Waterford Estates Lodge




Located on the outskirts of South Bend only a few miles away from Notre Dame, the Waterford Estates Lodge offers soon-to-be-wed couples with a dreamy wedding venue that is sure to impress with its elegant spaces, delicious cuisine, and dedicated staff. The Grand Ballroom is the ideal setting for a romantic reception, whether you envision a small intimate gathering and a lavish social affair. Expansive, upscale, and decidedly sophisticated, the ballroom has a neutral color palette that can adapt to any theme or decor that you desire. Their fine linens and high end decor will satisfy even the most discerning of clientele. The experienced staff will ensure that every detail is up to your standards, planning your special day so you can relax and drink in every unforgettable moment. The day you’ve always dreamed of is within your reach. Create memories that will last a lifetime at the Waterford Estates Lodge!

Venue Style

Ballrooms, Bed & Breakfast/Inn


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $250/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Waterford Estates Lodge is estimated at between $6,559 and $11,695 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
No kitchen
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 11:00PM