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Dekoven Center

Racine , WI
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LOCATION

600 21st St.
Racine, WI 53403 US (map)

PHONE

262-633-6401

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Create Your Own Piece of History

The DeKoven Center has welcomed many wedding guests to the stunning grounds located right on Lake Michigan. St. John’s Chapel has beautiful... Read more
Create Your Own Piece of History

The DeKoven Center has welcomed many wedding guests to the stunning grounds located right on Lake Michigan. St. John’s Chapel has beautiful Belgian Stained glass windows and vaulted ceiling with unique English scissor Gothic trusses which provide a striking and historic atmosphere for weddings throughout the year. The pews are in choir form and can accommodate up to 168 people on the main level, with additional overflow seating in our balcony. A fine pipe organ is located in the choir loft at the west end of the chapel. There are wonderful acoustics, and the chapel is fully amplified. Outdoor weddings can also be accommodated in one of our beautiful gardens. The Great Hall is the perfect venue for your wedding reception. A truly unique space with three different levels and views directly to Lake Michigan. The Great Hall comfortably accommodates 250 people seated for dinner. For a more intimate reception setting, the Assembly Hall can seat up to 100 guests. Modern day amenities with historic charm! Both Halls boast catering kitchens as well as air conditioning.

St. John's Chapel & Outdoor Ceremonies
Rental Fee: $550.00 - Includes Grounds Access & Indoor Contingency

- Civil & religious Ceremonies WELCOME
- Chapel Seating Accommodates 168 on Main Level with Additional Balcony Overflow
- Air Conditioning Effective Spring 2015
- 2.5 hour ceremony time slot



The Great Hall
8:00am-12:00am Full Day Access
Seating for up to 250 Guests
Please contact us for pricing, packages and specifics regarding holding you wedding reception at the historic DeKoven Center!

The Assembly Hall
8:00am-12:00am Full Day Access
Seating for up to 100 Guests
Please contact us for pricing, packages and specifics regarding holding you wedding reception at the historic DeKoven Center!


Contact Us
Email: info@dekovencenter.org
Phone: (262) 633-6401 ext. 102
Web: www.DeKovenCenter.org/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/DeKovenCenter
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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1852
When was your venue last renovated?
2013
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Vintage, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
250
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
300
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Outside vendors welcome
Event Coordination
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
1852
When was your venue last renovated?
2013
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic Site
Describe the style of your venue
Classic / Traditional, Vintage, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
2
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
No
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
300
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Outside vendors welcome
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Event Rentals
Offered in-house
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
My wedding photos looked like I was straight out of England. The setting is unique and absolutely gorgeous. I was married at the gates outside the chapel. I have received so many compliments on the venue. If I had the chance to do my big day over, I would book my wedding here again and again and AGAIN. Mandy and Samantha are so sweet and easy to work with. I felt I got a fantastic deal on the price.
My wedding photos looked like I was straight out of England. The setting is unique and absolutely gorgeous. I was married Read more...
My wedding photos looked like I was straight out of England. The setting is unique and absolutely gorgeous. I was married at the gates outside the chapel. I have received so many compliments on the venue. If I had the chance to do my big day over, I would book my wedding here again and again and AGAIN. Mandy and Samantha are so sweet and easy to work with. I felt I got a fantastic deal on the price. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.6/5.0
The staff really helped the day of the event go off without a hitch. I thought it was pricey but the off season discount made it worth it.
The staff really helped the day of the event go off without a hitch. I thought it was pricey but the off season discount Read more...
The staff really helped the day of the event go off without a hitch. I thought it was pricey but the off season discount made it worth it. Read less
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Antoinette
Wedding:
10/25/2013
4.4/5.0
Beautiful venue! Charming atmosphere! Would love to have another event there!
Beautiful venue! Charming atmosphere! Would love to have another event there!
Beautiful venue! Charming atmosphere! Would love to have another event there! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Samantha was extremely helpful and responsive, and the DeKoven Center was a beautiful setting for our wedding! We didn't love the catering options we had through the DeKoven (the one we wanted was already booked the day of our wedding), and thought our food ended up being just ok. The on-site staff were very helpful setting up the tables, tablecloths, answering questions, and coordinating the flow of the day. It really felt that they wanted to make happen whatever we desired - not like other venues we looked at that we had to fit our vision into preset "options".
Samantha was extremely helpful and responsive, and the DeKoven Center was a beautiful setting for our wedding! We didn't Read more...
Samantha was extremely helpful and responsive, and the DeKoven Center was a beautiful setting for our wedding! We didn't love the catering options we had through the DeKoven (the one we wanted was already booked the day of our wedding), and thought our food ended up being just ok. The on-site staff were very helpful setting up the tables, tablecloths, answering questions, and coordinating the flow of the day. It really felt that they wanted to make happen whatever we desired - not like other venues we looked at that we had to fit our vision into preset "options". Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Everyone at the Dekoven Center did a wonderful job helping us prepare for our wedding. They were more than willing to accomodate any needs to make our day what we wanted. The grounds were beautiful with all the flowers on the day of. They had everything prepped on time and everything ran smoothly the day of. Samantha was a big help leading up to the event. Alexandra did a fantastic job the day of. The new bar staff did a great job keeping up with the crowd. The guests at our wedding could not stop talking about the beautiful venue. I would definately recommend this venue.
Everyone at the Dekoven Center did a wonderful job helping us prepare for our wedding. They were more than willing to Read more...
Everyone at the Dekoven Center did a wonderful job helping us prepare for our wedding. They were more than willing to accomodate any needs to make our day what we wanted. The grounds were beautiful with all the flowers on the day of. They had everything prepped on time and everything ran smoothly the day of. Samantha was a big help leading up to the event. Alexandra did a fantastic job the day of. The new bar staff did a great job keeping up with the crowd. The guests at our wedding could not stop talking about the beautiful venue. I would definately recommend this venue. Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
8/23/2013
5.0/5.0
The setting is Timeless! Great backdrop for photos and a nostalgic venue!
Staff was very flexible and they really cater to the bride and groom, making sure little details were taken care of, takes stress away!
The setting is Timeless! Great backdrop for photos and a nostalgic venue!
Staff was very flexible and they really Read more...
The setting is Timeless! Great backdrop for photos and a nostalgic venue!
Staff was very flexible and they really cater to the bride and groom, making sure little details were taken care of, takes stress away! Read less
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Kari
Wedding:
8/17/2013
5.0/5.0
We got married at The DeKoven Center in St. John's Chapel and held our reception in The Great Hall. From the very beginning of our planning stages until the event itself, the team at The DeKoven Center went above and beyond to make our day perfect. We were so pleased with how everything turned out. The grounds are beautiful and the staff are super friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you to the DeKoven Center team especially Samantha and Alex; you made our special day amazing!!
We got married at The DeKoven Center in St. John's Chapel and held our reception in The Great Hall. From the very Read more...
We got married at The DeKoven Center in St. John's Chapel and held our reception in The Great Hall. From the very beginning of our planning stages until the event itself, the team at The DeKoven Center went above and beyond to make our day perfect. We were so pleased with how everything turned out. The grounds are beautiful and the staff are super friendly and knowledgeable. Thank you to the DeKoven Center team especially Samantha and Alex; you made our special day amazing!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
The staff at the Dekoven center was always professional and helpful. Most of my questions were answered completely and in a timely manner. They were always willing to alter their typical packages to make things more personal for us. It is a lovely space with so many options for a wedding.
The staff at the Dekoven center was always professional and helpful. Most of my questions were answered completely and in Read more...
The staff at the Dekoven center was always professional and helpful. Most of my questions were answered completely and in a timely manner. They were always willing to alter their typical packages to make things more personal for us. It is a lovely space with so many options for a wedding. Read less
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Abbey
Wedding:
6/29/2013
5.0/5.0
We had a great experience working with DeKoven for our wedding. It was a great value and minimal hassle.
We had a great experience working with DeKoven for our wedding. It was a great value and minimal hassle.
We had a great experience working with DeKoven for our wedding. It was a great value and minimal hassle. Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was sooo beautiful! Everything flowed and Samantha was great!
Our wedding was sooo beautiful! Everything flowed and Samantha was great!
Our wedding was sooo beautiful! Everything flowed and Samantha was great! Read less
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