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STACY AND PETER'S WEDDING

June, 2012 in Waunakee, WI

"Our wedding was so much fun! Getting married in Waunakee was super convenient for us, because we live in town. But the main reason we picked it is because it allowed us to have all the wedding festivities in basically the same place. It made it easier for our guests and for us.

Wedding mapper was a nice addition to the wedding planning. I used it mostly for the free wedding website, which I used to communicate details about the wedding. But I found that some of the other features were really helpful. We used the map feature to print out a map and list of local attractions for all the guests staying at the hotel. And I found the reviews on this site very helpful.

Good luck with planning your wedding!"

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Ceremony: Waunakee Village Park
Reception: Waunakee Village Center

Caterer:

Upstairs Downstairs Catering

1617 North Stoughton Road
Madison, WI, United States

"We have had so many people tell us that the food at our wedding was the best wedding food they've ever had. The food was delicious - the servers were awesome - and the setting was beautiful. We couldn't have asked for anything better. You can certainly find a cheaper option in the Madison area, but you'd be hard pressed to find a better value."

Coordinator:

DTs Details

P.O. Box 52
Waunakee, WI 53597, USA
608-482-1197

"We hired Deb as a day of coordinator. Our reception site, the Waunakee Village Center, doesn't have an onsite coordinator that handles things like telling the caterer where to set up, taking the trash/recycling out during the reception, and taking down all the decorations after the reception. So we hired Deb to take care of all those details. It was probably the best money we spent for the wedding! I have no idea what we would have done without her. She took care of absolutely everything we asked her to do and took a lot of worry away from us so that we could concentrate on enjoying the day. Deb is just starting out in the wedding planning business, so there were some things we could tell she needed a little experience on - but all in all, Deb was fantastic!"

DJ:

Celebrations Entertainment

630 Struck Street
Madison, WI, United States

"We wanted a big dance party at our reception and that's exactly what we got. The DJ read the crowd perfectly and kept the dance floor packed all night. Planning with Celebrations was easy - they are willing to handle everything via email, which is critical for me, and their planning tool is really easy to use. They are a bit pricey compared to other DJs in town, but totally worth it in my opinion."

Limo Company:

Van Go Taxi - Limo Company - Waunakee , WI, 53597, United States

Van Go Taxi

Waunakee , WI 53597, United States
608-849-7070

"We hired Van Go Taxi to run a shuttle between the wedding and the hotel, both before the ceremony, and at the end of the reception. It worked very well, and our guests were very appreciative of the fact that they didn't have to drive. We had no issues with the service we got. The only reason I rated them 4 stars instead of 5 is that they used a mini van instead of a larger vehicle, which meant they had to make more trips. The other thing to note is that you're not going to get someone in a suit or a tux with Van Go Taxi. It wasn't important to us that the person be well dressed, but if it's important to you, I'd recommend checking out Badger Bus or someone else."

Ceremony:

Waunakee Village Park - Ceremony - E4D Street, Waunakee, Wisconsin, United States

Waunakee Village Park

E4D Street
Waunakee, Wisconsin, United States

"This was a gorgeous setting for the wedding ceremony. We had the ceremony in the back of the park, in a grove of trees, with a rock wall as a backdrop. Six Mile Creek runs through the park and adds another element of beauty. We got so many compliments on how beautiful the ceremony was!"

Reception:

Waunakee Village Center - Reception - 333 S Madison St, Waunakee, WI, 53597

Waunakee Village Center

333 S Madison St
Waunakee, WI 53597

"We loved the Waunakee Village Center for our wedding. It was really important to us to have all the wedding events in one place, to have the ceremony outdoors, and to do all this for a reasonable price. The Village Center gave us everything we needed there. They were incredibly helpful with all the questions we had, and everything went off on the day of without a hitch. One of the biggest benefits we found to using the Village Center is that they don't force a particular caterer on you, and they allow you to stock your own bar. Both of these options allowed us to save a lot of money."

Hotel:

Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Waunakee

904 East Main Street
Waunakee, WI, United States

"We got terrible service from the Country Inn in Waunakee. It's very difficult to block rooms there, because you can only book them by talking to the manager, who is very very difficult to get a hold of. When I finally got a hold of her, I gave her my credit card number to hold 20 rooms. One of our guests called the next day to book a room, and found that the block had not been created, which meant that the manager was just holding onto my credit card number and doing who knows what with it. In addition, everytime either I or one of my guests called, the staff was incredibly rude. Given that we were basically booking their entire hotel for a weekend, you would have thought they could have been a little nicer. And they gave us (the bride and groom!) a hard time about checking in early on the day of the wedding! I will say, though, that the hotel rooms were very clean and we had no issues when we stayed there the night of the wedding. I wouldn't recommend this hotel to any bride looking for a stress free part of wedding planning - but the problem is that it's your only option in Waunakee. So if you want something local, you're stuck. Sorry!"

Restaurant:

Abuelo's

2229 Deming Way
Middleton, Wisconsin, United States

Restaurant:

Cheeseburger In Paradise

1601 Aspen Cmns
Middleton, WI, United States

"It's always 5:00 in here!"

Restaurant:

Cucos Mexican Restaurant

350 North Century Avenue
Waunakee, WI, United States

Restaurant:

Culver's

900 Main St
Waunakee, WI, United States

Restaurant:

Doughboy's Pizza

246 North Century Avenue
Waunakee, WI, United States

Restaurant:

Gold Nugget Bar

109 East Main Street
Waunakee, WI, United States

"Good bar food"

Restaurant:

Mojo's Pub LLC

111 West Main Street
Waunakee, WI, United States

"Great food and outdoor seating area"

Restaurant:

P.F. Chang's China Bistro

2237 Deming Way
Middleton, WI, United States

Restaurant:

Quaker Steak & Lube

2259 Deming Way
Middleton, WI, United States

Restaurant:

Rex's Innkeeper

301 North Century Avenue
Waunakee, WI, United States

"Traditional Wisconsin Supper Club"

Restaurant:

Ruth's Chris Steak House (Madison)

2137 Deming Way
Middleton, WI, United States

Shopping:

Ann Taylor Loft

1621 Deming Way # 110
Middleton, WI, United States

"Susie's store!"

Shopping:

Greenway Station

Greenway Station, Middleton, WI 53562
Middleton, Wisconsin, US

"Lots of great shops including Ann Taylor Loft (where Susie works)."

Golf:

The Meadows of Sixmile Creek Golf Course

800 North Century Avenue
Waunakee, WI, United States

Coffee:

M N M's Coffeehouse

244 North Century Avenue
Waunakee, WI, United States

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