When planning your wedding, you probably have a a vision in mind. We all do! A lot of us picture what our big day will be like, and part of that vision is the setting. Where do you picture yourself saying “I do?” Maybe you plan on getting married during the summer when the sun can be demanding, or maybe during the rainy season, or maybe you just love the idea of saying your vows with a roof over your head. Weddings that take place “out of the elements” can be just as beautiful as outdoor weddings! Let’s face it – there’s no wind to mess up your hair, no worries if it’s raining, and air conditioning is a pretty big deal. If you agree, then here are the top 15 venues that include a structure for you and your soon-to-be spouse to tie the knot.
15 of the Best Wedding Out of the Elements
The Villa Filomena – The Villa Filomena is a historic mansion in Milwaukee that provides a beautiful and inviting atmosphere.
The Madison Club – This venue in Madison is where luxury meets affordability. Not to mention, the service is impeccable!
The Waters – Located on Lake Winnebago, The Waters offers a breath-taking view that you and your guests will love!
The Wisconsin Club – The Wisconsin Club has gorgeous ballrooms that will provide you with an extravagant and classic feel. This venue is equipped with anything and everything you need!
Rustic Manor 1848 – The Rustic Manor 1848 is a rustic venue with a cute little barn on site. This beautiful venue is perfect for adventure seekers that enjoy soaking in the nature!
The Ivy House– This beautiful venue located in the 5th ward in Milwaukee is perfect for someone looking for a modern industrial space. This former warehouse boasts botanical rooms, bold bar designs, and a spacious ivy-covered patio.
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center – Have your ceremony in the Library Sculpture Garden, and surround you and your guests in beautiful florals and sculptures by Carl Peterson.
Milwaukee Art Museum – This unique venue has won several awards for being a superb wedding venue. Immerse you and your guests in true beauty created by the greats!
The Osthoff Resort – If you have not been to their website, I urge you to do so! This is a breath-taking venue is located only 500 ft of pristine shoreline on Elkhart Lake.
The Edgewater – The Edgewater venue has beautiful ballrooms, amazing dining options, and a serene view for you and your guests to enjoy.
The Lagaret – This historic building was once known as the Tobacco Junction, serving as a place to store and house tobacco in 1885.
The Armory – The Armory is a stylish venue that has everything you need – the Drill Hall for your ceremony, the Lieutenant’s Quarters for your reception, and a patio for any outdoor activities.
Abbey Resort – The Abbey Resort is a full service resort located right on Lake Geneva. The Harbor Ballroom is a lavish space for you and your guests.
Cuvee – This is a cute venue with exposed brick and dark wood to fit nearly any vision you may have. The private ceremony space provides an intimate, yet grand experience.
The Pfister Hotel – The Pfister Hotel is known for its legendary and rich atmosphere. With over 24,000 square footage, this is perfect for a large wedding, but can also accommodate a smaller crowd.
Whether indoor or out, weddings of all types are such beautiful unique events that I love to capture as a Wisconsin wedding photographer! Getting married soon? Get in touch with me today and lets chat!