Your wedding day is considered by many to be the biggest day of your life, so the pressure is on to find the perfect venue that will fit your preferences (and the ever-growing guest list). Hamilton County, Indiana is the perfect spot to tie the knot.
From sophisticated to simple, here are just a handful of Hamilton County venues to consider for your big day.
- Ritz Charles
- Mustard Seed Gardens
- Black Iris Estate
- The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens
- Conner Prairie
- The Balmoral House
- The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts
- Four Day Ray Brewing
- Lindley Farmstead at Chatham Hills
- 502 East Event Centre
For the couple who wants the best of both worlds: Ritz Charles
Outdoor ceremony? Chapel ceremony? Indoor reception? Garden reception? Ritz Charles has it all! The Carmel event venue is the perfect setup, combining ease and options for your wedding. Starting with the ceremony, choose between a simple outdoor garden, indoor ballroom or the elegant chapel ceremony seating 260 people. For dinner and dancing, Ritz Charles has over 1,500 square feet of ballroom space. Feel like taking your wedding outside? The Garden Pavilion is the perfect space with its all glass structure and open-air feel. From on-site catering, to the superior service, Ritz Charles is the perfect venue for the bride who wants a variety of options.
For the couple who wants a barn wedding: Mustard Seed Gardens
Wanting something a little more rustic for your big day? Look no further than Mustard Seed Gardens! Located in Noblesville, this historic venue is a unique option with multiple choices to host your event. Choose from the Olde Barn, The Gazebo, The Maple Tree or The Canopy of Lights to tie the knot in front of 200 of your closet friends and family. Spend the day getting ready with your bridal party in The Metsker House, complete with separate groom’s quarters and a countryside kitchen. With elegant flairs throughout the spaces, this outdoor/indoor setting is the perfect spot for the barn wedding bride.
For the couple who wants a breathtaking ballroom: Black Iris Estate
Crystal chandeliers. Hardwood floors. A grand winding staircase. Find this and more at the recently renovated Black Iris Estate! This mansion is the ideal location for the bride who wants an elegant, show stopping affair. Spend the day pampering in the glamorous bridal suite. Choose between the ballroom or lush gardens for your ceremony. Enjoy cocktail hour in the library and throughout the space. End the day dancing in the grand ballroom. With built in uplighting, unique catering designs and a southern charm feel, look no further for a breathtaking ballroom.
For the couple who wants an outdoor wedding: The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens
Looking for an outdoor nature setting to host your big day? The Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens is the place for you! Have your ceremony, cocktail hour and reception all without leaving the grounds. The event space surrounds and includes the restored 1820s home, perfect for rehearsal dinners or the backdrop for your ceremony. Have your cocktail hour on the outdoor patio surrounded by the beautiful gardens. Your reception under the tent backs up against an open field, perfect for bridal party pictures. End the night dancing under the stars in this unique outdoor venue option.
For the couple who wants a historic venue: Conner Prairie
Conner Prairie has a variety of spaces available for rental all throughout the historic property. Inside the museum are two halls with panoramic views of the pastoral grounds, neutral décor and plenty of space for dancing. For a more rustic feel, move outside to the Featherstone Barn that opens up to a grassy area for cocktail hour or ceremonies. For a smaller guest count, Conner Prairie has the Chinese House and the Prairie House for weddings under 64 people. The final option is the President’s House, a secluded venue perfect for intimate accommodations.
For the couple who wants a photogenic golf course: The Balmoral House
Once a private residence, this 10,000-square foot venue sits in the middle of the beautiful 40 acre Balmoral Golf Club. The Balmoral House is both unique and impressive with its multiple spaces, the grand staircase and elegant hard wood flooring throughout. This venue is perfect for weddings with guest counts of 200 or under. Step outside for cocktail hour on the deck overlooking the pond, patio fountain and ceremony site. Complete with a bridal suite and grooms room, The Balmoral House is your home away from home for the day.
For the couple who loves music and elegance: The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts
The Epitome of elegance: the Palladium. Rising high on the Carmel skyline, this grand venue consists of seven distinct spaces to rent along with the popular Palladium Stage Platform. The smaller rooms can accommodate anywhere from 50 to 150 guests for your wedding reception or ceremony, while the stage can fit 200 for standing receptions. Inside, the Palladium consists of grand staircases, balcony terraces, chandeliers and dramatic lobbies. Perfect for the bride who wants her big day to be as elegant as possible.
For the couple who loves beer: Four Day Ray Brewing
Four Day Ray is fun, unique space to choose for your wedding location! The Beer Garden is a casual and contemporary outdoor space with covered seating, heaters and lush landscaping. Perfect for ceremonies, cocktail hours or even your rehearsal dinner. Inside, the rustic and industrial space has a private dining room and second floor mezzanine to bring the event inside. And of course, a wide array of aromatic and flavorful craft beer.
For the couple who wants to book the newest venue: Lindley Farmstead at Chatham Hills
Introducing the newest venue in Hamilton County, the Historic Lindley Farmstead at Chatham Hills. The red barn was built in the early 1830s, but recently restored into a beautiful event facility. The interior has a balcony overlooking the lower space, perfect for additional seating or dancing. It can accommodate up to 250 people with additional space for ceremonies outside. This new venue has a more modern feel than a traditional barn, so if you are looking for a less rustic barn option this is for you.
For the couple who wants a big wedding: 502 East Event Centre
One of Hamilton County’s largest event venues, 502 East Event Centre is the perfect option for the bride with a large guest count with enough space and flexibility to fit 800 people. It is owned and operated by Jonathan Byrd’s with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. The grand ballroom can be split for smaller gatherings or to have your ceremony and reception in separate locations. 502 East Event Center has a bridal suite and rooms room for the bridal party to spend the morning getting ready in, stocked with treats. If you are planning a large wedding, this is the venue for you.