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Frequently Asked Questions

What is included with the banquet hall rental?
At River Room on the Milwaukee, we provide the room, tables and solid wood cushioned chairs for your event. Additionally, we have a video projector, sound system and wireless mic available for your use.

Does River Room offer on-site catering?
No. We encourage you to choose any licensed and insured caterer that best fits your personality and your event. We have a list of featured vendors that we recommend on our Preferred Vendors page.

Do I have to use vendors from the recommended vendor list?
No. We partner closely with each vendor featured on our list and highly recommend using any of them due to their familiarity with River Room.  However, we do allow you to choose any caterer that you feel would be the best fit for your event. They must be approved by River Room and provide proof of licensure and insurance prior to your event.

Are linens and tableware available for rent?
No. Linens and tableware should be included with your catering. Of course, our hosts are able to provide their own if preferred.

Can we bring our own liquor and bartenders?
No. Drink service must go through River Room. We have several bar package options for you to select from, or we can work with you on a package that best fits your needs and budget.

What is the capacity of the space?
Maximum room capacity is 175 - 200.

Where can our guests park?
Free parking is available on the street, in the public lot across the street, and at other nearby public parking lots. We can also offer valet parking or shuttle services for an additional fee.

Is the Room handicap accessible?
Yes. There is an elevator to access our 2nd floor location and handicap parking in front of our entrance.

Can we have a rehearsal?
In the event that you are hosting your ceremony and reception at River Room, we will do our best to accommodate a wedding rehearsal. Due to the demand of the room, we unfortunately cannot guarantee that the space will be available the day before your wedding. However, please work with the River Room Event Coordinator to specify a date and time for your rehearsal. Rehearsal charges may apply.

Can I tour the facility?
River Room tours are available by appointment only. Please contact our Event Coordinator at info@riverroomevents.com or call 262-501-4430.

How do I reserve a date for an event?
Return the signed contract along with your deposit and $300 security deposit. The security deposit is refundable within 15 days following the event if no damage is incurred.

Can we decorate prior to our event?
You may decorate prior to the event, as it is included as part of the rental agreement. There are decoration restrictions, which are included in the agreement.