These venues aren’t specific to garden parties- but ARE centered around the care of their grounds, and are garden inspired!
- The Brenton Arboretum– Dallas Center This location is perfect for a beautiful outdoor wedding! With beautiful grounds to tour and set up a reception tent, you can easily turn this into a fairytale floral-inspired wedding!
- The Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens – Des Moines For obvious reasons- this one made the list! With rental options in the gardens before and after hours, and their outdoor grounds for a summer wedding in front of the waterfall and space for a tent rental!
- Bailey Farms Barn and Venue – New Virginia This venue is based around their beautiful gardens and heated and cooled tent! With the venue providing floral options, this was a clear pick for a garden party ready venue!
- Harpors Vineyard– New Virginia The heart and thought put into the grounds and space of this venue is unmatched! A beautiful garden terrace for cocktail hour and the vineyard as the background for your wedding! Their space can convert from mainly outdoor to indoor easily!
- The Prelude– New Virginia The Prelude has such elegant detail in their space! The grounds hold a beautiful Pergola fo your ceremony, rose garden, and glorious rolling Iowa hills!
- Raspberry Hill Bed and Breakfast– Ames This cottage-inspired venue is straight out of a fairytale! Beautiful native vegetation is perfect for a whimsical garden wedding!
- Four Mounds Inn Bed and Breakfast– Dubuque With the option of 2 large houses for your venue, this is a perfect weekend getaway! Geared towards smaller events, the grounds are beautifully taken care of and dream to photograph!