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Wedding Details

Helpful information about our wedding services

Since opening a century ago in August 1913, Omni Severin Hotel's grand Severin Ballroom and adjoining lobby with a sweeping marble staircase have proven to be the preeminent venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions in downtown Indianapolis. Today, wedding guests dine under the original Austrian crystal chandelier that still illuminates the stunning Severin lobby. 

As you finalize your fairy tale wedding details with our experienced catering consultants, you will know that all of your wedding dreams will soon become reality.

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For more information or to schedule a consultation, please contact our wedding specialist at (317) 396-3651.

Questions & Answers

Q. Who do I contact at Omni Severin Hotel for weddings? 

A. We have two catering sales managers who specialize in weddings. You may reach our catering sales office by calling (317) 396-3651. 

Q. What makes the Severin Ballroom unique from other function rooms in the city? 

A. Our Severin Ballroom is the only one of its kind in the city. Its architecture and beauty make it one of the most famous and recognizable event spaces in Indianapolis. The enchanting ambiance will allow your guests to feel as though they are part of a bygone era. The detailed features of the space allow the bride and groom to save significantly on the costs of added décor. 

Q. If I were to have my wedding at Omni Severin Hotel, would I be able to get a block of rooms for a discounted group rate? 

A. Yes, a block of rooms at a discounted rate is offered for your wedding guests. We upgrade the parents of the bride and groom to suites at the group rate and the happy couple gets a two-night stay in our bridal suite! 

Q. Is there any type of discount if I have my wedding on a Friday or Sunday instead of a Saturday? 

A. Yes, there can be a significant discounts for Friday or Sunday weddings. However, Friday weddings are becoming increasingly more popular. 

Q. What time of year is most popular for weddings? 

A. Our busiest time for weddings starts after Easter and runs through November. The most popular months are June, September and October. 

Q. What are some things I should remember when budgeting for my wedding? 

A. Omni Severin Hotel provides many services and extras that are included in our package prices. When looking at other sites, be sure to budget realistically for these extras as most other locations do charge for these services. 

Q. Is there a private area for wedding pictures? 

A. For all couples hosting their ceremony at Omni Severin Hotel, the ceremony location will be completely set up two hours prior to your wedding for a private photo session. All brides using the Severin Lobby are welcome to use the Grand Staircase throughout the evening for photos.