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The Midnight Gem

Cedar Rapids, IA View map Visit website
Up to 300 guests


The Midnight Gem is a wedding and events venue situated in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This stand-out venue is designed with modern industrial accents that will eloquently match the color scheme of any event. The building is set in a prime location within minutes of the Eastern Iowa Airport and several hotels for overnight guests. Surrounded by manicured lawns, this beautiful venue is ideal for couples who hope to commit themselves to one another in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere.

Facilities and Capacity

The Midnight Gem is a private venue that combines a peaceful setting with a convenient location. From the summer of 2022, couples can celebrate their love for one another at this beautiful spot. This property boasts a selection of both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites with space for 300 people. The outdoor covered patio provides a wonderfully romantic place to exchange vows on rainy days. Indoors, to-be-weds will discover gorgeous large slider doors in the air-conditioned grand hall that provide a great backdrop for photo opportunities. Included with over 8,000 square feet of event space are the two separate wings and preparation suites that allow for ultimate privacy. These rooms were built to ensure that couples and their wedding parties have plenty of space to get ready. Guests will also be able to take part in the outdoor experience within the courtyard area that consists of fire pits, cocktail tables, a putting green, and other entertaining games.

Services Offered

The staff at The Midnight Gem hope to ensure that your wedding day is the perfect start to your future together. Couples booking the property for their event will be supplied with industrial wood tables, cross-back chairs, bar services, and post-event cleaning services. In order to accommodate you and your guests, the staff can also assist in the set-up of your event. The team is passionate about delivering a high-quality service to their clients and will focus on providing you with an unforgettable event.

  • Woman-owned

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Bridal Suite
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Banquet Hall

What kind of settings are available?

Covered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

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Bar Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
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What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Dance Floor

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Alex and Jordan  Nelson
Alex and Jordan Nelson

Hey there! We are the owners of The Midnight Gem and are extremely excited to meet and work with you. We have been together since we were in 8th grade (you read that right-middle school sweethearts!) and have been married since summer of 2019. We are dream chasers and have decided to take on our biggest adventures yet- building a wedding and event venue and starting our family! We couldn't be more excited and ready for the events to come. We look forward to working with you and helping you plan your special event!


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