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.

Creative Joy Events
A wedding is an open door to the most exciting, and most difficult, times of your life. Why not enjoy the day you’re tying the knot? Creative Joy specializes in keeping your budget at the forefront so you can enjoy your engagement and the planning process without worry.

 

Photographers

Tara Draper Photography
Tara Draper, co-owner of High Rock Cafe, is a local and experienced wedding and portrait photographer out of Wisconsin Dells, WI. (Click here for a recent example 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.

Ray & Kelly
Their photos “show real (rather than contrived) life and believe everyone has a story worthy to be told.”

Zelora Images
Angie is a mama who loves to travel and spend time getting to know clients. Her photography truly speaks for itself!

Paper Antler Photography
Jonny + Michelle are a Madison based, husband + wife photography duo and are fortunate enough to have been internationally published and nationally awarded. Check out their magical portfolio here!

 

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!

 

Catering

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

 

Sweets

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 Bands

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 its 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.

 

DJs & Other Music

 

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.

Andrew Szlapla
Andrew is familiar with Vennebu Hill and provides 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 Andrew at andrewseventsmadison@gmail.com or call him at 1-608-327-9995. Find him on Facebook as Andrew Events Madison for more information and leads to examples of his sound.

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.

 

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.