Milwaukee County War Memorial

Memorial Hall Rates

Memorial Hall, a beautiful banquet hall located on the third floor of the War Memorial Center, offers sweeping views of downtown Milwaukee through five floor-to-ceiling windows.  The room can accommodate up to 260 guests for an elegant dinner/dance or up to 400 in a lecture/theatre style set-up.  When divided, the north and south sections provide space for smaller groups.

Flexible set-up allows the room to be easily transformed to accommodate weddings, seminars, fundraisers, training sessions, and various corporate and non-profit events.


Dinner/Dance Dinner Theatre
Memorial Hall * 260 350 400
S. Memorial Hall 75 150 200
N. Memorial Hall 50 100 150

* Divides


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 (per hour): $300
  • Use of Fitch Plaza for social hour/bar prior to use of Memorial Hall (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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