Top 10 Wedding venues in Iowa

 
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Below is a list of the top wedding venues you will find across the state of Iowa. You will find a variety of weddings ranging from rustic barns, to art museums, to beautiful hotels.

Please contact me if you’d like to see a venue added to this list, or if you have any other questions about wedding photography. I’m here to help, and I can be a great resource for you to have when it comes to planning a wedding.

 

RUSTIC Iowa Barn Wedding Venues


Sutliff CiDER

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Located in the beautiful Iowa countryside of Lisbon Iowa. Home of one of the best hard ciders in all of Iowa.

It’s close to Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, but offers a venue that will transcend your guests away from the routine, and give them a memorable wedding experience.

They have a barn, and a space outdoors for your ceremony.

CONTACT INFO

sutliffcider.com

382 Sutliff Rd, Lisbon, IA 52253

(319) 455-4093

REAL WEDDINGS AT SUTLIFF CIDER

STACEY & DUSTY

DANA & STEVE


Festhalle Barn

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Festhalle Barn is located in the charming town of Amana Iowa. It’s truly a beautiful setting and rustic in every sense of the word.


The venue is truly a blank slate for you to style and create the wedding of your dreams. They give you the space Wed-Sun to give you enough time to setup and take it down without pressure.


You have to reserve it well in advance because it books up very quickly.

CONTACT INFO

www.amanacolonies.com

4304 220th Trail

Amana, IA,52203

(319)622-7622

REAL WEDDINGS AT FESTHALLE BARN

Laura & Adam

Sandra & Jeff


THE CELEBRATION FARM

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Located in Solon Iowa, just a quick drive from Iowa City this is a great venue. Offers the feel of an actual barn, but the luxuries of a modern building. There are two venues on the premises whether your wedding is large or small.

It’s a beautiful venue, and in a convenient location near many hotels and interstate 80.

The staff and ownership are always professional and provide a great experience for their guests.

CONTACT INFO

https://thecelebrationfarm.com/

4696 Robin Woods Lane NE

Iowa City, IA 52240

(319) 631-8116

REAL WEDDINGS AT CELEBRATION FARM

Krista & Will


 

ASHTON HILL FARM

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Ceremony venue at Ashton Hill in Cedar Rapids

Ceremony venue at Ashton Hill in Cedar Rapids

Ashton Hill is located off of HWY 13 just on the outskirts of Cedar Rapids. It offers the perfect neutral canvas for your wedding. It can satisfy your rustic, contemporary, or classic wedding style.

The staff is extremely friendly and accommodating. They have an extensive list of preferred vendors that work great for every part of your wedding.

They also have suites for both the groom and bride for getting ready. It’s a great venue for keeping everything at one spot.

CONTACT INFO

www.ashtonhillfarm.com

803 Vernon Valley Drive

Cedar Rapids IA 52403

(319)849-8162

REAL WEDDINGS AT ASHTON HILL

Ashley & Tucker

 

DES MOINES ART CENTER

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Weddings at the Des Moines Art Center are always a timeless classic. The venue offers a beautiful setting that is the perfect mix of modern architecture & nature.

Ceremonies in the Rose Garden followed by receptions within the Art Center are sure to leave you with beautiful photographs and memories.

The courtyard is elegant, and provides a gorgeous ambience as your celebration moves into the night.

CONTACT INFO

https://www.desmoinesartcenter.org/facility-rental/space

4700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

(515)277-4405

REAL WEDDINGS AT THE ART CENTER

Hannah & Scott



SALISBURY HOUSE DES MOINES

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The Salisbury House is simply beautiful. The space provides plenty of space for your entire wedding. A beautiful spacious garden provides plenty of room for the ceremony of your dreams.

It’s tucked away in the city, and is a historic mansion designed in a gothic, carolean style. Give your friends and family an unforgettable experience at the Salisbury House.

CONTACT INFO

https://salisburyhouse.org/

4025 Tonawanda Drive

Des Moines, IA 50312

(515)274-1777

REAL WEDDINGS AT THE SALISBURY HOUSE

RACHEL & JAMES

 


ROLLINS MANSION

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Rollins Mansion offers privacy and elegance for your event, despite it being directly off Fleur Dr. The space is great for a one spot location for your ceremony and reception. They have a private bridal suite, and many other spaces for the guys to get ready.
Set the mood on the outdoor deck, and classic courtyard. There are plenty of spaces for photographs, and will give you the perfect backdrop for your wedding.

CONTACT INFO

http://www.rollinsmansion.com/

2801 FLEUR DRIVE
DES MOINES IA 50321

(515) 657-7288

REAL WEDDINGS AT ROLLINS MANSION

Emily & David

 

IOWA STATE FAIR GROUNDS

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If you’re looking for a unique place, the Iowa State Fairgrounds could be the place for you. It has a rustic, yet industrial feel to the space with unlimited possibilities.

This is a great space if you have a very large guest list, and can hold well over 250 people.

Its conveniently located in Des Moines, and there are plenty of hotels and accommodations nearby.

CONTACT INFO

http://www.iowastatefairgrounds.org

East 30th Street and East University Avenue,

Des Moines, IA

(515)262-3111

REAL WEDDINGS AT THE IOWA STATE FAIR

Sydney & Grant




STICKS WAREHOUSE

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The industrial feel of Sticks Warehouse is one of a kind. It’s spacious, and full of light. There is enough space to bring your vision to life.

Located on a wooded lot, and offers a safe private space. The staff is accommodating and provides different options to help decorate the space.

It’s definitely worth checking out!

CONTACT INFO

https://sticks.com/pages/events
3631 SW 61st St,

Des Moines, IA 50321

(877) 678-4257

REAL WEDDINGS AT STICKS WAREHOUSE

Jen & Patrick

Julia & Kelly


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