The Hobson

110 N Washington St, Kokomo, IN 46901 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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5.0 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 2 to 200
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About The Hobson

The Hobson is a beautiful historic building and wedding venue in Kokomo, Indiana. Located in the heart of Kokomo’s downtown Riverfront District, this venue offers everything you need for an elegant wedding affair. The intricately decorated interior features modern selections while staying true to its historic origins. It is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, a full bar, and features an open floor plan to accommodate weddings of almost any size. When you choose The Hobson, you’re choosing contemporary sophistication in an intimate setting. Your guests will thoroughly enjoy the evening, as this venue offers the comforts of home while maintaining a formal or semi-formal ambiance. Book your event at The Hobson for an unforgettable experience.

Facilities and Capacity

The Hobson building was built in 1893 in a Romanesque style common in the downtown area of Kokomo. It features three floors, with the top offering a stunning two-story ballroom. The ballroom can accommodate up to 200 guests for a cocktail style reception. This floor features the vintage bar area, which connects the main dining area with the lounge. The lounge area offers a more secluded seating area for a cocktail hour. The Hobson also offers two suites for the couple to get ready. One suite is adorned with a beautiful Swarovski chandelier, large vanity, and a floor to ceiling mirror. The second suite offers dark leather couches and chairs for pre-wedding relaxation. The Hobson also offers a small outdoor pergola, where couples can choose to have their first look.

Services Offered

The staff at The Hobson ensures every couple has a one of a kind experience. They work with you one on one prior to the event to coordinate your decor and timeline and execute seamlessly while you relax and enjoy. Day-of coordination services are offered with every package, and full-service event planning is offered for an additional rate. Once you book The Hobson, the staff will provide a list of preferred vendors. You may choose your own if pre-approved by the Hobson management. Tables, chairs, and linens for 200 guests are provided with your rental, along with access to the wifi and TV streaming service in the suites. If you need more time at the venue, you may also rent The Hobson for your rehearsal dinner or other private events.

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First toast in Bar
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The Hobson Ballroom
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Medallion circle ceremony
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Light suite mirror
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Ballroom
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Getting ready in Light Suite
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The Bar
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Light Suite portraits
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Outdoor pergola
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Light Suite chaise
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Lobby personalized
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Wedding under the Chandelier
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Beautiful drinks and table
Curved Windows
Curved Windows
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Medallion Circle Ceremony
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Emory's dress in Light Suite
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Groom in dark suite
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Light Suite vanity
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Wedding party table
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Stone lion imported from Italy
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The Bar
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First Dance
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Ballroom Entrance
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Italian stone medallion circle
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Sweetheart Table
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Kiss at the sparkler exit
The Hobson Garden
The Hobson Garden
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Toast in bar
Every detail matters.
Every detail matters.
Chiavari chairs for ceremony
Chiavari chairs for ceremony
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Welcome to The Hobson
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Architectural details
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Toast in dark suite
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Downstairs Lobby
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Sparkler exit
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Circle medallion decorations
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Outdoor Pergola
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Upstairs Lobby
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Pre-Wedding Prep
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Light Suite sconce
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Bridal reveal in Light Suite
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Dresses in Light Suite
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Dark Suite
Dark Suite
Dark Suite
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The Bar
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Stairwell
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Men's Restroom
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Women's Restroom
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Ballroom
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3 Reviews for The Hobson

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

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    Amy Randall · Getting married on 11/14/2020

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    So excited to work with them!

    I cannot wait to work with The Hobson! It's absolutely stunning, they're so professional, inclusive, and helpful! It's the perfect venue and such great people!

    Sent on 11/23/2019

    The Hobson's reply:

    Hello Amy! Thank you. We are so excited to be working with you and William as well to plan your November wedding!
  • Kaili

    Kaili Aikman · Married on 07/01/2020

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

    Great! Super fast response, and thorough on all the details! Looking forward to the wedding with them!

    The Hobson has been great to work with so far! Cannot wait for them to make my big day special

    Sent on 08/18/2019

    The Hobson's reply:

    Hello Kaili! Thank you for your kind words. We are so excited to have you and Jakob as a Hobson Couple!

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The Hobson 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?
    $ 3900.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 3300.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 3900.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 3300.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Glassware
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Signature Drink
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    200
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    2
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Limited Bar
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Chairs
    Decor
    Furniture
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    December

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

  • The Hobson 1
    Military Discount

    We are honored to extend a 10% discount on the Wedding Rental Fee to past and present service members as a token of our appreciation and gratitude.

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  • 110 N Washington St Kokomo, IN, 46901 See on map
    (765) 457-8020 (Phone number)
    Monday - Friday 9 AM - 6 PM
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