Lakeside Occasions

2595 S 625 W, Topeka, IN 46571 Map · Phone number
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4.8 out of 5.0
For 100 Guests $3k - $4k
Guest capacity 50 to 300
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About Lakeside Occasions

Lakeside Occasions is a rustic wedding venue located in Topeka, Indiana. This barn venue is located in the heart of Northern Indiana’s Amish Country, overlooking the beautiful Emma Lake and surrounded by peaceful farmland.

Facilities and Capacity
Lakeside Occasions offers stunning indoor and outdoor venue options for a one-of-a-kind ceremony and reception. Exchange your vows in their spacious outdoor area in front of the beautiful gazebo that overlooks the lake, then celebrate with dinner and dancing in their temperature controlled barn. On the main floor of the barn is a stage for your head tables, plenty of room for a dance floor, and a gorgeous antique bronze chandelier, as well as charming bistro string lights and vintage french doors providing lots of natural light. Whether your style is country-chic or modern elegance, the dairy barn can be customized to suit your unique wedding. The venue also features a prep kitchen, changing areas for the wedding party, and a grain bin bar. They can accommodate weddings of up to 300 guests.

Services Offered
Lakeside Occasions offers many services to bring your vision to life for your wedding day, allowing you to enjoy every moment with your loved ones. They provide many event rentals to complete the atmosphere, such as tables, chairs, string lights, audio equipment, lighting, dance floor, and furniture. The venue has ample parking available with parking attendants and is also wheelchair accessible. They are available to host ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, and rehearsal dinners. The wedding-related services they offer for your big day include:

  • Bar services
  • Get-ready rooms
  • Liability insurance
  • Lighting and sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly


Cuisine
Lakeside Occasions provides buffet catering services for your big day as well as many in-house bar services including all needed barware. The wedding bar service they offer include:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Cash bar
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer and wine
  • Open bar
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer and wine
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Joy & Isaiah
Joy & Isaiah
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Lakeside Occasions
In the silo
In the silo
Guernsey Exterior
Guernsey Exterior
Sweet
Sweet
Bold in Red
Bold in Red
Along the fenceline
Along the fenceline
Gazebo vows
Gazebo vows
Silhouette
Silhouette
Dress on balcony
Dress on balcony
Wedding party
Wedding party
Field of Dreams
Field of Dreams
Grand Entrance
Grand Entrance
First Look
First Look
Spin your partner
Spin your partner
Greenery on gazebo
Greenery on gazebo
Gown in silo
Gown in silo
Main stage
Main stage
Funny valentine
Funny valentine
Best Day Ever
Best Day Ever
A lil rain is good luck!
A lil rain is good luck!
Korren & Steve
Korren & Steve
Korren & Steve
Korren & Steve
The couple
The couple
Credit: Arielle Peters Photography
Credit: Arielle Peters Photography
Grain Bin Bar
Grain Bin Bar
Our little pier on the lake
Our little pier on the lake
Bridal party line up
Bridal party line up
Wedding at the gazebo
Wedding at the gazebo
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Lakeside Occasions
Reception set-up
Reception set-up
Wedding celebration
Wedding celebration
Bride's gown in our silo!
Bride's gown in our silo!
Sweetest Flower girls!
Sweetest Flower girls!
Processional
Processional
Processional
Processional
Groom and groomsmen
Groom and groomsmen
The couple
The couple
Decoration
Decoration
Bridal party and flower girls
Bridal party and flower girls
Recessional
Recessional
Decorations
Decorations
First dance
First dance
Newlyweds
Newlyweds
Decorations
Decorations
Bridal party dress
Bridal party dress
Credit: Arielle Peters Photography
Credit: Arielle Peters Photography
Lakeside GazeboCredit: Arielle Peters Photography
Lakeside GazeboCredit: Arielle Peters Photography
Korren with her bridesmaids
Korren with her bridesmaids
Joy and Isaiah
Joy and Isaiah
Joy & Isaiah
Joy & Isaiah
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Lakeside Occasions
In the silo
In the silo

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30 Reviews for Lakeside Occasions

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Dawn Yoder · Married on 09/14/2019

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    What a great place to celebrate!

    This venue is gorgeous with so many options for the rehearsel, wedding, and reception setting. Kara and Jason are so helpful and easy to work with. We couldn't have asked for a better weekend and experience with Lakeside Occasions!

    Sent on 09/20/2019

    Lakeside Occasions's reply:

    Thank you, Dawn!!! We really enjoyed having you guys! And Caitlyn was a stunning bride! Congrats to her & Lance!
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    Chari and matt · Married on 10/20/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Beautiful venue and great people to work with. They went out of their way to help and allow us to do a few special touches to make our wedding day special.

    Sent on 08/16/2018

    Lakeside Occasions's reply:

    Thanks, Chari! You are a doll and so fun to work with!

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

Lakeside Occasions Pricing

Guests

Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$3,452 - $4,357
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar Services
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Buffet
  • Barware

Lakeside Occasions Price Rates

Lakeside Occasions FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 4000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 3000
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Lighting/Sound
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 9
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    House Beer
    House Wine
    Open Bar
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    300
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    6
  • Describe your venue:
    Barn
    Farm/Ranch
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    April
    May
    November
    December

Real Weddings

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

  • Lakeside Occasions 1
    SAVE 19% ON YOUR LAST MINUTE NOVEMBER SATURDAY

    Save 19% on November 2019 Saturdays(Valid 11/9, 11/6, 11/23, & 11/30 of 2019)

    Book your LAST MINUTE NOVEMBER 2019 SATURDAY by October 19, 2019 and save 19% on our ceremony and reception package.

    Payment due IN FULL at signing!

    As low as
    $2835

    Was
    $3500

    As seen on Wedding Vibe! Offer Expires Oct. 19, 2019.

1 Event

  • Feb Sun

    I Do to the Venue - Open House

    Request Information
    • When:
      Feb 16, 2020 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
    • Location:
      2595 S 625 W, Topeka, South Bend

    Champagne Tours
    Booking Specials for 2020 & 2021
    Giveaways & Grand Prize Drawing

    Also Featuring:

    Music by Alomar Entertainment
    Hair & Makeup Demo by Refresh Hair Design Studio
    Mini Sessions by Adams Lake Photography
    Decor by R. Etc. Events

    This is a private event, meaning you must register, but it is FREE to attend. https://lakesideoccasions.com/open-house-registration/

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement

  • Alomar Entertainment
    Alomar Entertainment Wedding DJs

    The venue is top of the line! Plus you get to work with Kara & Jason and they couldn't be more awesome! Having the ability to use the grounds for your Wedding Ceremony & Reception is great! It's all in one spot! We love being the DJ's at this amazing venue & your family & guests will love it!

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  • 2595 S 625 W Topeka, IN, 46571 See on map
    260-475-4124 (Phone number)