Cedar Rapids Wedding Venues

January 4, 2023

Looking for the best Cedar Rapids Wedding Venues for your Iowa wedding day? Welcome to the blog, my friend! As an Iowa wedding photographer, I have gotten to scope out the best wedding venues in Cedar Rapids so you don’t have to! Use this list to dream, plan, and set up tours at the most stunning wedding venues in the Cedar Rapids area! Take it from me, these wedding venues are definitely worth checking out!

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Odds are, if you’re looking for a wedding venue near Cedar Rapids, you also need a wedding photographer! I’m so happy our paths crossed! Alecca Synclair Photography is a team of Iowa wedding photographers who serve the heck out of our couples before, during, & beyond their wedding day. We intentionally capture each moment to last for generations. Reach out here to learn more about our wedding day coverage, packages, and next steps to book us for your wedding day! We can’t wait to hear from you!

Cedar Rapids Iowa Wedding Venues

Top Cedar Rapids Wedding Venues

The Harmac – Downtown Cedar Rapids

If you’re looking for an urban wedding venue, the Harmac should be on your list! It is housed in an industrial warehouse, providing ample space for your wedding guests! Additionally, it includes a rooftop, which is perfect for outdoor ceremonies or those dreamy golden hour photos. Can you picture your wedding day at the Harmac in Cedar Rapids? Here are some photos of this dreamy space, shot by ASP!

Ashton Hill Farm – Cedar Rapids

Located within the Cedar Rapids city limits lies Ashton Hill Farm. Ashton Hill Farm includes a large wedding venue with indoor and outdoor space. Additionally, it has a covered patio (which is a great option in case of weather!). Not only is it close to Cedar Rapids, but it truly feels like you’re away from the city! Ashton Hill includes a bride and groom suite, ample space, and a bar! Be sure to set up your tour at this unique Cedar Rapids wedding venue!

Plus, they also have a venue in Galena Illinois as well!

The Midnight Gem

Looking for a modern wedding venue near Cedar Rapids? Be sure to check out the Midnight Gem! It’s a stunning, brand new wedding venue in Swisher, Iowa! It’s conveniently located not too far from Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, and even Cedar Falls! Luckily for you, it just opened its doors this year – which means there still are dates available to book this Iowa wedding venue for your big day!

I have TWO 2023 weddings to photograph at this stunning venue and I would LOVE to add more to my calendar! Reach out here to book me for your wedding!!

The Midnight Gem Cedar Rapids Wedding Venues

Little Lights on the Lane in West Branch

Okay okay, technically this one is closer to West Branch, Iowa, BUT it’s close enough to Cedar Rapids that I’m counting it! It’s conveniently closer to all the amenities of Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, but has the most beautiful rural feel. Little Lights on the Lane sits on a stunning golf course that doubles as entertainment on the wedding morning AND photos during golden hour. Additionally, Little Lights staff is truly incredible. They take care of every couple that has their wedding there. While Little Lights on the Lane is at a high price point, take it from me. ITS WORTH IT if you value experience. From the getting ready suites to ample indoor and outdoor space options, this is my favorite Iowa wedding venue to photograph at!

Epic Event Center in Cedar Rapids

Epic Event Center is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It has a large indoor space option, getting ready suites, and an outdoor shaded area for small to medium sized guest lists!

Cedar Rapids Wedding Venues

Questions to Ask Before Booking a Cedar Rapids Wedding Venue:

  • How many guests does this Cedar Rapids venue fit?
  • Is there a getting ready suite?
  • What is the natural lighting like?
  • What hours would I have access to the venue on the wedding day?
  • What are past couples saying about the venue?

For a Complete List of Iowa Wedding Venues…

Not tied just to the Cedar Rapids area for your wedding day? Here’s a complete list of Iowa Wedding Venues broken down by area!

More inspiration for your Cedar Rapids Wedding

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Meet Alecca Synclair - the lead photographer, visionary, CEO, coffee-runner, and basically everything else behind the ASP team!  As someone who has over seven years of experience in the wedding industry, I have seen first hand the pain points of planning a wedding. Which is why I truly pour my heart into this blog - so that you can have someone in your corner helping you wedding plan! As an Iowa, Texas, and destination wedding photographer, I would love to capture your day intentionally. I believe your photos are are a way to keep your most precious memories forever. So, if you vibe with my work and think we'd be a good fit, reach out! I would be SO honored to document your big day.

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