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Price range: $3,235 - $7,295 Starting at $3,235
Couples usually spend $5,985 Couples usually spend $5,985
$3,235 starting price
$3,235 starting price
Bar service
$6.50 per person
$3,235 starting price
$3,235 starting price
Bar service
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Seven Oaks Recreation is a scenic wedding venue located in Boone, Iowa. This family-owned-and-operated establishment is nestled at the base of a ski-mountain range that offers breathtaking views throughout all four seasons. Couples who choose this venue will unearth a secluded and relaxed ambiance with views of the Des Moines River Valley. This ideal atmosphere makes for unforgettable wedding events that live long in the memory of every guest.

Facilities and Capacity

The Seven Oaks Recreation cabin resides on a 150-acre plot of land. The Lodge offers 4,600 square feet of event space, boasts sixteen-foot vaulted ceilings, and natural-pine walls that combine to complement the building's rustic charm. This large facility can accommodate up to 220 seated guests for extravagant festivities that run long into the night. The building also features the Conference Center, which is a 2,800-square-foot space with a capacity for 200 seated individuals. Couples can choose to use both The Lodge and the Conference Center in order to host grand celebrations with up to 300 guests. The center also features a bar that consists of locally-brewed beers, domestic beers, wine, and mixed drinks. Furthermore, couples who desire an outdoor ceremony can utilize the estate's well-manicured lawn in order to exchange their professions of love. With a stunning ski-slope backdrop, this one-of-a-kind ceremony site will be sure to amaze couples and their guests alike.

Services Offered

Seven Oaks Recreation offers an array of amenities to couples who rent the venue space. An on-site event team works with each couple to help design, organize, and implement a personalized event. Each function is supplemented by setup and cleanup services, which are provided by the staff. Couples can appropriate the venue's indoor and outdoor spaces, as well as the furniture that accompanies those facilities. Furthermore, the lodge boasts a large kitchen that serves as an ideal space for caterers to prepare the wedding meal.

Other Services

In addition to their vast collection of standard services, the staff of the ski resort can supply a multitude of additional items and amenities. For couples who desire entertainment pursuits, there are paintball and kayaking activities available. If couples require something less physically exerting, an outdoor fire pit can be used to relax around. The resort can also supply the following event items:

  • Table linens
  • Napkins
  • Centerpieces
  • Dance floor
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Banquet Hall

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Uncovered Outdoor

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Cash Bar
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Reviews of Seven Oaks Recreation

4.9 out of 5 rating
4.9 out of 5 rating
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97% recommend it
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4.9/5 4 reviews
4.7/5 281 reviews
Kim L. Sent on 09/06/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Day

We are so happy and pleased with our daughter and her fiance chosing Seven Oaks for their wedding and reception. The different package prices and options are extremely reasonable. Emma and Larissa were wonderful to work with. Every detail that needed taken care of from the very beginning of the planning stage right up to the big day was taken care of. Emma was always a phone call or email away with any questions that needed answered. The wedding day was beautiful and perfect. There was a glitch that occurred and we are so thankful for Larissa to be able to step up and help the ceremony to continue on. A big thank you Emma and Larissa and the rest of the staff at Seven are all awesome!
Samantha M. Sent on 06/19/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Ah-Mazing Experience!!!!

I just had my wedding less than two weeks ago and it was amazing! The two ladies there went above and beyond anything that I needed or wanted them to do. The venue itself is beautiful and will fit any style of wedding and not to mention affordable. I cannot thank these two ladies enough for making my dream wedding come true. They are willing to work with you and your budget and make sure that you have the most beautiful wedding you can imagine. My big day went smoothly and it is all thanks to them. I could not ask for a better team on the most important day of my life, I will be forever grateful.
User6210747 Sent on 06/07/2015
5 out of 5 rating
The ski lodge was a beautiful venue especially for photos. It can fit up to 400 people now. We had the ceremony in the new addition and the fireplace was a beautiful backdrop for pictures. They let you bring in your own non-alcoholic drinks and caterer. They have a fire pit, horshoes, volleyball, paintball and you can set up your own lawn games outside. The event planner was great and easy to work with.
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