Corporate & Private Events
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center provides a natural setting for meetings, retreats, and other special occasions. Our award-winning green building has the warm ambiance of the north woods, just 15 minutes north of downtown Milwaukee.
We offer full evening facility rentals for private events and corporate parties in our Great Hall, which includes access to our Hearth Room, Auditorium, and Veranda. This venue also works well for fundraising events. See the available bar packages and select caterers list below.
Capacity | 225
Availability | 5:30pm -10:00pm. November – April.
For May – October availability, please contact our Corporate and Special Events department at email@example.com.
Cost | $400 per hour with a 3-hour minimum, November – April
May – October costs, please contact our Corporate and Special Events department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
View our gallery to see how Schlitz Audubon offers an inviting atmosphere for personalized evening gatherings. Watch this video to see how we transformed our Great Hall into a tropical paradise for GMI Solutions!
View our gallery to see how our Center is an ideal venue for your organization’s fundraising event.
BAR AND BAT MITZVAHS
View our gallery to see how Schlitz Audubon can be the perfect place to celebrate this important day.
We offer a unique environment that fosters creativity and lets you escape your normal work setting, with a variety of meeting rooms available.
Located on the second floor, this room is perfect for small meetings and retreats.
With a capacity of 190, our auditorium works well for larger business or group meetings.
Invite Our Raptors
There are a variety of ways to incorporate a visit from our raptors into your special event or business meeting.
At your private party, your guests can mingle among owls, hawks, falcons, and even a Bald Eagle! A bird encounter can provide an educational and awe-inspiring break during a business meeting.
Please contact our registrar at email@example.com to inquire. Availability is limited.
Available Bar Packages
We have a variety of bar options and can customize a package to perfectly suit your needs.
- 5-Hour Beer, Wine, and Soda Bar | $26 per Adult
- 5-Hour House Bar | $30 per Adult
- 5-Hour Select Bar | $34 per Adult
- 5-Hour Premium Bar | $44 per Adult
- Dinner Wine & Champagne Toasts Available
Contact our approved caterers directly for pricing information. They will also arrange for the rental of tables, chairs, linens, and other equipment. You may select the vendor of your choice for the cake/dessert.
All Occasions Catering/Bubb’s Barbecue
All Occasions Catering has proudly served the Milwaukee community since 1929. Our variety of menus and full-service capabilities brings people together through delicious food for weddings, galas, or corporate events, but as they say, “It’s not just about the food, it’s about the experience.”
Chef Jack’s understands the dynamics that go into planning an incredible event. Their experienced, friendly, and professional event team will assist you every step of the way.
From Scratch Catering
Homemade, homegrown and entirely From Scratch, they’re here to serve you. Allow From Scratch to put the ‘special’ into your special occasion.
Gray Jett Café is a new age love story of two vegans who fell in love and set a mission to break generational curses by fueling bodies and legacies with clean eating.
Hannah’s Kitchen is the premier Kosher and Jewish Food Caterer in the greater Milwaukee area. Her twist on traditional Jewish fair will make your taste buds dance!
Larry’s Brown Deer Market
Unique specialty and fine food store makes Larrys’ Milwaukee’s go-to place for professional full-service catering and artfully delicious hors d’oeuvres.
Lee John’s Catering
Lee John’s features exquisite cuisine and exceptional service. Their creative flair blends ethnic flavors with a modern interpretation.
Out and Out Catering
Out and Out believes in high quality, delicious yet simple, full-service catering. From start to finish they’ll exceed your expectations without exceeding your budget.
From casual social events to black tie formal, Saz’s experienced staff will ensure a seamless and memorable experience with uncompromising quality and attention to every detail.
Your local, trusted caterer, Sendik’s provides the finest catered experience with high-quality service to make your event stand out
Shully’s Cuisine & Events
Milwaukee’s premier custom caterer and event planners where every detail matters. Family owned and operated, Shully’s, has been creating delicious memories for 35 years.
Tall Guy and A Grill
Tall Guy’s local partners and conscientious service team will deliver an extraordinary and uncomplicated event that expresses the personality and passions of their clientele.
Urban Beets Café
Urban Beets is the premier plant-based café in Milwaukee providing fresh breakfast, lunch and made-to-order juice and super food smoothies that make healthy eating accessible and delicious.
Zilli Hospitality Group
An award-winning, Milwaukee-based hospitality and catering company, Zilli has been exceeding customers’ expectations for more than 40 years.
Caterers are responsible for tables, chairs, and all other equipment rentals through Canopies.
Corporate Rental FAQs
Which rooms are available for business meetings and events?
The Auditorium and the second-floor Conference Room may be rented for daytime meetings and other events between 8:00am – 5:00pm. (Extensions outside of our business hours made be added for an additional fee.)
The Auditorium seats up to 190. The Conference Room seats up to 30. The Great Hall, the adjoining Hearth Room, and the Veranda may be rented at 5:30pm. The Great Hall seats up to 225.
Do you have Audio/Visual equipment?
Yes, included in your rental are Wi-Fi, wireless microphone, and a screen with an LCD projector. We also have a 55” mobile, wireless technology cart for presentations and virtual meetings.
Where are guests allowed to park and how many spaces are available?
Parking is free and included in your rental. We have 110 parking spaces.
What time can I have access to the rooms?
We can open as early as 8:00am for business meetings. An additional fee applies to hours added outside of our business hours.
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