Outdoor Lakeside Wedding at Chippewa Retreat Wisconsin

October 10, 2022

Wisconsin Wedding: Chippewa Retreat Resort

Are you looking for a wedding venue that offers a majestic woodland water view with a spectacular indoor space? The Chippewa Retreat Resort property at Manitowish Waters Wisconsin is perfect. This unique and very popular wedding venue is located on the banks of a 10 lake chain, the beautiful Lake Manitowish.

Meet bridal couple Paige and Brian, the happily married Mr & Mrs Rumpf. Their stunning summer wedding was a multi-day experience. Firstly, a Friday night ‘mix and mingle’ at Oakfire, Minocqua WI. Followed by the celebration day at Chippewa Retreat Resort. Lastly, Sunday brunch with the newlyweds, also hosted at the resort.

Paige and Brian shared that they had their heart set on saying “I DO” in the beauty of the Wisconsin Lake Mackintosh district. ‘Up north’, is really special to them both. Brian’s been going there for 20+ years and he started taking Paige over the last 6.5. A beloved place they both love to visit and “escape” too. It is definitely the perfect beginning to being married and starting their lives together.

Having their family and friends discover why they love the Northwoods so much is very important to them. Their hope for a fun wedding where their guests can feel the love in the room was an absolute success.

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Where is Chippewa Retreat Resort?

Address: 13029 Deer Park RD, Manitowish Waters, WI 54545

How to Get Married at Chippewa Retreat Resort

Getting married at Chippewa Retreat Resort ensures a unique dream wedding day and it couldn’t be easier. Fill out a form on their website and check the online calendar for availability or phone [715] 543 8111.

There is a $2000.00 deposit needed when confirming your wedding date and package. Prices vary and like most venues and accommodations across the USA – Peak season is June 15 – October 15 and December 26 – January 2.

Every detail from beginning to end will be coordinated by professional, caring staff. They thrive on delivering a best ever memorable wedding day experience.  Chippewa Retreat Resort at Lake Manitowish Wisconsin has a fabulous reputation and is popular with bridal couples. If this wedding venue appeals to you, research their website, and book a tour with your family and friends.

Top Features of Chippewa Retreat Resort

Imagine the most heavenly lakeside setting because that is exactly the reality of what Chippewa Retreat Resort is. Picture yourself on your wedding day in one of Wisconsin’s top natural landscapes. Surrounding by fragrant woodland pines, magnificent open spaces with lovingly manicured gardens, romantic shady tree paths and pristine water views.

Believe me, as an adventurous, traveling wedding photographer, I’ve been there several times and it is pure serenity. Lake Manitowish is a fabulous backdrop in any season at any time of the day with the sunlight bouncing off the water. The landscape setting alone makes Chippewa Retreat Resort one of the best wedding venues in Northwoods, Wisconsin. Your wedding will be the only event at the property ensuring privacy and full staff attention.

Chippewa Retreat Resort is perfect for entertaining guests. With panoramic views and easy access to the lake enjoy every water sport provided by the retreat from kayaking to fishing. If you prefer to keep your feet on the ground, there are plenty of adventurous trails to hike and birdwatch. In winter your guests can have fun on the snow with snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and skiing.

Paige and Brian’s beautiful heartfelt ceremony by the lake and wow reception setting in the White Oak Lodge was 10 out of 10! Everything from the spectacular floral arrangements to the gold table settings and celebratory café lighting was magnificent. Be inspired by the photos and video, if you have time to view them.

Top Features included:

  • Lake Manitowish views
  • Majestic outdoor ceremony by the lake
  • Cocktails by the pool terrace
  • Outdoor patio and fireplace
  • White Oak Lodge reception space
  • Rustic wedding venue that seats 280 guests
  • Exposed beams, timber ceilings and polished timber floors
  • White-washed interior walls
  • Classic white furnishings
  • Excellent lakeside villa accommodation
  • Preparation space for bridal party
  • Rehearsal dinners and day after celebrations
  • Nearby airports

About the Couple

Brian and Paige went to school together but didn’t hang out together until after college. They had a large group of mutual friends that all came back home after college and enjoyed doing fun activities as a group.  Eventually they spent time one on one and just clicked. They discovered a best friend in each other. Marrying your best friend, the one you feel safest with and are happy adventuring through life hand in hand is gold! Brian and Paige are excited to build their future together, experiencing new things and eventually start a family.

Paige looked radiant, in her off the shoulder, sweetheart satin A-line bridal dress. The satin covered buttons made their way from her lower back to the floor. A chapel length train fell elegantly around her gorgeous slip on Loeffler Randall summer bridal shoes. Hair and makeup were perfected by fantastic vendors listed below.

Brian looked fantastic in a black tux with satin lapel and bowtie. The groomsmen in blue-black tux and ties and bridesmaids in shimmering champagne neutral tone silhouettes looked amazing.

Wedding Photography & Videography Packages

Are you looking for photography and videography for your wedding day? Whatever your heart is set on, that is exactly where I want to be. This day is about capturing your one-of-a-kind love story and beautiful lifelong wedding memories.

If you would like to connect with me and discuss your wedding day destination, please click the link. I am excited to chat with you and help make your wedding daydreams a reality.


Wisconsin Wedding Vendors

Venue: Chippewa Retreat Resort

Decor/Florals: CPW Events

Cake/Catering: Julie Kay’s Kitchen

Hair & Makeup: Karlie Zuker (@hair.bykarli) and Shawn Hanson (Bloomingdale’s)

DJ: David Charles Production

Event Planner: Erica Hecktman, Great Events Inc. @greateventschicago


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