Kacey and Zach had been researching wedding venues across the midwest, seeking a beautiful rural setting that offered high-end amenities. Barn wedding venues were too rustic for their needs, and reception halls lacked the character they desired. They thought their vision just didn’t exist until they found The Wilds, their dream elegant farmhouse wedding venue […]

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Elegant Farmhouse Wedding Venue in Bloomington

Your whole life is a wonderful story. Your wedding is an incredible event, as it marks and celebrates when two stories become one. This is why it’s so important that your wedding holistically reflects the stories of both you and your spouse-to-be, and especially so at the venue you choose. This venue will house the […]

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The Wilds is the Venue that Reflects Your Story!

Your wedding deserves to be in Bloomington. Nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana, it’s the scenic dreamland that’s perfect for your destination wedding. Nestled deeper within gorgeous Bloomington is The Wilds, and we have some of the grandest views of beautiful Brown County, since we’re situated on one of the highest points. You’ll […]

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Planning your Destination Wedding in Bloomington

One of the most stressful times of your life is planning your wedding. The excitement of saying ‘yes’ to the love of your life can fade quickly when you realize the full breadth of a burden that is planning every itty bitty detail, and working with dozens of different vendors to make your vision for […]

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Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue

June 3rd, 2016 marked two years of planning, dreaming, and hard work, but that day will forever be part of our story. After two years of working with the Brown County Indiana Planning Commission on zoning, we were finally approved to begin building The Wilds Wedding & Event Venue. When we submitted our request to […]

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The Wilds Wedding & Event Venue in Bloomington, IN | Building the Dream

Have you ever watched the movie, “We Bought a Zoo?” In it, the main character, played by Matt Damon, quits his job, moves his young family, and you guessed it- opens a zoo! Well, this is us. Our little family of four was just crazy enough to buy a farm in Bloomington, Indiana in 2015 to pursue our dream […]

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