The Best Oshkosh, WI Small Wedding & Elopement Venues

So you’ve decided to elope! Whether your wedding has been postponed or you just want an intimate day with your favorite person in the world, Oshkosh has several romantic settings for your special day. From manicured gardens to historic properties, you can find the perfect venue for you. 


7) Brighton Acres

For a dreamy rustic farmhouse wedding, look no further than Brighton Acres. This stunning historic barn has been the host of many anniversary parties, wedding receptions, and family reunions. You can say ‘I do’ under the trees, in the charming gazebo, or with the iconic red barn in the background. Invite as little or as many people as you like as there is room to spare at this rural venue. 

6) Beckets

Beckets is a popular date night restaurant but many people don’t know that it is also a great wedding venue. The riverside atrium can seat up to 500 people and can include everything from a dance floor to a photo booth to a full band. If you want something more intimate, you can work with their events coordinator to find the right setting for you. Have a scenic ceremony on the docks and spend the night celebrating your love with incredible food and wine!


5) The Algoma Club

The Algoma Club has been a gathering place known for extravagant parties for over a century. This historic venue has been updated with modern amenities and now serves as one best event facilities in Oshkosh. Have your ceremony in front of the fireplace and enjoy a delicious intimate dinner all in the same stunning venue. 


4) The Howard

The Howard is a chic and modern venue with a cafe, a bowling alley, and lots of private rooms to accommodate your party. One of the best rooms for a small party is the tea room. Fitting a maximum of 12 people, you can have an intimate ceremony and dinner of your dreams. If you want more space you can reserve the Grand Ballroom or the bowling lanes for a fun and unique event. 

3) Fergus Chapel at EAA

Getting married at the EAA Fergus Chapel may just be the unique setting you are looking for. When you commit to a large wedding you are confined to a certain type of venue but when you decide on a small ceremony your options suddenly open up to all of the unique and fun venues like the Fergus Chapel. This small church is the quaint, intimate venue that you’ve been looking for. You can still enjoy your traditional wedding just at a fraction of the size. After the ceremony take your pictures in front of the pond and in the wooded area. 


2) Paine Art Center & Gardens

The Paine Art Center & Gardens is a popular destination for weddings both big and small. The center can accommodate 20-200 people so if your small wedding suddenly gets a little out of hand, you won’t have to change venues. Between the gardens, the timeless conservatory, the historic mansion, and a quaint carriage house, you can find the perfect aesthetic for your ceremony. You can also book a photography session inside the mansion for one-of-a-kind photos that will never go out of style. 


1) Brayton Bed & Breakfast

A bed and breakfast is the perfect venue for an intimate wedding. Everything about them screams romance, and Brayton Bed & Breakfast isn’t any different. This refined inn in the heart of Oshkosh offers multiple sites to make your ceremony special. On a sunny day, get married under the pergola. If you want to elope in the heart of winter there are several indoor spaces with charming backdrops. Whether you want to elope with just the two of you or bring 14 of your closest friends and family, Brayton B&B can make the wedding of your dreams come true. Check out the no-stress Wedding Day Package which comes with an officiant who will guide you through a planning session and ceremony, a clutch bridal bouquet, a boutonniere for the groom, 15 cupcakes from the Cake Guru, a bottle of champagne for celebrating afterward, a leisurely in-room breakfast in bed, and best of all, no stress! 

No matter where you decide to say ‘I do’ start off your wonderful life together at Brayton Bed & Breakfast. Let your innkeepers know that you’re starting your honeymoon and they’ll work with you to make your room extra special. You can add red roses, chocolates, or a bottle of champagne to your room or enjoy a couple’s massage either before or after the wedding.