What was once a real working farm in the 1940s for descendants of the Ball (yes, Ball jar!) family has been uniquely restored into a private sanctuary to host your dream wedding. Located in quaint Yorktown, Indiana, The Lodge sits on fifty acres surrounded by farm fields and woods, yet just a few miles from bustling Muncie.

The Lodge At River Valley Farm features 5,000 square feet of total air-conditioned and heated space. Guests of The Lodge are greeted by three oversized spouting boulders. Ample seating by the way of benches and rockers make this a tranquil place for guests to relax. Once inside, we offer three distinct areas rolled into one openly planned floor space. We start out with the reception room past the three french entrance doors. There is also a complete catering kitchen equipped with all the necessities. From there, we lead you to the open dance area/multi purpose room featuring hand-hewn beams from 1851 which are wrapped in both twinkle lights and flowing fabric. To the left of this room are indoor restrooms for both men and women consisting of three stalls each. Finally, we enter the 2,500 square foot dining area with its massive stone fireplace and beautiful hand-crafted mantel. There are two doors to each side of the fireplace that lead to a bench lined covered porch overlooking the woods to the south side. All of this has been professionally landscaped with the flowers changed out with the season.

Also on the property is the original farm house that has been completely renovated to be used in our bridal packages and as an office for our event coordination services. We are currently offering a bridal slumber party for the bride and her bridesmaids to stay in the farm house the night prior to her big day! We offer both indoor and outdoor ceremony sites. Should the weather not cooperate on your special day, we are fully prepared for an alternate plan.

The Lodge is the ideal space for lasting memories. From the bubbling boulders at the entrance to the majestic cathedral ceilings inside it is sure to be a day you and your guests will always remember.

Come and experience what brides and their families from all over have loved about The Lodge at River Valley Farm.

Meet the Owners
Harry and Karen Holding are the visionaries behind The Lodge at River Valley Farm and The Loft on Isanogel. They raised 5 amazing children here in Muncie/Yorktown, Indiana. There is no place they would rather call home besides here in the Heartland. Along with their oldest daughter, Brooke, they work tirelessly to make sure all the couples utilizing their event venues have the wedding of their dreams!

Brooke Holding-Smith is the Venue Director at The Lodge at River Valley Farm and The Loft and Lounge on Isanogel. She is a graduate of Ball State University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Brooke prides herself in making your event as stress-free and smooth as humanly possible. When she’s not at one of the venues, you can find her chasing three active children and enjoying all that motherhood has to offer!

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