Rooms & Spaces2023-02-08T18:53:04+00:00

Rent Rooms in Madison Wi

Whether you´re planning a gathering for 40 or 4,000, Monona Terrace offers the best space to meet in one of the Midwest´s most vibrant cities.

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Rent Community Spaces | Ballroom | Meeting Place | Corporate Events

The best space to meet in one of the Midwest´s most vibrant cities

Banquet room with multiple tables

Each level is made up of multiple meeting places. From formal board rooms to a 37,000 square foot exhibition hall to a stunning rooftop terrace, there is a space for every one and every event at Monona Terrace.

Concierge-Caliber Services

We’re up for any challenge,

A/V Technology

Culinary delights

Unique Spaces

Conciere-Caliber Services

We’re up for any challenge,

Monona Terrace has the technology, expertise, and infrastructure to fulfill your creative and educational vision.

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Monona Catering offers a wide variety of menus and services. In addition to delicious, baked-to-order pastries and desserts from our in-house bakery, we offer an extensive published menu with many locally-sourced items near Madison.

Monona Terrace event space phot

You’ll appreciate having a dedicated Event Coordinator as your personal point of contact to follow through on all the details and logistics leading up to your event, and to be ever-present for every minute of it.

Concierge caliber services


Whether you’re planning a small executive meeting or a larger celebration for your organization, Monona Terrace offers the best spaces in one of the Midwest’s most vibrant cities.

5 levels

30 rooms

350 – 30,000 sqft

Grand Terrace

Overlooking Lake Monona, the Grand Terrace is a breathtaking venue for social functions, breaks, registration or gathering areas.

Madison Ballroom

The Madison Ballroom features 16-foot ceilings and beautiful chandeliers and can be subdivided into four separate spaces.

Rooftop Gardens Center Circle

A premier open-air reception or performance space overlooking Lake Monona that can accommodate up to 3,000 attendees.

Exhibition Hall

40,000 square feet of essential convention amenities, including a show manager office, concession area and seven loading bays.

Lakeside Commons

An open and engaging space, perfect for registration, or small displays with a walkout to the lakeside path.

Dane Room

An executive boardroom with stunning lake views for 15 people.

Community Terrace

Enclosed by paneled glass overlooking Lake Monona, this space is perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or reception.

Hall of Fame Room

Be inspired by some of Madison's most successful and renowned athletes in the charming 600-square-foot Hall of Fame Room.

Wisconsin Room

An executive boardroom with stunning lake views for 15 people.

Hall of Ideas

With 16-foot ceilings and various lighting options, the Hall can be divided into six rooms perfect for meals or breakouts.

Meeting Rooms K–R

The Meeting Rooms provide an additional 3,680 square feet of multi-functional meeting space.

Lecture Hall

The multimedia Lecture Hall features state-of-the-art technology with theater-style seating for more than 300.

Rooftop Gardens West Circle

A unique open-air space overlooking Lake Monona ideal for social events up to 350 people.

Plan your event at Monona Terrace

With beautiful views and expansive rooms to accommodate your dream event, schedule a consultation to get started.

Meet in the best location

1 John Nolen Dr,
Madison, WI 53703

(608) 261-4000

Getting here

5 miles

from Dane County Airport

8.5 miles

off I-90/ I-94


on-site parking spaces

Accomodations nearby


hotel rooms within 1.3 miles

Attractions nearby

11 blocks

of entertainment, shopping and dining just steps away

13 miles

of bike path on a lake loop


Climbing gym a block away

Frequently asked questions

Are there hotels near Monona Terrace?2023-02-08T18:31:30+00:00

Yes, there are many nearby hotels within close walking distance. The Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is connected to Monona Terrace by an indoor climate-controlled skywalk. Please call the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace sales office at 608-255-5100 for availability and rates. Hilton Madison Monona Terrace is owned and managed by Marcus Hotels and Resorts.

What amenities are available at Monona Terrace? 2022-12-29T16:06:11+00:00

Monona Terrace offers a full range of exhibitor services to ensure your event runs smoothly. If there is something specific needed for your event, your Event Coordinator will work with you to find a solution. Here is a partial list of amenities enjoyed at Monona Terrace:

  • Wireless Internet Access
  • Courtesy In-House Phones
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Telephone and Electrical Services
  • Audiovisual and Sound Services
  • Event/Facility Security
  • Guest Service Greeters
  • Badge Checkers
  • Internal Event Posting Monitors & Outdoor Marquee
  • Coat/Luggage Check
  • Baby Changing Facilities
  • Ample Restrooms on All Levels
  • ATM Machine
  • Concessions
Is Monona Terrace AV exclusive?2023-02-08T18:48:54+00:00

Yes. Monona Terrace is the exclusive provider of all audiovisual services and is poised to handle everything from a simple lecture with a lectern and microphone to the most complex and engaging multi-media set-ups. Please talk to your event coordinator or a salesperson for further details.

Does Monona Terrace allow outside catering to be brought in?2023-02-08T18:47:30+00:00

Monona Catering is our fabulous (and exclusive) in-house catering company and will provide all of your food and beverage. One exception is a tiered wedding cake, along with matching sheet cakes, which can be provided through a Wisconsin-licensed bakery. Monona Catering is dedicated to customization of all aspects of your service and menu planning, which includes organic and local products, all manners of ethnic and cultural needs and, when possible, adaptation of favorite family recipes for your special occasion. Check out our menus here.