County Line Orchard, Hobart, IN
Orchard season runs from September to November, allowing plenty of opportunities for the local community to enjoy the festive events from the opening day to the last. Admission to County Line Orchard can vary based on the events the guest wishes to participate in, ranging from $1 for general admission to $10 for an all-access pass. Hours and times at County Line Orchard differ per activity and can be found on the website: http://www.countylineorchard.com/
Chicagoland brides seeking a barn wedding will be excited to hear that County Line Orchards is also a premier wedding venue in Indiana. Boasting three barns, beautiful outdoor scenery, delicious food, and seasonal treats, County Line weddings do not disappoint. Whether the bride wants a lovely outdoor ceremony with fantastic apple trees as her backdrop or the entire day hosted in one of the rustic barns, County Line Orchards can make her wedding vision come to life.
Hobart, Indiana is just under an hour from Chicago and a mere fifteen minutes from Portage. County Line Orchards has great proximity to nearby cities, making it convenient and easy to find.
Directions to County Line Orchard can be found using their address: 200 S. County Line Road, Hobart, IN 46342 Ample parking is onsite at County Line Orchards.
The orchard boasts three lovely barns, each of which can be used for a ceremony or reception. Rustic, exposed wood beams, an open-air feel, and plenty of space for dancing make these barns the perfect setting for a rustic orchard wedding. Guests will be taken back to a simpler time as they peruse the orchard trees and enjoy a lovely meal in the classic barn.
The north and south barns are capable of hosting up to 150 guests, while the center barn is best for larger weddings. The center barn has a capacity for 250 guests. Brides may choose both an indoor ceremony and reception, with a short turnover in between.
Another great option is to have the ceremony outdoors right in the County Line Orchard, weather-permitting, and then to move into one of the barns for the reception. Reserving County Line Orchards for both a ceremony and a reception allows the bride free usage of the bridal suite, located in the orchard silo, a perfect place to get ready on the day of the wedding.
County Line Orchards wants to ensure that a bride does not have to share her venue with orchard guests on her wedding day, so brides should be aware that they do not book weddings during orchard season, September 3 through November 1. Those considering this venue should plan accordingly so that their date does not fall within these months.
Catering is done on-site, with options including buffets, hors d’oeuvres, plated or family- style dinners. The County Line Orchard menu boasts tons of options for the bride to choose from, allowing her to select the food that best suites her tastes and budget. An extra treat available at County Line Orchards banquets are the apple donuts, a lovely homage to the surrounding orchards that guests will rave over. Brides who read the wedding reviews of County Line Orchards on The Knot will hear mentions of the apple donuts over and over again.
Beverage packages are also available to couples wanting to enjoy libations at their reception, and these packages vary in cost and quality. Rest assured that from premium beer and spirits to a simple champagne toast, the options are plentiful.
Wedding prices at County Line Orchards vary per barn, and there are minimum expenditures required on food and beverages. Potential brides should contact the County Line staff to discuss the details of their wedding in order to receive the most accurate quote. The County Line Orchard cost comes inclusive of table linens, dishware, name cards, a DJ table, and the setup of furniture.
The County Line Orchard venue boasts several event directors on-site who are available to assist the bride in any aspect of the wedding planning she may need. While most venues will only work with the bride regarding the space and catering, this venue goes above and beyond most bride’s expectations.
The event directors at County Line will happy help the bride in tasks such as outside vendor selection, decorations, wedding favors, floral arrangement, centerpieces, and menu creation.