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Venues in Kokomo, IN,
(765) 457-8020

About Us

The Hobson is a beautiful historic building and wedding venue in Kokomo, Indiana. Located in the heart of Kokomo’s downtown Riverfront District, this venue offers everything you need for an elegant wedding affair. The intricately decorated interior features modern selections while staying true to its historic origins. It is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, a full bar, and features an open floor plan to accommodate weddings of almost any size. When you choose The Hobson, you’re choosing contemporary sophistication in an intimate setting. Your guests will thoroughly enjoy the evening, as this venue offers the comforts of home while maintaining a formal or semi-formal ambiance. Book your event at The Hobson for an unforgettable experience.

Facilities and Capacity

The Hobson building was built in 1893 in a Romanesque style common in the downtown area of Kokomo. It features three floors, with the top offering a stunning two-story ballroom. The ballroom can accommodate up to 200 guests for a cocktail style reception. This floor features the vintage bar area, which connects the main dining area with the lounge. The lounge area offers a more secluded seating area for a cocktail hour. The Hobson also offers two suites for the couple to get ready. One suite is adorned with a beautiful Swarovski chandelier, large vanity, and a floor to ceiling mirror. The second suite offers dark leather couches and chairs for pre-wedding relaxation. The Hobson also offers a small outdoor pergola, where couples can choose to have their first look.

Services Offered

The staff at The Hobson ensures every couple has a one of a kind experience. They work with you one on one prior to the event to coordinate your decor and timeline and execute seamlessly while you relax and enjoy. Day-of coordination services are offered with every package, and full-service event planning is offered for an additional rate. Once you book The Hobson, the staff will provide a list of preferred vendors. You may choose your own if pre-approved by the Hobson management. Tables, chairs, and linens for 200 guests are provided with your rental, along with access to the wifi and TV streaming service in the suites. If you need more time at the venue, you may also rent The Hobson for your rehearsal dinner or other private events.

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  • My granddaughter had her wedding here on 9/26/2020 this Venue was the perfect place to have it. I will recommend this venue to everyone. Greg Lowden

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 3,900.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 3,300.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 3,900.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 3,300.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Event Planning, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Signature Drink

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building

    What kind of settings are available?


    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Decor, Furniture, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October, November

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, December

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