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Lakeside Occasions

Topeka, IN View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
31 reviews
Up to 300 guests

About

Up to 300 guests

Lakeside Occasions is a rustic barn wedding venue located in Topeka, Indiana. This barn 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
  • Lighting and sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Pet friendly


Cuisine
Lakeside Occasions allows food services by any licensed caterer for your big day as well as in-house bar services including all needed barware. The wedding bar services they offer include:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Cash bar
  • Champagne toast
  • House beer and wine
  • Open bar
  • Signature drink
  • Specialty beer and wine

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$4,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4,000

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
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?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

30

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 transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

31 Reviews

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Recommended by 96% of couples
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    Valentina N. Married on 04/16/2022
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    Words can not describe how happy Lakeside Occasions made us!

    Beautiful venue! Amazing staff! Dream come true!!! Kara is simply the best. She went above and beyond to help make our day unforgettable.

    Lakeside Occasions's reply:

    Thanks so much, Val! I think you know how much I enjoyed getting to know you guys & working with you both! It was such a beautiful day! ❤️
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    Sara Married on 10/19/2019
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    So amazing!! Beautiful barn, beautiful ceremony space, beautiful atmosphere!!

    We couldn’t have picked a better venue for our big day! Kara is so amazing to work with and answered all of our questions with ease! She made us feel so comfortable from the very start. I would recommend lakeside to anyone for sure!!

    Lakeside Occasions's reply:

    Thank you Sarah! I really enjoyed working with you guys and wish you the best! Congratulations to you & Tyler! Please share pics when you get them!!
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    Dawn Y. Married on 09/14/2019
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    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!

    Lakeside Occasions's reply:

    Thank you, Dawn!!! We really enjoyed having you guys! And Caitlyn was a stunning bride! Congrats to her & Lance!

Awards

  • 31
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Korren & Steve
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Professional Network & Endorsements

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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
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