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Congratulations On Your Engagement!

Whether it's a small gathering of family and friends, or 500-guest gala, the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is the place to make your wedding reception dreams come true. Our staff of event planners and culinary professionals is here to help you enjoy the most important day of your life.

The most convenient way to plan your wedding reception at the Memorial Coliseum is to choose one of the Wedding Reception Packages from Aramark, the award-winning in-house catering provider.

Food & Beverage
Rooftop Lounge*** 176 guests Room Layout $500 $1,500
Expo Lobby 175 guests   $500 $2,000
Half Appleseed 144 guests Room Layout $600 $2,000
Appleseed Room 328 guests Room Layout $900 $3,000
Expo Center**** 350 guests Room Layout $525 $2,000
Conference B 268 guests Room Layout $900 $3,000
Conference C 510 guests Room Layout $1200 $5,000
Conference B-C 770 guests Room Layout $1800 $8,000
Conference D-E 332 guests Room Layout $900 $3,000


*Capacities include space for dance floor, wedding party head table, cake table, gift table, DJ booth, bar and round tables of 8 seats each, except Upper Rotunda and Expo, which use rounds of 10.

**If your Aramark food and beverage spend meets or exceed the Incentive Spend amount, your rental payment will be credited to your final catering bill, after the event, providing the room at no cost to you!

***In 2020, the Rooftop Lounge deposit/rent is $750 and the food and beverage is $2,000. 

****In 2020, the Expo Center deposit/rent is $625 and the food and beverage is $3,000. 

INCLUDED WITH SPACE: Tables and chairs for guest seating, set-up and tear down.

Dance Floor Rental 30'x 30': $175 per event day
Stage Rental: $7.00 per 4' x 8' section
Carpet for Expo Center space is optional with a $250 fee.
Security for alcohol service: 2019 - $44.00 per hour (3-hr minimum); 2020 - $47.00 per hour
Bartender Fee: $25 per hour per bartender, 3- hour minimum (waived if $350 sales per bartender)

  • The Coliseum allows receptions to bring in wedding cakes or specialty cupcakes for reception events from a professional or retail bakery. Candy, mints, nuts, etc. must be provided by Aramark or the approved caterer for the event.
  • Decorations for a wedding ceremony/reception event can be provided by the clients or a vendor of their choosing. Decorations are not permitted to be attached to walls or ceilings.

2019-2020 Approved Catering Service Providers (updated 8/1/19)

Linen Napkin Colors

For more information, contact a member of the sales team at (260) 482-9502.

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