Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center

Madison

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Description

Norskedalen is more than just a nature and heritage center. For over 20 years, Norskedalen has provided a spectacular setting for wedding celebrations of all sizes, and now your special day can become a part of its rich history. Let the scenic beauty of the wooded coulee, serene arboretum, or rustic pioneer log homestead be the backdrop for your wedding day. You can conveniently host all your events right on site - from ceremony to reception. Norskedalen is rich in natural beauty and is unforgettable in every season. A wide variety of flora and fauna along with a creek and bubbling springs provide an enchanting setting for your formal portraits. Pledge your love in a whimsical outdoor ceremony, or exchange vows in the quaint little white chapel on site. After your ceremony, keep the festivities going with a grand reception in the shelter house. Cater in a delicious meal and bring out your favorite band so you can dance the night away.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Church/Temple, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor

Services

Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 6:00AM. Events must end by 12:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $500 to $2,500 for a ceremony and reception, depending on the venue and rental package selected. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $100/hr. A damage deposit of $750 is required, either in the form of a check dated for the day of the event or a credit card on file. This deposit is charged only in the event of damage, after the wedding party has been notified. In the case of no damage to the venue, the check or credit card information is shredded the next business day after the event.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Norskedalen Nature and Heritage Center is estimated at between $4,297 and $10,345 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

BYO

Alcohol

BYO

Amenities Included

Podium and/or stage
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Dance area
Reception tables and chairs provided
Bride's dressing area available for an additional fee

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight
Biodegradable throwables only
No open flames