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Interior past lobby of 1899 building Indianapolis
1899 Venue With Out Uplight (Before Picture)

The Floor Plan

As you can see from the floor plan, the venue is rather spacious and can accommodate rather large gatherings of friends and family. Lights Out Entertainment has partnered with 1899 to provide quality entertainment and give you and your guests the experience you deserve and dreamed of! Some add on options that we would suggest are Up Lighting, and an animated monogram. Uplighting will take this neat venue to the next level of WOW! Check out the photos below!

Speaking of floor plans you are not limited to using just the interior of the building you can use the grounds outside to have you outdoor ceremony. There are many options on the property for that unique outdoor wedding that would suit your dreams. Lights Out Entertainment is properly equipped to provide the audio outdoors anywhere on the property.

Interested in this chic venue?  Contact our friends at 1899. Katie is wonderful to work with reach her directly at 317.886.1899  Lights Out Entertainment looks forward to serving you and working as a team with 1899 to make your day special!

Exterior 1899 Night With uplights Blue
Exterior of 1899 Indy
Fountain and ext of building at night

The pictures don’t lie it is a truly a unique venue that you have to check out and consider. The amount of freedom you have planning an event here is unheard of in Indianapolis. You can bring in your own team vendors for everything. You are not limited to using any particular provider of services. Your imagination is the limit here.  You can have furniture brought in to match your vintage flare. You can easily find a vintage rental company to provide you with chairs, tables, and whatever your heart desires to make the space truly unique to your event.   In fact we have awesome friends over at Molly and Myrtle that will gladly help you.

exterior 1899 by Lights Out Entertainment

A little bit of history.

The building was built originally in 1899 by Central State Hospital and was used for quite some time as a recreational and gathering area for the patients of the hospital, it then was used as a dinning area up until the hospital closed two decades ago. The owners have carefully preserved the building from unique floor tiles, wood work, and the ceilings with the sky lights. It is rather cool and unique venue that you won't find anything quite like it in the Indianapolis area.

Interior picture of 1899 main ball room


Wedding and Event Venue

Floor plan for 1899 Experience Venue Indpls
More Photos

Keep in mind we are not photographers we are DJs who can capture your vision and bring the party. These are some Photo's that Mikey took when doing a site visit for one of our couples! 

1899 Venue With Uplighting (after uplighting Picture)

Are you looking for a unique venue for your wedding or next event, that is truly a blank slate that none of your guests have been too yet?  Awesome, 1899 is a venue that may be for you. It is nestled in Indianapolis next to the old State Hospital. It is a large venue with high ceilings and with the charm of yesteryear that is truly a blank slate.

Exterior of 1899 Event Venue Indpls
Interior 1899 facing foyer Wedding Venue

164 Steeples Boulevard

Indianapolis, Indiana 46222

Interior 1899 DJ services