Wedding Receptions


Your Wedding Needs from Start to Finish...

Begin your love story with us!


Our grand ballroom, luxurious bridal suite, and caring staff makes the Holiday Inn Fort Wayne

the perfect all-inclusive venue to turn your dream wedding into reality.

We will take care of all "Your wedding needs from start to finish".


Summit City Signatures

Here at the Fort Wayne Event Center we pride ourselves in our Summit City Signatures. Our signatures come as second nature to our staff and can be expected for each one of our wedding parties. No matter how simple or extravagant your special day is, rest assured that our staff cares about you, your guests and the service you receive. 

  • Signature Event Service - We provide one server for every 20 guests insuring your guests have a memorable experience.


  • Head Table Service - The bridal party is serviced with one of our highly trained banquet staff members per every three seated guests at the head table. At the Fort Wayne Event Center the bridal party is the star of the show and we are sure to treat them as such.


  • Midnight Newly Wed Snack Plate - With planning every detail of this special day sometimes the last thing on your mind is what you're going to eat afterwards. We prove a tasteful snack for you and your significant other to enjoy.


  • Infused Ice Water - Our Famous Fruit Infused Ice Water is personalized to your tastes.


All Inclusive Wedding Package:

We offer a competitively priced simplified wedding package that includes a fully customizable and sophisticated catering experience. Contact our Director of Sales, Courtney Pippin, for further information. (contact info can be found on the "contact" tab of the main menu) 

  • We have a premier location on Purdue Fort Wayne's Campus, across from the War Memorial Coliseum and next to the Holiday Inn Purdue Fort Wayne!
  • The Fort Wayne Event Center features a Ballroom that has 6,000 square feet and can hold up to 250 guests for a wedding reception. The rental price includes the use the Ballroom plus the Pre-Function Area and Outdoor Patio. 
  • Personalized Catering Selections that include an elegantly Two Course Plated Dinner along with an Appetizer Buffet, Late Night Snack Buffet and Hosted Bar of selected beverages.
  • Included Services
    • Black or White table linens
    • Simple Centerpieces  
    • House Audio
  • Upgraded Amenities
    • Floral Arrangements and Premium Decor
    • Dance Floor
    • Additional Audio/Visual Equipment


Romantic Bridal Suite


This luxurious suite is offered at a discounted rate when you reserve a certain number of room nights or exceed our minimum requirements in Food and Beverage costs.


Bridal Suite includes the following: 

  • Kitchenette with Microwave, Mini Fridge & Dining Room Table
  • Living Room Area with 55 inch Flat Screen TV
  • King Size Sealy Posturepedic Mattress 
  • Ample Closet Space for Bridal Gown storage
  • His and Hers Sinks in Bathroom 
  • Private Bathroom
  • Jacuzzi Tub in the large bathroom 
  • Glass Door Walk-In Shower with Rain Shower Head