Event Information

Built in 1858, Best Place is one of Milwaukee’s most historic buildings. The architecture and interior design are just as unique as the wide range of events that are hosted at the venue. Best Place is conventiently located just blocks from the Fiserv Forum and the Entertainment District downtown. It’s history of beer and brewing, location, and spirit all qualify Best Place as quintessentially Milwaukee.


  • Tables and chairs¬†
  • Fully functional bar
  • Bartenders (One per 50 guests)
  • Room set-up and cleaning
  • HD Projector and screen
  • Podiums and easels

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Yes, a deposit of 25% is required to secure a date immediately. The full balance is due 30 days prior to the event. 

We suggest as soon as possible as we are not such a well kept secret anymore.
Typically between 2-2:30pm, though depending on the circumstances we may be able to offer earlier entry.
We allow drop-offs the day prior to the event.
We won’t boot you out the door when your event ends, though we do ask that you leave within one hour of the end of the event.
Yes, we are fully ADA compliant. Passageways are 33′ wide or more, and the lift is 39′ x 60′
We will keep the non-refundable 25% deposit per the contract. A sample contract is available upon request.
No, our bar operates on a consumption basis.
We don’t have a required minimum purchase, and we don’t have rigid drink packages. We like to let you customize a bar
package for your event. We can give you examples and a better explanation of a consumption based package upon request.
We staff one bartender per 50 guests.
We do not have an in-house caterer, but we do have a preferred list of caterers that we love to work with.
Yes, we can provide microphones, HD projector and screen, and a house sound system.
No items are to be placed on the walls or hung from the ceilings (we suggest the use of easels which we can provide). All displays located within Best Place cannot be changed or removed. The use of glitter, confetti, sequins, sequins-confetti or tinsel is prohibited. Tape, nails, tacks & staples are prohibited. Only enclosed candles are permitted. Fogging and bubble machines are not allowed.
There is street parking available in front of the venue and in the surrounding Brewery District neighborhood. There is also a parking garage across the street managed by Interstate Parking, you can reserve spaces with that company.
Yes, there are two hotels close to Best Place. The Brewhouse Inn & Suites, and Hyatt Place Downtown are both located within one block of Best Place. See the map below for exact location and contact information.