In recent years, the demand for venues with indoor and outdoor capabilities has grown significantly. Understandably, brides, meeting planners and event hosts desire a variety of options and contingency plans.

Hendricks County, Indiana, has a number of event venues that fill this need. From the elegant and well-known Lizton Lodge to the historic Cartlidge Barn, there is something for everyone.

What follows is our list of the most popular and unique wedding and event venues that offer both indoor and outdoor space in our county.

Lizton LodgeThe White Banquet Hall at Lizton Lodge.

Located in the rural northwestern portion of the county at 1392 Wyatt Way, Lizton, this venue boasts a plethora of indoor and outdoor options.

Whether its the natural "Sunset Hill", the elegant white banquet hall, the lights and archway of the courtyard, or the professional setting of their meeting rooms, Lizton Lodge offers an array of options for all tastes. 

If you're seeking to hold an indoor event, the white banquet hall can host 200 people in a banquet or reception setting.

The outdoor accommodations are much larger, with capabilities to host 500 people. Lizton Lodge's diversity of offerings allows them to book business year round, so don't hesitate to contact them!

Kennedy EstatesAn outdoor ceremony at Kennedy Estates.

This 40-acre estate offers a rustic beauty few wedding venues possess, including unique features such as an old train caboose and Ferris wheel.

The facility's signature feature, its barn, was constructed eight years ago, specifically to serve as a wedding venue, so it possesses just about any amenity a wedding party might ask for.

On the grounds stands a 3-story, climate controlled tower for the bridal party complete with bridal suite, groom rooms, and access to a balcony. And if you're experiencing event or wedding planning stress, you have access to a day-of coordinator.

Located in Lizton, Indiana, the estate possess the perfect natural backdrop for an outdoor wedding ceremony. But this can be more than a wedding venue. Along with the beautiful grounds, comes a beautiful barn that can host any event or reception of up to 250 people. The estate is available for booking March through December, and has the accommodations to make any date comfortable for guests.

Bachelor pad at Ask & Oak.Ash & Oak

Formerly known as Avon Wedding Barn, Ash & Oak offers several indoor and outdoor options for any event. Possessing more than 100 acres of land, a 100-year-old, Amish-built barn and several newly revamped additional spaces, there are countless options at Ash & Oak.

Within the 100-acre grounds, you will find a wealth of amenities. Ash & Oak has 2 fire pits, staffing for food service, a golf cart for shuttling and a bachelor pad/game room. The venue is ideal for any event of up to 200 people and includes custom pricing to fit your needs.

Whether you're planning a wedding, hosting a weekend event, or hosting a short company get-together, Ash & Oak has the venue for you.

Martha’s Orchard Wedding BarnMartha's Orchard and Wedding Barn.

Martha's has become a popular wedding and event venue with outdoor and indoor offerings. Their 5,000-square-foot, temperature-controlled barn offers fully specialized lighting, dedicated fiber internet, state-of-the art sound system and new handcrafted, back-lit, white oak barn doors.

They regularly host weddings, reunions, anniversaries, birthday parties and other life celebrations. The beautiful grounds and spring orchard blooms provide a picturesque backdrop for your event, with plenty of sites for any indoor or outdoor ceremony or reception.

The barn can hold up to 220 guests, and is available April through November. 
Event at the Cartlidge Barn

Cartlidge Barn at the Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds

This historic barn, once taken down, moved and rebuilt at the Hendricks County Fairgrounds, has become a staple location for weddings and corporate gatherings in Hendricks County.

The barn’s rustic charm provides a unique and old-school feel. With the option to open the barn doors, this venue acts as the perfect hybrid venue if you so desire.

If you want an outdoor event, they have a large and elegant canopy at your disposal. The capacity for an indoor event is 100 people, while they can fit 250 outside with the pavilion. The barn is available to book April through October.

Visit Hendricks County is here to help you plan your next wedding, corporate retreat, meeting event or reunion. For assistance planning your event, please feel free to contact us.