There’s a lot of wedding venues in Milwaukee, so how do you choose the right one? You’ll want to look at the venue’s location, style and reputation. And we are betting that these four venues from Two Birds Event Group check all of your boxes!
Two Birds Event Group is a family of brands specializing in events and production. The people behind Two Birds are some of our favorite folks in the wedding industry and we’d like to thank them for sponsoring this article. Years of experience make them an amazing choice for a smooth wedding in any of their gorgeous venues!
So let’s take a look at each of the Two Birds Event Group’s awesome Milwaukee wedding venues:
1. The Society (Downtown)
If you’re a fan of Milwaukee’s history and historic buildings than you have to check out The Society for your wedding! A former bank used by many of Milwaukee’s beer barons, The Society (also known as The Milwaukee County Historical Society) is an elegant wedding venue nestled in downtown. Milwaukee couples love its historical charm, 2 levels and 200+ capacity.
The Society’s proximity to Pere Marquette Park and picturesque views of the Milwaukee River add to its allure. In fact, you can use the Pere Marquette Park Rotunda to create a gorgeous ceremony overlooking the Milwaukee River (separate rental required). In addition, The Society’s patio overlooks the park and the river, so it makes a great spot for your amazing cocktail hour! Learn more at thesocietymke.com.
2. The Starling (Third Ward)
Oh how we love The Starling!! It’s location, décor and waterfront patio set it apart from other wedding venues. Located in the Third Ward on the Riverwalk, Milwaukee couples fall in love with The Starling’s large patio overlooking the Milwaukee River – a perfect spot for your ceremony! And once you move inside, you’ll find capacity for 200, a fresh and vibrant aesthetic and an awesome wrap-around bar perfect for socializing with your guests.
The Starling’s décor includes a large botanical moss wall and floor-to-ceiling windows that provide breathtaking views of the water. And bonus – the exclusive caterer is the amazing Tall Guy and a Grill, so you just know it’s gonna be delicious! Learn more about this award-winning venue at thestarlingmke.com.
3. Filament (Walker’s Point)
On the northern end of Walker’s Point you’ll find Filament – an intimate, romantic venue from Two Birds Event Group. With capacity for 200, Filament features cream city brick, filament lights (thus the name), lush greenery and distinctive décor that gives it a true Milwaukee warmth.
One of the really cool features of Filament is the ability to utilize the outside street for a cocktail hour, block party or even your ceremony. However you utilize the space, Filament is great choice for a romantic, charming wedding venue. Learn more at filamentmke.com
4. The Ivy House (Fifth Ward/Harbor District)
The Ivy House is the venue that started it all for Two Birds Event Group, and it’s a stunning indoor/outdoor space! The largest of Two Birds’ venues, The Ivy House has an indoor seated capacity of 250 and their huge patio has capacity for 380.
A multi-award-winning venue, the Ivy House was expertly crafted from reclaimed wooden bleacher boards and is adorned with vibrant greenery throughout. Add in the amazing patio, with a dedicated outdoor bar and plenty of space for cocktail hour, outdoor ceremony and even full weddings, and you’ll see why The Ivy House is one of Milwaukee’s most unique wedding venues. Learn more at ivyhousemke.com.
The Benefits Working With Two Birds
Not only does Two Birds Event Group run some of the hottest venues in town, they also have years of experience in the wedding industry. Starting out as a DJ company (Milwaukee Airwaves) in 2010, Two Birds brings years of experience and a staff that will ensure your wedding goes off without a hitch.
In addition to their experience, Two Birds Event Group are great people. We’ve known the owners, Ramsey and Tyler, since 2012 and absolutely recommend them. They will take good care of you, we promise!!
Check out what else Two Birds Event Group has going on:
Milwaukee Airwaves – DJ and Lighting
Other than their venues, Two Birds Event Group runs one of the top DJ companies in Milwaukee – Milwaukee Airwaves. Want a DJ company that will keep you dance floor packed all night?? Then Milwaukee Airwaves is it! Read what we wrote about them here.
The Journey – Wedding Planning
The newest venture from Two Birds is The Journey – a wedding planning service for couples at all venues. Offering full and partial wedding planning services, The Journey will help you develop stunning ideas and work with amazing vendors to bring your dream wedding to life. Check out thejourneymke.com to learn more.
The Pier Garden
The Pier Garden is an awesome pop up on The Starling’s patio, run by Two Birds and catered by their partners, Brazen Standard Hospitality. Sipping craft cocktails and eating delicious food on The Starling’s gorgeous patio overlooking the Milwaukee River is what it’s all about. They only do The Pier Garden during the summer, so follow their Instagram to stay in the know.