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Cedar Rapids Wedding Venues

Couples getting married in eastern Iowa have plenty of Cedar Rapids wedding venues to choose from. The second-largest city of the Hawkeye State offers venues for every style and budget, including classic hotel ballrooms, rustic barns, romantic vineyards, and more. Start browsing Cedar Rapids wedding venues to find the best spot for your big day.

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Spotlight Little Lights on the Lane
Little Lights on the Lane
2 reviews
· Banquet Halls · West Branch, IA

Our brand new 300 guest venue opened in the Summer of 2019. Our venue sits on top of a hill, overlooking the peaceful, rolling country scenery of Cedars Edge Golf Course. Every hand-picked aspect in the design of our venue was chosen to make your day flow beautifully and effortlessly. We feature... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Guests 50 to 300
Spotlight Rhythm City Casino Resort
Rhythm City Casino Resort
15 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Davenport, IA

An elegant wedding venue in Davenport, Iowa, Rhythm City Casino Resort serves as the perfect location for modern fairy tales. Catering to each detail with flawless execution, the venue’s team of wedding professionals utilize their keen eye to craft memorable ceremonies and receptions. Rhythm City... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured Steeple Square
Steeple Square
8 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Dubuque, IA

The Steeple Square Community Event Center is a stunning venue, featuring jaw-dropping architecture and ornate detailing from floor to ceiling. Our venue is completely private on your wedding day and features both indoor and outdoor spaces to host your ceremony, reception as well as your dress... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Guests 2 to 320
Featured Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Rapids
Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Rapids
Banquet Halls · Cedar Rapids, IA

Hilton Garden Inn Cedar Rapids is a sophisticated wedding venue located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Conveniently situated beside Highway 100, this hotel welcomes couples to enjoy their dream weddings here from early 2021. The venue is ideal for soon-to-be newlyweds who wish to say “I do” in a... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured Copper Creek Ridge
Copper Creek Ridge
Banquet Halls · Riverside, IA

Copper Creek Ridge is a wedding and event center in Riverside, IA. This contemporary & elegant venue provides a gorgeous beautiful countryside backdrop for your ceremony or versitle space inside. The venue offers a blank cavas to create a one of a kind wedding of your dreams. Create memories as you... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured Harvest View Farms Weddings & Gatherings
Harvest View Farms Weddings & Gatherings
Barn & Farm Weddings · Sperry, IA

Harvest View Farms Weddings & Gatherings is a rustic wedding venue located in Sperry, Iowa. This property provides couples with a unique chance to enjoy the splendor of nature while embracing a romantic atmosphere for a wedding event. All of the structures on the farm are owned and built by Brenda... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Moline
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Moline
19 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Moline, IL

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, located in Moline, Illinois, is a wedding venue full of rustic elegance. Situated steps away from the Mississippi River, guests will have a view of the sparkling water right outside the hotel, with access to scenic walking trails. The pet-friendly venue is... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured The Axis Hotel
The Axis Hotel
Hotel Weddings · Moline, IL

The Axis Hotel is a boutique destination with timeless character and charm – featuring modern amenities and unique guest rooms. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the ornate details from the construction of the Fifth Avenue Building in the late 1920’s have been preserved. The... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured Country View Acres
Country View Acres
Banquet Halls · Joice, IA

Warren & Sara Brackey, owners, hosted their oldest daughter’s wedding on their own farm in 2015. After all the hard work was done and the acreage never looked better, they jokingly asked, “Who else wants to get married?” Sara continued browsing more outdoor wedding ideas on Pinterest, and when they... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured Hilton Garden Inn and Cedar Falls Convention & Event Center
Hilton Garden Inn and Cedar Falls Convention & Event Center
Hotel Weddings · Cedar Falls, IA

Experience your Dream Wedding at the Cedar Falls Convention and Event Center located at the Hilton Garden Inn. Our Event and Catering Manager is here to plan your unique and personalized reception for your Wedding day. With ability to accommodate a Wedding from 20-700 attendees, onsite catering,... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Guests 20 to 700
Featured Holiday Inn & Suites - Bien Venu Event Center
Holiday Inn & Suites - Bien Venu Event Center
3 reviews
· Banquet Halls · Cedar Falls, IA

A grand ballroom with 14,000 sq. ft. of tastefully appointed space Multiple air dividers easily subdivide for smaller groups State-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities Expansive pre-function area Four distinct, decorated outdoor courtyards Outstanding food and drink options Friendly, courteous... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Guests 50 to 1,000
Featured Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
48 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Galena, IL

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is a wedding venue located in Chicago, Illinois that is nestled against the 225-acre Lake Galena. Surrounded by rolling hills and an extraordinary setting, this venue is perfect for an elegant Midwestern wedding. Facilities and Capacity The Eagle Ballroom accommodates up to... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Guests 2 to 300
Featured Elmcrest Country Club
Elmcrest Country Club
4 reviews
· Banquet Halls · Cedar Rapids, IA

Situated in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the Elmcrest Country Club features picturesque surroundings that add appeal to this ideal wedding venue. This traditional and family-oriented private club boasts an impressive banquet hall, which serves as a fitting space to host your wedding celebration. Expansive... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured The Red Barn at Pine Creek Ranch
The Red Barn at Pine Creek Ranch
Banquet Halls · Marengo, IA

The Red Barn at Pine Creek Ranch is the Iowa River Corridor's NEWEST wedding venue. Set on a 300-acre farm with rolling green hills, two different ceremony sites, and an elegant hunting lodge reception hall, this venue is what dreams are made of. Where rural charm and classic elements meet to create... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
The Merrill Hotel, Muscatine, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel
6 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Muscatine, IA

Picture a gorgeous Mark Twain sunset as the backdrop for your wedding. The Merill Hotel, Muscatine, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel is a luxurious wedding venue providing flexible indoor and outdoor event space and event planners to customize the wedding you’ve always dreamed of. As rare as a pearl found... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Featured Epic Event Center
Epic Event Center
5 reviews
· Banquet Halls · Marion, IA

Located in Marion, Iowa, Epic Event Center is a family owned and operated wedding venue. Owners Jerry and Karen Sunderman worked with family to design and remodel the building, creating a spacious and elegant venue that’s sure to make your special day one to remember. The Epic Team strives to... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Pro The Gov's Hotel and Event Center
The Gov's Hotel and Event Center
Hotel Weddings · Lake Mills, IA

The Gov's Hotel and Event Center is a hotel wedding venue situated in Lake Mills, Iowa. Opening in 2023, it is designed in the style of the Iowa State Capitol and the governor's mansion at Terrace Hill, radiating a feeling of timeless elegance. From the manicured lawns to the exquisite water... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Pro The Highlander Hotel
The Highlander Hotel
Hotel Weddings · Iowa City, IA

Be part of the excitement as we have created a whole new look just for you! Our event department offers everything you need for your special day! Our modern and renovated ballroom is the perfect backdrop for the wedding of your dreams for up to 350 guests. Whether it's an upscale plated dinner,... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Pro Clover Ridge Events
Clover Ridge Events
3 reviews
· Banquet Halls · Charles City, IA

Located in Charles City, Iowa, Clover Ridge Events is a beautiful banquet hall wedding destination. This all-inclusive establishment is conveniently located between Charles City and Nashua. Situated on Cedar River, the venue has options for both indoor and outdoor areas. Just beyond the property... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Pro Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
12 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Coralville, IA

Coralville Marriott Hotel & Conference Center is a wedding and event venue in Coralville, Iowa. This upscale hotel and conference center is located on the Iowa River Landing near the University of Iowa, Carver-Hawkeye Arena, Iowa City Hospital and other attractions. You and your guests can relax in... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Pro RiverView Lodge
RiverView Lodge
Banquet Halls · Le Claire, IA

Brand New! The first of it's kind in the region, the River View Lodge in Le Claire, Iowa is the perfect location for your intimate gathering. Our private hotel features a pool, and sauna that only your friends and family have access too. Get ready in one of the spacious bedrooms before celebrating... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Guests 10 to 125
Pro Buchanan House Winery
Buchanan House Winery
Winery Weddings · Tipton, IA

Buchanan House Winery is a historic vineyard and wedding venue located in Tipton, Iowa. This gorgeous property features a restored, 19th Century brick mansion, and 19 acres of wine-quality grapes and fruits. They offer a Colonial Revival Garden for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. Buchanan House... (Wedding Venues Cedar Rapids)

Guests 25 to 300
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Cedar Rapids Wedding Venues: Your Wedding Venue Planning Guide to Cedar Rapids, IA and Beyond

Searching for a wedding venue in the Hawkeye State is easy - if you're starting in Cedar Rapids, that is. Voted one of the best cities on the rise, Cedar Rapids is home to world-class arts and culture, an exciting culinary scene and perhaps most importantly, gorgeous wedding venues. Couples searching for the perfect place to tie the knot will have no shortage of great options in this town.

Wedded Bliss in Cedar Rapids

Downtown Cedar Rapids is home to a number of lovely wedding venues, including several luxury hotels. In such venues, formal ceremonies give way to funky receptions in sparkling ballrooms. Lights and sound systems there can be synchronized with your favorite songs and colors, allowing for a custom experience like no other.

Your love story is one for the history books, so why not get married where all the great love stories are kept? The Cedar Rapids public library might sound like quirky spot for nuptials, but rooftop ceremonies here are classically romantic. Afterwards, join your guests for dancing in the library's auditorium downstairs.

When it comes to booking a hotel stay for the wedding, guests will appreciate the affordability of Cedar Rapids. Even the most high-end rooms average below $150 a night.

Iowa City Options

Couples searching outside of Cedar Rapids will find even more amazing wedding venues. Head 30 minutes south toward Iowa City, where lush gardens and rustic gazebos provide the ideal backdrop for your Big Day. Enjoy a reception at a charming tea house, or invite wedding guests to mingle under dramatic arbors and pergolas.

Downtown, explore historical wedding venues certain to provide a touch of class to your event. Banquet halls in Iowa City often feature beautiful solid oak wood floors, illumination lights for a dramatic atmosphere and large floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the city skyline.

Wedding Season in Cedar Rapids

Cedar Rapids is nicknamed the City of Five Seasons, with the official motto explaining that the fifth season is the time to enjoy life. Cedar Rapid definitely experiences all the weather winter, spring, summer and fall have to offer.

Most couples marrying in the Cedar Rapids area chose to do so in the spring and summer seasons, when temperatures are warm enough for outdoor ceremonies. Even in the hottest of months, the city rarely sees temperatures higher than the mid 80s. Winters can be quite cold, making it a less common option for weddings. No matter when you choose to exchange vows in Cedar Rapids, consider wedding venues with both indoor and outdoor options. That way a rainy forecast won't spoil your nuptials.

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