Weddings

Your Big Day Should Be Unforgettable

Let the Eiteljorg team make your wedding day magical

Your wedding day will be a day that you will talk about for years to come, and one that serves as the foundation of a lifelong love story. Let the Eiteljorg team make your big day easier by offering you the venue of your dreams, complete with planning support, catering, set up and so much more. Our magnificent building and pristine outdoor spaces give you the flexibility to plan a wedding indoors and/or outdoors. You’ll also love the beautiful Eiteljorg grounds as a backdrop for your photo shoot and your special day.

WEDDING FAQs

Can the Eiteljorg help me plan my wedding day?

Yes! You’ll love working with our friendly planners, who can help you organize your day from start to finish. We’ll take the time to learn about you as a couple and understand your hopes and desires for the day. From there, we can take care of anything you need to make your wedding day uniquely your own.

How many guests can attend my wedding at the Eiteljorg?

Your wedding can be as large or as small as you want. We can host anywhere from 5 to 1,200 people at our venue. If you’d like to use our ballroom for your reception, we can host up to 300 guests in that particular space.

Can I have an outdoor wedding at Eiteljorg?

Yes! While we offer a number of indoor spaces like our formal ballroom, we find that couples are especially attracted to our outdoor spaces.  Our museum is surrounded by sculptures and gardens and is set in the breathtaking White River State Park, so your wedding photos will be unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Whether you want your wedding to overlook the park or the Downtown Canal, your wedding day is sure to be unforgettable.

Can you also help with our rehearsal dinner?

We often help with rehearsal dinners for our brides and grooms! After you’ve finished rehearsal, you can come enjoy a catered meal in a designated space of your choosing, depending on the size of your group. You can work with our friendly wedding team to plan a rehearsal dinner that will set the perfect mood for the following day.

Are we able to book outside vendors like florists, DJs, and photographers?

We do have tried-and-true vendors we would be willing to recommend if you aren’t sure where to start. We welcome outside vendors, but we ask that you discuss them with your Eiteljorg wedding team ahead of time so we can plan appropriately. We will also want to provide your vendors with information about the venue as well as a set of guidelines for a successful event.

One thing you won’t want to miss out on is our exclusive catering partner, Kahn’s Catering, which caters for all of our weddings here at the Eiteljorg. You’ll love their huge selection and high-end dishes, which will take your wedding to the next level.

Do you provide tables, chairs, table settings, etc.?

Yes! We will plan ahead of time to discuss what is needed. We can help you handle everything from tables and chairs to napkin colors.

What amenities and services are included for my wedding day?

Your guests will have full access to the important amenities of our facility, such as parking, restrooms, handicap accessibility, coat check and more. We’ll also handle things like set up and tear down so you don’t have to worry about any logistics on your big day.  We can also set up things like fans and patio heaters to make your outdoor space more comfortable. We consider ourselves a full-service wedding venue, so if there is something specific you need, just ask our wedding planning team!

Do you offer catering and a full bar?

Yes! We partner with the Kahn’s Catering team, who can handle all of your special requests with regard to appetizers, meals, cakes and beverages. Our couples over the years have given Kahn’s rave reviews, which is why our partnership has been so successful. If you have any specific questions about what Kahn’s has to offer, feel free to visit the Kahn’s Catering website.

How do I place a hold on a wedding date?

We rent space on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you’d like to book your date, please contact one of our team members. We will make sure we get your event booked in the calendar.

Can my guests enjoy the museum during our reception?

Part of the advantage to having your wedding at a museum is the fact that your guests can enjoy the beauty of the building and the accessible exhibits like our outdoor collection during the reception. If you are off taking photos, you don’t have to worry that your guests are sitting idle, waiting for you to return for the fun to start.

Where will my guests park?

The Eitejorg offers free parking to guests in the White River State Park underground parking garage while spaces last.

Are there places to stay nearby?

Because the Eiteljorg Museum is located in the heart of Downtown Indianapolis, there are a number of places close by where guests can stay. Get started on your hotel search here, or ask one of our friendly wedding planners about where your guests should stay before and after the event.

MAKE YOUR WEDDING MAGICAL

Book your date now for a day that you will remember forever.

Meet Your Event Expert:

Lorna Speece

Manager of Catering Rentals & Events
317.275.1329

Please Note:

We do not place holds on dates.
We rent space on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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