Booking a venue for a special event isn’t a typical experience. You’re investing in the space but also the people and amenities that come with it. The space you choose is the first and last impression your guests have of your special event. Finding the perfect venue can be daunting. We’re here to help! We want to know your story, hear about your expectations, and work together to bring your vision to life.
From spectacular food and beverage to WOW-worthy audio/visual components, we can’t wait to welcome you to some of the most special spaces downtown Milwaukee has to offer.
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Wisconsin Center Special Event Spaces
With radiating natural light, unique local art, and the largest ballroom in Milwaukee, the Wisconsin Center has a space to amplify and enhance the uniqueness of your event.
Special events are extra special when held in the Wisconsin Center's GRAND BALLROOM, the largest ballroom in the Milwaukee area.
The Wisconsin Center's ETCHED HALL offers a large, linear, warmly-appointed space for a variety of events.
The Wisconsin Center's PALM GARDEN offers a unique event setting for standing receptions, seated dining, photo shoots, and much more.
The Wisconsin Center's MAIN LOBBY provides a bright, adaptable space located directly inside the Center’s dramatic Main Rotunda Entrance.
On the upper level of the Wisconsin Center, the PENTHOUSE ATRIUM offers a long, broad, carpeted space with an extensive wall of windows overlooking Vel R. Phillips Avenue.
The Wisconsin Center’s PARKING LOT is a very large outdoor space in the heart of Milwaukee’s entertainment district; it can be set with tents and more.
Transform the Wisconsin Center’s LOADING DOCK into a one of a kind event experience, located on the upper level of the center and overlooking downtown.
Miller High Life Theatre Special Event Spaces
Set foot into the Miller High Life Theatre and be welcomed back to an age of glamour. The spectacularly renovated facility features grand spaces for large and intimate events alike, plus a full theater. If you’re looking for a WOW factor, look no further than the Miller High Life Theatre.
MISS LIZZIE'S welcomes arrivals in the Miller High Life Theatre’s terrazzo-floored ticket lobby. When not serving patrons for events in the main performance hall, the space is superb for your special event.
Put your event in the limelight. Having it on the Miller High Life Theatre's MAIN STAGE lends showbiz glamour to any kind of gathering!
The Miller High Life Theatre’s GRAND ROTUNDA BALCONY presents various options for seated or standing events overlooking the dramatic Grand Rotunda.
The Miller High Life Theatre’s KILBOURN ROTUNDA is an elegant space with two overlooking second-floor balconies and an abundance of restored architectural details.
With almost 4,000 square feet of elegant, carpeted space on the Miller High Life Theatre's main floor, KILBOURN HALL is an excellent choice for banquets of up to 250 people and receptions of as many as 400.
The Miller High Life Theatre’s GRAND ROTUNDA offers a breathtaking space with an abundance of rich architectural details.
With over 6,000 square feet of elegant, carpeted space and its own restrooms, PLANKINTON HALL will help you "wow" your guests, whatever kind of special event you're planning.
UW-M Panther Arena Special Event Spaces
The UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena is Milwaukee’s original sports complex. From use of the 360-scoreboard to a buffet throughout the concourse, if your event has a sporty style, the UW‑Milwaukee Panther Arena is the ideal destination to surprise and delight your guests.
The UW-M Panther Arena's EVENT-LEVEL LOUNGE has a laid-back atmosphere perfect for receptions and other special events.
You can get engaged on the ice like these Milwaukee Admirals fans, or host a unique party on the ARENA FLOOR or on the ice in the main seating bowl OF the UW-Panther Arena. Photo courtesy Taylor and Dominic Panico from Tribute Film and Photo.