My name is Betsy Pearson. I am the owner and manager of Piece of Cake Consulting, LLC, a wedding and event planning company serving the greater Madison, Wisconsin area. I have lived in the Madison, Wisconsin area my entire life.
With my extensive knowledge of local vendors and various price points, I guide my clients and make suggestions, but never dictate. I love fashion and style and enjoy helping with those meticulous touches that have a big impact.
While every wedding is unique and personalized, there are a few venues that work well for most couples and really stand out. Here’s a list of the best wedding venues in Madison, WI.
The Edgewater Hotel
Capacity: Up to 780 people. Smaller venues are available at the Edgewater Hotel.
Pricing: Prices start around $16k
If you are looking for an elegant, iconic wedding in the Madison area, look no further than The Edgewater Hotel. The shore of Lake Mendota provides a beautiful setting for a wedding. They also offer unmatched indoor and outdoor venues, excellent dining options, and a dedicated staff.
I find the rooftop view from the Sky Bar of the State Capital and Lake Mendota absolutely stunning every time I see it and it makes the perfect backdrop for photos. The on-site spa is perfect for wedding prep as well.
Some amenities of The Edgewater Hotel include:
The Madison Club
Capacity: Up to 200 people
Pricing: Prices start at $5,560 for 50 guests
The Madison Club offers an elegant site for your wedding with multiple floors for event spaces to choose from. From the moment that you walk in, your guests will be blown away.
If you’re looking for timeless architecture and award-winning cuisine, this is the place for your wedding.
Some amenities included with a wedding at The Madison Club:
Capacity: 150 people
Pricing: $3,700 to $4,600
Olbrich Gardens provides a gorgeous setting for any wedding. If you are looking for an outdoor wedding venue in the Madison area, I guarantee you will love this one. If the weather doesn't go as planned, the indoor space is absolutely beautiful as well.
With sixteen acres of gardens and the Bolz Conservatory (available for wedding ceremonies up to 30 people) you will be surrounded by beauty that your guests won’t soon forget. I absolutely love the blooming orchids and tropical plants here. They make such amazing backdrops for wedding photos.
Some amenities included at Olbrich Gardens:
Bishops Bay Country Club
Capacity: Up to 300 people
Pricing: Need to contact the club for pricing
Bishops Bay Country Club is located on the shore of Lake Mendota and provides a beautiful location for a wedding. The large event tent makes for an excellent space for your reception and has a large dance floor area!
Ceremony locations are available right at the shore edge which offers an amazing backdrop with the State Capitol on the horizon. If you’re looking for a whimsical, lakeside wedding, this venue is certainly one to consider.
Some amenities at Bishops Bay Country Club:
Plan Your Madison Wedding with Piece of Cake Consulting
Plan Your Madison Wedding with Piece of Cake ConsultingEvery wedding I do is unique and personalized to fit my client’s style. For this reason, I do limit the number of weddings I do each year. This allows me to dedicate the appropriate amount of time and attention needed to my clients.
If you are planning an upcoming wedding in the Madison area, reach out for a free wedding planning quote and learn more about what Piece of Cake Consulting can offer.