Upcoming Events

Sanger House Garden Days

JULY 16, 17, AND 18

Sanger House Gardens is a lush 2/3 acre retreat in the heart of the city of Milwaukee. The gardens were designed and built by Steve Bialk and Angela Duckert over the last 25 years. The Cream City brick 1872 Italianate house is set in an expanse of thousands of trees, shrubs, grasses, perennials, and tropical plants. Architectural antiques, fountains, pools and frog ponds can be spotted on the grounds. In addition to the gardens, the Carriage House and Lathe House will be open to view. 

Five guest artists will also be exhibiting works during the tour.

Proceeds from the event go to support the Friends of the Domes. 

Enjoy the glory of summer at Sanger House Gardens, and support the Friends of the Domes (Mitchell Park Conservatory)
Purchase tickets ($10ea or 2 for $18) in advance or at the door.

Friday, July 16 Garden Tour - 9:30am - 5:00pm

Saturday, July 17 Garden Tour - 12:30 - 6:00pm

Sunday, July 18 Garden Tour - 12:30 - 6:00pm

Special Programs

Saturday, July 17 - 10am-12pm
Join Melinda Myers, expert gardener, tv host and authorat beautiful Sanger House Gardens to learn about and see new introductions and traditional shade garden favorites.
Beautify Shady Spots in Your Garden - price includes garden tour. $35

Sunday July 18-  10:30am-12:00pm
Join Milwaukee Bee Advocate Charlie Koenen at beautiful Sanger House Gardens as he uncovers the wonders of nature's principal pollinators.
Bee Wonderful! Bees in the Garden - price includes garden tour

Past Events

Jazz in the Garden

August 22nd, 2018

Doors Open Milwaukee

September 22nd-23rd, 2018

We Can Host Your Next Event

Built in 1872 Sanger House is a charming Victorian home, the magnificent gardens have 400 different plant varieties including, trees, shrubs, conifers, perennials, annuals, tropical & grasses. The urban gardens are visited by hundreds of visitors and horticultural enthusiasts each year. The gardens are a Milwaukee event venue capable of hosting everything from business events, Weddings, private dinners and Supper clubs. We have caterers who have worked at our venue over the years but we also allow our visitors to use a caterer of their choice. Some of the other services which we can offer are florists, photographers, musicians, bartenders and rental companies for tables, chairs, and staging. We know how challenging it can be to find beautiful wedding venues in Milwaukee. Then you have to transform the venue into a wedding venue worthy of your special day. Sanger House Gardens is a little-known secret in the heart of Milwaukee. With built-in decorations of countless flowers at Sanger House Gardens, easing the pressure on wedding coordinators and others that help decorate for the event. As one of the best Wisconsin wedding venues, we want to make sure your day is as seamless as possible.

Milwaukee wedding venues

One of the many features we are proud to offer is the ability to hold the wedding and the reception all in the Sanger House Gardens. And the grounds are the perfect place to have your wedding photos taken. You are surrounded by a breathtaking, large garden that has wide expanses within the garden where memorable photos can be taken of the bride and groom, the wedding party, and more.

Weddings & Receptions

When you need Milwaukee event venues, Sanger House Gardens provides a breathtaking environment for a memorable wedding and/or reception. Wedding photos can't help but be spectacular with a backdrop worthy of being featured on the gardening show Great Lakes Gardener, in Fine Gardening magazine, Milwaukee Journal paper and many other gardening sources.

Over the years, we have hosted gorgeous weddings. The bride and groom bask in the glory of color that surrounds them in the garden. The natural decorations the flowers make for the ceremony an easier task. 

The Carriage House is made available as a staging area for the Bride, Groom, and wedding party to get ready for the wedding in addition to meeting needs that the catering staff  may need such as sink, refrigerator, counter space, etc. We are proud to be one of the premier Milwaukee event venues.

Other Events
Sanger House Gardens
Can Host For You

Wedding Shower
Baby Shower
Corporate Events
Bat Mitzvah / Bar Mitzvah
Corporate Events