Discovery World

A Discovery World wedding is perfect for couples looking for a modern space on the lakefront. Discovery World offers an array of breathtaking event sites. The Pilot House is a stunning 360 degree circular ballroom. It has panoramic views of both Lake Michigan & Milwaukee’s magnificent skyline. Other spaces are available that boast elegant and unique atmospheres with style.

Hosting your dream wedding at Discovery World with Bartolotta’s award-winning cuisine and service is the perfect choice. You will delight your guests and create an unforgettable experience. Event planning can be overwhelming. Their talented staff has years of experience and is adept at expanding your ideas. Bartolotta Catering and Events is the exclusive caterer for Discovery World.

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From your initial meeting you will work with one of their Sales and Catering Managers. Together you will plan that very special event. You may choose from many creative packages, or develop a custom one. On the day of your event, your Catering Manager will be there, focusing on all of the details, allowing you to focus on creating lasting memories.

The Rooms

The Pilot House (available for daytime or evening events)
Capacity: 400 Seated; 500 Cocktails; 250 Stations

Beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor wraparound terrace offer the most exquisite views of downtown Milwaukee and Lake Michigan.

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The Promenade (available at 6pm or later)
Capacity: 400 Seated; 500 Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres; 300 Stations

Overlooking Lake Michigan and the Summerfest grounds, it offers both in and outdoor possibilities. Stone Patio included with the promenade.

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The Lakeview Tent (available for daytime or evening events)
Capacity: 500 Seated or 1,000 Reception

Available June-October. The tent has clear sides that may be opened or closed dependent on weather.

Amenities: Plywood Floor with black outdoor carpet, rod iron chandelier lighting, the stone patio is included with the tent.

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The Rotary Amphitheater
Capacity:
1,000

Enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres dockside while your group enjoys the beauty of the lake and Milwaukee’s skyline. The Amphitheater is also available for wedding ceremonies.

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The Great Lakes (Available at 5:30pm or later, until 10:30 pm)
Capacity: 60 Seated; 250 Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres

Lake Michigan serves as a magnificent backdrop for the interactive Future Great Lakes Exhibit.

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The Aquarium (available at 5:30pm or later, until 10:30pm)
Capacity: 50 Seated; 100 Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres

Surround your guests by gigantic fish. Allow them to explore touch-tanks. This relaxing setting makes for the most unique of our experience.

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guests enjoying hors d’oeuvres with the fish

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The Aquarium & Great Lakes Future Aquarium Combined (Available at 5:30pm or later, until 10:30 pm)
Capacity: 350 Cocktails & Hors D’oeuvres; 120 Stations

These two amazing spaces combined, make an ideal setting for your cocktail and hors d’oeuvre reception.

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Innovation Theater (available for daytime or evening events)
Capacity: 200 Seated

This state-of-the-art indoor theater with a stage is your oyster. The possibilities are endless.

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A moment alone for the bride and groom before it’s back to the reception.

The Digital Theater (available for daytime or evening events)
Capacity: 150 Seated

Floor to ceiling windows provide for a view of Lake Michigan’s blue waters. A screen can drop and the space is transformed into a digital theater.

 

Discovery World Technology Building
Capacity:
1,500

Interactive technological exhibits serve as a fun and exciting backdrop for almost any event.

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See Discovery World Wedding Stories:

Kari & Neil

Amanda & Brett

Julie & Mike

Check out our Discovery World Pinterest Page!

Contact Information
Discovery World
500 N. Harbor Dr.
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 765-8610
dwinfo@bartolottas.com

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