The Cooperage

822 S. Water St., Milwaukee, WI 53214 Map · Phone number
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About The Cooperage

The Cooperage is a historic wedding venue located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This hub for live music, private parties, and special events has housed a number of different celebrations. With a rustic yet elegant appearance, it’s no wonder that The Cooperage is one of the top venues to host events in Milwaukee.

Facilities and Capacity
This historic building can host a number of different events either indoors or outdoors with covered and uncovered options. The interior of the venue can comfortably seat up to 200 guests, while the outdoor locations can fit many more. The Cooperage features an industrial feel, with steel beams, exposed ductwork, iron hand railing, wood finishes, and statement brick interiors. The bar is placed in front of a wall of windows that allow tons of natural light to seep through. Adding elegance to the space, this venue also features an opulent chandelier.

Services Offered
As a self-proclaimed adult playground, this venue is the perfect spot for couples who want to make sure that their wedding is a fun celebration. At The Cooperage, you can expect to find pedal taverns, mouth-watering cocktails and music that will have you dancing all night long. Some of the event rental items that are available include audio equipment, a dance floor, lighting, and tables. And if you need even more reasons to love this space, this venue is pet friendly. Some of the event services that are offered include:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bar services
  • Catering services
  • Cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • Get-ready rooms
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting/sound
  • Setup
  • WiFi


Cuisine
As previously mentioned, this venue offers both bar and catering services to their clients. Couples may choose from a variety of serving styles, including buffet, cocktail reception, family-style, and hors d'oeuvres options. You may also bring in cake from outside bakeries.

History
The Cooperage got its name from when it used to house Milwaukee’s cooper trade, which is the manufacturing of barrels and casks, decades ago. Because it was originally built for storage and construction, The Cooperage has a lot of open space, making it great for present day events.

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Indoor ceremony
Indoor ceremony
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Full service bar
Full service bar
Roof pictures available
Roof pictures available
Two floors for seating
Two floors for seating
Dinner service
Dinner service
Great for bands!
Great for bands!
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At night with our color lights
At night with our color lights

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The Cooperage 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? $ 4,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 3,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 4,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 3,500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, Clean Up, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 10.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? House Beer, House Wine
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 3
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer
  • What event items are available? 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? May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November, December

Map

  • 822 S. Water St. Milwaukee, WI, 53214 See on map
    (414)763-4935 (Phone number)
    Open only for events.

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