Local Motive

Specializing in personalized events for 45 guests or less, Local Motive is Madison’s unique creative multi-use space located inside a renovated rail car and the perfect, affordable alternative to larger venues! 


Plan Your Events


Private Events

Birthday Parties, Fundraisers, Fitness Times

Wedding Events

Rehearsal Dinners, Photoshoot, Parties

Corporate Events

Corporate Retreats, Seminars, Afterwork Socials


 On a Train

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Intimate Setting

The uniqueness of the space provides a pre set canvas for hosting your event with your engaged audience. Also the streamlined nature of the space helps you facilitate a seamless flow through for your event.

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Downtown Location

Centrally located on Madison Downtown with close access to Kohl Center, State Street, bars and cafe’s!