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Reception
$1,800 starting price
Ceremony
$225 starting price
Reception
$1,800 starting price
Ceremony
$225 starting price

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The Shores at Five Island is a banquet hall wedding venue located in Emmetsburg, Iowa. With a variety of event spaces of different sizes and styles, this event center provides couples with a flexible and spacious setting that is perfect for creating your dream wedding. With beautiful lakeside views and scenic golf course surroundings, The Shores at Five Island is an ideal location for your special celebration.

Facilities and Capacity
The Shores at Five Island offers a variety of event spaces that can be utilized for events of all sizes, with the largest event space accommodating up to 330 guests. The Lakeview Ballroom, the venue鈥檚 main event space, offers over 4,300-square-feet of space and large, beautiful windows that provide a scenic view of the surrounding Five Island Lake and Golf Course. Clients that rent the Lakeview Ballroom also gain complimentary use of the lakeside veranda, which can be accessed from three points in the ballroom and provides a relaxing outdoor environment for your guests to mingle during cocktail hour. The Jack Kibbie Room offers 2,230-square-feet of space and veranda access, and is ideal for slightly smaller gatherings. For intimate weddings, the POET Biorefining Room offers 1,226-square-feet of space and a spectacular lake view, and the Emmetsburg Municipal Utilities Room provides guests with stunning views of Hole #9 of the Five Islands Golf Course, as well as the lake. The Ag Processing Inc. Board Room is an ideal space for private gatherings such as bridal showers, intimate parties, or business meetings. The Shores at Five Island also offers immaculate golf courses, with natural scenic landscapes and top amenities such as a pro shop and bar.

Services Offered
The staff at The Shores at Five Island are dedicated to helping clients make your wedding vision a reality. They provide a variety of services and rental items in order to fulfill your wedding needs, and are capable of planning ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, and engagement parties. They offer event design, as well as set up and clean up of your event space. The event center is wheelchair accessible and offers plentiful parking, and allows for outside catering and cake. The staff at the venue will coordinate with your vendors in order to ensure that your event goes off without a hitch. The venue also offers event items and rental equipment, including:

  • Audio equipment
  • Chairs
  • Chair covers
  • Dance floor
  • Tables
  • Glassware
  • Linens
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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,800

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,800

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$225

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$225

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Signature Drink

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Country/Golf Club
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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Reviews of The Shores at Five Island

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5.0 out of 5 rating
5.0 out of 5 rating
5 Reviews
99% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    5 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    5 out of 5 rating
Weddingwire
5.0/5 5 reviews
Google
4.5/5 60 reviews
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Tabby Sent on 07/15/2018
5 out of 5 rating
Beautiful place for an amazing price!!! Very helpful and always there to answer any questions you have !
Morgan
Morgan O. Sent on 01/15/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Day!

The entire staff was wonderful and the venue is beautiful! We couldn't have asked for a better day and the Shore's staff was helpful, accommodating and fun! We would highly recommend this venue!
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Presley V. Sent on 01/08/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Vogel Wedding

Great place to host an event. Staff was wonderful to work with and the bar was a nice room for the crowd to flow.
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The Shores at Five Island frequently asked questions

The Shores at Five Island includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
The Shores at Five Island includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
The bar service starting price at The Shores at Five Island includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Signature Drink
The space offered by The Shores at Five Island for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Country/Golf Club
  • Waterfront
The Shores at Five Island offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
The Shores at Five Island offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
The Shores at Five Island offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Rentals
  • Outside Vendors
  • Wifi
The Shores at Five Island offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Tables
The Shores at Five Island is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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