Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

1111 E. Brown Deer Road, Milwaukee, WI 53217 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is a beautiful, natural setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions located just 15 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The property sits on the shores of Lake Michigan and boasts captivating views of picturesque woods, ponds, and prairies. The surrounding bounty of nature provides couples with striking backdrops for photography and a remarkable atmosphere to suit any wedding style from rustic to elegant.

Facilities and Capacity

Schlitz Audubon can accommodate up to 225 guests for ceremonies on the pavilion lawn surrounded by lush trees. The venue offers an inclement weather ceremony space with seating for up to 170 attendees on the veranda, keeping your guests dry while taking full advantage of the natural, outdoor setting. Indoor event spaces can accommodate up to 125 for an intimate hearthside ceremony, or up to 190 in our private auditorium space. Full evening rentals of the venue include a cocktail hour on the covered veranda complete with bar service and dining in the great hall. The property’s dressing rooms include a private second-floor suite, complete with a full-length mirror and fireplace. The main reception area offers an atmosphere of natural warmth, featuring a two-story beamed ceiling, two natural stone fireplaces, and a state-of-the-art audio system.

Services Offered

The dedicated venue staff can assist with rehearsals, wedding procedures, and event planning. They will coordinate with your vendors to ensure your event runs smoothly. A golf cart with seating for up to four is available for the couple and photographers to explore scenic spots on the grounds. The venue has 110 parking spots available which are free to wedding guests. Schlitz Audubon also offers lighting services, tree ceremonies, or rustic wine barrels for your decor as optional additions. The licensed in-house bar and bartenders will execute a champagne toast for your reception and serve a range of beverages including house beers, liquors, and wines.

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16 Reviews for Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.6
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Annalise · Married on 06/20/2020

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    We’re in LOVE with our venue!

    The first moment my fiancé and I walked into the space we were in love. The timeless elegance and natural beauty completely sold us! Jessica is such an amazing event planner and is just as excited for our wedding as we are!
    HIGHLY recommend.

    Sent on 02/27/2019
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    Matt S. · Married on 12/10/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
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    • Professionalism:
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    Our Wedding Experience

    We highly recommend having your wedding at the Schlitz Center. Jessica, our coordinator, was incredibly accommodating and helpful along the way. Anybody would be lucky to have their wedding there!

    Sent on 10/28/2019

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center FAQ

  • 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?
    $ 3200
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2400
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Parking
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 24
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
    House Wine
    Specialty Beer
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    4
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
    Farm/Ranch
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Preferred Vendors Only
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    French Service
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Lighting
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Chocolate Fountain
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    November
    December

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center?

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Parking

At Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:

  • Cake Cutting

At Schlitz Audubon Nature Center, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center includes:

  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Wine
  • Specialty Beer

What are the most important characteristics of Schlitz Audubon Nature Center in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Schlitz Audubon Nature Center for wedding events is known for:

  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Schlitz Audubon Nature Center for wedding events?

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offer?

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception

What services does Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offer for wedding events?

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offers the following services for wedding events:

  • Bar Services
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Preferred Vendors Only
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Schlitz Audubon Nature Center have available for wedding events?

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Lighting

What percentage of users recommend Schlitz Audubon Nature Center and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is recommended by 88% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5.0 in quality of service, 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.7 in flexibility and 4.6 in value.