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Rates & Services

Lakeside Occasions offers weddings and receptions on Fridays, Saturdays, and select Sundays from April through November.

For the 2023 season, our rental rates start at $3000 for a Sunday ceremony and reception and go up to $5500 for our most popular package, which is the 2-day Friday/Saturday rental (NOT INCLUDING food and beverage or add-on services). Venue rentals are also subject to 7% Indiana sales tax. 

A $500 holiday fee applies to any event that falls on or adjacent to a holiday and an additional refundable Security Deposit is required for all events. A $1500 non refundable Reservation Fee and completed contract are required to reserve a date.

Please fill out our Contact Form to inquire about pricing for specific dates.


Our Wedding & Reception package includes:

  • Exclusive use of The Guernsey Barn and lakeside grounds with gazebo & “little white chapel”
  • Tables and chairs for up to 250 guests – set up by our staff
  • Buffet tables, head tables, and tables/trough for drinks & desserts
  • String lighting & chandeliers
  • Stage for ceremonies & wedding party seating
  • Dance Floor space
  • Unique changing rooms for the wedding party
  • Restrooms (Handicap accessible)
  • Heat and air conditioning (all indoor spaces)
  • On-Site parking and attendants, parking signs & cones
  • Specialty tables, barrels, spools, and other rustic accent furniture
  • Prep kitchen w/ refrigerator, microwave, and sink
  • Outdoor Grain Bin bar + built-in bar indoors
  • Outdoor fireplace, pergola, & patio seating
  • Outdoor (faux) Little White Chapel
  • Planning Session for customized floor plan
  • 2 scheduled visits for planning purposes
  • 1 hour of scheduled rehearsal time (based on availability)
  • Property managers on site during event for assistance with the facilities
  • Trash removal during and after event
  • 1 hour use of property for engagement/’Save the Date’ photos
  • Endless Photo Opportunities!


Hours of Use:

Fridays: 11 am to 11 pm
Saturdays: 10 am to 12 am
Sundays: 8 hrs between 10 am and 9 pm


Payment Schedule 

A non-refundable Reservation Fee of $1500 is due at signing, along with a completed Rental Form. The remaining balance will be split into two equal payments due at 6 months and 60 days prior to the wedding, respectively. The refundable $500 damage deposit, Bar Services fee, outside catering fee, and incidentals deposit (if applicable) are due 1 month prior to the event. Charges for add-on services and bar balances are due 1 week prior to the event. We will send invoices along the way and are happy to arrange a payment plan that fits your needs.


Add-On Services:

  • Sound System
  • Uplighting
  • Day-Of Coordinating
  • Antique Door Rental
  • Barrels @ Ceremony Site
  • Bar Services: Lakeside Occasions is the mandatory vendor for all bar services. Menu available upon request.



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Words of Endearment

Brides, grooms, and guests share their experiences at Lakeside Occasions

Taylor & Wesley White

Our day could not have been any more perfect.

Taylor & Wesley


Thanks for helping make our special day extraordinary.

Liz & Les