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The Edgewater Wedding is an experience that is simply unparalleled anywhere in the region.

In this versatile, glorious location right on the shores of Lake Mendota, with beautiful views from all over the hotel, including most guest rooms, our Wedding Concierge Team has thought of everything to perfectly orchestrate every element of your great event.

The Edgewater offers unsurpassed indoor and outdoor spaces including The Grand Plaza, the Veranda and two ballrooms. Exquisite dining options are available both in the restaurants and in private rooms at the top of both towers, perfect for rehearsal dinners as well as bridal and bachelor parties.

Special venues like our Madison Room, adjacent to the ballroom, are perfect for the bride and her party’s final preparations.

The Edgewater Spa offers nerve-soothing, relaxing massage, as well as hair and makeup, manicure and pedicure for the bride and her party. Families and their guests can choose from a wide variety of guest rooms and Lake Mendota itself provides not only the greatest views in Madison, but also the option of a dinner cruise and local transportation by water taxi.

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The Wedding Concierge Team

At The Edgewater, we understand that planning and preparing for a wedding is both joyful and stressful, and that the more we can alleviate the stress, the more you can experience the joy.

That’s why we invite you to contact The Wedding Concierge Team at The Edgewater, specialists on all things wedding, with the experience, skill and passion to unravel the complexities and simplify the planning of your most special event. This team works with you on dates, locations, menus, toasts, timing, flowers, rooms, bachelor and bachelorette parties, spa and beauty services, photographers, the storing and unwrapping of presents and much, much more — just about everything that you can think of. They have answers to your questions, resources for all your needs, patience beyond measure and the planning skills that make sure that the work and effort involved remains behind the scenes, invisible to your guests.

Wedding Spa Services

The Edgewater Spa has designed a variety of wedding spa services for brides and bridal parties. We believe you should feel radiant and stress-free for your big day, all without leaving the hotel.

We offer everything from bridal make-up and hair; to manicures, pedicures, massage, and facials.

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Our Venues

Our venues are simply the best in Madison. From our dining options within each venue, to our versatile space layouts within the venues, your wedding can be tailored to suit your wedding vision and we can assist with every step. You can’t beat the views as your backdrop either.

The Madison Room The Madison Room

Ideal for a small meeting spaced, or a staging area for a bridal party. This comfortable, versatile space is conveniently located on the same level as The Grand Ballroom, just off of the parking garage, so access is easy. Enjoy every amenity in this intimate meeting space—start planning.

View of Lake Mendota from Vantage Point of Railing The Sky Bar

Nestled at the top of The Wisconsin Building, offering the very finest views of Lake Mendota, the State Capitol, the city, and university. This unique space can be reserved in combination with other Edgewater venues, or individually, for weddings, holiday parties, board meetings and more.

Event Space The Red Crown Club

This space is the capstone to the renovation of the historic Langdon Building. It’s an elegant, versatile event and meetings space, suitable for private dinners, board meetings, and other corporate events. The space overlooks Lake Mendota from on-high and offers a grand marble bar as you walk in off the elevators. Beyond this impressive entrance, you find yourself in an intimate gathering space that can showcase your video, presentations and audio, or simply serve as a private dining space for a great graduation celebration. However you choose to use the space, it is sure to amaze your guests.

Event on Edgewater Grand Plaza The Grand Plaza

Offering magnificent, expansive views of Lake Mendota for a truly unparalleled experience. With  30,500 square feet of outdoor space, The Edgewater’s Grand Plaza can accommodate events of all sizes. The flexible venue allows for large and small tents and multiple configurations perfect for corporate groups, weddings and celebrations. The Grand Plaza can also be combined with The Nolen Gallery and The Grand Ballroom for a gorgeous, indoor and outdoor experience for any affair.

The Grand Ballroom at The Edgewater The Grand Ballroom and Terraces

This 6,150 square feet of flexible event space, 16-foot windows with sweeping views of Lake Mendota, and sophisticated, inviting room finishes make it one of the most memorable event spaces in the Midwest. The terraces are located directly outside The Grand Ballroom, adjacent also to The Plaza, and provides an intimate outdoor setting overlooking the lake.

Graduation Celebration in Event Space The Mendota Ballroom

Offering 1,660 square feet, the perfect size for group functions ranging from 20 to 120 guests. The Mendota Ballroom features an attached foyer, The Mendota Gallery, ideal for coffee breaks or cocktail receptions. The Mendota Ballroom can be divided into three sections.

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