Weddings

The Columbian

West Bend, WI View map Visit website
Guests 50 to 375

About

Guests 50 to 375

The Columbian is a wedding banquet hall located in West Bend, Wisconsin, initially established in 1974. Ideal for large gatherings, the event center has hosted lavish wedding affairs for several decades with great success. The hall is renowned for its public events, annually celebrating Mother's Day and Thanksgiving and hosting a bi-monthly fish fry for the local community. Couples are sure to appreciate the simple elegance of this event space as it allows them to add their personal touch to the occasion.

Facilities and Capacity

Couples may host their ceremonies and receptions at The Columbian to cater to up to 350 seated guests. Boasting adequate parking and disability access, the venue strives to accommodate couples' needs on their big day. The main banquet hall can be arranged for the ceremony on the morning of the wedding. Once the ceremony ends, newlyweds and their guests can move towards the bar and lounge for cocktail hour, where bartending staff will serve refreshing beverages. The bar is fully stocked with cold-tap beers, wines, canned sodas, and non-alcoholic alternatives. While your guests are mingling and enjoying appetizers and refreshments, staff can re-arrange the banquet hall for the reception. In the main event space, couples will find a fully functioning stage area ideal for DJs, musicians, and guest speakers. The space is outfitted with audiovisual equipment to ensure lively and professional sound experiences.

Services Offered

The Columbian offers all-inclusive wedding venue rental packages, complete with in-house catering and bar services. Packages include tables, chairs, lighting, sound, and professionally trained staff to set up, turnover, and clean up the banquet hall. The food is cooked and served by Catering By Bryan, a catering company with a passion for delicious and gourmet cuisine. Couples can choose between buffets, family-style, or plated dining for the reception. The catering package includes glassware, tableware, China, and linens, as well as cake cutting services. Additional services include tastings, open bars, cash bars, and an on-site event planner to assist with every detail.

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?

$850

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

$850

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?

$150

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

$150

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$4

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

Bartender(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

375

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

50

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

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
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Lighting / Sound
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Lighting
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?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January

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3245 Lighthouse Lane West Bend, WI, 53090
2623349849
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