Black Iris Estate




Carmel, Indiana is home to the Black Iris Estate, a lovely mansion located on 5 acres of pristine property. Your wedding function will sparkle when celebrating at Black Iris. Imagine an outdoor wedding ceremony on the lawn followed by a lovely cocktail hour on the patio. The team at Black Iris can transform the patio area to a cool lounge space, perfect for relaxing prior to an evening of celebration. The newly renovated ballroom is wonderful for those who have an ornate wedding vision. New crystal chandeliers, hardwood flooring, and neutral walls combine to create a welcoming space that suits your wedding vision. Colorful centerpieces, custom lighting, and linens will transform Black Iris to the venue of your dreams. This venue also features the catering service of Thomas Caterers of Distinction. The catering team will work with you to ensure an evening that reflects your unique taste. Enjoy a wedding that is just what you've always imagined at the lovely Black Iris Estate.

Venue Style

Mansion, Private Estate, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $3,500 for a reception and includes 7 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is also a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The fee for a ceremony is $750 with reception rental. An additional hour can be arranged for a fee of $750. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Alternative indoor ceremony option available if in-climate weather.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Black Iris Estate is estimated at between $15,126 and $23,200 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Complimentary bridal suite
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Dance area

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 midnight