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  • Carper Winery

    Carper Winery is located very close to the Metro in the charming suburb of Norwalk. Facilities and CapacityCarper Winery...Read more is the perfect venue for the couple who is looking to have a rustic, country wedding. With both a beautiful indoor reception space, outdoor ceremony space and new for 2021 a...

    $988 - $2k
  • Harpor's Vineyard

    Harpor's Vineyard is a historic wedding venue located in the scenic surroundings of New Virginia, Iowa. Located on a...Read more secluded estate, this property offers an abundance of natural beauty and charming event areas to host the day of your dreams. Their extensive wedding amenities and impeccable service...

    300
    Guests
  • Holiday Inn Express & Dakota Dunes Event Center

    At the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dakota Dunes – Event Center (located in the Sioux City area) we know wedding...Read more planning usually begins long before an engagement. We want to make every vision you’ve had for your wedding a reality, and we will do everything we can to make your experience enjoyable....

    $996 - $3k
    450
    Guests
  • Honey Creek Resort

    Honey Creek Resort is a wedding venue located in Moravia, Iowa. Away from the stress of the city, this resort provides a...Read more relaxed atmosphere, featuring a natural environment and stunning panoramas of Rathbun Lake. This venue is situated just under 10 miles from both Honey State Creek Park and...

    $6k - $8k
    350
    Guests
  • Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center - Des Moines

    About Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference A beautiful hotel and conference center wedding venue located in Johnston, Iowa,...Read more Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center exceeds expectations and helps make your special day unforgettable. The team at Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center work with you to...

    $5k - $6k
    300
    Guests
  • The Ramsey Farm Pavilion & Inn

    An event center in Mount Ayr, Iowa, The Ramsey Farm Pavilion provides a ranch-style venue for wedding events of all...Read more sizes. A historic working farm and village, the 180-acre property houses an event barn, a house overlooking the lake for smaller events, and the Lesanville Inn Bed & Breakfast with...

    $2k - $3k
    250
    Guests
  • Hilton Garden Inn Des Moines/Urbandale

    A classic indoor ballroom located in Urbandale, Iowa, the Hilton Garden Inn hotel has an experienced team that is ready...Read more to help you plan your big day stress-free. The Hilton Garden Inn can create event spaces for various parties and function sizes. The hotel specializes in wedding receptions and...

    300
    Guests
  • Forte Banquet & Conference Center

    A classic and elegant private ballroom and banquet hall in Des Moines, Iowa, the Forte Banquet and Conference Center has...Read more an indoor space perfect for any event. Whether you are looking for a venue for your bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, or reception, the Forte Banquet...

    $4k - $6k
    300
    Guests
  • Happy Apple Celebrations

    Happy Apple Celebrations is a country barn wedding venue in Norwalk, Iowa. This venue and staff ensure every couple can...Read more enjoy a stress-free weekend that is every bit as romantic and fun as they’ve always dreamed. The Happy Apple orchard started in the 1970s with just two dozen apple trees. After...

    1 deal -3% Discount
    300
    Guests
  • Three Sisters Barn

    Three Sisters Barn is a family-owned event venue in Dallas Center, Iowa. Set in the fields of central Iowa, this barn...Read more comes as a blank canvas that couples may decorate and dress up as they see fit. May through October would be an especially popular time here, whereas January to April and November...

    354
    Guests
  • Glen Oaks Country Club

    Celebrate your wedding in style at the Glen Oaks Country Club, a stunning timeless venue in West Des Moines, Iowa. This...Read more architectural gem offers a variety of beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces to help you create a wedding that’s as beautiful and unique as you are. From the planning stages all the...

    $9k - $11k
    300
    Guests
  • The Chateau

    Enjoy the stunning backdrop of the White Oak Vineyard when you celebrate your wedding day at The Chateau in Cambridge,...Read more Iowa. This venue is nestled among the quiet and relaxing vines, providing an ideal spot for an elegant and private ceremony and reception. Whether indoor or outdoor, The Chateau has...

    250
    Guests
  • Rollins Mansion

    Rollins Mansion is a historic wedding venue located in Des Moines, Iowa. Situated nearby Des Moines International...Read more Airport and the city's downtown area, the establishment is conveniently accessible for both local and out-of-town couples. The mansion was originally built in 1925 by Ralph Rollins and...

    $4k - $5k
    300
    Guests
  • The District Venue

    A modern, yet elegant and industrial banquet hall in Des Moines, Iowa, The District Venue is the perfect indoor setting...Read more for your wedding ceremony and reception. With a space that includes countless services to fit any budget and style, The District Venue is beautifully structured to host any wedding...

    $4k - $6k
    350
    Guests
  • Sherwood Forest Event Center

    Located in Des Moines, Iowa, Sherwood Forest Event Center is a banquet hall wedding venue. Comprising a knowledgeable...Read more staff, this destination is happy to assist couples on their planning journey. The in-house crew can answer questions along the way, ensuring that couples always know what's in store...

    300
    Guests
  • Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest

    Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest is a wedding ceremony and reception venue located in Urbandale, Iowa....Read more This venue and the professional team behind it work hard to create memorable wedding days for every couple. With renovated facilities, modern décor, and luxury amenities, this hotel...

    350
    Guests
  • Des Moines Marriott Downtown

    Host an intimate reception or a grand wedding in our array of elegant event venues. Our certified wedding planners offer...Read more a refreshingly personal approach to big day that honors your wishes and family traditions. Let us transform every facet of your ceremony and reception from simple to fabulous with...

    600
    Guests
  • The Majestic Theater

    The Majestic Theater is a historic wedding venue located in Centerville, Iowa. Constructed in 1913, this property...Read more functioned as a movie theater before being transformed into the one-of-a-kind event venue that couples know and love today. For generations, patrons have traveled far and wide to enjoy...

    1 deal
    260
    Guests
  • Hyperion Field Club

    Hyperion Field Club is a beautiful wedding venue located in Johnston, Iowa. Originally opened in 1910 and renovated in...Read more 1972, this elegant and traditional building offers picturesque views for couples and their guests to marvel at. Clients can work with the venue's event director, Corrina Iler, in...

    300
    Guests
  • Jasper Winery

    Jasper Winery is an estate-style winery nestled in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa, and conveniently located just minutes...Read more from the Des Moines International Airport and downtown. The winery specializes in producing high-quality wines using locally grown grapes, and their modern venue is well-suited for...

    $2k - $4k
    250
    Guests
  • The Tea Room

    The Tea Room is a romantic wedding venue located in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. This historic property provides...Read more couples with an idyllic setting to host an unforgettable event. The dedicated team of event staff works diligently to bring their guests’ visions to life. Sophistication, elegance, and...

    300
    Guests
  • Renaissance Savery Hotel

    Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel is a luxury hotel wedding venue situated in Des Moines, Iowa. Originally constructed...Read more in 1919, this historic property was designed to commemorate beloved local residents Annie and James Savery. Since opening its doors, it has hosted countless events and continues...

    1 deal -10% Discount
    250
    Guests
  • Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines

    Hilton Garden Inn West Des Moines is a friendly and welcoming hotel hosting weddings in Iowa. The property’s event...Read more space, the Jordan Creek Crossing Event Center, is a thoroughly modern facility and an ideal setting for a wedding of any size up to 400ppl. It is conveniently located on the outskirts...

    300
    Guests
  • Noce - Jazz Cabaret

    Noce - Jazz Cabaret is a wedding and event venue in the historic downtown of Des Moines, Iowa. An atmospheric and...Read more elegant space, this venue doubles as a jazz club when it’s not hosting stylish wedding parties. Conveniently located less than half an hour from the Des Moines International Airport, the...

    100
    Guests
  • Des Moines Heritage Center

    Welcome to the Des Moines Heritage Center, a brand new, yet historic event venue located in the heart of the Historic...Read more East Village that features all the modern comforts you could ever imagine without sacrificing an ounce of the ambiance that’s been seasoned over more than a century. The Des Moines...

    400
    Guests
  • Country Lane Lodge

    Country Lane Lodge is located on 40 secluded acres near the Des Moines metro. Come marvel at our Amish-built lodge which...Read more offers casual yet elegant open space. The Lodge has many amenities such as a indoor/outdoor wedding locations, brides room/grooms loft, full service bar, catering kitchen, heated...

    300
    Guests
  • Surety Hotel

    Combining historical elegance and contemporary design, Surety Hotel is the perfect backdrop for your celebration. Be...Read more among the first to host your event at the newest hotel in downtown Des Moines. Start your story at Surety For any event, the experience is high on the list for your event, from the...

  • The Monroe

    The Monroe is an elegant wedding venue located in West Des Moines, Iowa. Owned by Abbotts Events, this charming property...Read more was named after the iconic actress Marilyn Monroe to incorporate the company's brand and experience. Monroe was famous for her timeless beauty, elegance, and warming presence,...

  • Hilton Des Moines Downtown

    Hilton Des Moines Downtown is a wedding venue located in Des Moines, Iowa. Situated in the heart of the city, this hotel...Read more is beside a wide variety of local dining options and attractions. As part of the Des Moines skywalk system, it allows couples and their guests to easily enjoy all the locale has...

    1 deal -5% Discount
    300
    Guests
  • Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast

    Queen Anne Bed and Breakfast is a retro wedding venue situated in Nevada, Iowa. This charming Victorian home was built...Read more in 1878 and is listed on the National Historic Register. The inn is now owned by Larry and Barbara Howard, a retired shipbuilder and massage therapist, respectively. They welcome...

Des Moines Wedding Venues: Your Wedding Venue Planning Guide for Des Moines, IA and Beyond

Looking to celebrate love in the capital city of Iowa? Des Moines, is known for its friendly locals, spirited football games and abundance of natural beauty. Explore it all with your new husband or wife, and your loved ones by your side, as you tie the knot at one of many gorgeous Des Moines wedding venues.

Wedding Venues in Des Moines

There are tons of wedding venues to choose from in the Hawkeye State. Incorporate the stunning outdoors of Iowa by getting married at one the city's sprawling parks, gardens or renovated farmhouses. You can also explore wineries, hotels or one of the city's charming historic buildings.

If you and your fiancé(e) are looking for something unique, look into hosting your nuptials at the museums, theatres and art galleries in your area. These public spaces often offer event rentals and could provide the perfect setting for your dream wedding.

Before you make any major venue-related decisions, it's important to review yourwedding budget with your partner. The average wedding in Iowa costs between $15,000 and $20,000 and most couples spend roughly half their budget on a venue. Additionally, you want an extra cushion of funds at the end of your Big Day to be able to tip vendors and wait staff.

Traveling and Accommodations in Des Moines

Three miles southwest of Des Moines is the Des Moines International Airport. It's connected to many major airline hubs and is the quickest way in and out of the city. Hotels around the city are reasonably priced, with an average accommodation running between $150 and $200 a night. However, if you plan on sending hotel recommendations along with your save the dates, why not reserve ahotel block? This is a simple way to reserve a good number of rooms for out of town wedding guests.

For guests looking to visit other areas of the Hawkeye State, Cedar Rapids is a good place to start. Roughly 128 miles east of Des Moines, Cedar Rapids is full of museums, landmarks and outdoor attractions that will occupy guests before or after the wedding day.

Weather Forecast in Des Moines

Des Moines is known for being partially cloudy throughout the year, so even if you decided to wed during the spring or summer, you might not see the sun on your Big Day. From May through September, the city is quite hot and humid, with average temperatures approaching 80 degrees.

If you want to do something truly different, have a winter wedding in Iowa. Most couples don't choose to brave the cold on their wedding day, as Des Moines is known for having temperatures in the 20s and 30s and several inches of snow on the ground. However, from September through April, or from fall through spring, the weather in Des Moines is drier. Any time is a beautiful time to wed in the Hawkeye State, but you might have to choose between being warm or experiencing low humidity.

Marriage is a beautiful thing, and WeddingWire wants to help you celebrate your union to the fullest. Browse through vendor offerings andplanning tools here on WeddingWire to help your day run more smoothly. That way, you can worry less about the weather and more about saying "I do".

Wedding Venues in Des Moines with Real Weddings published

  • Prairie Moon Winery

    4.8 out of 5 rating, 7 Reviews
     · Winery Weddings . Ames, IA
  • Carper Winery

    5.0 out of 5 rating, 12 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Norwalk, IA
  • Honey Creek Resort

    4.9 out of 5 rating, 37 Reviews
     · Hotel Weddings . Moravia, IA
  • Jasper Winery

    5.0 out of 5 rating, 7 Reviews
     · Winery Weddings . Des Moines, IA
  • Three Sisters Barn

    5.0 out of 5 rating, 10 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Dallas Center, IA
  • Glen Oaks Country Club

    4.9 out of 5 rating, 23 Reviews
     · Country Club Weddings . West Des Moines, IA
  • Summerset Winery

    4.7 out of 5 rating, 10 Reviews
     · Winery Weddings . Indianola, IA
  • Des Moines Scottish Rite Consistory

    4.7 out of 5 rating, 6 Reviews
     · Historic Weddings . Des Moines, IA
  • Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

    4.8 out of 5 rating, 15 Reviews
     · Park & Outdoor Weddings . Des Moines, IA
  • Debbie's Celebration Barn

    5.0 out of 5 rating, 11 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Oskaloosa, IA
  • Baqara

    5.0 out of 5 rating, 33 Reviews
     · Mansion Weddings . Runnells, IA
  • Keller Brick Barn

    5.0 out of 5 rating, 3 Reviews
     · Barn & Farm Weddings . Dallas Center, IA
  • State Historical Museum of Iowa

    4.6 out of 5 rating, 17 Reviews
     · Museum Weddings . Des Moines, IA
  • Harpor's Vineyard

    5.0 out of 5 rating, 24 Reviews
     · Garden Weddings . New Virginia, IA
  • Bash

    4.9 out of 5 rating, 15 Reviews
     · Historic Weddings . Des Moines, IA

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