Milwaukee County War Memorial

Fitch Plaza Rates

Fitch Plaza is located on the second level of the War Memorial Center. As weather allows, this outdoor patio offers a spectacular, unique lakefront location for a variety of events. With extraordinary views of Lake Michigan, downtown Milwaukee, Discovery World, and the Calatrava addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum, Fitch Plaza is a superb location for your wedding or corporate gathering.


Please contact us for pricing on events with more than 300 guests.

Total Guests
Wedding Ceremony
Cocktail Reception
Sit-down Dinner


  • Total Square Footage: 41,100 sq. ft.
  • Length: 209 ft.
  • Width: 106 ft.


Tables and chairs for groups of 300 or fewer, a portable sound system, and initial set-up by
War Memorial Center staff are included in the rental rate.

Rental Period Event Type Rate
Mon – Fri (Day) 4 hrs. Open $500
Mon – Thurs (Evening) 4 hrs. Open $650
Rental Period Event Type Rate
Friday (After 3:00 p.m.)
6 hr. (Min)
 Reception $2,000
Saturday 6 hr. (Min)
Reception $2,200
Sunday 6 hr. (Min)
Reception $1,500

Possible Additional Fees

  • Additional hours (per hour): $200
  • Extension fee (Midnight to 1 a.m.): $200
  • Use of Fitch Plaza for ceremony prior to use of Memorial Hall or Fitch Plaza (per hour): $300
  • Use of Fitch Plaza for social hour/bar prior to use of Memorial Hall or Fitch Plaza (per hour): $250
  • Same day change in setup minimum: $200
  • Bridal Room: $200

Holiday Pricing

  • Christmas Eve & New Years Eve¬† $3,300 and $250/ additional hours *
  • Sunday before Memorial Day $2,000
  • Sunday before Labor Day $2,000
  • Labor Day $2,250 (1.5x the Sunday Rate)

* Seasonal Discount Does Not Apply

Seasonal Discount

  • Save 25% off Friday/Saturday rental rates from December -March.
  • Some Restrictions Apply


If you have any questions about your rental at the War Memorial Center, please contact us. You can also reference our FAQ and Rental Policies pages to find answers to commonly asked questions.



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