Baqara

11680 SE 64th Ave., Runnells, IA 50237 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Baqara

Baqara is a mansion wedding venue located in Runnells, Iowa. This picturesque location offers a selection of event spaces, facilities, and services for couples to avail of to create their dream celebration. Complete with a dedicated team of experienced staff members, it is the perfect place for Central Iowa weddings of all shapes and sizes.

Facilities and Capacity

Baqara offers two distinct venues for you to choose from to bring your unique wedding vision to life. Located in Newton, Baqara Coliseum is one of the largest wedding venues in Iowa. As a large indoor space, it can seat up to 999 attendees, perfect for celebrations with larger guest lists and plenty of room for food stations, a large dance floor and more! th The brand new outdoor paved patio, walkway and Coliseum backdrop are perfect for your ceremony!

Accommodating up to 280 seated guests, Baqara Reclaimed venue offers both an outdoor pavilion for your ceremony and the indoor space for your reception. A large outdoor patio is also available as well and is perfect for games and outdoor seating. 2 getting ready rooms are provided at BOTH venues, perfect for preparing for your big day in peace and privacy!

Services Offered

From start to finish, the talented Baqara event coordination team is with you to help bring your wedding vision to life. Offering a full selection of services, they will work closely with you to design a unique package to suit both your needs and budget. As well as in-person meetings and phone conversations, they have a customized online portal that you can access 24/7 so that no detail is overlooked. Their services include full decoration, setup and cleanup, flatware, linens, vendor allocation, day-of coordination, and more. A fully licensed bar is also available in both the Reclaimed and Coliseum venues, offering a selection of high-quality beverages and fully-trained bartenders. One of the services that sets Baqara apart is access to their talented on-site florist. Offering an array of services using only the freshest flowers, they are ready to tend to all your floral arrangement needs.

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Classy white, ivory and natural green bouquet.. ..escimo roses, white stock, queen anne's lace, bear...
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Orange asiatic lilies, green hypericum berries, white hydrangeas, escimo roses and leonitus roses...
Orange asiatic lilies, green hypericum berries, white hydrangeas, escimo roses and leonitus roses...
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Bouquet with stargazer lilies, escimo roses, plum calla lilies and silver accented lily grass.
Bouquet with stargazer lilies, escimo roses, plum calla lilies and silver accented lily grass.
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Fun mix of gerbera daisies, green hypericum berries, yellow calla lilies, orange spray roses, seeded...
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Feminine bouquet of stargazer lilies, plum calla lilies, pink roses and gerbera daisies and added...
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Fun, country bouquet with yellow and white alstromeria lilies, yellow gerberas, white carnations and...
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Gorgeous cascading bouquet of lilies, purple lisianthus, escimo roses, green hypericum berries ad...
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Rustic bouquet of escimo roses, orange asiatic lilies, green hypericum berries, and buplerum and...
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31 Reviews for Baqara

Recommended by 99% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Amanda Nicole · Married on 09/07/2019

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    Elsberry Wedding 9/7/19

    Where do I even begin on the services with Yvette and Clint. They went above and beyond our expectations. They really did take away ANY and ALL stress on our big day. They made sure everything ran smoothly, they took charge with guests and wedding party so we didn’t have to. Wow! On the decorations and set up. It was absolutely beautiful! More beautiful than we even dreamt of. They took care of all the set up and tear down too! We highly recommend using their services for your big day. You will never regret them as a choice.

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    Emily · Married on 06/08/2019

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    Perfect night!

    I honestly couldn't of asked for a better venue! The fact that they do EVERYTHING for you and I mean EVERYTHING, from the venue, reception, flowers, decor and all the preparation it was the easiest experience I've ever had! My wedding was absolutely perfect and I can't thank Yvette and Clinton enough!!

    Sent on 06/10/2019

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Baqara FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 2000
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2000
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 750
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 750
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 5
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    House Beer
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    2
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Historic Building
    Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Server(s)
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle Markers
    Aisle Runners
    Altar/Arch
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Decor
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November
    December

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    BOOKin SEPTEMBER

    Book any of our 3 locations and receive champagne for your wedding party for $1!

Professional Network & Endorsements

5 Endorsements

  • Lidderdale Country Store Catering Wedding Caterers

    Baqara is great place! Yvette is easy to work with and does a fantastic job. You will not be disappointed with this beautiful venue.

  • Modern Dress Wedding Dresses

    Baqara is such an amazing space to have your wedding! Everything from the decor to the floral options, you will be so impressed! The owners are great to work with! Definitely worth the short drive!

  • Stuart Alexander Productions Wedding Planners

    A wonderful unique space for events located a short 20 min ride outside of downtown Des Moines

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  • 11680 SE 64th Ave. Runnells, IA, 50237 See on map
    515-361-7598 (Phone number)
    5156896056 (Other Phone Number)
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