Inclusions

Outside

Ample outdoor space allows room to set up however best fits your event. The adjoining land boasts the opportunity for spectacular photos; Banner Lakes at Summerset State Park offers unique photo backdrops any time of year. On site, you will find six professionally-landscaped acres that you and your guests can enjoy.

  • Endless photo opportunities on 6 professionally-landscaped & maintained acres

  • Almost 1,000 square feet of covered porch space between the front & back of the venue

  • The Hive is bordered by stunning natural landscapes

  • 3 custom-built arbors & platforms for outdoor wedding ceremonies

Inside

The timeless style of the black & white theme is carried tastefully throughout every room. Touches of wood accents bring warmth & comfort into the space to create an inviting atmosphere. The neutral background allows you to add your personal touch to the space with your own colors & decorations, making each event uniquely yours.

  • Over 8,000 square feet of indoor space

  • Temperature-controlled facility

  • Easily accessible indoor space on one level

  • Bonus loft area with excellent view of event space can be used for photography, DJ, additional seating, and more!

  • Custom lighting throughout venue

  • 300-person capacity

Bridal Suite

Our charming bridal suite is the perfect place for a bride & bridal party to get ready for a wedding. With ample counter space, a comfortable seating area, private bathroom, elegant dressing room and plentiful storage, this suite offers a perfectly unique setting for photos.

  • 6 beautifully-lit hair & makeup stations

  • Cozy seating area with coffee table

  • Ample storage for bride & bridal party in decorative cubbies and underneath counter space

  • Elegant dressing room with oversized mirror perfect for photos

  • Private bridal bathroom

  • A unique "secret entrance" into the main hall. Perfect for that grand appearance!

Groom's Lounge

Experience the ultimate comfort in our groom's lounge. You'll find bar style seating with a live edge wood countertop, a unique feature wall boasting a large screen TV, custom storage area, and an outdoor patio hangout space. The State park also offers the opportunity for fishing, hiking and kayaking before your event!

  • Unique wood feature wall with a big-screen TV

  • Sitting area featuring comfortable chairs & sofa, along with bar-style seating

  • Foosball and shuffleboard tables

  • Storage for belongings

  • Private outdoor patio area

Bar Service

Let us take care of you and your guests' imbibements at your event. We will have all the beverages you need on-hand for your special event. Our bar service provides alcoholic beverages including beer, wine and mixed drinks, as well as non-alcoholic beverages. Water, pop, tea, and coffee may also be served.

  • Professional bar staff provided

  • Keg & bottled beer options available

  • Secondary mobile bar available for outdoor gatherings and large events

  • Unique option for couples to request a signature drink be served

  • Security provided for events of over 50 people where alcohol is being served

  • Have a special request? Let us know and we will do our best to make it happen

Kitchen

A caterer's kitchen will ensure your event or reception runs smoothly. The kitchen is equipped with multiple service possibilities, restaurant-grade range, refrigerator, a walk-in cooler, and spacious countertops. Finally, a private entrance and parking for the caterer and staff is located out the back of the kitchen.

  • Buffet style or table service options available

  • Private entrance & parking for caterers

  • Use of any licensed caterer is available to you

  • May be conveniently set up for pass through service

  • Ample utilities available to handle large events

Restrooms

Professionally designed facilities with a unique aesthetic, comprised of black walls with climbing white tile wainscoting, honeycomb tile floors, and flawlessly executed details & décor.

  • Family and accessible bathroom

  • Large spacious facilities inclusive for everyone

Furnishings

At The Hive, you'll find the bridal suite, groom's lounge, and family sitting room fully furnished with professional delicate touches.

  • 40 5' round tables seating 6-8 guests provided

  • 30 8' rectangular tables seating 8 guests provided

  • 300 black resin chairs available for indoor use

  • Choice of 300 black or white metal folding chairs for outdoor use

  • Renters responsible for supplying linens

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Address: 5901 Hwy 65-69

Indianola, IA 50125

Phone: 515-408-5322

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