a complete guide to the best wedding venues in central wisconsin

Central Wisconsin has quite a few amazing wedding venues to choose from for being a relatively small area in terms of population. There are wedding venues in Central Wisconsin with an industrial/warehouse feel, there are elegant golf courses, stunning barns, and little hidden gems. I might be biased, but I've complied a list of the best wedding venues in Central Wisconsin. From Wausau to Stevens Point and in-between, I've highlighted the venues that we love the most. To help in your search for the best Central Wisconsin wedding venue, envision what you want your wedding day to look and feel like. Do you want an outdoor ceremony in summer? Or a venue that can move a ceremony indoors if the Wisconsin weather decides to be uncooperative? Or do you want to show off the amazing architecture and history of a stunning venue? Once you have a vision in mind, look through this list of diverse, amazing Central Wisconsin wedding venues!

our favorite central wisconsin wedding venues

Rothschild pavilion

LOCATION: Rothschild, WI WEBSITE: Rothschild Pavilion

The Rothschild Pavilion is one of the area's best known venues. The venue was built in 1910. The Pavilion has a large, open floor plan with incredible vaulted ceilings and beautiful wood floors. It's loft area is perfect for "getting ready" photos. There are almost endless ways to lay out your floor plan at the Pavilion. I've shot more than thirty weddings at this venue, and have never come across the same floor plan! The on-site property is beautiful with it's view of Rib Mountain and the Wisconsin River, so leaving the venue for photos isn't necessary!

trillium creek barn

LOCATION: Athens, WI WEBSITE: Trillium Creek

Trillium Creek is the Wausau area's newest wedding venue. Trillium Creek is a barn venue situated on a beautiful, expansive property in Athens. The barn was actually moved to it's current location from another property. The interior of the barn boasts multiple drop chandeliers, a bar, and sliding doors to open up the space if wanted. There is adequate room for both indoor and outdoor ceremonies, as well as the main reception area on the upper level. Trillium also features a bride's room and a groom's room.

sentry world

LOCATION: Stevens Point, WI WEBSITE: SentryWorld

SentryWorld is a golf course venue. It has two main room options for ceremonies and receptions; the Atrium and the Grand Hall. The Atrium features floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning woodwork. The Grand Hall features a beamed ceiling and panoramic views of the property. SentryWorld also has the Pavilion for outdoor ceremonies. The best feature about SentryWorld is the bridal salon, which is a stunning room with beautiful wood floors, large windows, and mirrored walls.

Wausau country club


Wausau Country Club is the area's premier golf course venue. Their amazing on-site coordinator will make sure your day flows smoothly. Wausau Country Club is spacious, and has multiple options for indoor or outdoor ceremonies, along with a reception area. The property surround the club is beautiful, so you can stay on-site for all of your photos!

jefferson street inn

LOCATION: Wausau, WI WEBSITE: Jefferson St Inn

Jefferson Street Inn has multiple spaces available for ceremonies and receptions. Rooms can be made smaller in size, or the walls can be opened to reveal a large ballroom. The ballrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, creating beautiful natural light. The open floor plans are versatile for any wedding style. Situated in downtown Wausau, all you have to do to find great photo opportunities is walk out the front door!

tansy hill farm

LOCATION: Wausau, WI WEBSITE: Tansy Hill

Tansy Hill Farm is an adorable barn venue on the outskirts of Wausau. The main barn can host both ceremonies and receptions. There are also plenty of options available for outdoor ceremonies. Sprawling meadows, meticulously kept gardens, and an old stone foundation are just a few of the beautiful features at Tansy Hill.

sundance chalet

LOCATION: Wausau, WI WEBSITE: Sundance Chalet

The Sundance Chalet is an adorable venue located at the base of Rib Mountain State Park. With capacity for up to 300 guests, it's one of the Wausau area's larger venues. The Sundance Chalet has an outdoor seating area with a fire pit to enjoy the beautiful surrounding views of Rib Mountain. With a large, open floor plan, it can host a wide array of styling options.

grand theater

LOCATION: Wausau, WI WEBSITE: Grand Theater

The Grand Theater is Wausau's best-known historic building. There are multiple room rental options for weddings, including the Great Hall, the main theater, and more. With multiple room choices, the Grand Theater can host ceremonies and receptions. And no need to leave for photos; beautiful downtown Wausau surrounds the Grand Theater with many available photo opportunities.


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