If a formal wedding just isn’t your speed, you might consider hosting a relaxed, casual event at one of the many barn wedding venues in Indiana. These venues range from sprawling farms to gorgeous gardens, historic inns, and much more. You’ll not only love the rustic-chic feel of these wedding barns in Indiana, you’ll also adore the surrounding landscapes, which provide gorgeous backdrops for your portraits and are ideal for couples hoping to be surrounded by nature on their big day.
For couples dreaming of a rustic event, these barn wedding venues in Indiana can’t be beat.
The Loft at Walnut Hill Farm
Located in Bedford, this picturesque barn wedding venue in Indiana offers both indoor and outdoor settings for your ceremony and reception. The white Dutch Hoop Barn features a unique beamed ceiling, and features climate control and 150-year-old crystal chandeliers. This event space can host up to 230 guests. Couples may host their ceremony inside the barn or outdoors on the spacious 10-acre property. For receptions, dinner is typically served inside the barn and dancing occurs on the back deck. There’s also a covered pavilion on site for receptions. We love the getting-ready site options at Walnut Hill Farm—there’s a five-room cottage as well as an old farrowing barn for all of the pre-wedding festivities. Rentals such as tables and chairs can be provided by the venue, and outside catering is permitted.
Bay Horse Inn
This vintage-style wedding barn in Indiana (Greenwood, to be exact) is set on 35 acres and can accommodate up to 350 guests. Exchange vows surrounded by trees with the barn as your backdrop, and then enjoy your reception inside the charming Event Barn. The on-site inn is ideal for wedding night accommodations, and can also play host to smaller events, such as bridal showers. There’s also an on-site Saloon, which has a capacity of 60 guests. This event space can be utilized during your wedding or as a fun and laid-back rehearsal dinner venue.
The Loft on Isanogel
We love the minimalist feel of this rustic wedding venue near Muncie, Indiana. The 7,200 square foot climate-controlled barn is set on 16 acres of property, and can accommodate up to 300 guests. The barn itself features floor-to-ceiling windows, chandeliers, and more. There are both indoor and outdoor ceremony sites available, as well as cabins for pre-wedding fun. There’s even a covered porch and bubbling water feature on premises. Outside catering is permitted, and tables, chairs, and other items may be included in your rental fee. Your photographer will be delighted at the variety of photo backdrops onsite, including rolling hills and a creek.
Heritage Farm Events
Looking for a barn wedding venue in Indiana that’s totally unique? This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue in Flora is home to 60 alpacas that can be VIP guests on your special day! There are several sites on the expansive property for your ceremony, and receptions are typically held in a tent adjacent to the barn. This venue only books one wedding per weekend, so you’ll have exclusive access to the event space from Friday through Sunday—you can also host your rehearsal dinner here. There are even cabins on premises where you can stay overnight with your loved ones.
Sylvan Cellars Event Center
This venue combines the romance of a vineyard with the rustic vibe of a wedding barn in Indiana. Located in Rome City (about 3 hours north of Indianapolis), this lakeside climate-controlled barn venue features 30-foot-high gabled ceilings, chandeliers, and original wood floors. There’s space for up to 300 guests, and an outdoor area ideal for ceremonies. You can choose your own caterer for your event, and tables and chairs are provided.
The Old Barn at Brown County
If you’re hosting a smaller event, this barn wedding venue in Nashville, Indiana is a rustic-meets-modern location. The barn, first built in the 1800s, has been restored to feature new flooring, chandeliers, onsite restrooms, and more, all while retaining its rustic charm. Ceremonies may be held outside, with the barn as your picturesque backdrop, while receptions are held inside the 4,000 square foot barn. This Couples’ Choice Award winning-venue allows couples to bring in outside vendors, and provides handmade harvest tables, chairs, and lighting. And for even more fun, you and your crew can stay onsite in the Big Easy Log Cabin on premises!
The Barn at Timber Ridge
Located just 40 minutes south of Indianapolis in Morgantown, this barn wedding venue in Indiana is situated on 17 acres of wooded landscape. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue can accommodate up to 250 guests both indoors and out. The expansive property features a lake, as well as other scenic backdrops for photos. The climate-controlled barn includes a salon-style bar, bridal suite, groom’s quarters, modern restrooms, and a huge dance floor. Your rental fee includes not only the rustic-chic venue, but also décor, tables, chairs, and more—there’s even an on-site DJ and bartender.
The Barn on Boundary
For a vintage-meets-rustic event, The Barn on Boundary in Eaton, Indiana is the perfect spot. The Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue is available for weddings from April through November, and offers three event spaces to choose from. The barn, first constructed in the early 1900s, has space for up to 300 guests, and features oak beams, a hand-built bar, original horse stalls, and more. There’s also a covered pavilion, which is a great location for cocktail or dinner and dancing. Outside vendors are permitted here, so you can totally personalize your event. Couples rave about this “magical” venue, especially the accommodating staff.
Mustard Seed Gardens
This barn wedding venue in Indiana combines the romance of a garden with the rustic feel of a farm venue. Exchange vows in one of three outdoor ceremony sites in the garden, which features 100-year-old maple and pine trees and lush flora. The unique barn comes complete with original hardwood floors, high vaulted ceilings, and loads of charm. This Couples’ Choice Award-winning venue can accommodate weddings of up to 200 guests, and the on-site farmhouse is ideal for pre-wedding festivities.
Sycamore Farm Bloomington
Located just five miles from downtown Bloomington, this barn wedding venue in Indiana offers a variety of options for indoor and outdoor events. Ceremonies may be held outdoors on the gorgeous property, followed by dinner in Barn Two and dancing in the open-air breezeway. During the warmer months, the venue can accommodate up to 200 guests, and in the winter, smaller events of up to 120 may be held here. Don’t forget to snap a few photos with the resident horses on your big day!