Whippoorwill Hill

1780 E Rayletown Road, Bloomington, IN 47401 Map · Phone number
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About Whippoorwill Hill

Out in Bloomington, Indiana, Whippoorwill Hill is an event venue that’s set on a 130-acre secluded farm that boasts historic architecture. This rustic, vintage venue is busiest from April through November, and plays host to receptions, ceremonies, bridal showers, and engagement parties. On the day of your event, Whippoorwill Hill will have a rep on-site should you need anything.

Facilities and Capacity
The two-story wedding barn (also known as Russell Barn) was originally built in 1892. More recently it was renovated and may accommodate up to 300 people. Overall, your setting options at the working farm are indoor, uncovered outdoor, and covered outdoor spots; the wedding and reception sites are completely secluded. Whippoorwill Hill is not a facility with climate-control options; it’s recommended that couples rent portable temporary heaters in cooler months and opening the larger sliding doors during warmer times.

Services Offered
Among the offerings covered in your wedding package are the solid wood Chiavari chairs that complement the barn’s interior; you’ll get 220 standard American-made chairs come with ivory cushions and then 20 that are bar height for the pub tables. Tables and luxury restrooms are included in the price; these are just two items offered to couples, to hopefully make the event elegant and comfortable while also budget-friendly. Event rentals, liability insurance, lighting, sound and setup are among the event services. Other services include:

  • Aisle markers
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Decor
  • Chair covers
  • Altar/arches


Location
With Whippoorwill Hill, you’ll have the best of both worlds: You’ll be on a secluded plot of land that’s also just six miles from the heart of downtown Bloomington, Indiana. You and your loved ones may also appreciate the close proximity to Fourwinds Lakeside Inn and Marina at Lake Monroe. On-site, there’s parking, including ADA-compliant parking spots; it’s also a wheelchair-accessible location. The location, set away from the hubbub of city center, makes for a great backdrop for your photos; imagine standing with your sweetie and stealing a kiss just before sunset as your photographer snaps away.

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  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Rachael Williams · Getting married on 11/05/2020

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    A perfect day!

    Wow! Just a beautiful venue. The staff and set-up were spot on! Loved Anne, Morgan Banks, Deanna Hawkins, Alan Trisler, Suzie Abram, Leah Mattis and Benita Deckard. All of these individuals make our wedding perfect.

    Sent on 05/23/2019

    Whippoorwill Hill's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words! We are honored you started the next chapter in your life together with us!
  • Kendra

    Kendra Norris · Getting married on 08/03/2019

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    Love Whippoorwill Hill

    Anne, one of the owners, is super easy to get along with and is available at any time of day to answer questions. I cannot wait for our Wedding day!!!

    Sent on 04/05/2019

    Whippoorwill Hill's reply:

    Thank you so much, Kendra! We can't wait for your day either-so honored you and Josh elected to host your wedding at our farm!
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    Chelsey Kemp · Getting married on 06/08/2019

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    Absolutely stunning venue!

    We couldn't have picked a better venue for our wedding! Anne was so fun to work with and was very helpful and accommodating throughout the entire process. The barn and grounds are stunning! If you are looking for an elegant and romantic wedding barn, this is definitely it!

    Sent on 05/01/2019

    Whippoorwill Hill's reply:

    We really appreciate you taking the time to send us feedback Chelsey! We are so happy to have been a part of your day!

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Whippoorwill Hill 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? $ 2,750.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, Parking, Tables
  • Describe your venue: Farm/Ranch, Historic Building, Loft
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Event Rentals, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, 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
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, December

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  • 1780 E Rayletown Road Bloomington, 47401 See on map
    8123274218 (Phone number)

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