The rustic elegance of The Gallery, with original paintings by Patricia Rhoden Bartels, seats up to 200 and has a covered porch for up to 50 additional guests. A full onsite prep kitchen, outdoor Pagoda, and gas fire pit sitting area are just a few of the amenities available.
The Gallery is furnished with tables, chairs, bar area, stage, dance floor, and a fireplace. Upstairs has additional seating and a separate large room that can be used for corporate meetings or grooms room. In addition, there is a Newlywed Suite with bridal party makeup vanities.
Our barn wood stage with natural amphitheater accommodates events up to 600 guests.
The Stage has electric, water, portable restrooms, and food truck parking. The surrounding campsites are available for staging, vendors, or event staff. The natural amphitheater provides excellent seating and acoustics.
Our four acre lake with large dock and event area on the dam accommodates events up to 150 guests.
The Lake has electric outlets located on the dock. The surrounding campsites are available for staging, vendors, or event staff. The lake provides a perfect natural setting.
We can assist you in planning your event by offering catered food and beverage services. Alcohol is permitted inside the Gallery
(Renter must assume all liability and responsibility and maintain the alcohol in a private setting, and not have alcohol exposed to the general public. Indiana state laws relating to the distribution and consumption of alcohol must be strictly followed. Valley Branch Retreat Inc. is not authorized by the State of Indiana to handle alcoholic beverages.)
The Gallery is rented and secured on a first come, first serve basis. Rental deposit fees must be paid in advance; non-payment will result in cancellation. Tax exempt groups must provide a copy of their Indiana General Sales Tax Exempt Certificate with the signed contract. Valley Branch Retreat Inc. assumes no responsibility for accidents, injuries, damages, and Valley Branch Retreat assumes no responsibility for lost or stolen items at the facility.
Wi-Fi is available at the Gallery, as well as outside most of our cabins, front porches, the outside front porch of the Galley, and limited through the campground at no charge.
Please note that we are not responsible for electrical outages due to acts of God, and there are no refunds based on weather.
WARNING: Under Indiana law, an agritourism provider is not liable for an injury to, or the death of, a participant in agritourism activities at this location if the death or injury results from the inherent risks of agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death, or for other participants to act in a manner that may cause you injury or cause your death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity. As added by P.L.3-2011, SEC.1. The property used by Valley Branch Retreat Inc. dba eXplore Brown County dba Paintball Valley is a Classified Forest/Tree Farm and an Indiana Agritourism provider.
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During our off-season (Dec-Feb) we are limited on staff and are unable to accommodate any walk-ons. All zips will be closed from 11/26 to 12/2!