Iowa Wedding Venues

Browsing wedding venues is among the very first steps of planning your big day. But with so many wedding venues to choose from, how do you find The One? First, consider the style of venue you’d like: Garden or beach? Ballroom or barn? Then, read reviews of wedding venues in your desired city and select a few to tour in person. Happy venue hunting!

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The Edge Banquet Hall
The Edge Banquet Hall
Banquet Halls · Atkinson, IL

Holiday Inn & Suites - Bien Venu Event Center
Holiday Inn & Suites - Bien Venu Event Center
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 Iowa)

Guests 50 to 1,000
Raspberry Hill Bed and Breakfast
Raspberry Hill Bed and Breakfast
Banquet Halls · Ames, IA

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Backcountry Winery
Backcountry Winery
Winery Weddings · Stratford, IA

Backcountry Winery is a wedding venue situated in Stratford, Iowa. Husband and wife Preston and Amber founded a bespoke vineyard on these scenic grounds, which is also home to a unique brick barn. This rustic and picturesque destination is ideal for couples looking to blend a traditional wedding... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Briggs Woods Conference Center
Briggs Woods Conference Center
Banquet Halls · Webster City, IA

Briggs Woods Conference Center is an elegant and modern wedding venue just 2 miles south of Webster City, Iowa. This premier banquet hall has everything a couple needs to enjoy their special day in class and style. The conference center is surrounded by manicured gardens, offering beautiful views... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Guests 150 to 400
Gatherings Event Venue
Gatherings Event Venue
11 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Nevada, IA

A vintage, yet modern banquet hall based in Nevada, Iowa, Gatherings Event Venue is a historic, family-owned wedding ceremony and reception venue. The staff at Gatherings Event Venue strives to provide you with a peace of mind and fresh comfort for your event. With over fifteen years of experience,... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Guests 25 to 300
The Warrior Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Warrior Hotel, Autograph Collection
Banquet Halls · Sioux City, IA

Located in historic Sioux City, Iowa, The Warrior Hotel is a wedding venue rich in sophisticated charm. Established during the Gilded Age, it has undergone a complete refurbishment for the 21st century. Amenities have been upgraded but the beauty of this storied building remains intact. Here,... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Guests 1 to 220
Wooden Wheel Vineyards
Wooden Wheel Vineyards
2 reviews
· Winery Weddings · Keota, IA

The historic Wooden Wheel Vineyards in Keota, Iowa, is the perfect place to celebrate your big life moments while enjoying a glass of fine wine among friends and family. This 1806s renovated barn is a unique and charming setting in the Iowa countryside. Plan a beautiful event in this rustic venue... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

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Hotel Grinnell
Hotel Grinnell
Hotel Weddings · Grinnell, IA

Located in the heart of Grinnell, Iowa, Hotel Grinnell is a modern urban wedding venue. Originally a public school, the building was reimagined by Steve Holtze and Angela Harrington who converted it into a combination of separate event spaces and guest suites in 2016. With contemporary design... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Guests 5 to 300
King's Pointe Resort
King's Pointe Resort
2 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Storm Lake, IA

King's Pointe Resort is a stylish hotel wedding venue located in Storm Lake, Iowa. This resort offers beautiful indoor and outdoor event spaces to host an array of sophisticated wedding events. The property also boasts a nine-hole golf course, indoor and outdoor water park, on-site dining, and ample... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Brown Deer Golf Club
Brown Deer Golf Club
7 reviews
· Country Club Weddings · Coralville, IA

Brown Deer Golf Club is a rustic, countryside wedding venue in Coralville, Iowa. Gather with your loved ones as you enjoy the elegant atmosphere of this unforgettable locale. The staff at Brown Deer Golf Club will give your special day their full attention and utmost care to ensure that every detail... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

ISU Alumni Center
ISU Alumni Center
11 reviews
· Banquet Halls · Ames, IA

ISU Alumni Center is a wedding venue located in Ames, Iowa. Situated near many local landmarks including views of Hilton Coliseum, Jack Trice Stadium, and Stephens Auditorium, couples can celebrate their special day surrounded all things Iowa State. The Alumni Center offers many different event... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

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Riverside Casino & Golf Resort
Riverside Casino & Golf Resort
Hotel Weddings · Riverside, IA

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is a wedding venue located in Riverside, Iowa. With a wide range of customizable amenities and a dedicated staff, this resort offers a wedding experience you’ll treasure for years to come. Facilities and Capacity The venue’s elegant ballroom, featuring vaulted ceilings... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Guests 50 to 600
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Best Western Plus Dubuque Hotel & Conference Center
Best Western Plus Dubuque Hotel & Conference Center
7 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Dubuque, IA

The Best Western Plus Dubuque Hotel and Conference Center is a wedding venue located in Dubuque, Iowa, near the Mississippi River and the Port of Dubuque. This newly remodeled wedding venue is an all-inclusive wedding destination, and their experienced staff will support you in every detail to make... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

For 100 Guests $5k - $7k
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown
Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown
11 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Des Moines, IA

Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown is a hotel wedding venue located in Des Moines, Iowa. Abundant with style and sophistication, the hotel provides flexible spaces for various wedding-related events. The venue displays spectacular views of the river, city, and the downtown... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Honey Creek Resort
Honey Creek Resort
25 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Moravia, IA

Honey Creek Resort is a wedding venue located in Moravia, Iowa. Away from the stress of the city, this resort provides a 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... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

hotelVetro
hotelVetro
3 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Iowa City, IA

Elegance, sophistication, and metropolitan flair-experience it all at downtown Iowa City's newest hotel and conference center, located just a block away from the University of Iowa. Listed by Budget Travel Magazine as one of the Top 100 Best Values in the World, hotelVetro is the ultimate in upscale... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Guests 30 to 250
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Sioux City
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Sioux City
2 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Sioux City, IA

At The Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center in Sioux City, Iowa, couples planning their nuptials can rent this space as a luxurious wedding venue. Set streets away from the Missouri River, this city venue allows couples an elegant retreat for their wedding, while still remaining steps away from... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

Livengood's Barn
Livengood's Barn
Banquet Halls · Chadwick, IL

Livingwood’s Barn is a farmhouse wedding venue situated in Chadwick, Illinois. Located on an authentic working farm, this beautiful pastoral venue provides a beautiful background for spectacular weddings full of rural splendor. Less than a three-hour drive from both Chicago and Milwaukee, it... (Wedding Venues Iowa)

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

Guests 2 to 320
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Iowa Wedding Venues, Wedding Venues in Iowa

Iowa needs no introduction. With so many great wedding venues in this Midwest state, you may have trouble narrowing down the options. Perhaps you’re looking for a barn or farm venue with a rustic and enchanting feel in the countryside where you can soak in the views for miles. Or maybe you’d rather get hitched at a winery, surrounded by rows of grapevines. If a mansion setting is more your style, don’t worry, Iowa has those, too. Tour the charming wedding venues in Cedar Rapids area or check out the ceremony spots in Iowa’s capital, Des Moines. With all the romantic wedding venues in Iowa, get ready to say "I do" to the perfect one for you.

Walk Down the Aisle at an Iowa Wedding Venue

Looking for wedding venues in Iowa? Take your pick! From venues set in whimsical gardens to spacious ballrooms at hotels, you’re spoiled for choice. Waterfront venues are a particularly popular option where you can exchange vows along the riverfront or overlooking one of the state’s many lakes. You’ll also find countless country club venues, which are great for indoor and outdoor space—perfect for all your wedding photos! Given Iowa’s great expanse and rural countryside, barn and farm venues promise an enchanting setting for your ceremony, too. Regardless of what kind of Iowa wedding venues are most near and dear to your heart, use our wedding budget tracker to ensure your choice fits within your price range. When you know you’re on track, it’s easier to make decisions.

All the In’s and Out’s

Before you get your heart set on a certain venue, make sure you’re asking all the right questions. Firstly, you’ll want to ensure that the venue is licensed for wedding ceremonies. Once you know that, ask about how many people the venue can accommodate and if there is any outdoor space available. It’s also nice to know whether the venue is hosting other events on the day of your wedding and if they offer on-site catering and supplies. What is the down payment? And do they offer payment options? In case of any unforeseen circumstances, it’s always best to ask about their cancellation policies. When you feel like you have all the information you need to book the venue, it’s time to begin building your wedding website. This site lets all your guests know about the important details of your wedding, from registry information to hotel accommodations. Next, figure out what kind of services you need. DJs? Wedding planners? Florists? Allow us to help. Take advantage of our wedding vendor manager to help keep everything in order.

Here Comes the Bride

Once you decide on the perfect wedding venue in Iowa, you’re one step closer to marrying the person of your dreams. There’s a lot to remember as the big day approaches, so use our free wedding checklist here on the WeddingWire. Follow along and mark off each task knowing you’re right on track and prepared for one of the happiest days of your life.