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Whether it's a small gathering of family and friends, or a 500-guest gala, the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum is the place to make your wedding 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 all-inclusive wedding reception packages from Aramark, the award-winning in-house catering provider. Packages are priced per person and already include tax and service charges. 

View Wedding Reception Packages

Rental Spaces

Rental Space Maximum Capacity* Deposit/Rent Food & Beverage
Sample Layout
Rooftop Lounge 176 guests $1,200 $3,500 Rooftop Lounge Layout
Half Appleseed (A or B) 144 guests $750 $3,000 Half Appleseed Layout
Appleseed Room 328 guests $1,200 $4,000 Appleseed Room Layout
One Quarter Expo Center 350 guests $1,000 $4,500 Quarter Expo Layout
Conference B 268 guests $1,300 $4,500 Conference B Layout
Conference C 510 guests $1,700 $7,500 Conference C Layout
Conference B-C 770 guests $2,300 $10,500 Conference B-C Layout
Conference D-E 332 guests $1,300 $4,500 Conference D-E Layout

*Capacities include space for a dance floor, wedding party head table, cake table, gift table, DJ booth, bars, buffets and drink stations.

**When Food & Beverage Spend is exceeded, the room deposit is returned with the final bill after the event. If an event uses an Approved Outside Caterer, the room deposit is retained by the Coliseum as the rent for the space.

What's Included

  • Tables and Chairs for guest seating
  • Set-up and tear down


  • Dance Floor Rental: $200 per event day
  • Stage Rental: $10.00 per 4' x 8' section
  • Carpet for Expo Center space is optional with a $500 fee
  • Security for alcohol service: 2024 - $58.00 per hour; 2025 - $63.00 per hour (4-hour minimum)
  • Bartender Fee: $25.00 per hour, per bartender, 3-hour minimum (waived if $350 sales per bartender)

Policies for Sweets, D├ęcor and More

  • The Memorial 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 client or a vendor of their choosing. Decorations are not permitted to be attached to walls or ceilings.


Contact Us

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