12 Winter Wedding Venues in Wisconsin for a Scenic Celebration

A snowy wedding in the Badger State screams romance.
Hayley Folk
Hayley Folk
Hayley Folk
Hayley Folk
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  • Hayley writes articles on a freelance basis for The Knot Worldwide, with a specialty in sex and relationships.
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Updated May 29, 2024

Planning a winter wedding in Wisconsin? Whether you're into rustic barns, stunning spa resorts, lake-front views or enchanting Victorian homes, the state of Wisconsin has several types of wedding venues for everyone. If you know you're looking to say "I do" at winter wedding venues in Wisconsin, look no further. We've handpicked some of our favorite (and winter-worthy) Wisconsin venues below.

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The Edgewater in Madison, Wisconsin

Looking to have a stunning lake view on your big day? The Edgewater in Madison—first established in 1948—has a long history of breathtaking views of Lake Mendota, making it a standout among winter wedding venues in Wisconsin. If you're searching for "winter wedding venues near me" The Edgewater might just be the one for you. With elegant ballrooms, customizable spaces and more than 200 luxury guest rooms, you can make sure you and your guests are having the time of their lives, snow or shine.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

The Enchanted Barn in Hillsdale, Wisconsin

A rustic gem nestled in the countryside, The Enchanted Barn is a stand-out choice on our list of winter wedding venues in Wisconsin. Not only is the barn adorable, but romantic, too. Plus, if you choose to celebrate your big day in the winter season, you'll be transported to snow-covered fields and twinkling lights. What could be more romantic than that? Although the barn can be opened and used at any time of year, during the winter months they heat it, so you can experience all the cozy vibes on your wedding day. From intimate elopements to parties of up to 250, you'll be enchanted by this venue's magic.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Destination Kohler in Kohler, Wisconsin

If you're booking a wedding venue in Wisconsin, look no further. Destination Kohler, also known as The American Club, combines the classic aesthetic of old Americana with a modern twist. Plus, you can even rent a horse-drawn carriage to make your winter wedding venues in Wisconsin even more magical. The resort offers beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces, including a charming courtyard, and an in-house restaurant to provide a delicious meal for you and your guests. Take your wedding to the next level here.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

Woodlands, a sprawling property and stunning views provide a peaceful backdrop in winter (or any season, really.) The Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is a dazzling Wisconsin winter wedding venue with several picturesque rooms and outdoor ceremony spaces. They offer two lawns where ceremonies may take place or you can tuck away indoors in their cozy reception halls. If you're looking to have a winter wedding, the resort's seasonal feel makes it a great option for couples who want their wedding to feel both cozy and still impressive.

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  • Guest Capacity: 300+

Old Rittenhouse Inn in Bayfield, Wisconsin

Old Rittenhouse Inn winter wedding venue in Bayfield, Wisconsin
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Dreaming of bringing your historic, Victorian dreams to life? Old Rittenhouse Inn, a historic mansion in Bayfield, Wisconsin could make your small wedding vision a reality. For winter wedding venues in Wisconsin, consider hosting your micro-wedding or renewal of vows at this bed-and-breakfast venue—you and your guests are sure to feel like you've gone back in time. Old Rittenhouse Inn is also a charming option for a Christmas wedding venue.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 10

Milwaukee Art Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Art Museum winter wedding venue in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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On the hunt for Northern Wisconsin winter wedding venues? Milwaukee Art Museum, a Lake Michigan venue known for its iconic architecture and "wings" of the building will have you and your life partner soaring. Hide away from the winter weather with art—and lakefront views—as your backdrop.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 50

Chippewa Retreat Resort in Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin

Whether you grew up in Appleton, have family in town or you just find it cozy, don't miss checking out Chippewa Retreat Resort—a resort that's not in Appleton but has a similar vibe to the town. This winter wedding venue in Appleton, Wisconsin accommodates up to 250 guests. When you walk in, the serene wood structure of the reception area gives winter wonderland vibes.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

The Hub at Cedar Creek in Cedarburg, Wisconsin

If you're in the mood for winter wedding venues in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, try touring The Hub at Cedar Creek in Cedarburg. Just a few miles out of the city, this quaint and romantic wedding venue won't be too far for your guests to travel, and with both indoor and outdoor options, you can sip on their lush wines after saying "I do"—all without being too cold in the winter season. The venue accommodates up to 325 guests for an outdoor celebration, or up to 200 indoors.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 325

Prevailing Winds Lodge in Blue Mounds, Wisconsin

If you're into a winter wedding—especially in Wisconsin—chances are you'll have snow. But at Prevailing Winds Lodge, you can have an outdoor-like wedding day with their unique lodge. From floor to ceiling, you and your guests can take in the icy ambiance of the wintery world, while still being warm and cozy inside the tent. Hosting up to 300 guests, you can really make this winter venue your own—ask the venue coordinator for any special requests to make your day that much more enchanting.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 300

Lake Lawn Resort & Calladora Spa in Delavan, Wisconsin

A spa and cozy resort? Say less. When you're not soaking in the hot tub and getting an amazing pre-wedding massage, you'll be getting ready in the stunning guest rooms of Lake Lawn Resort. The resort, just off the shores of Delavan Lake, is a lovely combination of winter water views and charming vibes. The resort's stunning lake views and elegant spaces make it one of our personal faves for winter wedding venues in Wisconsin. They even offer in-house nail services, hair and makeup and, of course, all the benefits of a spa.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

Dixon's Apple Orchard in Cadott, Wisconsin

You can't go wrong with traditional Wisconsin winter wedding venues, like Dixon's Apple Orchard in Cadott. After all, Wisconsin is known for cheese (but also, apples, too). This adorable venue comes with a large dressing suite, and the option of a stunning barn or indoor glass sanctuary for your dream reception. What's even more? Your guests can be pulled through the lush countryside on a horse-drawn carriage, even if snowflakes are falling. And with more than 100 acres of land available, your photographer can get really creative with your wedding photos.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Camp Elsewhere in Waupaca, Wisconsin

Are you and your future spouse both outdoorsy camp lovers? Camp Elsewhere, the newest rendition of The Elsewhere Collection, is tucked away in the private woods of Waupaca, Wisconsin. You and your guests can enjoy the trails and the lakes surrounding all sides. Stay in glamping tents or cabins and get married in a darling on-site cedar chapel. With a modern and woodsy indoor reception space accommodating up to 100 guests, this woman-owned winter wedding venue in Wisconsin is sure to be a hit for your big day.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 100 in the main reception building

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