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Reception
$4,500 starting price
Reception
$4,500 starting price

About

Whitetail Country Estates is a country wedding venue situated in Lockridge, Iowa. Just over an hour鈥檚 drive south Cedar Rapids, this charming location offers a charming and secluded backdrop for celebrations full of rustic splendor. It has everything a couple needs to plan an unforgettable wedding, including enchanting event spaces, vintage rentals, and a selection of comfortable accommodation options.

Facilities and Capacity

Whether you wish to host an indoor gathering or would prefer open-air surroundings, Whitetail Country Estates features a selection of event spaces to choose from. The Vintage Barn & Corral can accommodate up to 200 guests plus tent options for extra seating. Featuring overhead beams, long dining tables, and classic wood furnishings, this authentic space blends a fairytale charm with modern convenience. For classic outdoor ceremonies, the Pergola by the Pond offers breathtaking views of the surrounding natural beauty. It features exquisitely-manicured lawns, vibrant foliage, and a shimmering pond complete with an ornate fountain. Finally, for more intimate gatherings, the Rehearsal Hall can accommodate up to 80 guests, perfect for hosting rehearsal dinners or day-after brunches. Each space includes classic wooden tables, seating, and more, and get-ready rooms are also provided to allow you to prepare for your day in privacy.

Services Offered

The dedicated service staff at Whitetail Country Estates will ensure that your magical day flows smoothly and seamlessly from start to finish. They will ensure that your event spaces fit your unique layout vision and offer full setup and teardown for a stress-free experience. As well as decoration, they also provide full transport and security for added convenience and peace of mind.

Accommodations

For couples and guests staying overnight, this inviting venue offers on-site lodging in the Whitetail Lodge, which can house up to 27 guests in total. Spread out over 5,000 square feet, it features a wrap-around deck, walkout basement patio, fully equipped kitchen, laundry facilities, and entertainment and game rooms. Sleeping up to twelve guests, the Bridal Cottage includes three bedrooms, a bridal suite, a fully-equipped kitchen, a living/dining room, and a family room. It also features a full salon with six salon chairs and a spacious dressing area.

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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?

$4,500

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

$4,500

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

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Clean Up
Parking
Set Up
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Barn
Campsite/Cabin
Hotel
Resort

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Tables
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

April
November
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Reviews of Whitetail Country Estates

4.6 out of 5 rating
4.6 out of 5 rating
22 Reviews
91% recommend it
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Katie A. Sent on 07/10/2019
5 out of 5 rating

High Recommended Venue!!

I got married at Whitetail Country Estates this past May. It was absolutely gorgeous! As many of you know, it rained basically the whole month of May in Iowa. It did in fact rain on our wedding day (it means good luck right?). Zana and Dawn were great- we shifted plans from an outdoor ceremony to an indoor ceremony in the barn due to rain and they were right there ensuring it would be gorgeous and it would all work out. It was stunning and so intimate to have the ceremony and reception in the barn! Looping back to Zana and Dawn- they kept everything in line and made sure everything was getting done to ensure for a perfect event. We did the Thurs-Sun package and I am so glad we did. Some of the best memories my husband and I have are the things we didn't plan such as a bonfire after rehearsal dinner. Having both our families stay together at the Lodge was so fun everyone got to bond for the weekend and enjoy each others company. It was so nice that our whole wedding party and family could stay at the property! I could go on and on about this venue! Highly recommended!!
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Elise S. Sent on 10/30/2018
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful wedding

My husband and I are so happy we chose Whitetail Country Estates as the venue for our wedding! Zana, Susie and everyone else were so helpful in planning our special day. They help to make the process as stress free for the couple as they can. The venue is absolutely beautiful. Every single part of it from the pergola to the vintage barn to the bridal cottage. The bridal cottage was extremely nice to have to get ready in and my husband and I stayed there the night of the wedding. Get ahold of Zana to take a tour of this place!
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Jordan Sent on 01/11/2019
5 out of 5 rating

More then we could have asked for

The best choice we made about our wedding was having it at white tail. Zana and her staff were so helpful to me and my wedding party/family the day before and of my wedding. They were there willing to have me delegate jobs to them, so that my day went by a little more smoothly and were running all day, the day before/of my wedding. Zana and her staff went above and beyond any expectation I had, and that is just one tiny detail that sets them apart from any other wedding venue.
The property was breathtaking. You didn鈥檛 have to go very far to get amazing photographs because everywhere you went on the property was stunning. The bridal cottage was one of the best amenities for me and my bridal party. We were able to all get ready together, on the property, and in a timely manor, the cottage was clean, and so beautiful decorated on the inside, with a kitchen available for use. The lodge for the groomsmen was an extra amenity we added on to our package. All the men were impressed with the lodge and enjoyed spending their day playing the available games downstairs. It was nice to have both myself and the groom on the property, that way it was easy to round up the men. Myself and the guest loved the property, and it鈥檚 easy to tell that Zana loves what she is doing and the service/property she is providing.
We had such a spectacular experience at whitetail, and I would highly recommend them to anyone. Five stars all the way around. Thank you whitetail for helping make my wedding everything I dreamed of.
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