IOWA'S BEST WEDDING VENUES

The best wedding venues in Iowa - available for your local or destination wedding
We know how important the perfect wedding venue is for your wedding day.
That's why we bring you our trusted list of the best wedding venues in Iowa
and around the world, so you can plan your wedding with confidence and serious personal style!

Cedar Ridge

Located between Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, the exceptional Cedar Ridge will take your breath away with its beauty and charm. A 7000 square foot family owned winery, Cedar Ridge Vineyards is the perfect spot for a scenic and relaxing wedding. Their hilltop location offers sweeping views of the vineyard that makes for a superb backdrop for wedding photos. Make your wedding a peaceful getaway by unwinding at Cedar Ridge.

Hotel Julien Dubuque

Hotel Julien Dubuque is a dashing hotel that has an established tradition for elegance and charm. This tasteful wedding site offers spaces such as the Grande Ballroom, Fleur de Lis, River Room and Terrace, and the Harbor Gallery. Located in downtown Dubuque with a river view, this wonderful venue will not disappoint. Hotel Julien, is a ravishingly chic venue for your luxurious wedding day.

The Celebration Farm

Impress your guests by hosting your wedding at the mesmerizing Celebration Farm in Iowa City, Iowa. The authentic craftsmanship of their barns and views of the scenic woodlands give this venue amazing sights as well as a refreshing smell of cedar. The Celebration Farm consists of the traditional and intimate Timber Frame Barn, larger and more modern Double Round Barn, and a distinctive beautiful stone arched amphitheater that's perfect for a wedding ceremony. With its beautiful surroundings and gorgeous, rustic buildings-- The Celebration Farm's weddings are always stunningly elegant.

Hall of Laureates

The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates is an internationally renowned site located in Des Moines, Iowa. This magnificent venue will give you a seamless event to cherish forever. With a staff who will create an event that goes beyond your wildest dreams, and a space that will leave you and your guests in awe, Hall of Laureates is the answer to completing your perfect day. One of Iowa's most treasured wedding venues, Hall of Laureates is rich with history and elegance that will give you an unforgettable experience.

Summerset Winery

Summerset Winery in Indianola, Iowa is well known for its scenic grounds and unforgettable charm. This award winning winery provides country comfort and a welcoming atmosphere to any event. Couples have their choice of either The Mural Room or The Great Hall, both enchanting, for hosting their reception festivities. Gorgeous views of gardens cultivated with lush greenery and flowers, the woodlands, and of course the romantic vineyard will have you sold on hosting your big day at Summerset Winery.

Jasper Winery

Jasper Winery, located just a few miles from downtown Des Moines, is a stylish venue that is nothing short of spectacular. This marvelous winery has received publication in The New York Times and Wine Spectator, which caught our eye! Come relax at this serene winery, and make memories you'll cherish forever. With a stunning facility and peaceful grounds to make your wedding celebrations spectacular, Jasper Winery is sure to make your wedding dreams come true.

Rollins Mansion

On the National Register of Historic places, Rollins Mansion is an architectural beauty that makes for a wonderful wedding venue. This English 16th century styled estate has a mix of brick and stone exterior, stained glass windows, and wood finishings giving it an intimate feel. Located in Des Moines, this mansion also includes lovely patios overlooking their polished lawns with fountains. Rollins Mansion is a superb selection for an estate wedding that will give your wedding an elegant, yet charming flare.

De Novo Barn

The De Novo Barn located in Decorah, Iowa is a simple yet beautiful venue and is perfect for wedding celebrations. Settled upon 200 acres that overlooks the Oneota Valley and Upper Iowa River this picturesque backdrop will create an intimate and charming setting for your wedding day. With unique options such as authentic trolleys that will transport your guests if needed, The De Novo Barn will ensure your day goes beyond your expectations. If a serene countryside wedding is what you are looking for, De Novo Barn is a superb venue to celebrate your new beginning.

Barnes' Place

Lasting memories are waiting to be made at this inviting country wedding venue. Barnes' Place takes a piece of the country and creates a serene and homey venue, great for a special gathering of friends and loved ones. Lovely porches, beautiful views, and gorgeous rustic detail and decor make Barnes' Place one of the most romantic spaces for you and your significant other to tie the knot. Located in St. Adel, Iowa this delightful venue has everything to provide the country wedding of your dreams.

Salisbury House & Gardens

A wedding filled with elegance awaits you and your guests at the Salisbury House & Gardens in Des Moines, Iowa. This castle-like estate has beautifully decorated ceilings, stained glass windows, a mix of red brick and stone, and timber finishings to give it that lovely old England style. Sitting upon manicured gardens and surrounded by woodlands, Salisbury House & Gardens offers a scenic backdrop for your wedding. We are absolutely in love with Salisbury House & Gardens' romanticism and overall charm, check out their website for more details about how Salisbury House can make your wedding day an event to remember.
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