Get the Planning Started: Outdoor Wedding Venues

When the weather is warm, and nature is in bloom, there is nothing better than an outdoor setting for a wedding. Luckily, South Bend Mishawaka has an abundance of organizations and facilities offering just that! Start your search here to help narrow down your options.

Shiojiri Niwa Japanese Gardens

This beautifully landscaped walking garden in downtown Mishawaka (pictured above) offers a picturesque backdrop for any outdoor wedding. Bonus – you won’t need to spend any money decorating, as the plantlife speaks for itself!

Gazebo at St. Patrick’s County Park

Say your vows under the cover of this gazebo as your guests enjoy sitting under the shade of surrounding trees. The park also offers plenty of indoor space in case some rain rolls in, and the shelters also serve for great reception spaces!

Garden at Gillespie Conference Center

This outdoor space offers artful landscaping, and all the services and amenities that go along with being a “Gillespie Birde.” The in-house coordination, as well as the abundance of indoor/outdoor reception space, make this a one-stop-shop for couples.

Island Park at Century Center

Get married in the heart of downtown South Bend – and on the edge of the St. Joseph River! This outdoor island pavilion at Century Center boasts a space like none other in our community! In-house coordination and reception space is also available, making the day a breeze for the bride and groom.

Gardens at the Oliver Mansion

Say “I do” surrounded by history in the gardens at the Oliver Mansion. The lush gardens are reminiscent of a time gone by – this setting is sure to take your guests’ breath away!