Winter AT THE WHARF 

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Dome Questions & Rules

Each Dome experience includes a private heated dome for up to 8 guests for 90 minutes along with a Dome Attendant. 

Dome Rental Fee: $80.00 per dome. (No food or drink minimum)

In addition to the dome rental, you can pre-order optional shareable appetizers packages or drink packages.

 

If you do not pre-order at time of booking, you will be able to order off our regular food and drink menu upon arrival for your dome reservation. (Shareable appetizers packages and drink packages are only available for pre-order 48 prior)

Dates:

Friday, Dec. 3rd | Saturday, Dec. 4th | Sunday, Dec. 5th 

Friday, Dec. 10th | Saturday, Dec. 11th | Sunday, Dec. 12th 

Friday, Dec. 17th | Saturday, Dec. 18th | Sunday, Dec. 19th 

Sunday, Dec. 26th 

Saturday, Jan. 1st 

 
Rules
  • No Smoking

  • No Pets

  • No Outside Carry-in Food or Beverage

  • Must be 21 to Order and Consume Alcoholic Beverages

  • Do not move Heater

 
FAQ’S
How many can fit in a dome? 

Each dome fits up to 8 guests.

 

Will I be warm enough?

The domes have heaters but this is Wisconsin and the domes are outside. Please dress warmly in jackets, hats, and gloves, and feel free to bring your own blanket. We ask you to please not move the heater. 

 

How do I cancel if I have to?

You can cancel your reservation 72 hours prior to your reservation and we will refund you in the form of a gift certificate mailed to you. Email info@wharfmanitowoc.com 72 hours prior to your reservation with your mailing address and confirmation number.

Food & Beverage Options? 

We encourage all food & beverage orders to be placed when making your reservation so that everything is in place when you and your guests arrive and you can maximize your experience. 

 

How long does a dome rental last?

Domes are reserved for 90 minutes. Please arrive at the restaurant 15 minutes before your reservation so we can seat the group together to keep the domes warmer and maximize your experience. We recommend using the restrooms before going into your Dome. Late arrivals for reservations will not extend the time of the original reservation. Our staff cleans and sanitizes between all parties.

 

How do I make a reservation? 

Please use our online booking system to make Dome reservations. 

Any other questions? 

Please email your questions to info@wharfmanitowoc.com.

PRESS RELEASE 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

Experience Winter at the Wharf in Cozy Comfort 

MANITOWOC, WI – November 8, 2021 – When the Wharf Manitowoc first opened, it redefined the outdoor riverside experience with drinks and live entertainment adjacent to the beautiful Manitowoc River. With its permanent remodel that opened in May of 2021, it expanded the experience to all-weather including food-service. The Wharf is again expanding riverside opportunities in Manitowoc thanks to its investment in heated globes to provide a special Winter at the Wharf experience presented by Nicolet National Bank. 

Recognizing that in Northeast Wisconsin, we love being outside doing whatever we can for as long as we can, The Wharf will feature five heated, weather resistant geodesic domes, aka igloos, this winter to extend the outdoor season. Each cozy geometric bubble is constructed with clear walls so guests can soak up the riverside views while enjoying the toasty warmth of the relaxed ambiance. A special winter drink menu, including warm drink options, will be offered in the globes. “Shareable” food packages will also be offered while enjoying the dome experience. 

“Our riverside location allows us to engage the outdoors in a unique way that will now be extended through the winter with the spectacular experience and atmosphere of the globes,” remarked Brennan Seehafer, owner of the Wharf. “This aesthetic approach provides the potential for some magical nights. It will be really special to experience a snowfall from within a globe or simply marvel at the starry sky.” 

The globes will be available via reservation and provide opportunities for holiday engagements, family gatherings, date nights and more. Each rental is 90-minutes long and accommodates up to eight people at one time. The Wharf will begin accepting online reservations for The Globes on November 10th at 9AM with availability beginning December 3rd. For more information, visit wharfmanitowoc.com

“Throughout the season, The Wharf will be decked out, both inside and outside, in its holiday finest to get you in the holiday spirit,” commented Seehafer. “I invite you to come down and experience our first Winter at the Wharf presented by Nicolet National Bank.” 

The Wharf is a waterfront bar, grill and live music venue on the river in downtown Manitowoc. Featuring a 4000 square- foot open air patio with a state-of-the-art retractable roof system, The Wharf is open year-round and features free concerts and ticketed events. 

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