The Grain Exchange

One of the most memorable Banquet Halls in Milwaukee

The Grain Exchange, located in downtown Milwaukee, features soaring ceilings, beautiful granite, limestone, and sandstone, and is described, architecturally, as simple Italian. The room radiates the elegance and grandeur of a bygone era, and our expertise in food and hospitality present a partnership that will create a memorable event for even the most discriminating critic.  

The Grain Exchange elicits all these responses and more, with its unparalleled beauty and historic decor. A three-story, nearly 10,000 sq. ft. room, located in downtown Milwaukee's Mackie Building, showcases soaring ceilings, frescos, handsome granite, limestone, and sandstone. There is a 175-foot bell tower in the center of the room, yet the focus of this outstanding facility is ultimately the shining performance of Bartolotta Catering and Events. Superseding the standards of this majestic room, we offer four-star, restaurant quality food with unprecedented service for wedding receptions, gatherings, and corporate events.

As the exclusive caterer for this location, we strive to create a unique experience from beginning to the perfect end. Whether social or business, we have event coordinators on staff who will assist in facilitating each and every detail. 

Event Spaces at The Grain Exchange

  • Grand Ballroom

    Grand Ballroom

    Event Space at The Grain Exchange

GRand Ballroom - EVENT SPACE

With soaring ceilings and frescos illustrating Milwaukee's rich history, the Grand Ballroom is truly a magnificent venue for any event.


500 guests

350 seated guests

325 guests with dance floor

500 guests for cocktail reception





  • AV equipment

  • Onsite AV support

Contact Us

For more information about The Grain Exchange event venue

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Bartolotta Catering & Events at The Grain Exchange
225 E Michigan Street, Milwaukee, WI 53202


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