Springtime is finally here, which means the long weeks and short days of winter are over! Trying to find exciting things to do outdoors can sometimes be difficult, but if you’re event planning in Indiana, Oakwood Resort offers several fantastic activities to enjoy outdoors. From cookouts by the fire to the renowned tour boat rides, there is something for everyone at Oakwood Resort.

Lake Wawasee Tours

If you’re looking for a relaxing afternoon on the water, the famous Oakwood Tour Boat offers to show you a scenic look at Lake Wawasee. For our overnight guests, the tour is complementary Tuesday through Thursday and $10 a person for non-guests. On Friday and Saturday, enjoy our tours for $10 a person for guests and non-guests. Be sure to plan accordingly; our tour boat takes Sundays and Mondays off.

Aquatic Activities

There’s no better way to cool off on a warmer-than-normal spring day than relaxing at the on-site swimming pier and new beach area! Many of our guests love to spend all day out on the waters of Lake Wawasee, and thanks to our many available activities, there’s always plenty to do.

Biking and Walking Paths

Whether you’re in the mood for a peaceful walk or a breezy jog, walking paths are located around the grounds of Oakwood Resort. Explore 27 acres of the resort with our paved walking paths and a one-mile circle for walking, cycling, or running. If you’re a fan of hiking, we have nearby off-road areas for light hiking!


When you are event planning in Indiana, Oakwood Resort has no shortage of games for you and the whole family to enjoy! Our outdoor basketball court is the perfect place for playing a friendly game of basketball or just shooting some hoops. If regular-sized Jenga is too boring for you, we have Giant Jenga! Work together or against one another to try and beat your competitor in this enhanced version of the hit game. There are more games like Frisbee and Cornhole too, which are available at the front desk.

Outdoor Event Space

Oakwood Resort has the most beautiful event space, and if you’re event planning in Indiana the potential for the kind of events that can take place here is endless. Our gorgeous outdoor spaces feature a lakeside view that is the ultimate romantic spot if you’re planning a wedding. Our ballroom banquet rooms are perfect for both wedding receptions and family reunions, as they can fit 25-800 guests!

Planning events can be strenuous and sometimes frustrating, which is why we have so many different activities and event capabilities at our resort. Let us help you plan the perfect event that will create memories to last a lifetime.

No matter the event, no matter who is accompanying you on your stay, with everything we have to offer, there’s truly something for everyone outdoors at Oakwood Resort. Make your reservations today!