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DeKoven Center

600 Caron Butler Drive (21st Street)
Racine, WI, WI
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(262) 633-6401

About Us

The Dekoven Center, located in Racine, Wisconsin, is a waterfront wedding venue situated on 10 scenic acres overlooking Lake Michigan. They offer both indoor and outdoor spaces for ceremonies and receptions, and have over 15 years of experience coordinating events at their facility. Their team is fully dedicated to providing excellent service to each of their guests, and focus on detail, flexibility, and competitive pricing to offer complete customer satisfaction. One of their ultimate goals is to help couples plan their special day in their own way.

Facilities and Capacity

The historic St. John’s Chapel is a romantic location for a ceremony, capable of seating up to 200 guests (168 on the main level with overflow room for 34 additional guests in the balcony). Outdoor celebrations can be held on DeKoven’s 11 lakefront acres, surrounded by colorful gardens and towering trees around the chapel. The Great Hall offers gorgeous stained glass windows, beamed ceilings, and hardwood floors for up to 225 guests. Receptions are a favorite in this location, due to the beautiful chandelier lighting and custom built-in bar. For couples with a smaller guest list, The Assembly Hall provides room for 150 people, featuring views of Lake Michigan and the inner courtyard. Guests may park on-site at Dekoven, and wheelchair access is also available.

Services Offered

All-inclusive packages are available at the Dekoven Center. Their dedicated event coordinator is committed to giving couples the wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower, or engagement party they’ve always dreamed of. From simple events to large, elaborate celebrations, their experience allows couples to run wild with ideas. To help with the more detailed parts of the occasion, the venue also offers rentals for chairs, chair covers, and lighting. A dance floor is included, along with tables, banquet-style chairs, linens, china, flatware, glassware, and even event security! Licensed bartenders are included with your minimum beverage purchase, which is fully customizable with tap and bottled beer, house wine, a variety of rail, premium and top shelf liquors - you can even provide a customized, signature drink for your guests to enjoy!

Jennifer Pezdir

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  • We had our wedding ceremony here. Jenna was our coordinator. She was amazing to work with. She kept me in the loop along the way in regards to what changes were made for their COVID protocol and was very willing to work with us on everything. I highly recommend the DeKoven Center!

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you so much for your kind review, Jeni! It was such a beautiful ceremony, and I'm so glad that you and Brandon were still able to carry out your wedding plans. It was such a pleasure to work with you both! Best wishes!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 3,300.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 2,750.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 550.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 550.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 4.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?


    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Garden, Historic Building, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, December

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