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Looking for the perfect wedding venue? While this is by no means a complete list, here are some of the best wedding venues in the Madison, Wisconsin area! I have personally worked with every one of these venues and can give the Abbots Lane stamp of approval: amazing customer service paired with an exceptional product. Each venue is phenomenal to work with from the vendor standpoint and will take care of you as the clients.

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Barnwood Events
Barnwood Events is a rustic and chic barn event venue situated in a country and wooded area just 15 minutes away from Downtown Madison. The venue boasts of modern amenities, including two dressing rooms, a state-of-the-art AV system, and custom lighting. They offer full bar packages, free parking, indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception options with a capacity of 300 people. Additionally, they provide onsite lodging in the farmhouse and include many rental items in their venue pricing.

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Devil’s Head Resort
A serene and sophisticated environment, surrounded by picturesque hills and stunning countryside. Your guests can also enjoy a 36-hole championship golf course, mountain biking, indoor and outdoor pools, and a spa.

Fields Reserve
Introducing a stunning new-build barn wedding venue located on a private, 20-acre wooded property. The venue boasts of two ceremony spots – an indoor ceremony barn and an outdoor woods area – and a reception barn with a capacity of 300 persons. Both barns are equipped with heating, air conditioning, sound systems, and bridal suites. The venue provides bar service, excellent, efficient, and friendly customer service, and a wide variety of decorations available at no additional cost. If you’re looking for a gorgeous location to spend your entire wedding day, this is the venue for you.

Garver Feed Mill
Consider hosting your special event at the Garver Feed Mill, a 100-year-old landmark in Madison that boasts rich agricultural and industrial history. This iconic turn-of-the-century building offers a unique character and a stunning backdrop, making it an ideal venue for weddings.

Harvest Moon Pond
Harvest Moon Pond is a year-round venue located just 20 minutes north of Madison. It has a rich history and offers modern amenities to ensure that you and your guests are comfortable throughout your stay. The venue boasts two dressing rooms for getting ready, paved parking, bar service, heat/AC, and more. It is situated in a private setting on 18 acres of land, offering endless opportunities for photos around their picturesque landscape. You can choose from indoor and outdoor ceremony options, enjoy gorgeous farmhouse tables, cozy indoor fireplace, and modern bar. Their patio and outdoor fireplace make for the ultimate experience.

The Lageret
The Lageret is a restored 1870 venue that was originally a tobacco warehouse. It has been renovated with modern amenities while maintaining its original brick and mortar structure. The cream brick walls, high ceilings, and original timbers provide a wonderful canvas for creating the wedding of your dreams!

Lake Windsor Country Club
Lake Windsor Country Club, located just a few minutes away from Madison, is a multiple award-winning venue for your special day. It features stunning crystal chandeliers, floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the golf course, and accommodations for up to 400 guests. It’s perfect for any wedding, rehearsal dinner, or private party. The venue also offers personalized attention from on-site event coordinators, an executive chef, and exceptional service staff to ensure that your dream wedding becomes a reality. Additionally, the hotel provides shuttle service for the guests.

Lone Girl Brewing Company
This event space is perfect for private gatherings that include 20 to 100 guests. The Landing consists of three adjoining areas: The Barrel Room, Tasting Room, and Covered Patio. Although the spaces have a rustic appearance, they are equipped with modern amenities such as a state-of-the-art sound system, projectors, screens, and WiFi, making them adaptable for any type of event.

Madison Club
The Madison Club provides a beautiful and timeless location for weddings, situated just blocks away from the Capitol. It is surrounded by downtown hotels and has a stunning view of Lake Monona. Their aim is to create unique and beautiful wedding stories through their award-winning cuisine, historic architecture with modern flair, and full-service customized offerings. They offer wedding packages for smaller, intimate weddings with a maximum guest count of 70, as well as standard weddings with space for up to 230 guests.

Monona Terrace
Monona Terrace is a unique event venue that offers stunning views of Lake Monona and Capitol Square. With the assistance of a dedicated Event Coordinator, your special day will be planned to perfection with every detail taken care of. The on-site caterer, Monona Catering, will work with you to create a menu that suits your style and your guests’ preferences. From breathtaking backdrops to exquisite tabletops, there’s no place quite like Monona Terrace.

Olbrich Botanical Gardens
If you’re looking for a picturesque venue for your wedding day, Olbrich Botanical Gardens might just be the perfect choice for you. With a variety of rooms that offer stunning views of the outdoor gardens, you can be sure that your special day will be unforgettable. If you’re planning your wedding during the Garden Season (typically May – September), you’ll have the option to move your ceremony outdoors to the Event Garden, provided the weather is good. The Event Garden is beautifully landscaped with seasonal annuals and a charming dark wood pergola, making it an ideal location for your wedding. For those who prefer an indoor setting, the tropical Bolz Conservatory is available year-round for small early evening weddings.

Old Feed Mill
This historic building has been restored to perfection and can accommodate up to 175 guests. The Old Feed Mill has even been featured on the Food Network’s “Best of Country Cuisine.” For an authentic and unforgettable experience, choose The Old Feed Mill. Their on-site bakery can take care of your wedding cake needs, and outdoor spaces are also available for ceremonies or receptions.

Old Sugar Distillery
The event space at the distillery, also known as “The Rickhouse,” features its own bar. The venue can accommodate up to 120 guests with farmhouse-style tables and wooden folding chairs. The establishment offers homemade spirits, cocktails, and a limited selection of beer and wine. You are free to work with any caterer you prefer as they take care of the space and drinks!

Orpheum Theatre
The Orpheum Theater, located in the heart of downtown Madison, has been a community centerpiece since 1927. This historic landmark has its original features thoughtfully preserved. The French Renaissance-inspired interior showcases intricate, foliated moldings, brass sconces, and touches of gold-toned ornamentation throughout, giving it a unique aesthetic.

Overture Center for the Arts
Unleash your creativity at Overture Center for the Arts! Whether it’s your wedding reception, ceremony, rehearsal dinner, or shower, Overture’s venues provide the perfect stage for your special day. With lighting and sound capabilities that match those of a Broadway show, Overture Center will give you and your guests a timeless memory of elegance and style. Catering a Fresco, our acclaimed in-house caterer, will collaborate with you to create a menu that is both chic and delicious.

Quivey’s Grove
For the past 40 years, Quivey’s Grove has been hosting weddings for couples, be it a wedding for 50 or 250 guests. Quivey’s Grove provides a distinctive and unforgettable ambiance for wedding receptions. Their historic buildings, which are over 170 years old, and the beautifully landscaped grounds serve as the perfect backdrop for your special day!

Sugarland is a beautiful garden wedding venue located in Southern Wisconsin. As you arrive, you’ll be greeted by a tree-lined drive leading to a charming 19th-century country estate surrounded by lush meadows and gardens. You’ll walk down a natural aisle next to a cascading fountain, and exchange your vows under the shade of a majestic oak tree. It’s the perfect spot to share the most important moment of your life in an intimate and refined country setting. After the ceremony, you can celebrate your reception in the rustic elegance of a magnificent Wisconsin barn.

The Eloise
The Eloise is the perfect venue that combines modern design, simple elegance, and country romance. It’s situated on a rolling prairie of wildflowers and grasslands and surrounded by a picturesque forest. The landscape provides an ideal setting for outdoor ceremonies and photography. You and your guests will enjoy the privacy of the setting and modern amenities like heating/AC, indoor/outdoor ceremony sites, two private suites, a caterer preparation area, a bar, a reception area that can accommodate 250 people, upscale bathrooms, an outdoor patio, and ample parking.

The Loft at 132
This wedding and event space is perfect for couples looking for a unique and sophisticated venue. With its picturesque setting, it offers beautiful photo opportunities and unforgettable memories. The Loft at 132 is located in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin and is one of the first luxurious event spaces in the charming downtown area. It brings the grandeur of high-end events to the cozy atmosphere of downtown Sun Prairie, just outside of Madison.

The Sylvee
The Sylvee is a spacious venue with an open-concept first floor, a fully equipped stage with premium sound and lighting systems, and a warmly-lit full-service bar. The second floor offers ample seating with a great view of the stage, a bar situated in front of tall windows overlooking the Capitol building, and the exclusive Jack Daniels Club No. 7.

The Tinsmith
The Tinsmith is a unique wedding venue in the Madison area that stands out from the rest. If you’re searching for a modern, design-focused venue, The Tinsmith is the perfect choice. The building was originally an old warehouse space, but it has been completely transformed with modern amenities and luxury details while still retaining much of its original industrial character. The venue is conveniently located within walking distance of the city’s best hotels, restaurants, and nightlife. They have over 9,000 square feet of event space available to host your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception, making The Tinsmith an ideal location for your big day!

Vintage Fields
Welcome to Vintage Fields – an unforgettable experience awaits you! Located just 30 minutes away from Madison, this estate is nestled amid the rolling hills of Southern Wisconsin. It offers a captivating blend of vintage charm and modern amenities that will make your stay truly memorable. Imagine exchanging vows against a backdrop of serene fields and winding rivers, and then dancing the night away in their elegant wedding barn or under the stars in the magical courtyard.

Whispering Pines
This exquisite event venue is situated on five scenic wooded acres, just 25 minutes north of Madison. It is ideal for both wedding ceremonies and receptions, and can accommodate seating for up to 250 guests, all on one level. You have the freedom to choose your own caterer, and enjoy modern amenities such as heat and air conditioning, spacious restrooms, a dressing room, a large outdoor patio with a fireplace, and more. The new custom bar offers affordable drink packages with no bar minimums, making it the perfect addition to your celebration!

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