We all know Milwaukee has some stunning wedding venues. However, it’s hard for #MKECouples to see them all set up and ready to go for a wedding. That’s what this article is all about!
Our friends at Films By Design do some amazing work and supplied us with these videos showcasing some stunning Milwaukee-area wedding venues. We’d like to thank Films By Design for sponsoring this article and in general being awesome.
Films By Design is a part of the amazing crew at Sound By Design. They’ve been in the wedding business for years offering DJ/lighting services, venues, films and even bars. Check them out – they rock!
1. Happy and In Love at The Atrium
This video at The Atrium will give you all the feels. Some of our favorite parts include the First Look on The Atrium rooftop at 2:23, shots of the couple overlooking Lake Michigan at 3:00 and the first dance at 3:57, which also shows how amazing The Atrium looks for a wedding reception.
2. Love, Laughter and Adventure at the Art Museum
Wow! The opening drone shot of the Art Museum with Milwaukee’s skyline in the background is gorgeous! In fact, throughout this Film By Design video you’ll see amazing shots of the couple in different Milwaukee locations. See 1:07 for a shot of the Art Museum set up for a wedding, the couples’ personalized vows start at 3:08 and check out 4:25 for the first dance.
3. A Gorgeous Winter Wedding at The Pritzlaff
There’s a chill in the air and snow on the ground, but that didn’t stop this couple from some amazing outdoor shots throughout this film. Check out 0:47 and 4:36 to see the beautiful Pritzlaff Building set up for a wedding. We also love the first look at 3:09 along with the couples’ personalized vows. At 3:54 you’ll find the amazingly beautiful ceremony set up and at 5:35 see the packed dance floor.
4. College Sweethearts at The Villa Terrace and The Grain Exchange
Awww… college sweethearts, joint religious ceremony and personalized vows… what a wedding! In this video by Films By Design you’ll get to see a beautiful ceremony at The Villa Terrace and the wedding reception at The Grain Exchange. We LOVE the opening drone shots of the Villa Terrace and starting at 3:21 you’ll see what a large ceremony in the Villa Terrace Lake level gardens looks like. Then check out the reception that starts at 4:07.
5. Elegance at the Hilton City Center & Marquette University
If you are a Marquette alum or even just a fan, you’ll love the multitude of footage captured on the University’s campus. We love how this couple’s custom wedding vows (starting at 2:39) are mixed in with stunning footage of the couple. What an amazing thing to watch over and over again with your life partner! At 3:23 you’ll see the elegance of the Hilton City Center during the couple’s first dance and at 3:51 the packed dance floor.
6. A Bond Like No Other at Discovery World
This video by Films By Design starts out with amazing shots of Lake Michigan and Discovery World – and we love that these shots continue throughout. You’ll see the ceremony set up at 1:49 and the party starts at 4:42 with the first dance.
7. Magnificence at The Pfister’s Imperial Ballroom
So much family love for this sweet couple’s relationship in this wedding film. This video shows the the magnificent Imperial Ballroom at the Pfister Hotel (see 2:04), but there’s also a ton of amazing footage on the Harley-Davidson Museum campus. Check out the first dance at 3:20 and the dance floor packed at 3:39.
8. Love and Compassion at The Domes
Oh we love weddings at The Domes and this Films By Design video captures the experience so well. Start at the beginning with the beautiful opening drone shot of The Domes and then check out 2:44 for the ceremony and personalized vows. The reception starts at 4:17, and we love The Domes at night with their changing colors that you’ll see at 4:27!
9. Being In Love is Amazing at Cuvee
Ohh, we love all the Third Ward shots in this wedding video! You’ll see shots from The Kimpton Hotel, The Riverwalk and even inside of one of the area’s sculptures. Check out the ceremony and heartfelt vows at Cuvee at 2:14. The reception starts with the first dance at 3:07 and you’ll see the packed dance floor at 3:34.
10. Friends Wed at The Wisconsin Club
Another love match made while attending Marquette University! The happiness this couple exudes throughout their wedding day is infectious. Check out 1:48 for a very cool shot at the LOVE sculpture on Wisconsin Ave. downtown. At 3:26 there’s some great shots of their ceremony at the historic and beautiful Church of the Gesu and at 4:25 you’ll see the reception inside The Wisconsin Club.
11. Beyond Beautiful at the Black Swan
This video by Films By Design showcases some great shots at the Black Swan (now The Riverwalk), the Iron Horse Hotel and Milwaukee’s Riverwalk. At 0:33 the couple walking across the 6th Street Bridge is one of our favorite shots and we also love the first look starting at 1:50.
12. Outdoor Beauty at Rustic Manor
There is just so much love in this wedding film! A sucker for family love, check out the Father of the Bride’s heartfelt speech (2:50) about how great his new son-in-law is. Add in personal vows exchanged between this adoring couple at 3:30, but be sure to grab the tissues! This video showcases Rustic Manor 1848, an awesome barn venue that was built from the ground up with events in mind. Check out 0:26 for a drone shot of an outdoor ceremony set up and at 0:59 you’ll see the venue set up. The reception starts at 5:02 and don’t miss the amazing drone shot of the couple at 5:49.
We highly recommend getting a wedding film made for your day and this is just a sample of the work that Films By Design has done with couples planning their Milwaukee wedding. Check out their website for more examples and when you’re ready contact them for a quote. You’ll be glad you did!