Historic Courthouse 1893


After over 120 years, the Historic Courthouse is transforming back to its original beauty.  Built in 1893, our venue is the perfect space for your next special event.

Historic Courthouse 1893 is located in downtown Waukesha and will be one of the most sought after Waukesha and metro Milwaukee wedding venues.  The restoration of the original wood floors and stunning ceiling is currently underway.  The Historic Courthouse will offer the perfect amenities for a cocktail reception, business meeting, or wedding ceremony.  As your guests enter the main ballroom, they will be greeted with the beauty of traditional elegance.

Opening Summer/Fall 2018.

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The Historic Courthouse is comprised of two levels totaling over 10,000 sq/ft of Romanesque architecture.  This private event space can accommodate up to 300 guests.

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Our experienced, professional staff have the passion to make your wedding reception a truly memorable occasion.

Every Bride & Groom deserves a full service experience.  That begins with a picturesque venue.  The Historic Courthouse provides a charming and iconic setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions.  With the uniqueness of the facility, impressive menu options, and helpful staff, the Historic Courthouse provides a wonderful experience for you and your guests.

Corporate & Social Events

We believe you should only plan events that you would actually want to attend. That’s why our staff is here to help you cover all the details leading up to your meeting or special celebration.

Our venue provides an alternative to the standard, sterile confines of the typical banquet room.  Fundraisers, awards functions, and holiday parties.  Whatever the gathering, the Historic Courthouse is an impressive choice.

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Cherished Memories

Our location in downtown Waukesha presents unparalleled wedding photo opportunities throughout the area.

Venue Rentals, Receptions, & Ceremonies

Are you planning a summer wedding or
maybe a wintertime gala?

Our venue rates include all tables, Chiavari ballroom chairs, venue uplighting, and event coordination.

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Calendar & Services

Check current open dates, find preferred vendors, and locate convenient lodging and parking options.

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Award Winning Dining Experience

Historic Courthouse 1893 is an exclusive Chef Jack’s Catering property.  Chef Jack’s is Wisconsin’s premier catering service and is a preferred caterer for over 40 metro Milwaukee wedding venues.  We look forward to providing your event with exceptional food and service.

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Unique Metro Milwaukee Wedding Venues

It can be daunting looking all over the web for Milwaukee Wedding venues or Waukesha Wedding Halls.  Historic Courthouse 1893 is one of the area’s newest halls and is a fantastic choice for your upcoming lifetime event.  Our venue is located 20 minutes west of Milwaukee, WI and is easily accessable.

The Waukesha area has many historically significant buildings, and arguably none more so than Historic Courthouse 1893.  This unique space is on the register of historic places, and therefore a must see venue in Wisconsin.

Waukesha Weddings.  Wisconsin wedding halls and Milwaukee historic wedding venues are probably some of the most noteworthy phrases when searching google, and as a result Historic Courthouse 1893 is the perfect wedding hall.  This hall is another of the newest Metro Milwaukee’s Best Wedding Halls.   Historic Courthouse 1893-Milwaukee area wedding venues.  The historical significance of this Wisconsin wedding venue creates an everlasting memory and therefore it stands above other Milwaukee wedding venues.