Wedding & Reception Venues
Dream big, plan well
ALLEN COUNTY COURTHOUSE
715 S. Calhoun St. The Allen County Courthouse is available for a wide range of special events, from weddings and cocktail receptions to corporate events and fundraisers. Completed in 1902 and beautifully restored, it’s recognized as a National Historic Landmark for its original murals and sculptures, scagliola faux marbling, unique tile floor designs and abundant stained glass. Contact the Allen County Courthouse Preservation Trust: (260) 449-4246. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.allencountycourthouse.org.
ALLEN COUNTY-FORT WAYNE HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S HISTORY CENTER
302 E. Berry St. The History Center, built in 1893, once housed the Fort Wayne City Hall court chambers. Now known as The Shields Room, it is a premier destination for brides who seek a unique historic setting. An extensive 2009 renovation restored its early 20th century Victorian beauty. Oak paneling, rich colors and 18kt gold-leaf stencils highlight the ornate 22-foot tin ceiling. Accommodates up to 160 guests banquet-style and 200 guests for a stand-up cocktail reception. Have a large guest list? Extend your reception to the Barr Street Market (additional fee) for an indoor/outdoor event. Call or visit the website for current rental fees and policies and a pre-qualified vendor list. (260) 426-2882, ext. 308. www.fwhistorycenter.com.
300 E. Main St. Facilities include Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St.; Auer Center for Arts & Culture, 300 E. Main St. and Hall Center for the Arts, 437 E. Berry St. These include the following spaces: Arts United Center Theatre (660 seats), Ian Rolland Gallery (up to 130 seated guests), two rehearsal rooms and The Arts United Center Plaza and the Parkview Physicians Group ArtsLab Black Box Theatre, which can accommodate around 200 for small stage events as well as 150 seated guests for banquet-style receptions. (260) 424-0646. www.artsunited.org.
BAKER STREET TRAIN STATION
221 W. Baker St. Constructed in 1914, the former Pennsylvania Railroad Station was restored in 2002 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This Arts & Crafts structure accommodates about 200 with dance floor area. (260) 749-1162. www.bakerstreetstation.com.
2020 E. Washington Blvd. Located in the historic Berghoff Brewery building, this venue offers 4,000 square feet of banquet space and accommodates up to 280 guests seated. The old Bottling Room has been restored to highlight its historical integrity with high ceilings; exposed brick; 20-foot arched, paned windows; loft area; seasonal patio seating and wall-to-wall carpeting. Call for pricing information. (260) 207-2000. www.cerutis.com.
COLUMBIA STREET BANQUET FACILITY
135 W. Columbia St. Charming setting for a rehearsal dinner or small reception. Located above Columbia Street West on The Landing, the historic structure’s original windows and brick walls are enhanced by a mosaic chandelier. Optional small dance area. Private entrance off Harrison Street; ample free parking. Accommodates up to 150 seated. In-house catering. Customized buffet menu. Room rental $300. (260) 422-5055. www.columbiastreetwest.com.
233 W. Main St. Beautiful, flexible space owned and operated by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department for your wedding reception seats up to 225 guests. No restrictions on catering. A full-service kitchen and alcohol permitted. Stage/dance floor. Located downtown with ample parking. (260) 427-6463.
COURTYARD FORT WAYNE DOWNTOWN AT THE GRAND WAYNE CENTER
1150 S. Harrison St. The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Wayne offers a modern, stylish wedding venue in the heart of the city. Our stunning Legacy Ballroom provides 4,000 square feet of space with a seating capacity of up to 300. With the assistance of our Marriott Certified Wedding Planner, no detail is overlooked — innovative catering, contemporary design and premier downtown professional services are at your fingertips for a flawless day. The Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Fort Wayne is the ideal place for any bride to have the beautiful wedding she has always imagined. (260) 490-3629. www.marriott.com/fwadt.
BALLROOM AT THE EMBASSY, EMBASSY THEATRE LOBBY, INDIANA HOTEL LOBBY
125 W. Jefferson Blvd. The historic Embassy Theatre in downtown Fort Wayne is a dramatic, upscale venue for elegant wedding events. The Ballroom at the Embassy, a two-story rental space, is modeled after the historic Indiana Hotel Lobby and can host events ranging from 250 to 350 guests. A dance floor and a staircase for wedding ceremonies are available. Attached to the Ballroom is Fort Wayne’s first public access rooftop garden. The Theatre Lobby, restored to its original 1928 status, features a grand staircase on which wedding couples exchange vows. The Theatre Lobby, with dance area, seats up to 180 for buffet/plated dinners; up to 225 chapel-style. Available June-August; inquire about for other dates. The Indiana Hotel Lobby is restored to its Mediterranean splendor and features a second-floor mezzanine and tiled dance area. Sit-down buffet area for up to 150; limited seating up to 225. Eight-hour rental fees $3,100 for the ballroom, $2,400 for theater lobby, $1700 for hotel lobby. (260) 424-6287, Ext. 233. www.fwembassytheatre.org.
EMPYREAN EVENTS AND CATERING
110 W. Berry St., Suites 2500 & 2600. Full service event venue, catering and event design. (260) 444-4688. email@example.com or www.empyreaneventsfw.com.
FOELLINGER-FREIMANN BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY
1100 S. Calhoun St. Impress your guests with the color, fragrance and unique gardens of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory. Nestled in downtown Fort Wayne, the Conservatory offers a variety of memorable spaces for your ceremony and reception. Lovely outdoor Terrace Garden with flowing pond, plus several indoor rooms for your special day. (260) 427-6444. www.botanicalconservatory.org.
FORT WAYNE MUSEUM OF ART
311 E. Main St. Upscale, nonsmoking venue in downtown Fort Wayne offers elegant setting for intimate weddings/receptions. The atrium accommodates 100 standing guests for a cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reception; or serve dinner in the auditorium for 80. The auditorium also features a hardwood dance floor, podium and sound system. Licensed caterer of choice. Gallery access included; some restrictions may apply. Packages are built to suit your individual needs, providing you the very best price for your special day. Call Emily Uphoff at (260) 422-6467. www.fwmoa.org.
Clinton and Superior streets. The park’s Rothschild pavilion is a downtown setting for a romantic, outdoor wedding. Capacity 350+. The Lincoln Pavilion on the east side accommodates up to 2,000 seated. Best availability May, August, September; inquire about other times. Caterer of choice; alcohol permitted. No seating provided. Rental $525 and $1,050, respectively, for up to 18 hours. Setup/tear-down fee is $165. (260) 425-5745. www.fortwayneparks.org.
HILTON FORT WAYNE AT THE GRAND WAYNE CENTER
1020 S. Calhoun St. If you’re planning a wedding, the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center is the perfect choice. Host your wedding reception for up to 125 guests in the lush Atrium lobby, and the attached Grand Wayne Convention Center provides more than 100,000 square feet of flexible event space. (260) 422-4002. www.ftwayne.hilton.com.
1301 Ewing St. The home of the Fort Wayne TinCaps is also a unique wedding venue. Consider Parkview Field for your rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, wedding reception, wedding brunch, bridal shower or bachelor/bachelorette party. Parkview Field can hold groups from 25 to 1,500. Call Holly Raney for pricing. (260) 407-2800 or www.parkviewfield.com.
THE PHILMORE ON BROADWAY
2441 Broadway. Built in 1923, the Philmore is minutes from downtown hotels and the convention center. This Fort Wayne landmark hosts national and regional acts in an historical setting full of style and charm. Host your event in this beautifully renovated theater. Large dance floor and stage. Free parking. Call for information. (260) 745-1000, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.philmoreonbroadway.com.
ALLEN COUNTY WAR MEMORIAL COLISEUM
4000 Parnell Ave. The Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is an innovative, full-service special event venue, providing impressive settings for weddings and receptions. We offer a collection of 11 adaptable spaces, including an outdoor option, and can accommodate groups from 10 to 5,000. The Memorial Coliseum provides an array of services including full service on-site catering, event planners and audio-visual services. We make planning your event as seamless as possible by offering all of the services necessary to plan a phenomenal event. (260) 482-9502. www.memorialcoliseum.com.
ARLINGTON PARK ASSOCIATION
4630 W. Arlington Park Blvd. Elegant, beautifully lighted setting for wedding or reception, this venue features neutral/cream décor, four large chandeliers, many windows. Accommodates 60-125 guests at $342-$450 (includes a refundable $75 damage deposit); rent covers noon to midnight; security included. Ample free parking. Caterer of choice. (260) 486-1967. www.arlingtonpark.net.
THE GOEGLEIN HOMESTEAD
7311 Maysville Road. Serving great memories since 1951, this family-owned business offers extensive menu selection, including plated meals, deli buffets, dinner buffets and hors d’oeuvre buffets. The Goeglein Homestead accommodates guests in four rooms on two levels, seating from 25 to 550. Or select a location of your choice and we will bring the party to you. At the Homestead, Saturday evening room rental is $400 for the lower level and $500 for the upper level. These rates may be discounted with a minimum food purchase. Check out our “Garden Grove at the Homestead,” a beautiful outdoor wedding ceremony pergola nestled among the trees. (260) 749-5192. www.goegleins.com.
THE HUB ENTERTAINMENT CENTER
5629 St. Joe Road. Main Room accommodates 400; cost is $500 Friday-Sunday, weekday rates negotiable. Garden Room accommodates 150; $250 Friday-Sunday, weekday rates negotiable. Room rates include round tables for guest seating, dance floor, stage/sound system, licensed beverage service, liquor liability insurance, room setup/cleanup. Kids’ room available. Optional DJ service. In-house catering. Ample free parking. (260) 486-1979. www.thehublive.com.
INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY FORT WAYNE
2101 E. Coliseum Blvd. Two unique spaces in Walb Union for your wedding. The Classical Walb Ballroom features wood parquet floor, catering prep kitchen, dimmable lighting and in-room A/V. Accommodates 250-300 seated, with dance floor and head table. Reservations up to 24 months in advance. $250-$725. International Ballroom features a catering prep kitchen, carpeted floor, dimmable lighting, optional stage and in-house A/V. Accommodates up to 448 seated. $500-$1,000. Rental for both spaces includes tables/chairs and parking. See website for catering and beverage policies. The IPFW Alumni Center is perfect for a more intimate occasion. Plan the perfect bridal shower or dinner reception for 70-80, or enjoy the warm lodge setting including the outdoor patio and fire pit for a cocktail reception for 100-200. Discounted rates for IPFW, IU or Purdue alumni. Two outdoor wedding ceremony locations. Tents may be accommodated; some restrictions apply. Friends’ Pavilion accommodates up to 100; seating provided, $35/hour. SCAN Children’s Garden is rented through SCAN, (260) 421-5002, ext. 2237; seating not provided. (260) 481-6612 or www.ipfw.edu/special-events.
LAKESIDE ROSE GARDEN
1400 Lake Ave. The award-winning, newly enhanced Lakeside Rose Garden, one of the largest in the country, showcases 2,000 rose bushes of 154 varieties; trellises and Greek statuary enhance the bridal area. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance. Bookings in two-hour increments 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; four-hour minimum for large events. Rental fee $50/two hours. Seating and other amenities not provided. No alcoholic beverages. Visa, MasterCard or Discover accepted by phone, if a signed rental agreement form has been submitted, or pay at office at 705 E. State Blvd. (260) 427-6015. www.fortwayneparks.org.
THE LAKESIDE WEDDING CHAPEL
1801 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne’s first all-inclusive wedding chapel welcoming all couples. Elopements and planned ceremonies with up to 80 guests. (260) 422- LOVE (5683). www.thelakesideweddingchapel.com.
ALLEN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS
2726 Carroll Road. Three heated and air-conditioned buildings with seating capacity of 250, 300 and 400. Reception pricing includes table and chair set up and tear down. You may cater and decorate yourself or hire a caterer/decorator of your choosing. Call for pricing. (260) 449-4444 or email@example.com or www.allencountyfairgroundsin.com.
ALLEN COUNTY SHERIFF RESERVE RECEPTION HALL
3022 Easterday Road. Wedding garden available in this northwest Fort Wayne venue with country setting perfect for outdoor wedding. Large room accommodates up to 325 seated guests and includes dance floor, DJ area and bar. Smaller room ideal for bridal showers or rehearsal dinners accommodates 70-80 seated guests. Warming and prep kitchens available. Trellis, cake arch and other limited decorations available; updated lighting; linens and round or rectangular tables available. Choice of caterer. Large well-lighted parking lot with ample free parking. Uniformed officer included. Call for pricing. (260) 449-4800. www.acpdr.org.
AUTUMN RIDGE GOLF CLUB
11420 Auburn Road. Non-smoking clubhouse features upper-level Oak Room with accommodations for up to 70, with bar service, four flat-screen TVs and recently updated decor. Lower-level Autumn Room, with dance floor, bar service and audio system, accommodates up to 175. In-house catering. In these two rooms, plated dinners are $15.99-$23.75 and are served 5-9 p.m. Tuesday and Friday; Saturday the rooms are available for private parties. Now serving dinners in the Grill Room as well. Buffets are $17 and $19. Oak (bar and grill) Room $400, Autumn Room $400; each features walkout patio. Outdoor canopy (which covers the patio) is $500. Entire clubhouse rental is $1,100. (260) 637-7406. www.autumnridgegc.com.
CERUTI’S SUMMIT PARK
6601 Innovation Blvd. Located just minutes from I-69 and Ind. 3. Custom-designed, contemporary and elegant for the happy couple in our Diamond Room, accommodates up to 450. Features include elegant foyer, garden terrace, arched windows, tile waterfall, marble bar, covered entryway and state-of-the-art sound system. Our double-sided fireplace makes for a warm atmosphere in the Summit Room, which accommodates up to 360. Features include elegant foyer, garden terrace, arched windows, covered entryway and state-of-the-art sound system. For a truly customized event, diverse menu planning with full-service in-house catering, wedding packages, décor specialist and free paved parking. Call today for a tour (260) 207-2000. www.cerutis.com.
4832 Hillegas Road. This elegant reception facility accommodates up to 450 seated guests. Excellent food, professional service and food presentation is provided by Classic Café, Inc. Customized full bar services available. Room rental pricing includes tables (round or rectangular), cushioned chairs, six hours of event time, consulting and event coordination, possible advance room decorating, setup/cleanup. Free well-lighted parking and a covered entry. Located just two minutes from I-69 and West Coliseum Blvd. (260) 458-2982. www.classiccafeinc.com.
COLONIAL OAKS GOLF CLUB
8218 Huguenard Road. The Banquet Facility accommodates 200 overlooking the 18th green and 10th and 18th fairways. In-house catering. Room rental $150; room setup, plastic table coverings, dinnerware, table skirting, bartenders and public address systems. Some table decorations, linens and cake service at an additional fee. Available April-October. (260) 489-5121. www.colonialoaksgc.com.
538 E. Dupont Road. This 15,000-square-foot facility features three distinctive serving areas, an open floor plan, many intimate settings and a luxurious bridal suite. Can accommodate seating of up to 500. Garden ceremony site available. Catering service includes selections from the area’s most distinguished caterers and restaurants. (260) 387-5068. www.dupontdowns.com.
HALL’S GUESTHOUSE HOTEL
1313 W. Washington Center Road. Full-service accommodations for events from rehearsal dinners to wedding receptions. Grand Ballroom with dance floor seats up to 320. Banquet rooms can accommodate up to 160. Outdoor courtyard for wedding ceremonies. Wedding packages feature amenities for bride and groom, including overnight accommodations and a wedding cake incentive program. In-house catering with custom menus, ice sculptures and specialty drinks. Schedule a tour at (260) 489-2524 or visit www.donhallsguesthouse.com.
HOTEL FORT WAYNE
305 E. Washington Center Road. Full-service accommodations range from bridal showers to farewell brunches. Amenities include linen selection and private food tastings for the wedding couple. Choice of three ballrooms accommodating 120, 220 or 450; each has dance floor and head table. Marquis Ballroom showcases French chandeliers; Three Rivers Ballroom features crystal chandeliers. In-house catering. Three customized wedding packages include dinner. Award-winning Red River Steakhouse hosts farewell brunches and rehearsal dinners. The newly-opened Duesy’s Sports Bar and Grille is a great place for bachelor parties. (260) 484-0411. www.hotelftwaynein.com.
THE LODGE AT COYOTE CREEK
4935 Hillegas Road. Perfect for private rehearsal dinners, bridal showers and receptions. Newly remodeled and overlooking the 18th green with pond and fountains. Includes adjoining outside patio. Catering provided by JW Anderson’s Events & Catering with a variety of menus including buffets, hors d’oeuvres and plated dinners. Room rental fee varies depending on number of guests. Call for specific pricing. Licensed beverage service. Ample free parking. Convenient to I-69. (260) 245-0868.
THE SHILOH HALL
3127 Carroll Road. Complete wedding and event venue. Two large banquet rooms, complete catering (on or off-premise, on or off-menu), officiants, planners, coordinators and decorators by the award-winning team at Marry Me In Fort Wayne. Complete bar service with licensed bartenders, cake service and professional DJs. Annalynn Gardens offers the perfect location for evening entertainment as well as wedding ceremonies, rehearsal dinners or bridal showers with a fountain, pond, waterfall and lush landscaping. (260) 637-3643. www.shilohhall.com.
YOLO EVENT CENTER
4201 N. Wells St. YOLO, You Only Live Once, offers full-service catering by Main Street Bistro and Martini Lounge, reception hall, full bar, DJ and full service wedding and event planning. Call for pricing. (260) 483-2929 or www.yoloevents.com.
CERUTI’S BANQUET & EVENT CENTER
6325 Illinois Road. Located next to Lucky Harley Davidson Building, with easy access from I-69. Over 15,000 square feet of banquet space with accommodations for up to 700 guests. The Banquet & Event Center features include high ceilings with elegant lighting and fabric treatments. Creating the wedding of your dreams has never been easier than with the help of Ceruti’s professional wedding consultants. Call us today. (260) 207-2000. www.cerutis.com.
CHESTNUT HILLS GOLF CLUB
11502 Illinois Road. A window wall in the club’s elegant banquet room overlooks No. 9 green and fairway. Guests can combine three rooms to accommodate up to 200 or divide for smaller groups of 70 and 150. Interior decor is a neutral backdrop for any event; large, built-in dance floor. Full service catering available. Room rental $550. (260) 625-4146. www.chestnuthillsgolf.com.
CHOP’S STEAKS & SEAFOOD
6421 W. Jefferson Blvd. Private dining room enhanced by local artists’ work accommodates up to 50 for upscale rehearsal/wedding dinners. Customized table configuration, decorations and menu. Dinners from $17.95. Can help furnish wedding cake. No room charge. Ample free parking in paved lot. (260) 436-9115. www.chopswineanddine.com.
1502 Illinois Road, Jefferson Pointe. Eddie Merlot’s offers stunning décor highlighted by warm cherry woods, copper accents and three inviting fireplaces. Merlot Room accommodates up to 60 seated guests; Cabernet Room seats up to 40 guests; Intimate dining area up to 20 guests. Customize a menu for your event. The entire facility is available for events, accommodating up to 375 guests. (260) 459-2222. www.eddiemerlots.com.
FOSTER PARK’S BRIDAL GLEN
3900 Old Mill Road. The Bridal Glen is the choice of many brides, with arches, trellises and a gazebo nestled among the colorful floral displays in Foster Park. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance. Bookings in two-hour increments 8 a.m.-10 p.m.; four-hour minimum for large events. Rental fee $50/two hours. Seating and other amenities not provided. No alcoholic beverages allowed in park area. Visa, MasterCard or Discover accepted by phone, if a signed rental agreement form has been submitted, or pay at office at 705 E. State Blvd. (260) 427-6015. www.fortwayneparks.org.
HILTON GARDEN INN
8615 U.S. Hwy. 24 West. Hotel features a 2,200-square-foot banquet facility, perfect for receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers/luncheons or brunch, with seating for up to 125 guests. Full catering services. Ask about special group rates for out-of-town guests. Complimentary shuttle service to local reception venues (within a 5-mile radius of hotel). Complimentary airport shuttle service. (260) 435-1777. www.fortwayne.hgi.com.
HOMEWOOD SUITES BY HILTON
8621 U.S. Hwy. 24 West. Homelike and spacious suites provide everything you and your guests need to be ready for your special day. The Lobby Lodge offers comfortable space for guests to gather and unwind. Suites include a hot breakfast buffet and complimentary Evening Social (Mon.-Thurs.). Special group rates, complimentary airport shuttle and complimentary shuttle service to local reception venues (within a 5-mile radius of hotel). (260) 432-5100. www.fortwayne.homewoodsuites.com.
THE LANDMARK CONFERENCE AND RECEPTION CENTRE
6222 Ellison Road. The Landmark’s indoor venue accommodates up to 700, with four ballroom suites that can be arranged to accommodate your needs. Completely handicapped accessible. It features a doorstep portico, dance floors, signature chandelier lighting and an elegant backdrop that can be customized. The Landmark Gardens outdoor venue seats up to 400. The two acres of beautiful gardens include a rock waterfall, pergola and multiple backdrops. The Landmark has partnered with the Hilton Garden Inn, Homewood Suites and Holiday Inn Express to offer special rates for room blocks and shuttle service. Conveniently located near Fort Wayne International Airport and the I-69/US 24 interchange. (260) 432-4500. firstname.lastname@example.org or www.thelandmarkcentre.com.
1502 Bluffton Road. Located behind the original Hall’s Restaurant, Lester’s is completely private and can accommodate 200 guests comfortably. A rental fee of $475 includes wedding cake incentive, large dance floor, private parking and a separate cherry/oak barroom. Unique, stylized menus are available for complete customization to fit any theme or budget. Guest room and shuttle services available through Guesthouse Hotel. (260) 747-6306. www.hallscatering.com.
LUNZ RECEPTION HALL
3333 Freeman St. Offering full service wedding receptions in two banquet rooms seating up to 265 guests. In-house catering with buffet selections and bartending. Call for pricing. (260) 432-8594.
ORCHARD RIDGE COUNTRY CLUB
4531 Lower Huntington Road. Orchard Ridge is nestled in 120 acres of some of southwest Fort Wayne’s most attractive scenery. ORCC wants your special day to be a dream come true, from the panoramic views and extraordinary service to the gourmet cuisine. ORCC offers indoor and outdoor ceremonies as well as rehearsal dinners, receptions, bridal brunches and more. Call for pricing. (260) 747-3117. www.orccweddings.com.
PARK EDELWEISS RECEPTION HALL
3355 Elmhurst Drive. This rustic white barn in a 14-acre setting serves as clubhouse for the Fort Wayne Maennerchor and Damenchor. The Great Hall on the upper level will accommodate 175 chairs in rows or approximately 150 at round or rectangular banquet tables. The finished pine floor is perfect for dancing. The lower level seats approximately 130, with buffet adjacent to the seating area. In-house catering and full bar services. Catering prices $12.95-$23.95 per person, depending on menu choices. Building rental is $395 for 5 1/2 hours, plus a $100 deposit to secure your date. Grounds rental is $100 per hour. (260) 418-7687. www.fortwaynemaennerchor.us.
THE PLEX SOUTH
5702 Engle Road. For a unique setting, consider The Plex South, which offers more than 100,000 square feet of indoor event space on a 50-acre tract and allows outside catering with no restrictions. Facility rental for five hours is $1,300 and includes all tables, seating, linens, basic lighting and optional centerpieces for 250 people. (260) 496-9999 ext. 301. www.plexsports.com.
SYCAMORE HILLS GOLF CLUB
11836 Covington Road. Situated on the beautiful Nicklaus-designed golf course with rolling hills and tall sycamore trees, this venue features exquisite amenities for your reception. Main ballroom accommodates up to 150 guests seated, additional glassed-in Salon room right off the main ballroom allows for 40 more seats. Elegant décor in the Hearth area includes fireplace and beautiful chandeliers, accommodates overflow seating. Full bar service available. Four-star on-site catering. Plated dinners and buffets beginning at $34/person. Call for additional pricing. (260) 625-4324. www.sycamorehillsgolfclub.com.
3402 Fairfield Ave. Host your special event in Wunderkammer’s unique gallery space in the Oakdale Historic District. Flexible floorplan can be divided into four distinct event areas or experienced as one large venue to accommodate any type of gathering for up to 300 guests. (260) 417-8846. www.wunderkammercompany.com.
AUBURN CORD DUESENBERG AUTOMOBILE MUSEUM
1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn. Constructed in 1930, the Art Deco museum has been designated a National Historic Landmark. Event facilities are a great location for wedding rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions and ceremonies. Banquet hall space for up to 512. Museum is open for your guests to tour throughout your event. Guest fees include room setup, teardown, cleanup, event staff, bartenders and more. (260) 925-1444 or www.automobilemuseum.org.
EAGLE GLEN EVENT CENTER
129 Eagle View Circle, Columbia City. Located in the heart of Columbia City at the Eagle Glen Golf Course. Spacious banquet room, accommodating up to 300 guests with breathtaking views of the golf course. Full-service in-house catering. Wedding packages available. Ceremonies right on the golf course. Give us a call today. (260) 207-2000. www.cerutis.com.
15112 Brunson Road, Hoagland. Two-story reception hall in quiet, pastoral setting offers upper-level room with dance floor and stage, seating to 250. Lower level accommodates 130-150 with buffet line and bar. In-house catering with optional wedding cake. Buffets range from $7 to $12.50 depending on menu selection. Building rental $625 Saturday, $525 weekdays, includes five-hour event rental plus three hours for decorating. (260) 639-7205. email@example.com. Find The Hayloft Reception Hall on Facebook.
QUIXOTE HILLS RECEPTION HALL
14013 Emanuel Road, Hoagland. Twenty-eight-year family-owned operation specializes in weddings. Large hall with bar facility and dance floor accommodates up to 500. In-house catering. (260) 639-6765.
JW ANDERSON’S EVENTS & CATERING
2330 Wayne Haven St., New Haven. For all your catering needs: Wedding receptions, private rehearsal dinners, on- and off-site events. (260) 245-0868. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.jwandersons.com.
FIREHOUSE RECEPTION HALL
3322 Honway St., New Haven. Off the 6700 block of Moeller Road, the Firehouse features two dining rooms, each seating up to 250. Dance floor; dimmable lighting. In-house catering. Buffet dinners starting at $8.45; hog roast $10; plated dinners start at $11. Room rental $300/five hours. (260) 749-2929. www.firehousereceptionhall.com.
THE ORCHID EVENTS AND CATERING
11508 Lincoln Highway East, New Haven. Family-owned and -operated, The Orchid is tucked away on more than 20 acres of partially wooded land with a six-acre lake. One of Fort Wayne’s most versatile reception, banquet and meeting facilities. Onsite and offsite catering. (260) 749-5888. www.theorchidevents.com.
RACK AND HELEN’S BAR AND GRILL
525 Broadway St., New Haven. Private banquet facility perfect for rehearsal dinners. Located on the second floor above Rack and Helen’s, this room is handicap accessible. Room rental fee varies depending on number of guests. Catering provided by JW Anderson’s Events & Catering with a variety of menus including buffets, hors d’oeuvres and plated dinners. Call for specific pricing. Licensed beverage service. (260) 749-5396 or (260) 245-0868.
LIGHTED GARDENS BANQUET HALL AND CATERING SERVICE
10794 N. Indiana 1, Ossian. Full-service facility located 10 minutes from Fort Wayne International Airport founded nearly 50 years ago as Lighted Acres, venue features two banquet halls, carpeted Garden Room and Ballroom with cathedral ceiling, hardwood floor, elevated bandstand and the largest revolving mirror ball in Indiana. Seating up to 425 using both halls (140 in Garden Room, 285 in Ballroom). Each with private entrance. Catering for in-house events or various Fort Wayne venues. Menus starting at $9/person; customized menus always available. Sit-down and buffet-style meals available. Wedding cakes available; optional chocolate fountain, full bar service. Hall rental $295-$895 Friday/Saturday; discount rental rates Sunday-Thursday. Complimentary event planning; more than 35 years of food service experience. Ample free parking. (260) 622-4023. www.lightedgardens.com.
COTTAGE EVENT CENTER
9524 U.S. 24 (at Locust Drive), Roanoke. Elegant and affordable, with packages to suit any budget. Choose from our catering, use another caterer or cater yourself. Full beverage service. Seats up to 130 for weddings, dinners, parties and more. (260) 414-2015. www.cottageeventcenter.com.
JOSEPH DECUIS AND THE JOSEPH DECUIS FARM
191 North Main St. Perfect for the more intimate wedding and reception, also offers perfect settings for rehearsal dinners, bridal luncheons, showers and, of course, the romantic, private table to pop the question. From the engagement dinner to a wedding night at the Inn at Joseph Decuis, this venue can be part of the perfect experience that you will remember forever. For seated dining throughout the restaurant, Joseph Decuis restaurant can serve 110 people and the conservatory can hold 50. Smaller groups can enjoy the Gallery Board Room, the Club Room or the Inn at Joseph Decuis up the street. Multi-course dinners start at $50 per person and multi-course lunches at $20. New: The Joseph Decuis Farm is a unique and picturesque property to enjoy your wedding and reception, with two large blooming vegetable gardens, a “stage” overlooking the pond, trails in the woods and a fairy-tale inspired horse and carriage. This is the wedding venue that will have everyone talking for years. Each event is unique. Guests are encouraged to contact this venue for personalized service. (260) 672-1715. www.josephdecuis.com.
SYLVAN CELLARS EVENT CENTER
2725 E. Northport Road, Rome City. (260) 760-1421. Surrounded by a beautiful apple orchard, tranquil countryside and romantic courtyard, the Sylvan Cellars barn is part of a rich history. Host your next occasion in the unique, historic barn lofts with breathtaking 30-foot-high gabled ceilings and enough space to host up to 300. www.sylvancellars.com.