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Wedding bells in Waukesha

Looking for a place to begin your happily ever after? Charming Downtown Waukesha is a delightful destination to host your wedding!

Historic Courthouse 1893

Venues

One of the most sought-out venues in Waukesha and the Milwaukee metropolitan area, the Historic Courthouse 1893 offers historically elegant ceremonies and receptions. The Rotary Building in Frame park offers an intimate location for smaller weddings with picturesque views of the Fox River. Tuscan Hall has everything for the classic couple, including its renowned and cozy Wine Cellar for intimate weddings. And, for the botanical bride, Frame Park Formal Gardens is the perfect backdrop for ceremony and photos!

Looking for a place to host a rehearsal dinner?

Check out our Downtown Dining website for all sorts of types of places to eat!
Frame Park Formal Gardens
Rotary Building
The Historic Courthouse
The Rotunda
Tuscan Hall

Catering

For a taste of culinary excellence, Chef Jack’s offers delicious menus that can be customized to your event, and Lee John’s Catering features exceptionally prepared sustainable, local, and ethnic cuisine.

Chef Jack’s
Lee John’s Catering

Flowers

Couples can say, “We do” with breathtaking blooms from Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse, Dollhouse Flowers and Gifts, and Pink Opal Floral has all the petals for bridal bouquets, boutonnieres, centerpieces, and more!

Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse
Dollhouse Flowers and Gifts
Pink Opal Floral

Bakeries

The family-owned Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe and Periwinkle Bakery have decadent wedding cakes, pastries, and desserts. Treat your guests to something sweet from Allô Chocolat or Mama Ducky’s!
Periwinkle Bakery
Allô Chocolat
Sweet Perfections
Mama Ducky’s

Photography

Wedding couples can trust Memory Lane Photography, Vital Image, and Kara Reese Photography to capture all the best moments of their day.

Memory Lane Photography
Vital Image
Kara Reese Photography

An envelop with calligraphy on the front.

Stationery & Décor

Guests will be impressed with fancy fonts by Green Country Creative. Her custom calligraphy is sure to add a flourish to your wedding stationery, place settings, signs, and other accents. If you’re looking for someone to print off your custom invitations/programs Thomas Press and Minuteman Press both offer printing services. Help make that wedding stand out with balloons, cotton candy and photo booths from GBF Bespoke Balloons & Event Services.

Green Country Creative
Minuteman Press
Thomas Press
GBF Bespoke Balloons & Event Services

A wall of nailpolish at Bella Abinails and Spa.

Hair, Makeup, & Nails

Transform into the picture-perfect bride with our exquisite wedding hair, flawless makeup, and elegant nails, creating timeless beauty in the heart of Downtown Waukesha. Grooms, don’t worry, Downtown Waukesha has barbers as well to help you looks your best for your big day!

Women’s Hair

Amazing Grace Salon
Beau-T Works
JP Beauty Services
Mi Casa Beauty Lounge
Moxie Beauty Lounge
Van Bier Salon

Men’s Hair

The Leather Strop Barbershop
Mi Casa Beauty Lounge
Mr. V’s Barberia

Nails

Amazing Grace Salon
Bella Abinails & spa
La Nails
Moxie Beauty Lounge

Makeup

JP Beauty Services

Ring from Scott's Jewelry Shop

The Rings & Bling

Want your jewelry fixed, need a gift, or want a jewelry piece made? Check out Scott’s Jewelry Shop for custom work, repairs of any kind on jewelry and watches, prongs, ring sizing, soldering broken bracelets & necklaces, diamonds, gemstones, etc. You name it, Scott can fix it!

Scott’s Jewelry Shop

The Dress

On Broadway Street, Lena of Lena’s Tailoring & Alterations & Alterations Unlimited are dedicated to ensuring brides and grooms have the perfect fit on their wedding day.
Alterations Unlimited
Lena’s Tailoring & Alterations

Hotels

With a delicious menu and romantic ambiance, The Clarke Hotel is a sought-out venue for small weddings and rehearsal dinners. For out-of-towners, Downtown Waukesha’s only boutique hotel offers a luxurious overnight experience.

The Clarke Hotel

Downtown Waukesha is the perfect place to celebrate your wedding! The adventure truly begins when you get hitched in the ‘Sha!

A few upcoming events...

An Iliad- Waukesha Civic Theatre

  • 264 W Main Street
  • Adult: $18
    Senior (60+) / Military / Subscriber / Group (10+): $15
    Under 18: $12
    Educational Group (10+): $10

An Iliad – Waukesha Civic Theatre AN ILIAD is a modern-day retelling of Homer’s classic. Poetry and humor,...

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Retrosonic, Live Music- Maddy’s Bar & Music Lounge

  • 200 Madison Street

Weekend Music Lineup | Maddy’s (maddysbarandmusiclounge.com)

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Mick Heberling Jazz Quartet- Nice Ash Cigar Bar

  • 323 W Main Street

Calendar – Nice Ash Cigar Bar (theniceash.com) The Mick Heberling Jazz Quartet is a four-piece ensemble playing Jazz...

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