Lake Geneva and Delavan are home to some of the most gorgeous venues that are PERFECT for your lakeside wedding. As a wedding photographer, I’ve had the chance to scope out the best! This blog post has a curated list of charming wedding venues nestled by the lake – each with an unforgettable experience for you and your love!
An iconic symbol of Lake Geneva, The Riviera stands as a testament to lakeside glamour. Overlooking the glistening waters in the heart of downtown, this historic venue boasts both panoramic views and timeless architecture. Whether you choose to exchange vows in the elegant ballroom or on the sip drinks on the terrace, The Riviera captures the essence of old romance.
Nestled in the picturesque countryside, the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa is a dreamy escape for couples seeking amenities and sophistication. Their unique variety of indoor and outdoor venues can accommodate any guest count or vibe. Their unique Chalet hall is located by the ski hill and features large windows with scenic views, paver brick floors, exposed beams and large rustic chandeliers. Their ballroom options offer stunning lighting, clean wall lines, and tons of luxe touches. From the moment you exchange vows to the last dance of the night, the Grand Geneva is the ultimate canvas for timeless romance.
This downtown Delavan gem is a charming building that boasts a classic-meets-contemporary vibe. It’s packed with historic grand architecture and tasteful craftsmanship. The historical bank interior has been completely renovated while keeping the original marble, wood, and newly exposed brick. The space is not only beautiful, but also very functional and designed with thoughtful details to accommodate you, your guests, and vendors as well. The Treasury exudes a modern elegance and a sophisticated edge that’s truly unmatched!
Steeped in history and vintage glamour, Maxwell Mansion is a hidden nook in Lake Geneva. This boutique hotel exudes character and charm, offering a unique setting for couples who want their wedding to stand out. The beautifully restored mansion, complete with period details and exquisite gardens, provides a one-of-a-kind backdrop for a romantic, intimate celebration.
More of the outdoorsy type? Camp Wandawega is worth checking out! It’s definitely not your typical venue; they pride themselves with a real summer camp, “no-frills” feel. Make a weekend out of your wedding – have your guests stay onsite in the tents and bunkhouses, take a dip in the lake, and go say some vows in between. It’s the best spot for your laid-back, Wisco summer lake day wedding!
Boxed and Burlap isn’t your typical barn venue. The modern, updated interior features sky lights, white, tall ceilings, and giant glass doors, which let in a ton of light (perfect for dreamy photos)! The expansive back lawn makes for an excellent outdoor ceremony. Plus, there’s a sweet little bridal suite onsite to make getting ready a breeze!
New to the wedding scene, Stone Manor is already turning heads! It’s the largest estate ever built on Geneva Lake (and also probably the most talked about). Reach out to Graceful Events, their exclusive planner, if you’re interested in hosting your wedding here!
The historic observatory is one of the most grand buildings in the state with its huge domed structures! Built in 1897, it’s been extensively restored to its period splendor. They only host a limited number of weddings each year, but if you can get in, it’s truly a spectacular venue that will “wow” your guests!
And there you have it! Whether you envision a grand party or an intimate gathering, these venues offer a wide range of vibes to cater to whatever you’re looking for! Choose a venue that speaks to your heart, and let the magic of this lakeside destination set the scene for your love story!
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