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Price range: $3,000 - $4,650 Price range: $2,500 - $4,300
Couples usually spend $4,500 Couples usually spend $4,000
Reception
$4,000 starting price
Reception
$3,000 starting price
These prices are available for the months of May, Jun, Sep, Oct. These prices are available for the months of Apr, Jul, Aug, Nov.

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About

On WeddingWire since 2017

Lakeside Occasions is a family-owned barn wedding venue located in Topeka, Indiana. This barn is located in the heart of Northern Indiana’s Amish Country, overlooking the small but picturesque 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 vows in their spacious outdoor area in front of the beautiful gazebo that overlooks the lake or the “Little White Chapel”, then celebrate with dinner and dancing inside 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 french entry doors providing lots of natural light. Whether your style is country-chic or modern elegance, the dairy barn can be customized to suit your vision. The venue also features a prep kitchen, unique changing areas for the wedding party, and a grain bin bar. They can accommodate weddings of up to 250 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. 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
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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?

3,000

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

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Limited Bar

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

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Get Ready Rooms
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?

May
June
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

April
July
August
November
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4.8 out of 5 rating
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78% Recommended by couples
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This venue is highly recommended by multiple reviewers for its beautiful barn atmosphere, helpful staff, and spacious property. The event planner, Kara, is praised for her amazing communication and assistance throughout the planning process. Guests were impressed with the venue's ability to accommodate last-minute changes and make everything go smoothly. Overall, it is described as a dream come true and an unforgettable experience.

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This venue is highly recommended by multiple reviewers for its beautiful barn atmosphere, helpful staff, and spacious property. The event planner, Kara, is praised for her amazing communication and assistance throughout the planning process. Guests were impressed with the venue's ability to accommodate last-minute changes and make everything go smoothly. Overall, it is described as a dream come true and an unforgettable experience.

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Wilma L. Sent on 11/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Worth the hour drive

This venue was an hour away but worth the many trips. Kara was helpful to make decisions we were unsure about n it was a beautiful barn venue. Clean but historic. Farm atmosphere without the barn smells.
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Gabbi D. Sent on 06/11/2023
5 out of 5 rating

10/10 experience!

Kara was amazing to work with! from the first tour we took to our final planning session and even during our event she was amazing! amazing communication, plenty of space, so helpful during our planning process. we definitely recommend!
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Nikki B. Sent on 06/16/2022
5 out of 5 rating

The venue and day was perfect!

The venue was everything we wanted! They where able to accommodate our last minute changes and was beautiful! There was so much to do inside and out and the day was exactly what we wanted. Would highly recommend.
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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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