Event Tips and Ideas

We understand how much time & effort it takes to plan an event. Here are some key tips to make sure your event is a success.

This rustic wedding reception used greenery set the tone for The Lodge at The Willows in Indianapolis


How much are you able/willing to spend? This will help determine your vendors and location. Choose the Right


What would be the perfect setting for your event?– At The Willows, we have a traditional ballroom, a rustic lodge, two outdoor gardens, and a cabin/patio overlooking the water.

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Think about your Guests

Who will be attending your event? Co-workers? Clients? Friends & Family?– Depending on the nature of the event, you might want to hire a professional speaker, musician, comedian, etc.

Purpose of the Event

Keep this in mind! It is easy to get caught up in the decision-making & forget the reason for your event.

Create a Plan

Create a plan that describes the flow of events. Think about how long the event will run, when food will be served, when the entertainment will be scheduled, etc.

* By booking The Willows, your location, food/beverages, and parking are part of the package! Contact us with any questions! (317) 251-2628