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Today is the Bloomington Bridal Show at the Monroe County Convention Center from noon to 5:00 pm! So many vendors, lots of food, and many giveaways from the vendors! We will be giving away a one night stay in our cottage if you book with us (a $250 value). Stop by our booth today! ... See MoreSee Less

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The Bloomington Bridal Show is tomorrow, Sunday, from noon to 5:00 pm at the Monroe County Convention Center. We will be giving away a free night in the cottage when you book with us (a $250 dollar value). Come visit our booth. We are booking for 2018, 2019, and 2020! ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you for providing the most beautiful venue for our dream wedding. 🙂 We loved working with you guys. ... See MoreSee Less

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Absolutely beautiful! Congratulations Joe and Erika! Photo compliments of Jennifer Soots Photography. We cannot wait to see more photos soon! ... See MoreSee Less

Working on some blogs to share with you all soon!! For now...Sunday's wedding was pure joy with Joe Bales + Erika Renee Bales at The Loft at Walnut Hill Farm, LLC

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Congratulations Kyle and Karlye Gebauer on getting married at The Loft on June 10, 2017! We loved working with you guys and cannot wait to see your professional photos! Thank you so much Karlye for your kind words you posted on our page. This is exactly why we share our farm and venue with our bridal couples! ... See MoreSee Less

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We would like to congratulate Justin Johnson on his high school graduation. He had his graduation party on June 4, 2017 at The Loft! Good luck in college Justin, you will do great. With Rhonda Waterford- Johnson ... See MoreSee Less

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The Loft at Walnut Hill was an amazing venue! I had my wedding here June 10th and this place exceeding everything I had dreamed of for a wedding! It was more than perfect....they go above and beyond to take care of you and had everything set up exactly how I wanted! The venue and property it's self is absolutely gorgeous!!!! Thank you guys so much for making our special day so perfect! I recommend this venue to anyone 💗 ... See MoreSee Less

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We hosted the Model A Club dinner on June 6, 2017. It was such a joy to see the different model A cars and trucks! ... See MoreSee Less

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About Us

The Loft at Walnut Hill Farm, LLC was purchased in August, 2013 by Alan and Sharon Armstrong, their daughter Dr. Ashley Armstrong, and Ashley’s husband Robert Heath Prince.

Alan and Sharon are both graduates of Indiana University and were educators for 43 years before retiring from teaching in 2016. Dr. Ashley Armstrong and Heath Prince are graduates of Purdue University. Robert is employed by General Motors and Ashley owns Regional Veterinary Services.

The purchase of the Loft at Walnut Hill Farm was always intended as a cattle farm. However, the beautiful meadows, hills, and trees were so breath-taking, we decided to share it with others. Shortly after purchasing the farm, the idea of turning part of the farm into a wedding venue was born. What better way to share the rustic serene surrounding than to have brides, families, and friends have their dream come true in a natural sanctuary?

Working with a local contractor and Loyd Graber Construction Group, renovations began on the bridal cottage and the dilapidated old Dutch Hoop Barn in January, 2014. The construction and renovation moved to the swine farrowing house and the construction of the pavilion in March 2014.

Our constant work: mowing, weed eating, fence building, painting, and landscaping reveals our labor of love into this beautiful wedding venue.

The Loft officially opened August 1, 2014. The first wedding was September 13, 2014, and the rest is history. We hope the Loft is where memories are made and dreams come true!

~The Armstrong and Prince Families


Photo by Noel Photos

Our services include rental of the Dutch Hoop Barn, the pavilion, the rustic barn, cottage, and 10-acres of rolling hills and meadows.

Photo by Leslie Stillions Photography

There are several open areas, rustic outbuildings, and large trees for couples wanting an outdoor ceremony or beautiful backgrounds for photos.

Photo by Wandering Heart Photography

The event fee is from 8:00 am to 12:00 am (midnight) daily.

We have 400 white vinyl chairs, 30 white 60-inch round tables, 20 white 8-foot rectangular banquet tables, and 5 white 6-foot rectangular banquet tables available for use in the rental. We also have floor-length white, ivory, and black table linens and cloth napkins available for an extra rental fee.

Photo by Bailey Elle Photography

There is a gravel parking lot available for guest parking.

We also have 5 whiskey barrels, easels, and some antique chairs and tables included in the event fee.

Photo by Bailey Elle Photography

Photo by Bailey Elle Photography

Photo by Bailey Elle Photography

We let you choose your own catering service; however, we can make suggestions and we have some preferred vendors.  Please check out our “Vendors We Love” page for more information.

Table Setting

Below is the floor plan of the Dutch Hoop Barn and Pavilion area:

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Click to enlarge floor plan

Wedding and Event Venue

Photo by Bailey Elle Photography

There is a Dutch Hoop Barn located in the center of the property. The Loft of the “Hoop Barn” is accessed from ground level. The Loft itself will hold approximately 230 guests for a wedding ceremony.

Photo by Hofferphotography.com

The Loft may also be used for receptions, cocktail hour, or as a very large dance floor. The Loft is climate controlled and includes three crystal chandeliers that are over 150 years old that once hung in the old Bedford Post Office.

Loft Reception

We have added a 12′ x 28′ deck on the back of the Hoop Barn. This deck may be used for a Live Band or DJ. Weather permitting, it can also be used for additional seating for the Loft and Pavilion or as a perfect photo opportunity.

Back Deck and Pavilion

The basement of the Hoop Barn can be used for an indoor reception area, bar area, or to set up a large buffet.

Barn Basement

There is a covered 40 x 64 ft. Pavilion that will hold 250-300 people. Large dimmer-controlled chandeliers and ceiling fans fill the ceiling to the Pavilion. A 40 x 32 open dance floor is connected to the Pavilion, more tables can be added to this area for even more seating.



Photo by Bailey Elle Photography

The old farrowing barn is attached to the pavilion. The farrowing barn has been completely remodeled to include a kitchen, men’s dressing room, men’s and women’s restrooms. The kitchen, restrooms, and dressing room are all climate controlled. The kitchen includes two oven ranges, two stand-up refrigerator/ freezers, an ice machine, a triple sink, and counter space. All of the caterers have loved the kitchen!

Men's Dressing Room

A 5-room cottage is also available to the bridal party on the day of the wedding. The cottage has been completely remodeled; it has 2 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, bath and two sunrooms. The cottage is completely climate controlled. It is the perfect place to do hair, makeup, and relax getting ready for your special day. The cottage may also be rented out for an additional charge as a Honeymoon Suite the night of the wedding. Many of our newlyweds have taken advantage of this option!

Photo by Danielle Harris Photography

Photo by Janie Mahoney Photography and Design

Photo by Noel Photos

A third primitive and rustic barn may be used as a backdrop for an Outdoor Wedding or for photos. There are several open areas, rustic outbuildings, and large trees for couples wanting an outdoor ceremony or beautiful backgrounds for photos

Rustic Barn

Photo by George Street Photography

Photo by Sarah Hunter Photography

Rustic Photo Opportunities

There is a fire pit and fire ring to use as well. Many brides have placed a s’mores bar close to the fire ring.

Fire Pit