Barn wedding venues in Iowa

Iowa, nicknamed The Hawkeye State, is a Midwestern U.S. state that sits between the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. It’s known for its landscape of rolling plains and cornfields. This makes it the perfect place to choose for a barn wedding, and you will be spoiled for choice, as there are plenty of barn wedding venues in Iowa. 

Whitetail Country Estates 

Barn wedding venues in Iowa

1843 Yellow Pine Ave, Lockridge, IA 52635 

At Whitetail Country Estates, they provide so much more than just a wedding barn. In addition to the vintage barn to celebrate your reception and their grand southern pergola for your ceremony, the facilities allow you a space to host an entire wedding weekend, including rehearsal dinner. Their on-premises lodging allows you to make your wedding a weekend to remember as you host your family or wedding party in the Bridal Cottage and Whitetail Lodge instead of spending time travelling to and from hotels. 

The Simpson Barn

6169 Northglenn Dr, Johnston, IA 50131 

The Simpson Barn is a restored barn located in Johnston, Iowa. The Barn can be rented for weddings, receptions and reunions. The building can accommodate up to 200 people, with tables and chairs provided for your use. There are kitchen facilities located on the lower level of the barn. There are no catering restrictions, which makes the barn a very popular choice for a venue. 

The Rustic Rose Event Barn 

Rustic Rose Event Barn

3275 400th St, Roland, IA 50236 

As you enter this century-old barn, the craftsmanship weaves a rich story. From the hand-hewn pegged beams to the fieldstone walls crafted on-site in the late 1800s. This venue can host any event you’re planning, from a wedding, graduation, reunion, or formal. The staff are committed to building a working relationship that allows you to create the memory you set out to fulfil. Their packages include personalized consultations during your planning process that aid you in customizing your event and using the Rustic Rose to its fullest potential. 

The Keller Brick Barn

Keller Brick Barn

25967 T Ave, Dallas Center, IA 50063 

Since 1930, The Keller Brick Barn has been the centrepiece of this Iowa farm. They specialize in weddings and corporate events and promise that you will find serenity at the farm. You will have full use of the barn and gardens for the whole weekend if you choose to. This gives you the opportunity to experience your wedding without the rush. You can host your rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, wedding and reception all in one place. Your guests can enjoy the fire pit and gardens while you take photos or head right into the party. 

De Novo Barn 

Barn Wedding

2214 Madison Rd, Decorah, IA 52101 

De Novo Barn is located just outside Decorah, Iowa, on 200 acres overlooking the Oneota River Valley and the Upper Iowa River in Northeast Iowa. Whether you are planning a grand event for 150 or a simple gathering of 10, you’ll find the perfect setting in this Amish-built post and beam barn or restored one-room schoolhouse. Their outdoor wedding site faces east over the Oneota River Valley. Following the ceremony, large French doors will welcome your family and friends to an inviting and elegant barn. 

The Celebration Farm 

The Celebration Barn

4696 Robin Woods Ln NE, Iowa City, IA 52240 

Celebrate your day your way at The Celebration Farm. The Timber Frame’s rustic beauty, the Double Round’s elegance, and the Amphitheatre’s architecture allow you to find the perfect space for your wedding day. Bursting with rustic charm inside and out, the Timber Frame Barn boasts beautiful spaces for ceremonies and receptions with ample outdoor space on the wrap-around deck overlooking their wooded acreage. 

Bessie’s Barn 

Bessie's Barn

15927 IA-2, Centerville, IA 52544 

Family-owned and operated, Bessie’s Barn is the ultimate venue for Iowa’s charm. Bessie’s Barn was creatively built using old barn wood collected from barns around Iowa, giving the inside a very rustic look with tin ceilings, old hardwood floors, stained glass windows, and old wagon wheels. Bessie’s is a very large two-story barn with seating for approximately 500 guests. They 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. 

Stonehaven Barn 

Stonehaven Barn

36901 N Avenue, De Soto, IA 50069 

The Stonehaven Barn is a beautiful country-setting venue in De Soto, Iowa, and is the perfect location for your wedding and reception. This restored 1920s barn has 3,000 plus square feet of floor space with a wet bar and loft space to accommodate a band. With 12 Smith & Hawken wood tables, there is dining for 110. Additionally, inside the barn, there are “his” and “hers” restrooms. 

Schafer Century Barn 

Country wedding

1628 280th St, Adair, IA 50002 

Century Barn is the original barn that started it all. Its beautiful, rustic wood interior is warm and elegant, with bistro lights and simple lace and burlap bunting. The Barn on the Hill has been remodelled from an existing barn on another property they own just 7 miles from the original Century Barn, adding large bathrooms, a commercial kitchen, rooms for the wedding party to get ready, and even its own bar. It is truly a sight to see! 

Brophy Creek Farm 

Wedding dress

3653 240th St, DeWitt, IA 52742 

The Barn at Brophy Creek is a perfect spot to host your wedding; located just 30 minutes outside of the Quad Cities, The Barn is tucked away on a 12-acre working farm. This fourth-generation farm has been reinvented to create a stunning outdoor venue. This 5000 sq ft cattle barn is wrapped in wood with an old oak floor to match. A brick patio runs along the south and west sides of the barn so that you may sit outside and listen to the waterfall or watch the amazing Iowa sunsets. The Barn sits among an open pasture and beautiful perennial gardens with views of wide open fields, the windmill and the pond. 

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