Address: 11680 SE 64th Ave, Runnells, IA 50237
Baqara is available 362 days out of the year, which means it is ideal for a wedding in any season! As they describe on their website, "surprises are around every corner from the one-of-a-kind bar, completely paved outdoor ceremony space and scenic view from our outdoor patio, to our luxurious Tower Suite and entertaining Dungeon Suite. We believe that beauty is in the details!" Not only does the appearance of this venue sound wonderful, but they work closely with clients to ensure your day is everything you dreamed of: "At our Baqara Event Venues, we believe all the planning should be streamlined and clear along the way so you can show up on your wedding day and be stress free. We take care of all the details so you and your family and guests can truly enjoy the day. We create a relationship and trust with you to ensure everything is taken care of and convenient for you as well."
Address: 4053 Kirkwood St, Prole, IA 50229
One of the best things about this venue is the freedom that they offer. From set up, tear down, and cleaning to security and bartenders, the perks included in your rental make the process simple for you! You can use any vendors of your choice and are not limited to the ones the promote on their website. The convenient location is also an easy drive out of Des Moines that gets you away from the city, but not too far. Additionally, they promise "your photos will be amazing whether your wedding is inside or outside because this Iowa wedding barn was created from the perspective of a photographer."
Address: 4831 Lisbon St, Prole, IA 50229
We'll let them say it for themselves: "Our Iowa wedding barn venue is nestled in the rolling hills of a secluded Warren County farm only 20 miles from the Des Moines and West Des Moines area. The perfect backdrop for your wedding with breathtaking views and sunsets over a country pond. Well known for outdoor ceremonies and relaxing barn receptions with comfortable table seating for up to 250, large modern restrooms and air conditioning." This venue also offers bride and groom changing rooms and lots of parking for your guests!
Address: 5750 Osage St SE, West Liberty, IA 52776
This is one of the oldest and largest round barns in the United States and this 10 acres farmstead has remained nearly unchanged since the late 1800s. It is located just 20 minutes from Iowa City and embodies the rustic ideal. It makes for a beautiful outdoor ceremony followed by a fun reception in the barn. You and your guests will have plenty of room for mingling and celebrating. This is another location that is the perfect distance from the city to give you a lovely sense of peace, but still allows easy access to city accommodations.
Address: 4066 325th St, Shelby, IA 51570
The Willow Creek Barn and Glass Chapel offers two wondrous settings for your wedding. The Glass Chapel and the Barn. The Chapel would be a beautiful space to say your vows and the Barn is a great rustic setting for your reception. Here's a breakdown of the two locations:
The Chapel: "You will be in awe of the 40 foot high ceilings and beautiful 360 degree view through glass in the chapel, allowing you to take advantage of whatever scenery nature decides to provide at the time. There's a separate building designated for the bridal party which has a full-length mirror and private bathroom, located a short walk from the chapel."
The Barn: "Willow Creek Barn can accommodate up to 300 guests and features high, vaulted ceilings and follows the same natural, rustic theme that so many have already fallen in love with at the chapel. The rustic charm will captivate you at first look, inviting you to transform the interior to your desires. Willow Creek Barn has a full bar, public restrooms, and plenty of room for a dance floor. We are passionate about salvaging materials that would otherwise be trash in a dump and turn these items into beautiful parts of our building."
Address: 200 E Main St, Solon, IA 52333
The Palmer House Stable offers several options for the setting of your ceremony and reception and can fit any style. They say on their website that "The Palmer House Stable gives your guests a comfortable and rustic atmosphere to socialize and celebrate. With a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces, historic features and modern accommodations, your guests will feel at home during your event." They have options for traditional and nontraditional styles to fit your every dream for your big day.
Address: 1843 Yellowpine Ave, Lockridge, IA 52635
If you're looking for the perfect one-stop-shop for all the venue needs for your wedding, Whitetail Country Estates is the place. "At Whitetail Country Estates, we provide so much more than just a wedding barn. In addition to our vintage barn to celebrate your reception and our grand pergola for your ceremony, our facilities allow you a space to host your rehearsal dinner or a gift opening brunch the morning after your wedding. Our on-premises lodging allows you to make your wedding a weekend to remember as you host your family or wedding party in our beautiful Bridal Cottage and Whitetail Lodge instead of spending time traveling to and from hotels or meeting in sterile hotel conference rooms."
Address: IA-2, Centerville, IA 52544
Bessie's Barn was built using old barn wood collected from all around Iowa and is the epitome of rustic with it's tin ceilings and stained glassed windows. According to the website, "Bessie's is a very large two-story barn with seating for approximately 500 guests. We have air conditioning and heat, so you are able to book your weddings year-round. We have a full kitchen with lots of serving pieces, a full bar with bartenders included, his-and-her dressing rooms, and lots of decorations for use at no extra cost to you, as well as all of the tables and chairs in the barn. We have two gazebos outside, as well as lots of beautiful scenery and props for pictures." This venues offers you the option to have your wedding inside or outside and to switch up the location for the reception.
Address: 13253 County Road T61, Unionville, Iowa 52594
This hidden gem is a lovely place for your wedding! "Soap Creek Lodge is located on 835 acres of white oak and red oak timber along with a 15 acre bass and crappie pond. The lodge is a 60x54 post and beam gambrel barn that has a 1000 sq ft hay loft upstairs with four bedrooms and a balcony looking down to the great room. A 58x20 patio sits off the back of the lodge, with another smaller patio off the kitchen." With different options, Soap Creek Lodge allows to you create the perfect setting for your vows and reception.