Jefferson County Tourism Website Launches Jefferson County Wedding Resource Guide with 15 Vendor Categories and more than 180 Vendors
JEFFERSON, WI – The Jefferson County Area Tourism Council (JCATC) is pleased to invite all to their website, enjoyjeffersoncounty.com, to discover all the ways you can celebrate weddings in Jefferson County through the launching their new Weddings Resource Guide.
JCATC created the handy guide through the help of their community-based volunteer board after receiving an interesting question from a local hotel in 2021.
“When one of our members, Comfort Suites Johnson Creek, contacted us with a question from a bride wanting to know where they could find locations for a ceremony verses a reception, we posed the question to our community members,” said JCATC President Katie Newcomb. “What we discovered was a wealth of options for not only venues, but so much more. Couple that with learning many venues in Jefferson County were seeing an uptick in weddings in 2021, from couples looking for and finding unique and affordable wedding experiences in Jefferson County, and we knew a resource guide like this would help promote the County as a premier wedding destination in Wisconsin, “ Newcomb continued.
The website now touts Jefferson County as a prime and unique location for couples looking for a variety of wedding options that offer a great location between Madison and Milwaukee, unique venues, and affordable luxury options. The guide shares information from more than 180 Jefferson County vendors across multiple categories including bakeries, florists, beauty, picture-perfect locations, entertainment, more than 60 venues, and more.
The Wedding Resource Guide compliments JCATC’s recently created “Wedding Wednesday” features on their Facebook page, @EnjoyJeffersonCountyWisconsinTourism. Each Wednesday the group features stories from upcoming or recently married couples in Jefferson County sharing their stories, or wedding vendors sharing their work and expertise.
“We see our Wedding Wednesday posts as a way to share what it is like to get married in Jefferson County from those who experience it firsthand,” said Newcomb. “We invite couples who have recently been married or about to get married in Jefferson County to share their stories with us so we may promote all the ways our local businesses and organizations make couples feel special,” continued Newcomb.
Couples who are interested in sharing their stories for consideration are asked to complete a Wedding Story Form that JCATC’s Wedding Committee reviews. Forms are available on their website using this link: https://enjoyjeffersoncounty.com/celebrating-wedding-love-in-jefferson-county/submit-your-wedding-memories/. Jefferson County businesses and organizations who would like to be added to the Wedding Resource Guide may contact JCATC when emailing our President.
The addition of the Wedding Resource Guide comes at a time when JCATC’s website continues to grow from its extremely successful launch of their 2021 redesign where it reached more than 100,000 views thru April 2022.
About The Jefferson County Area Tourism Council: (JCATC) is a grass-roots organization with the sole purpose of increasing tourism throughout the entire Jefferson County, Wisconsin area. The group consists of representatives from area chambers, municipal tourism departments, and businesses. Communities are conveniently located between Madison and Milwaukee along the I-94 and US-26 corridors and include Cambridge, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Johnson Creek, Lake Mills, Oakland, Palmyra, Waterloo, Watertown, Whitewater, and surrounding areas. JCATC actively looks to bring together businesses, organizations, associations, and individuals for the development and promotion of tourism in Jefferson County, Wisconsin.