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Nestled in the Fox Cities are a number of venues perfect for weddings and other large-scale events. Below are just a few of the Fox Cities wedding venues that can turn your ideal dream of a wedding into a reality.

PC: The 513

The 513 (513 W College Ave | Appleton, WI | 54911)

The Vibe: This spectacular venue is a historical part of downtown Appleton. Originally, it was built in 1922 as the Wichmann furniture building but has since been fully renovated. To preserve its historical value the renovators restored the original wood work and floors that were installed in 1922. 

The Space and Capacity: The 513 downtown Appleton is equipped with a large ballroom that has a wrap around mezzanine and grand central staircase. Additionally, there is a bridal suite and groom's lounge. Small or large wedding parties can rest assured as The 513 has it covered with guest seating up to 300.

The Inclusions: When renting The 513 for a wedding there will be an event coordinator, beverage staff service (fully functional bar with expert staff – the cost of labor for bartender, bar-back and busser is included with venue rental fee at no additional cost). Furniture such as black Chiavari chairs, round tables, cocktail tables, and banquet style tables, dinner buffets and dessert stations are also included.

Poplar Hall (141 Riverheath Way | Appleton, WI | 54915)

The Vibe: Located along the river this modern space with floor to ceiling windows has tons of natural light.

The Space and Capacity: Poplar Hall has two levels: a mezzanine and a main floor. This split space is great for having the reception on the mezzanine level and the seated dinner on the main floor. 160 guests can be seated at Poplar Hall.

The Inclusions: The facility has a full video and audio system for your convenience. Additionally, there is a full catering kitchen – Poplar Hall has a list of approved caterers. 

PC: Klika Studios

Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel (1000 Cameron Way | Neenah, WI | 54956)

The Vibe: Bridgewood provides a resort style wedding without the hassle of flying to a remote location. There are many fun activities for your friends and family to partake in during downtime such as swimming at the aquatic fun center, onsite dining at the Ground Round, miniature golf, biking, walking trails, and platform tennis or pickleball.

The Space and Capacity: The Marquette Ballroom can host up to 400 guests and has 18-foot ceilings. The ballroom’s large French doors open to a 2,200 sq.ft. terrace with views of ponds and woodlands. In the Wisconsin Room, couples can host a more intimate affair with up to 100 guests. 

The Inclusions: For couples selecting Best Western Premier Bridgewood Resort Hotel, they can expect to receive the following at no additional cost: white or ivory linen tablecloths, linen napkins in a variety of colors choices, complimentary centerpieces, card box and cake knife, personal planning guide, complimentary use of golf cart for photos on grounds (seasonal), skirted head table on risers, dance floor, event room to host bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or gift opening/send-off breakfast, complimentary whirlpool fireplace suite for couple on night of wedding, and free onsite parking.

Waverly Beach (N8770 Fire Lane 1 | Menasha, WI | 54952)

The Vibe: On the shoreline of Lake Winnebago, Waverly Beach is situated perfectly to host the wedding of your dreams! Whether you're exchanging vows on the shoreline with picturesque views of Lake Winnebago or celebrating with friends and family in the ballroom Waverly Beach has it covered.

The Space and Capacity: Equipped with an 8,000 square foot ballroom with 18 foot ceilings Waverly Beach can comfortably seat 550 guests. The wedding venue also has a 60 foot bar.

The Inclusions: Waverly Beach has several packages for your special day. Take advantage of their picture-perfect location for an outdoor lakefront ceremony or celebrate in the newly renovated ballroom. A list of what is included in each package can be found here

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