Wedding dreams come true at the gathering Place

A premier wedding venue in Manchester IA

Ceremonies may be held inside the event center or outdoors you can pick what you love!

Event center at the Gathering Place

Event center at the Gathering Place

The event center at the gathering place is an event venue with enough space to host all your friends and family. We can accommodate 600 guests standing and 500 for a seated dinner. We have a full prep kitchen for the event and full bar service for the event. We have bistro tables for cocktail hour. We also have plenty of tables for guest books, dessert displays, gift tables, & a beverage counter. Included with the venue we provide 3 25 foot diving walls for backdrops so you can really design the space.

At her venue, you can do your wedding indoors and outdoors. You can design the perfect ceremony space with a floral Archway or other unique garlands. The space has track lighting to highlight the head table and other permanent decorative lighting fixtures we also have electricity run in the floors to allow you to build out the event space with lighting signs in much more.

Our venue has five restroom stalls and both men and women's handicap stalls. We have ample parking in the property with 63 designated parking spaces overflow parking in the grass lot south of the building and you can also park along the street.
We create the wedding of your dreams and one beautiful convenient location near Cedar Rapids , Iowa, Waterloo, Iowa, and Dubuque, Iowa.

Outdoor Space

Outdoor Space

On the south side of the expansive property at the gathering place, imagine getting married in a grassy space to your loved one. Call to arrange a free tour at your convenience.

Bride and groom sitting rooms

Bride and groom sitting rooms

Prepare for your wedding and reception in these charming sitting rooms designed to host the wedding party before the big event! We have separate city rooms for the bride and groom and their parties.

Vendors

Vendors

The event center has a full bar service as a part of our package. We work with third-party vendors for catering DJs and florals. We can provide a list of great local vendors in the area. A couple to check out would be:
DJ R Bizzle https://www.facebook.com/Rbizzle6/
DJ Mark Castle
Cafe rose & catering https://www.facebook.com/CafeRoseIowa/
Tat chefs catering https://www.fatchefscatering.com/

Call 563-927-2995 to rent our event center for your wedding!