Situated in Cedar Falls, Iowa, The Black Hawk Hotel is a historic hotel and wedding venue. In the center of the city, there is plenty for guests to do before and after your event. Full of Midwestern charm with employees that offer exceptional customer service, the hotel provides a welcoming retreat for celebrations. The dedicated staff enjoys seeing your wedding come to life against the hotel's antique setting.
Facilities and Capacity
When you host your wedding at The Black Hawk Hotel, you can book the entire property. This allows you and your nearest and dearest privacy as you celebrate your love and commitment. The venue is flexible, providing the chance to celebrate with between 10 and 150 guests. There is a cocktail area called Bar Winslow as well as a dining room known as the Farm Shed. Ceremonies can take place in the lobby. With varied spaces throughout, couples can arrange the proceedings of their wedding in multiple ways.
As a hotel, room blocks are available. This allows you and your partner the ability to turn your wedding into a weekend event and provides convenience for guests and your wedding party. There are a total of 43 rooms in the hotel. To help you see your wedding dream materialize, the hotel employs a professional event planner. Catering and bar services are provided through the Farm Shed and Bar Winslow, satisfying guests' appetites with expertly crafted courses.
Originally, The Black Hawk Hotel was named The Winslow House. The establishment initially opened in 1853 and offered both drinks and accommodation. Over the course of the 1800s, the hotel went through renovations, a fire, and a number of name changes. The final design that guests can appreciate today was completed in 1914 by John Ralston, an architect. Today, the hotel is on the National Historic Register of Historic Places.
Cedar Falls is a bustling city that offers both cultivation and entertainment. Numerous shops and eateries line the streets and many special events take place in this dynamic locale. Your loved ones also have ample opportunity to enjoy nature, with trails and parks, like the Hartman Nature Reserve Center.
The Black Hawk Hotel Price Rates
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We're now offering a special rate for couples whose wedding plans have been impacted by COVID-19. Micro weddings allow couples to keep their wedding date booked and host a small celebration that fits within local and state guidelines. For $500, host a ceremony and/or reception at The Black Hawk Hotel. We'll connect you with our preferred florist and bakery, all you have to do is wear your white dress and alert your guests.
Micro weddings include: A 2 hour weekday venue rental for up to 25 guests, marble top tables and farmhouse chairs, a Bose sound system and mic, our professional on-site event staff, a bridal suite for getting ready (most couples use this as their honeymoon suite and stay overnight!), commercial prep kitchen for caterers, and a guaranteed room block for your guests to stay on-premise.