The Rotunda Banquet Facility

235 W. Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Rotunda Banquet Facility

The Rotunda wedding venue is located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, which also serves the Milwaukee and Madison areas. This historic site offers couples a charming setting in which to exchange their vows. Back in 1913, this venue was erected. It was carefully constructed using Bedford Limestone, and when it was completed it served as a federal post office and then a bank. Then, in 2001, this historic site was renovated to best suit its new purpose as an elegant banquet hall.

Facilities and Capacity
While this banquet hall has been renovated over the years, it still retains its Classic Revival architecture. This provides an unforgettable backdrop for the couple’s wedding and photographs. From the moment you and your guests arrive, you will be in awe of the architectural details and craftsmanship. The exterior is quite impressive with its coffered dome, rounded shape, and stately columns. The interior is just as refined. You can host your wedding with up to 200-250 of your friends and family present. As you exchange your vows inside, you will be surrounded by elegant touches from the tired gold chandeliers to the hand-painted walls. Couples are provided with a hospitality suite so that you can all comfortably get ready for the big day. If you like, you are more than welcome to extend the reception outside on the veranda so that you and your wedding party can take in the surrounding views. This space is complete with everything you need to host a reception such as bistro tables.

Cuisine
Couples have extensive and customizable wedding catering and menu options to choose from with this Chef Jack’s Catering-exclusive property, including plated dinners, family-style, food stations, cocktail reception, buffet, hors d'oeuvres, and dessert. In addition, Chef Jack's provides a variety of bar packages. Please note there is a 125 guest minimum for Saturday events.

Services Offered
The team at the Rotunda Banquet Facility desire that every couple experiences the wedding of their dreams. Therefore, all couples are provided with the assistance of an onsite event manager to help them with planning and coordinating their wedding. All couples are also provided with furniture such as gold chiavari ballroom chairs, round tables, rectangular tables, coat racks, and more. Additionally, the team can take care of your setup and clean up to make your preparation as stress-free as possible. For your convenience, the property also has parking, shuttle, valet, and wheelchair access.

Details
125 Saturday guest minimum.
Operated by Chef Jack's Catering www.chefjacks.com
Visit our other historic property with a capacity of 300 at www.courthouse1893.com

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Evening wedding photo at The Rotunda Waukesha, WI
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Waukesha rotunda outdoor ceremony group photo
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Dancing in the dome
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Wedding ceremony area
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Wedding ceremony
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Wedding aisle decor
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Altar decor
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Lovely couple
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Reception hall
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Table setup
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Reception setup
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Raised centerpiece
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Table setting
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Appetizers
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Mini foods
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Mini chicken
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Interior
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Reception party
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Couple dancing
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Evening wedding photo at The Rotunda Waukesha, WI
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The Rotunda Banquet Facility
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42 Reviews for The Rotunda Banquet Facility

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

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    Nicole Weston · Getting married on 11/05/2019

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    GREAT Experience

    The Rotunda made my day a breeze! Lisa and her staff was at the top of their game when it came to set up, the wedding and clean up. I really appreciated how much care they took into making sure we were taken care of. The bar staff was incredibly friendly and quick with our guests! One bartender knew sign language and went of of her way to ensure that two of my hearing impaired family members were taken care of. The food was amazing; several guests complimented how fantastic dinner was. I would definitely recommend The Rotunda and Chef Jacks!!!

    Sent on 05/22/2019
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    Morgan · Married on 06/02/2018

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    We were 100% thrilled with The Rotunda! The entire staff from the day we met them until the end of our reception were friendly, accommodating, knowledgable, professional, and timely in all communication. The food was incredible-we had several people tell us it was the best they had ever had at such an event. Our guests were so impressed and rated ours as one of the best weddings they had ever attended, and so much of that credit goes to the folks at the Rotunda! Well done!

    Sent on 06/08/2018

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The Rotunda Banquet Facility 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? $ 1,400.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • 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? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 15.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? House Beer
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, 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, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, 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

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  • Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse
    Waukesha Floral & Greenhouse Wedding Florists

    The setting at the Rotunda always enhances our floral design work. It is such a classic building with great food and drink from Chef and the staff. Glad this venue is part of the fabric of Waukesha!

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  • 235 W. Broadway Waukesha, WI, 53186 See on map
    2625749170 (Phone number)

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