Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

1111 East Brown Deer Road 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53217 
Seating: 225 guests
Cocktail Reception: 300 guests
Chef Jack's Catering

Milwaukee Event Venues

The Schlitz Audubon Nature Center is one of the great Milwaukee event venues.  Our views of beautiful forests, prairies, ponds and Lake Michigan make the setting “picture perfect”. Our outdoor locations and green building offer a spectacular ambiance for your special day.

Imagine your wedding amongst a setting of beauty that includes…

  • 185-acres of natural beauty, including forests, prairies, ponds, and bluffs
  • Magnificent views of the Lake Michigan shoreline
  • Our award-winning, green building

Whether you opt to be indoors or outdoors, all of our venues will provide an inspiring backdrop for your special occasion.

Our guests say it best…

“Thank you so much to everyone in your organization. Our wedding last weekend was absolutely magical! What a fantastic place to get married – it looked so beautiful. I think I received nearly as many compliments on the location as I did on my dress. You and everyone else there have been incredibly kind and helpful and it’s been a pleasure working with you.”


Schlitz Audubon Nature Center

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center offers a wide range of educational programs for toddlers through senior citizens. Schlitz Audubon’s sustainable Gold LEED certified Educational Center is situated on 185 acres along the shores of Lake Michigan, just 10 miles north of downtown Milwaukee. We have 6 miles of trails for hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and a 60-foot observation tower overlooking Lake Michigan. We are a proud partner of National Audubon, working together in the areas of education and avian conservation.
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Schlitz Audubon Nature CenterSaturday, February 16th, 2019 at 2:00pm
Join us Saturday, February 23 for Citizen Science: Ephemeral Wetland Monitoring Orientation! We’d like your help exploring our ponds and discovering what life inhabits them.

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Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Schlitz Audubon Nature CenterSaturday, February 16th, 2019 at 10:00am
Citizen Science has become an activity of global importance. Read about one writer's experience with an important ongoing project, the Great Backyard Bird Count.
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Schlitz Audubon Nature CenterFriday, February 15th, 2019 at 2:02pm
It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of our beloved Cysco, our feisty 25-year-old Harris’s Hawk.

Over the past 13 years, Cysco educated tens of thousands of people, wowed them with his amazing flight ability, and helped us teach about the complex behaviors of wild animals. We will miss him!
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center
Schlitz Audubon Nature CenterThursday, February 14th, 2019 at 10:16am
Here's a bit of hopeful news about Hawaiian seabirds previously thought to have completely disappeared from Oahu!
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Schlitz Audubon Nature CenterWednesday, February 13th, 2019 at 10:06am
Join us Thursday, February 21 for a light-hearted evening of intriguing nature–based trivia. You’ll meet some of our animal ambassadors while testing your knowledge of fascinating wild facts.