Lost Marsh Restaurant




Nestled along the edge of the Illinois and Indiana border on East 129 Street, the Lost Marsh Restaurant lies near the banks of Wolf Lake and Lake Chicago for a truly scenic setting to tie the knot. Located in the lively community of Hammond, this creative venue is an ideal choice for the union of two people who share a passion for sensational cuisine. Designed with gorgeous wood architecture, the Restaurant presents brides and grooms an elegant setting to share vows. Equipped with contemporary decor and a natural ambience, this venue features large windows on every side for plenty of natural lighting. Imagine saying ‘I do’ as the warm light of sunset cascades across the room. Whether you are planning a grand event or an intimate gathering, the Restaurant provides ample space indoors and out to celebrate with all of your family and friends. If you are searching for a chic and sophisticated place to wed and dine, the Lost Marsh Restaurant is a perfect setting to create everlasting memories.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Modern


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 225 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 190 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 225 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 3 hours prior to start of event and no earlier than 2:00PM. Events must end by 11:30PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $175 to $600 for a reception and includes 5.5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a guest minimum of 100 applied to all Saturday, peak season events in the Banquet Room. The fee for a ceremony is $150 with reception rental or $175 for a ceremony-only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $175/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Lost Marsh Restaurant is estimated at between $8,243 and $15,647 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:30PM