Wedding & Reunion Venues

Your grand event deserves grand style. From banquet halls to large resorts to picturesque backdrops, Elkhart County, Indiana, has exactly what you need for an authentic, well-crafted event.

Each of our communities offers special and unique memory-making opportunities. From weddings to long-overdue family reunions, you will find what you’re looking for here.

Wellfield Botanic Gardens

The scent of fresh flowers in bloom fills the air while your eyes marvel at the amazing beauty at Wellfield Botanic Gardens. Located in Elkhart, they offer several different gardens for your event, ranging from wedding receptions to smaller (or bigger) family reunions.


If you want to start your future surrounded by elegant history, check out the Ruthmere Museum. This historic home was once the center of social life in Elkhart, and it can be the perfect venue to celebrate in on your big day. The home’s exterior and gardens serve as wonderful backdrops, and wedding photos inside give your wedding a history-in-the-making feel.

Blue Gate Garden Inn

Shipshewana’s Blue Gate Garden Inn has it all. Literally. Aside from lovely rooms, they have huge banquet facilities ready to feed hundreds of hungry guests. In between events, they offer Amish tours and carriage rides. The Blue Gate also has an on-site theater that features everything from local talent to national performers like Michael Bolton and American Idol champion Scotty McCreery.

Das Dutchman Essenhaus

Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury is another place waiting to meet your every need. There is a 4,000 square foot conference center that can be customized for groups ranging from 15 to 400. They have wi-fi and an indoor pool and spa. Shows at Heritage Hall are a great way to spend an evening while celebrating local talent. When it’s time to eat, they’re ready to work with you on your specific banquet needs.

Shipshewana Auction and Trading Place

Shipshewana Auction and Trading Place has big opportunities for your big group. Book the group into their Farmstead Inn for comfy accommodations. There are also several different venues to meet your needs including the Conference Center, Event Pavillion, and the Expo Barn. Their Auction Restaurant serves up to 100 people.

The Barns at Nappanee

For a truly scenic celebration, book The Barns at Nappanee, home of Amish acres. Filled with romantic rustic elegance, The Barns offers seating for up to 400. Guests will marvel at the century-old barn Restaurant and Round Barn Theatre’s high rafters, exposed wood posts and beams, antique tables and chairs, hardwood floors, and lovely view of the farm’s pond. The 80-acre farm offers beautiful settings for your photographer to capture your special moments for memories that will last a lifetime.  

Country Inn and Suites

The Radisson’s Country Inn and Suites in Elkhart is ready to make any event perfect. They have plenty of modern rooms, along with lots of meeting space for receptions and reunions.

Amish Venues

Several places offer authentic Amish dining experiences. The Carriage House offers family dining for up to 150 people. Yoder’s Banquets serves up to 110 people traditional, farm-fresh food also served family-style. And Townline Community Center is a family-run restaurant that’s as authentic as it gets, with Nora and her daughters serving up Amish food for up to 80 people at a time.