and reception. Ample outdoor patio heaters and string lights make for a welcoming environment with a breath of fresh air for drinks and conversation during cocktail hour.
Location, Parking and Hotels
If you’ve been sleeping on all the cool things happening in West Allis lately, look no further than The Gage. Located blocks from West Allis’s active 70th & Greenfield Avenue district and a quick 10 minute drive from Downtown Milwaukee, Brookfield and Wauwatosa, you are close to everything, while having the benefit of free parking.
And with a hotel slated to open Spring of 2023 directly across the street, your entire wedding weekend can happen within walking distance.
The Gage continues to become more popular for couples getting married in Milwaukee, so be sure to contact them soon for more info about hosting your wedding in their gorgeous space.