Best Place at Pabst is a charming and historic wedding venue located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Situated in the original Pabst Brewery, this esteemed setting has been rejuvenated to offer a storied venue for special celebrations. Standing since 1844, it presents decades of character, with each room and setting draped in history and charm. From The Great Hall to the King’s Courtyard, there is a wealth of opportunity for you to celebrate your long-awaited event your way.
Facilities and Capacity
Best Place at Pabst presents guests with a wide range of event spaces and design influences. There are two main indoor venues within the property: The Blue Ribbon Hall and The Great Hall. Built in 1858, The Blue Ribbon Hall was designed to reflect the architecture of early Renaissance Germany. With this ornate foundation, it was redesigned in 1940 with the addition of colorful frescoes, murals, ornate architecture, and luxurious furnishings. Today, it has been rejuvenated to celebrate those centuries of style and charm, presenting you with an elegant setting for your special celebration. Additionally, in the warmer months, it offers an outdoor courtyard ideal for ceremonies, cocktail hours, and other events. The Great Hall, built in 1880, was the original corporate headquarters of the famous Pabst Brewing Company. Renovated in 2014, it has retained the original glass windows, hardwood floors, and furnishings of this esteemed brewery. For an added experience, the adjoining Speakeasy is an ideal setting for a relaxing refreshment with your nearest and dearest.
The team at Best Place at Pabst takes pride in the accommodating service they provide to couples on their special day. As an added touch, they can assist you in planning your event within this esteemed setting. Naturally, bartenders will be present to serve you up a wide range of refreshments on your special day. Outside caterers are welcome, allowing you to host a fitting feast for your long-awaited celebration. A range of equipment and furnishings are available for rental, including:
- Audiovisual equipment
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Best Place at Pabst frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Best Place at Pabst?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Best Place at Pabst, what does the bar service starting price include?
What are the most important characteristics of Best Place at Pabst in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Best Place at Pabst for wedding events?
- Uncovered Outdoor
What kind of wedding events does Best Place at Pabst offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Best Place at Pabst offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Get Ready Rooms
- Liability Insurance
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Best Place at Pabst have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
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