Weddings

Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI View map
Rating 4.4 out of 5
   3 reviews
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

Alverno College is a sophisticated wedding venue located just outside downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This college campus boasts a selection of event spaces for rehearsal dinners and receptions. The venue also accommodates wedding ceremonies in an on-site chapel. While services here are traditionally Catholic, couples of other denominations are invited to hold their ceremonies in the chapel upon approval of request. Idyllic surroundings cast a peaceful atmosphere over festivities at Alverno College.

Facilities and Capacity

The church at this lovely location sets a classic scene for couples to begin their exciting new chapters together. Stained glass windows, polished floors, and ornamental details provide a classic backdrop. There is a baby grand piano and organ for soon-to-be-weds' chosen musicians to utilize. The happy couple can also organize lovely floral decor to be placed along the aisle and side altars. For the main reception, there are two banquet halls on campus with a capacity for seated celebrations of up to 400 guests. Before the big day, the newlyweds-to-be and their loved ones can plan an intimate shower or rehearsal dinner in the galleria.

Services Offered

A chapel assistant will be assigned to help you and your partner organize the basic elements of your wedding ceremony. For the reception, catering services are carried out by the in-house culinary team. Both plated banquets and buffet dinners can be arranged, depending on couples' preferences. The venue's friendly and professional staff is available throughout the evening to serve food and beverages. Bar services are included with the venue rental, featuring a selection of beer, wine, and liquor for loved ones to enjoy. The venue's staff can also supply a range of equipment to help promote a smooth flow of events, such as audio equipment and furniture.

History

Alverno College has served as a local institution of education for over 130 years. This Catholic school specializes in teaching liberal arts and preparing students for a professional career. Their unique approach to education is admired on a global scale, focusing on eight key pillars of development.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

6

Describe your venue:

Art Gallery
Banquet Hall
Religious

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

February
March
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October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
June
July
August
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Recommended by 88% of couples
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    Kelly Married on 08/13/2011
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    I was so happy with the service that I received from the staff at Alverno. They did everything that they could to ensure that my day was perfect. The food was amazing and the decor was breathtaking.
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    Nancy Married on 11/02/2013
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    Good job. They did everything we asked.
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    Getting married in the chapel as I'm an alum of alverno. Trying to get ahold of people to discuss details is a hassle but the chapel is beautiful.

Awards

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3400 S 43rd St. Milwaukee, WI, 53219
4143826038
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Alverno College frequently asked questions

What are the most important characteristics of Alverno College in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Alverno College for wedding events is known for:
  • Art Gallery
  • Banquet Hall
  • Religious

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Alverno College for wedding events?

Alverno College offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does Alverno College offer?

Alverno College offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Alverno College offer for wedding events?

Alverno College offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Alverno College have available for wedding events?

Alverno College offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Alverno College and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Alverno College is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.4 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in value, 4.7 in quality of service, 4.7 in flexibility, 4 in average response time and 3.7 in professionalism.

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