The Carriage House


When shopping for a venue for your special event, remember…it’s the versatility of the space that makes the place! And do we have a versatile and phenomenal space for you!


Enjoy your next event, whether a wedding, reception, retreat, reunion, or company gathering, in our elegantly restored and historic 1880’s vintage Carriage House event center.

Located on the historic campus of the iconic Howard Steamboat Museum, the Carriage House offers a truly unique and beautiful place for any event. Recently this breath-taking venue was completely updated and restored by a team of highly skilled and talented craftspersons. Your exciting event will have all the modern amenities of climate control, the latest in audio-video technology, along with the charm of a nostalgic, historic, and picturesque setting where pride of craftsmanship and attention to detail are second to none!

This fantastic building truly is a versatile charmer that will make your event the talk of the town for years to come!

Features Include:

  • Room for up to 100+ seated guests on the inside, and up to 300 when utilizing the outside campus
  • 3-season, fully enclosable, veranda with access to Bar facilities
  • Fully furnished Gourmet Prep Kitchen and Loading Dock
  • Over an acre of outdoor space on the campus. Including a large, tree covered patio with specialty lighting
  • Top of the line modern Audio and Video Technology with most modern connections available
  • Private Bridal Suite with attached restroom facilities
  • Additional small outbuilding with climate control available
  • Bar facilities for Indoor and Outdoor Service
Gourmet Prep Kitchen

Gourmet Prep Kitchen

Our modern warming kitchen facilities will give your selected caterer all the tools they need to provide your guests with the quality and service you desire. We have refrigeration, a warming oven, microwave, stove, 3-position sink, and multitudes of counterspace. We also have an ice machine to help handle your beverage and serving needs.

Stunning Craftsmanship

Stunning Craftsmanship

One of the most important ideals in the renovation of this building was to retain it's historic nature while providing the modern amendities necessary for success in the event venue market. To this end we retained a great deal of the original while incorporating in the modern. Our team of highly skilled craftspersons created a versatile space with quality that can't be beat!

Spacious Bridal Suite

Spacious Bridal Suite

Imagine relaxing in this specially designed space with your Bridesmaids while you prepare for the most special day of your life! We developed this space with your needs in mind! Not only is it furnished in a sumptious and extravagant manner, it features a private restroom. There are several places where you will be able to peek in on your guests with out them seeing you. It is truly a most special place!

Gorgeous Detail

Gorgeous Detail

Thousands of hours were invested in creating a venue comparable to no other. The details were exhaustively given great attention to make sure the finished product lived up to the standards of your dreams. One cannot help but be amazed as they inspect this one-of-a-kind venue. It is truly a special place that will charm your guests and make you the talk of the town for years to come!

For more information about this phenomenal venue space or to make a booking, call us today at 812.913.4591 or email us at


We are looking forward to customizing an event that you will be proud of!

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