Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center

Indoor and outdoor spaces, Rentals included, Valet parking

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Starting at $4,642 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $4k for 50 Guests
Starting at $4k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 500

Starting price

4K$ to start


West Circle
Center Circle
Community Terrace
Grand Terrace
Madison Ballroom A & B
Madison Ballroom C & D
Hall of Ideas


Event Center
Community Center


Make your wedding dreams come true when you host your special day at Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center! With an architecturally striking and unique backdrop awaiting for your ceremony and reception and various large yet sophisticated spaces that allow you to freely customize to your heart’s content, Monona Terrace is the perfect romantic spot in Wisconsin for a large wedding soiree. Gorgeous views of Lake Monona and the Promenade welcome you into Monona Terrace. Step foot onto the plush red carpet and feel the warmth of the sun peeking through the large semi-circle windows. A rooftop garden is available for those who dream of a romantic outdoor ceremony with stunning city views of Madison. However you’ve envisioned your wedding, Monona Terrace and its in-house catering team will help make those dreams a reality!

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $1,325 to $1,425 for a reception and includes 7 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a ceremony ranges from $975 to $1,925. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr. Please inquire with the venue for ceremony only wedding options. Listed rental prices are based off of minimum food and beverage spend. Please refer to wedding packet in website to see pricing adjustments. There is no food and beverage minimum. Each room has a starting room rental fee that is discounted based on food and beverage total, please refer to pamphlet for additional information.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Champagne toast
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Groom's dressing area
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Podium and/or stage
Public garage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Wedding planning services


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Catering provided by venue- Music must end by midnight- No open flames allowed- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking in designated areas only- Venue must approve all decorations