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Ellsworth Block

Madison, WI View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
1 review
Up to 200 guests

About

Up to 200 guests

Located in Madison, Wisconsin, Ellsworth Block is a historic wedding venue. The restored building, originally constructed in 1871, offers views of the Capitol and a blank canvas for your special day. It features an abundance of natural light, which illuminates the original exposed brick and sandstone walls for an industrial aesthetic. It hosts both conventional weddings and elopements.

Facilities and Capacity

Ellsworth Block welcomes celebrations with up to 120 guests, from engagement parties to cocktail receptions. An on-site get-ready room offers you and your party an exclusive setting to prepare for the day ahead. The Maeder Room is the primary event space, although there is also the Atrium and Skydeck. These areas are offered as ideal settings for an elegant pre-dinner drinks reception. Your loved ones can mingle while they enjoy the views of the city around them.

Services Offered

Sitting on the Capitol Square, Ellsworth Block is available for weddings on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. They have partnered with a local restaurant, HARVEST, for bar service and catering. This business specializes in seasonal dishes and menus. You are, however, free to work with whatever companies you wish. Linens, chairs, and tables are all supplied by the property, alongside clean-up services. A sweeping staircase provides the perfect setting for a dramatic entrance to your celebration or a classic backdrop to wedding portraits. You are free to decorate the space however you see fit, from elegant floral installations to chic cool-toned linens. Its central location also makes it ideal for finding a convenient hotel for those guests visiting from out of town.

Location

This wedding venue is situated in downtown Madison. Dane County Regional Airport is just 15 minutes away by car, so visitors to the state have a short trip to look forward to. Various hotels are within walking distance of the venue, as well as museums and coffee shops. The venue looks onto the Wisconsin State Capitol, which offers a grand backdrop for your wedding celebrations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$4,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$2,500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$2,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$25

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

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

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

10

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Loft

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
House Beer
House Liquor
Liquor License
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Furniture
Tables

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December
Rated
5.0
out of 5.0
Recommended by 100% of couples
  • Quality of service
    Rating 5 out of 5
  • Average response time
    Rating 5 out of 5
  • Professionalism
    Rating 5 out of 5
  • Value
    Rating 5 out of 5
  • Flexibility
    Rating 5 out of 5

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23 N Pinckney St., 2nd Floor Madison, WI, 53703
608-257-4342
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Ellsworth Block frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Ellsworth Block?

Ellsworth Block includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Tables

At Ellsworth Block, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Ellsworth Block includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • Open Bar
  • Signature Drink
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine

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

The space offered by Ellsworth Block for wedding events is known for:
  • Historic Building
  • Loft

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Ellsworth Block for wedding events?

Ellsworth Block offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Ellsworth Block offer?

Ellsworth Block offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Ellsworth Block offer for wedding events?

Ellsworth Block offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Ellsworth Block have available for wedding events?

Ellsworth Block offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Tables

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

Ellsworth Block is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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