It’s the day you’ve always dreamed of and you want it to be picture perfect. But where to start? Wedding planning can be a daunting process, but the first step is to secure a venue before the other details fall into place. We’ve rounded up a list of the newest bridal venues in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, Westfield and beyond for you to discover as you make your big decision.
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If you’ve ever been to the Chinese House at Conner Prairie, it’s time for another look. The recently renovated, restored and expanded venue now encompasses a brand-new pavilion: The Bluffs at Conner Prairie. Overlooking the White River, this three-sided glass structure allows you to bring the outdoor elements in. Let your guests explore the property from the ceremony site to cocktail hour on the patio. Managed by Ritz Charles, all of your catering and planning needs are sure to be met at Fisher’s newest event space.
Capacity: 300 guests
Private estate. Floral oasis. One of a kind. These are just a few words to describe the brand-new Artisan Acres Estate, located in the heart of Noblesville. Make your way down the long-wooded drive to find this hidden gem. The Grand Little Barn sits on 11 acres of space that allows each couple to create an event unique to them. On-site, you’ll find a luscious floral farm grown by the owner herself that creates a colorful backdrop unlike anywhere else. If you’re looking for a secluded outdoor space that is just minutes from restaurants, shops and hotels, Artisan Acres Estate is the venue for you.
Capacity: 140+ guests
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Recently opened this year, Chatham Hills is a picturesque setting for the elegant bride. The second floor event space overlooks lush landscapes and endless trees, blending an airy Hampton-style atmosphere with modern touches. Your wedding party is sure to have a relaxing day with the on-site amenities they offer, such as morning yoga or the golf simulator. Chatham Hills also has an on-site chef that can help create your menu for the rehearsal dinner, reception or morning-after brunch. If you’re looking for a timeless wedding venue, the new Chatham Hills should be on your list.
Capacity: 200 guests
Step through the French doors into a venue that makes you feel like you aren’t in Carmel anymore. The Cake Bake Shop opened a second location in Carmel City Center, and let’s just say it was well worth the wait. A place where everything sparkles, including their noteworthy Magic Bars, The Cake Bake Shop’s private dining rooms provide the ideal setting for your bridal shower, rehearsal dinner or small reception. Celebrate with your loved ones under the Swarovski crystal chandeliers amongst the endless pink floral arrangements. The jaw-dropping Cake Bake Shop at Carmel City Center is a must-see for your next bridal-related event.
Capacity: 40 guests
Located just off US-31, White Willows sits as one of the largest barn venues in Hamilton County. This historic facility built in the 1940s used to operate as a grainery before being transformed into a dreamy event space. Utilize the outdoor chapel and pews for your ceremony before moving into the climate-controlled barn for your reception. The natural concrete floors and whitewashed walls offer an Old World charm your guests won’t forget. With a seating capacity of up to 350, White Willows is a wonderful option for the rustic bride planning a large wedding.
Capacity: 350 guests
Wanting something a little more out of the box for your big day? Field Brewing is a recently built modern facility perfect for the relaxed bride’s reception. The outdoor courtyard laced with string lights can be used to sip on some craft beer or play cornhole during cocktail hour. The indoor reception space, otherwise known as The Still Room, is a private two-tiered building with cozy couches and a coffee shop feel. At Field Brewing, no need to dread the typical wedding menu options. Let their executive chef create an amazing meal that is sure to excite your guests’ palettes.
Capacity: 80 guests
On the hunt for a venue that channels some serious Chip and Joanna vibes? Look no further. BASH is one of Carmel’s newest event facilities, owned by 828 Venue Management. The color palette of your choice is sure to blend in seamlessly with the white shiplap walls, wooden floors and a slight industrial flare. Dance the night away with 200 of your closest friends and family under Edison light bulb strands, included with your 24-hour rental. With the ability to choose any vendors you’d like, BASH is the blank canvas for the creative bride to bring her vision to life.
Capacity: 200 guests
Built from the ground up, Iron & Ember Brookshire Golf Club recently completed construction on its brand-new 2,000+ square-foot clubhouse. With exposed wooden beams, a brick fireplace and neutral color tones, the indoor space is a beautiful setting for any reception. The outdoor porch overlooking the ninth hole can be used for cocktail hours or small ceremonies.
Capacity: 200 guests