Special Event Venues

Every event is special and finding the right venue is key to making your unforgettable.

Indy truly has a venue for every sized event, from 50 to 70,000 people. For the city’s largest facilities, including the Indiana Convention Center, Lucas Oil Stadium, Bankers Life Fieldhouse, and the Indiana State Fairgrounds, visit our Meeting Facilities page. For the rest of our venues you can use the tools below to search and sort for the perfect space.

From weddings to board meetings to receptions and parties; the wide range of spaces available are endless. Many venues are in Indy’s walkable downtown in close proximity to the Indiana Convention Center and hotels. Highlights include:

  • Iconic Spaces: The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, White River State Park, and Monument Circle are all available for rental.
  • Attractions: The Children’s Museum, NCAA Hall of Champions, Newfields, and are other attractions offer unique spaces.
  • Room with a View: Rooftop spaces, canal views, and rolling hills all provide a setting that will add “wow” to your event.

Indiana Repertory Theatre

Located in the beautiful and historic Indiana Theatre, the Indiana Repertory Theatre (IRT) has delighted audiences for over 40 years! The IRT produces nine productions each season including Exploring Stages (a production...


Indiana Roof Ballroom

The Indiana Roof Ballroom is proud to be a full-service facility providing complete culinary, audio-visual and event planning services. Our experienced staff will assist you in planning a memorable evening in our...


Indiana State Fairgrounds and Event Center

The Indiana State Fairgrounds is noted for being a flexible facility where your imagination and creativity can easily be accommodated with more than 15 building and space choices. It is readily accessible...


Indiana State Library

The Indiana State Library features three beautifully historic rooms (History Reference, Author's Room, and Great Hall) to hold weddings, receptions, meeting and events. The fee for weddings and receptions is $500.00 plus...


Indiana State Museum located in White River State Park

The Indiana State Museum is one of Indianapolis’ premier rental facilities. With a wide variety of distinctive spaces available, extraordinary views of downtown Indianapolis and a team to work with you from...


INDUSTRY

Looking for a unique venue in Indianapolis to host your wedding or event? INDUSTRY, from start to finish, is an experience unlike any other. Our industrial-chic event space boasts an open floor...


The International Center/Catalyst for a Global Indiana

The International Center can host a small meeting, conference or reception in a high-tech but comfortable space with a magnificent view of the city from the 20th floor of the Regions Bank...


The Iron Skillet

A century-old home is the setting for fresh floral decorations, candlelight and traditional Hoosier cooking.


Irsay Family YMCA at CityWay

The YMCA of Greater Indianapolis has broken ground on its new 97,000 sq. ft. City Way YMCA, located downtown on the SE corner of Delaware and South Streets, across from the global...


Ivy Tech Culinary and Conference Center

Host your next event at the Ivy Tech Culinary and Conference Center for access to these features:15,000 square feet of event, conference and meeting spaceState-of-the-art technologyFree and convenient parkingExclusive catering provided by...


James Whitcomb Riley Museum Home

Nestled in the heart of the Historic Lockerbie Neighborhood, the Billie Lou Wood Visitor Center is located at 528 Lockerbie Street in Indianapolis, on the grounds of the James Whitcomb Riley Museum...


Kuaba Gallery

This contemporary art gallery near Monument Circle features paintings, sculptures and mixed media works by international, national, and local African-American artists.


Late Harvest Kitchen

Late Harvest Kitchen combines the best elements of fine dining with the accessibility of a neighborhood restaurant. The restaurant's design includes reclaimed wood and stone throughout to evoke a feeling of warmth...


Laurel Hall

Whether you’re hosting a corporate training session, planning meetings or a motivational retreat, Laurel Hall has space to accommodate 12 to 200. With our state-of-the-art Ruth Lilly Conference Center, training seminars are...


Locust Grove at White River State Park

Locust trees provide one of the few shady locations on the northeast end of the park.


Lucas Oil Raceway

Featuring three distinctive tracks, Lucas Oil Raceway is perhaps the world's finest special event auto racing facility. With a full schedule of events, the raceway hosts more than 100 dates of racing...


Madam Walker Legacy Center

Madame CJ Walker is famous for being self-made. A daughter of a former slave, Walker worked her way from the bottom earning just $1.50 a day to running an empire which made...


Maggiano's Little Italy

Maggiano's Little Italy specializes in Italian-American cuisine served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. Their beautiful and accommodating banquet spaces are available for special occasions.


Marian University

Located just 10 minutes from downtown Indianapolis, the Allison Mansion on the Campus of Marian University is a unique and convenient setting for a corporate board meeting or staff retreat. Plan your...


Matteo's Ristorante Italiano

If you need a private room to host your next family or business gathering, may we suggest an Italian alternative? The premier Italian experience in the Midwest, here you will experience the...


Mavris Arts & Event Center

Located just east of the heart of downtown Indianapolis, Mavris Arts & Event Center is a restored warehouse with historic character and charm. Built in 1883, the original hardwoods floors, wooden beams,...


McCormick & Schmick's - Seafood & Steaks

McCormick & Schmick's is located in the heart of downtown where you are steps from the convention center, sports activities and shopping. Guests enjoy a fresh approach to dining; offering a daily...


Mesh on Mass

Offering innovative cuisine in a casual atmosphere, Mesh Indy can make your event special in our private dining rooms. With three private dining spaces available Mesh has the perfect room for any...


Michael's Soul Kitchen

One of the most visually stunning venues in the city. Serving sophisticated soul food in an elegant environment featuring a full bar and live entertainment, Michael's Soul Kitchen can host you next...


Morris-Butler House

Enjoy special events in this beautifully restored 1865 home showcasing the architecture, history, culture, and society of Indianapolis during the 19th century. Visit Indiana Landmarks’ website for a list of public events....


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