Unique Event Venues in The Bend

Are you looking for a new place to have a work retreat or wedding reception everyone will remember? Check out a few of these places around The Bend.

Notre Dame Stadium

Stadium renovations opened up one of college football’s historic venues to a variety of events. The following spaces (among about 50 total campus wide) are available for receptions, luncheons, presentations and meetings of all sizes.

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  • McKenna Hall
  • Duncan Student Center
  • Corbett Family Hall
  • O’Neill Hall

Four Winds Field

Who says a ballpark is just for baseball? You can now book event space for receptions and parties in one of the country’s best minor league ballparks.

  • Pepsi Stadium Club
  • 1st Source Bank Performance Center
  • United Federal Credit Union Rooftop

Howard Park

South Bend’s first park is now it’s trendiest, with a one-of-a-kind ice skating trail and new restaurant. It’s also home to an event center with both indoor and outdoor options right in the heart of the park.

Island Park at Century Center

Give your event an uncommon twist by taking it outside Century Center, to the banks of the St. Joseph River. The island — considered a must-see in The Bend — has hosted concerts, festivals and outdoor weddings. Complete with a large canopy, it’s an ideal setting for a cocktail hour or casual outdoor meeting.

Studebaker National Museum

This automobile museum tells the story of the Studebaker Corporation and houses the world’s largest presidential carriage collection. The museum is also a great, entertaining spot to host your next reception, meeting or presentation.

  • AM General Atrium
  • The Board Room

The History Museum

This regional museum is a warm setting for corporate or private events. There’s ample free parking, plus multiple gallery rooms that can accommodate groups of different sizes. Few places in The Bend offer a more idyllic space than the historic gardens outside the Oliver Mansion. It’s perfect for a cocktail reception.

  • Carriage House
  • Carroll Gallery
  • Leighton Gallery
  • Oliver Gardens

St. Patrick’s County Park

St. Patrick’s County Park is a tranquil setting for outdoor adventurers with its trails, canoe rental and other activities. It’s also home to several event venues. They can host weddings, reunions, staff retreats and more.

  • Goodhew Gazebo
  • Manion Cabin
  • Pfeil Pavilion
  • Red Barn

Beiger Mansion

An elegant setting, the Beiger Mansion can accommodate dinners for 130 or cocktail parties for 175 all year. Summertime opens up the veranda and pool area. The mansion can hold anything from small business lunches to beautiful weddings.

Interested in more information about these or any other venue in The Bend? Contact Director of Sales Lindsay Ference.