Recommended Vendors

Recommended Vendors

While the freedom to hire anyone you choose to work your event might sound like a good idea, sometimes it’s nice to use our growing list of experienced vendors as you nail down details for your important event.

 

Wedding Planners

Neira Event Group
Local wedding planning company. “We pride ourselves in the way people celebrate and gather, and understand that you want to enjoy your event, not work it.” Wedding Planning, Coordination, and Design. Fiorella, the owner, also provides florals and greenery, eliminating managing and coordinating the extra vendor.

Elevate Events
Whether you’re looking for reliable, organized Month-Of Coordination, need a boost in confidence with a personalized style or design consultation, or want our team to plan, design, and execute your dream event from start to finish, sisters Mallory and Kirstie are ready to help you achieve, and elevate, your vision.

Cherry Blossom Events
From finding the perfect venue to gathering the perfect collection of vendors, founders, Andrea VandeBerg and Sarah Sarbacker, assist clients with events ranging from the intimate and personal to corporate functions for thousands of guests.

 

Photographers

Tara Draper Photography
Tara has photographed over 200 weddings and is a Wisconsin Dells local. Her photography style is fun, timeless and creative and she loves connecting with her couples in an authentic way. She will be right by your side to ensure you have beautiful treasured memories and an amazing experience. (Click here for examples of Tara’s work at Vennebu Hill.)

Generations Wedding Flowers & Photography
Patty & Meghan are a mom-daughter duo who run a combination wedding flower and photography business out of Milton, WI. (Click here for recent example of Meghan’s work at Vennebu Hill.)

CJefko Photography
Caitlin is a small town Wisco girl that made for the big city to get an art degree at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In her 10th year she loves hanging out with amazing people and taking sweet pics that you’ll enjoy forever. (Click here for recent example of Caitlyn’s work at Vennebu Hill.)

Copper Antler Photography
Alicia is a talented local Wisconsin gal and a great visual storyteller who always seems to capture the moment along with the perfect golden light! Click here for a Facebook post showcasing Alicia’s work at Vennebu Hill!

Indian Summer Photography
This South Central Wisconsin Wedding Photographer based in Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin specializes in creating an image with an artistic appeal. A couple of our 2018 & 2019 weddings were shot by Indian Summer Photography.

Katie Ricard Photography
A Madison recent and recently married, Katie understands the importance of your wedding day – and how to capture it.  Click here for a recent example of Katie’s work at Vennebu Hill.

 

Videographers

The following videographers have shot video of Vennebu Hill weddings:

 

Linens & Decor

I-Do Decorating
Vennebu Hill is all about customer service and I-Do Decorating is a company that goes beyond your expectation to make your party the best looking possible. Not only do they provide linens but they have a huge warehouse full of rentals ranging from rustic chic to traditionally classy. Contact Cathy at cathy@ido-decorating.com or call at (920) 299-2193. Check them out on Facebook as well!

Neira Event Group
Local wedding planning company but they also do decor and flowers. “We pride ourselves in the way people celebrate and gather, and understand that you want to enjoy your event, not work it.” Wedding Planning, Coordination, and Design. Fiorella, the owner, also provides florals and greenery, eliminating managing and coordinating the extra vendor.

 

Invitations

Windswept Design Studio
The talented Allie Schultz, designer, maker and creative enthusiast behind Windswept Design Studio, will specialize in customized wedding stationery, branding for small businesses, and hosting workshops for every creative doer (you’ll even find a workshop hosted at Vennebu Hill from time to time.) Contact Allie by email at allie@windsweptdesignstudio.com or by phone: 608.290.5950. Visit her on Facebook here!

 

Floral

 

Hair & Make-Up

Alissa, owner of True To You, and her girls are committed to making Brides and their tribe feel beautiful inside and out! With 6+ years of experience TTY artists pride themselves on creating  and providing clients with natural yet ‘eye-popping’ makeup application that last throughout the day – lasting beyond dancing and all those happy tears! 
Please email ttymakeup@gmail.com for inquires and more information, and be sure to check out and follow their Instagram page

 

Catering

Please contact us directly for a list of Vennebu Hill’s preferred caterers or visit “Catering at Vennebu Hill” page.

 

Sweets

Sandy Kakes – Wisconsin Dells, WI
Cake and cupcake baker, Sandy Kakes, creates tasty sweets for your special day within the kitchen of the Great Harvest Bread Company located right here in Wisconsin Dells. We’ve enjoyed her cakes and her buttercream frosting is amazing. Email her at SandyKakes22@gmail.com. 

Bloom Bake Shop – Middleton & Madison, WI
Annemarie recently opened a second bake shop in Madison, WI and serves the most delectable, classic American desserts made from scratch daily using local & organic ingredients.

To Di For – Madison, WI
To Di For LLC is currently operating out of a commercial kitchen in Madison, Wi. Diana “Di” and Aaron take orders (large and small) for cupcakes, tiered cakes & cookies.

Neat-Os Bake Shoppe – Baraboo, WI
A local, award-winning bakery, Neat-Os delivers guests with a memorable bakery experience by baking fresh every day with the best ingredients using time honored recipes and techniques.

 

Live Music

LOCAL SOUNDS

For some sweet, authentic jazzy sounds check out John Christensen via email at johnthebassplayer@gmail.com or by phone at 608-432-2814. John has played a Vennebu Hill dinner pop-up event and was amazing. Great option for cocktail hour or holiday parties.

For blues, jazz, and authentic Bluegrass-style music, contact Kelly Blau via his Facebook page or email kblau09@gmail.com. Kelly plays blues, jazz, and bluegrass with Jaybone Bell & the Restless Light – check these guys out! They’ve played at Vennebu Hill and it’s been a great time.

For some authentic Bluegrass-style music, check out No Name String Band. Call Brian (with NNSB) at 608-515-2125 or email nonamestringband@gmail.com.

During the summer, take advantage of The Opry Chicks (608.910.7951) – Liz and Steph, a sister duo act – who sing and play all your favorites using guitar, fiddle, and upright bass. These sisters come from a long line of family musicians. Learn more about by calling 608.254.7951 or visiting Wisconsin Opry.

Derek Ramnarace is a local favorite. He is an Americana/rock/country musician with many talents. He can play individually as an acoustic solo, or in a duo or trio. His band Old Soul Society is a 3-6 piece band that plays covers and original music. Contact this talented group by visiting their Facebook page.  Derek is also entertainment director at the annual Ragged Roots – Music & Arts Festival (usually around mid July) – a fun, festive event to attend during a weekend destination wedding.

Get your soul/funk/jass/jam/rock on with the People Brothers Band. To book, please email peoplebrothers@gmail.com.

Have a listen to Madison, WI band, The Lower 5th. A great band for all ages. Fun covers and oldies. Their sound incorporates folk, rock, R&B, reggae, country and bluegrass to produce a unique blend of Midwestern Soul that swings, sways, rocks, and wails! Contact The Lower 5th through their website.

For Americana-style music check out Ocooch Mountain Music or contact Parker Forsell and describe what kind of music you are envisioning at your event. Email: ocoochmountainmusic@gmail.com.

 

CEREMONY MUSIC

For some beautiful harp music for ceremonies and/or cocktail hours, contact Shari Sarazin via her website: https://www.sharisarazin.com/

 

DJs & Other Music

Sound Solutions Mobile DJ’s
Jim Sienko does an amazing job of playing the crowd, pleasing the clients, and being amazingly easy to work with. Contact Jim via his Facebook page. Also owner of Photo Solutions Photo Booths!

Midwest Sound DJ Entertainment
Midwest Sound is home to a number of DJs that are flexible and easy to work with. They provide not only great music and service, but great lighting options that give the needed zest to the party in the barn or the lower level. Email Carrie at musicdirector@midwestsoundwi.com or call 262-751-2900 for more information on booking and pricing.

Sound By Design
Having performed as DJs at Vennebu Hill, this company always seems to provide top notch customer service, great lighting, and really fun music. They are always easy to work with! Contact SBD at 262.968.9586 or by email at info@soundbydesign.org.

Kuhl Entertainment
This crew of professionals have been DJing weddings for nearly a decade and have served brides from coast to coast. We’re based in Madison, Wisconsin and we specialize in creating crowd-appropriate dance parties that you and your guests will rave about for years. Familiar with Vennebu Hill, they provide great lighting options that give zest to the party in the barn.

 

 

Transportation

Shuttles, Trolleys & Limos
  • For shuttle bus or trolley rental inquiries visit Wisconsin Dells Trolley. Email dellstrolley@gmail.com or call (608) 432-8307. Enjoy a SPECIAL DISCOUNT for Vennebu Hill clients: Rent 6 hours, get the 7th free! Sunday-Friday specials. Call for info. Trolley up to 50% off night rentals! Price match! 36+ Passenger trolleys. 17 & 24 passenger party buses.
  • Visit Dells Limo Kings for a variety of fun transportation options around the area between your ceremony and reception.
  • Another great charter company is Badger Bus Rentals. Visit Badger Bus Rentals and request a quote. This company comes recommended by some of our clients
  • A new limo company to join the competition is Dixon Limos.  They offer 24 passenger Limo buses, 12 hours of service with unlimited stops (church, venue, photos, ect). This company is offering $100 off or 1 free hour of service to guests.  They will honor this discount over the phone, by email, or book online using code VENNEBUWEDDING. Email: info@dixonlimos.com or call 608-844-4411 for reservations today.
  • Dells Taxi offers a wide variety of transportation options! They are locally owned and operated! Give them a jingle at 608.253.7433.

 

Golf Cart Rentals

Please contact Deen at Mastercart LLC – a business out of Baraboo – for information on renting golf carts. Call (608) 355-0400.

 

Officiant Services

The nearby Dells Bells Wedding Chapel has 11 years of service. They provide a Minister-To-Go service which includes processing and recording of your license, for an affordable fee. Call 608-393-4228 to inquire.

 

Entertainment (Alternative)

CARICATURES By Ryan Biddle

Have Ryan draw caricatures of your guests to add very unique entertainment. Drawings take 2 minutes and provide a fun keepsake to remember your special day! Email Ryan@BiddleArt.com or call 262-385-8106. Visit BiddleArt.com for more information.