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South Second

Milwaukee Wedding Venue
Lottie Lillian Photography


  • NEW outdoor patio space with outdoor bar and balcony overlooking the space

  • Additional reserved parking lot for event guests

  • Flexibile spaces based off the guest’s vision

  • Tenting capabilities

  • Event Capacity: Outdoor seated: 225, Cocktail reception for an indoor/outdoor event: 300

  • Wedding ceremonies and receptions

  • Corporate gatherings, including cocktail receptions, award ceremonies, team building, RNC events, holiday parties, and more

  • Social celebrations, including birthday parties, family reunions, bridal or baby showers, celebrations of life, and more

Open Concept Venue in the Heart of Walker’s Point

Since opening its doors in 2016, South Second has been bringing Milwaukee’s food and beverage districts together under one roof for an unforgettable experience, located in Milwaukee’s Walker Point neighborhood.

It’s impressive interior honors the historic industrial character of the building while opening the space to the bustling nightlife of a vibrant neighborhood. From gorgeous weddings with a modern sensibility to over-the-top corporate events intended to wow their guests; South Second’s open floor concept proves to be the perfect canvas for even the most inventive ideas.


2024 Open Venue Tours

2024 Open Venue Tours

Looking to take a tour of our space? Come to our Open Venue Tours on the following dates from 5-7pm- no appointment needed.



Wednesday, April 10

Wednesday, May 8

Wednesday, June 12


Can’t wait to see it or none of those dates work for you? No problem- call us at (414) 256-8765 or email us at southsecond@sazs.com.

Photo Credit: Nikki Winter Photography

Expert planning and guidance from Saz’s Catering

Every event booked at South Second includes a dedicated event planner from inquiry through day-of coordination for a seamless planning experience, welcoming service staff and professional bartenders, and exclusive menu planning and catering services provided by Saz’s Catering.

To view a floor plan, see rental rates and take an interactive 3D tour of the space, visit South Second’s website. To connect with South Second and inquire about availability, reach out to a South Second Event Designer, at SouthSecond@Sazs.com or by calling 414.256.8765.

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“South Second was a breeze to work with and is especially a venue to consider if you’re looking for a trendy alternative to a typical banquet hall. South Second had all the benefits of that—on-site catering, tons of tables, cool chairs, huge variety of linens, great bartenders, friendly planners (who made planning easy especially from out of state) but still offered the freedom to host a custom event that went beyond (and looked nothing like) the typical wedding.” – Sarah B.

“I am truly being honest in saying that South Second really does have it all. Leading up to our wedding day our coordinator Michelle was super responsive, patient, and an all around pleasure to work with. The entire staff at South Second really is above and beyond from the planning of your event to the execution.” – Missy P.

“South Second was the dream venue for our wedding! The historic industrial vibe is exactly what we were looking for. The open concept was perfect for our large number of guests. We received plenty of compliments from our guests on the beauty of the space, the excellent bar service, and great food.” – Kelly M.