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 or hold their outdoor ceremony.
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.
The Hobson Price Rates
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.