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Is my date of choice available? If not, are there any surrounding dates available? Or do you have a waitlist for dates?
As one of the finest wedding venues in Madison, WI, we make meeting your scheduling needs a top priority. Please click this link to see our real-time availability calendar.
What are the rates for different days of the week (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) and different times (morning, afternoon, evening)? What about different seasons?
As one of the most accommodating wedding venues in Madison, WI, we're proud to offer booking for a variety of dates and times. Please click this link to see the pricing breakdown for different rooms/days/seasons.
How many hours are included in the rental of the space? How early can we arrive, and how late can we stay?
As one of the top wedding venues in Madison, WI, we're happy to give you access to your rented space from 10:00 AM - 12:00 AM.
How much is the deposit?
We understand that booking wedding venues in Madison, WI can be a major expense. In fact, according to The Knot, couples in the U.S. typically allocate approximately 30% of their total wedding budget to the venue. Thankfully, you can rest assured that our deposits are affordable at $2,000.
How do you structure the payment schedule?
We recognize that wedding venues in Madison, WI can be costly, and we're happy to accommodate your budgeting needs with an easy and straightforward payment schedule.
The $2,000 due for the deposit gets put toward the grand total. No less than 180 days before the wedding, another $2,000 is due. This is also used towards the grand total. The remaining balance is due 10 days before the wedding.
What is included in the total? Does it cover service charges, gratuity, and cleaning fees, or are those additional line items?
At Lake Windsor Country Club, we have four charges: the room charge, food and beverage, 20% service charge on the food and beverage total, and 5.5% WI tax. Contact us with any additional questions about the pricing for one of the top wedding venues in Madison, WI.
What is the venue’s capacity?
As one of the top wedding venues in Madison, WI, we're proud to accommodate a capacity of 400 guests.
For your outdoor space, what is the backup plan for rain or inclement weather?
An initial deposit (amount listed above) is required to confirm your request for a banquet room. At any time prior to the function, should you cancel, all deposits are non-refundable.
Events cancelled within six months prior to the event will be assessed 100% of the total food and beverage guarantee. (Example: $9,000 food and beverage guarantee equals $9,000 owed to Lake Windsor).
Events cancelled more than six months and within nine months prior to the event will be assessed 75% of the total food and beverage guarantee. (Example: $9,000 food and beverage guarantee equals $6,750 owed to Lake Windsor).
Events cancelled more than nine months prior to the event will forfeit their deposit in full.
Events contracted to hold their ceremony in the gazebo are liable for the gazebo fee listed above.
To cancel an event, the responsible banquet contact(s) must sign a release form for the event date and return the form. We need to know within three hours minimum to move your ceremony inside. The ceremony will take place in your rented reception room.
Contact us with any additional questions about backup plans for one of the top wedding venues in Madison, WI.
If there is not an in-house caterer, do we have to choose from a list of approved options, or can we hire our own caterer?
As one of the finest wedding venues in Madison, WI, we're proud to offer in-house catering options. However, you can choose your own catering if you decide not to do in-house catering. All caterers must have a food license.
Do we have to purchase liquor through you, or can we source liquor elsewhere?
All beverages must be supplied from Lake Windsor Country Club. Contact us with any additional questions about the liquor options we offer as one of the top wedding venues in Madison, WI.