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.
11 Reviews for Debbie's Celebration Barn
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Lora Hoit · Getting married on 01/06/2024
An amazing structure with ample outdoor space.
Debbie's Celebration Barn, located in Oskaloosa, Iowa is a picturesque venue suitable for all large gatherings. Debbie and Denny work directly with clients to ensure all needs are met for the event. Your possibilities are endless!Sent on 09/11/2020
Barb Gosselink · Married on 08/08/2020
Mother of bride
We loved this venue! Denny and Debbie were great to work with and everything was amazing.Sent on 09/11/2020
Arlene · Married on 08/06/2020
Our 50th wedding anniversary was held at Debbie’s Celebration Barn. Our entire experience was wonderful. Debbie and Denny’s customer service and attention to detail was impeccable. The venue is beautiful and perfect for a large event such as our anniversary party. Debbie and Denny made our special day extra special.Sent on 09/11/2020
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