Debbie’s Celebration Barn is a rustic, beautifully restored barn in Oskaloosa, Iowa that’s great for weddings and other special occasions. It was built in 1972 by Ben Vanderhook, who tore down barns in the area to create this stunning Quonset hut barn. The barn is built on a hill, overlooking the picturesque 3.5 acres of sloping lawns and fields.
Facilities and Capacity
This venue is a 40’ x 120’ elegant, wooden barn that has parking and is wheelchair accessible. Debbie’s Celebration Barn is able to accommodate seating for up to 600 people, with a minimum of 50. It has French doors that are not only beautiful, but are also great for cross ventilation on warm days or nights. String lighting adds a romantic feel while brightening the space and the beautiful lawns are excellent for an outdoor ceremony or a cocktail hour. Then you can bring the reception inside the barn for a change of scenery. The venue is pet friendly so it’s great for couples who are hoping to include their furry friends on their special day.
Debbie’s Celebration Barn can host engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners in addition to wedding ceremonies, receptions, and elopements. After booking this space, you will have access to all-inclusive packages, event planning, wireless internet, event rentals, clean up at the end of your event, and their lighting and sound equipment. Event items provided by this venue include:
The team at Debbie’s Celebration Barn is happy to help you find a caterer that is ideal for you and your guests. They have a list of preferred vendors and caterers that are reliable and have seen success with. The barn can be set up for sit-down dinners, buffet style, or serving stations, and they provide linens for their clients. The in-house bar supplies barware and allows you to bring in your own alcohol. Bartenders can serve a variety of wines and liquors at a cash or open bar, plus signature drinks and champagne toasts.
Recommended by 100% of couples
Debbie · Married on 06/18/2016
Wonderful rustic experience, totally happySent on 05/13/2017
Brandy Gerard · Married on 05/30/2018
One of the most beautiful weddings I’ve ever attended was at Debbie’s Celebration Barn.
It was a pleasure attending a wedding at Debbie’s Celebration Barn. I suggest that other couples also book their venue with her, so that they can begin to plan their wedding.Sent on 12/31/2018
First of all we want to congratulate you on your engagement !!! and we would love to show you around here and discuss planning your big day. For 2020 we are offering a special deal for you, you get the barn all day on friday.saturday,until noon on sunday,we will have coffe an donuts on sunday morning complements of the bar. we will inculde the popcorn / coffee bar,offer half price of use of the touch screen talking photo booth mirror which would be ( 250.00 ) we can help you with catering, get you special price on a D.J. service. discounted price on a motel. we will work with you on special drinks at the bar. we are here to help park cars,help an assist your event,we will offer our 8 passenger golf cart from the parking lot to the barn.we offer a place for the bride and her girls to hide out in.for a special of $4000.00