(Closed) Bride on a budget with limited time – Beautiful farm/barn/park venue in IN?

posted 10 years ago in Indianapolis
Post # 3
32 posts
  • Wedding: August 2011

There is a park in Kokomo, about an hour away from you, that is pretty. It’s called Highland Park. It has a creek that runs through it, a covered bridge, and lots of trees. There is even an outdoor stage with seating already there to hold the ceremony. There is a small building on site if you want to have something indoors. Reserving space is likely pretty cheap if not free. Hope this is a help. If I think of anything else I’ll let you know, but that was the first thing I could think of.

Post # 5
32 posts
  • Wedding: August 2011

I was thinking last night there is also this place called Adam’s Mill. It has an old mill, barns, a covered bridge, and a bunch of other stuff. It is a little closer to Lafayette. I believe its near a town called Flora which is about a half an hour away from Lafayette.

Post # 6
17 posts
  • Wedding: July 2011

You may want to look into Centinnel Park. I believe it’s in Munster Indiana.

Post # 7
1554 posts
Bumble bee

I’m up in Fort Wayne and the one thing that this city knows how to do is parks. There is a beautiful one, Lakeside, which is picture perfect for weddings. LOTS of people get pictures taken there, so it’s something to consider.


Would Purdue have some nice spots? Maybe on a grassy area there? They may be able to get you a meeting space for cheap since you are a student (granted you are a student at Purdue.)


I would even say to look in Indianapolis as well.

Post # 9
2 posts
  • Wedding: August 2010

I lived in West Lafayette IN before I went to college so here are my suggestions.  Anyway, I hope these suggestions help.

The Loeb House Inn is small but has a nice outdoor area. 


The Commandant’s Home is a B&B that does weddings.  It is beautiful!  http://www.commhomeb-b.com/index.htm

Weddings at Duncan Hall are always very pretty.  This is right downtown.


If you were thinking about a small park wedding, I would suggest Happy Hollow Park.  It is really pretty and has nice picnic tables and has enough space to set up activities for your guests.


Post # 10
494 posts
Helper bee

Have you looked into Columbian park? There is a little pavillion area that is surrounded by a lake and it already has concrete benches for seating so you wouldnt even have to get chairs. I dont know if they rent it out for weddings but I am sure they do. I would check it out. However, that park seems to be busy in the summer. I dont know how it is in October.

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