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One of the only wedding venues in Central Iowa that offers a three-day package!

A couple holds hands behind a beautiful sunset on a magical day.

Creating Centuries of Memories...

Our venue is built upon memories that span more than one hundred years. As you enter our 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 1800’s. We've made it our passion to allow this barn to continue being the center of memories made. Offering a unique space for any event, with a great location in the countryside just north of Ames. 

Wedding couple poses next to The Rustic Rose Barn's horses in the pasture.
Couple reminiscing moments together on their special day in front of the Rustic Rose Barn Venue.

Customized Packages 
for Every Event

Our venue can host any event you're planning from a wedding, graduation, reunion, or formal. From our initial contact until the door closes on your event; our staff is committed to building a working relationship that allows you to create the memory you set out to fulfill. Our packages include personalized consultations during your planning process that aide you in customizing your event and using the Rustic Rose to its fullest potential.

Trees and tall grass surrounds the bride and groom as they hold each other. .
An overview of the Rustic Rose Barn's beauty and its charm of a dazzling chandlier and set decor of strands of lights.

"We had the ABSOLUTE best experience with the Wedding of Bailey and Colton on 8/31/19. Highly recommend (5🌟) “The Rustic Rose” for your dream wedding!!! The facilities are beautiful-the scenery is outstanding!! Our guests were in Awww of the venue’s beauty!!"

- Deanna C.

Wedding couple touching noses as they pose in front of The Rustic Rose Barn's entrance doors.

"I 100000% recommend the Rustic Rose as a wedding venue! The staff are amazing and so sweet! They are all so helpful when things are confusing or if you need help with anything! They are one of the most reasonably priced venues we found when we were searching for a wedding venue. Susan and her amazing team were so kind and genuinely cared about our day as perfect as it can be! They work with you on payments and do not require you to cater dinner! i wish I could replay this day forever! They also let you use their items at a much cheaper cost than any other place we had looked at! If you are considering this venue, just do it! Best decision EVER!"

-Breanna B.

Couple are back to back looking up at each other in a grassy pasture next to a white picket fence.

"One word for this place AMAZING! Wouldn’t have chosen anywhere else! Susan and her rustic rose team are great and make everything run so smoothly on your special day. I would recommend the rustic rose to anyone and everyone! What a great place they have there! To make sure your day runs so perfectly Patty is amazing and totally worth your money to make sure every little detail of your day is perfect!"

- Olivia S

Wedding couple kissing in front of the Rustic Rose Barn's pond as the bride's veil blows in the wind.

 "I could not have picked a better wedding venue for my husband and I! We were able to incorporate so many personal things into our ceremony, reception, and decorations! Susan and Patty were AMAZING to work with and truly made this the best day of my life. All of our guests said how beautiful it was, inside the barn and outside! It was magical. :) Thanks Rustic Rose Barn!"

-Shayla H

The groom kisses his bride on the cheek as she smiles at the camera.

"I loved my experience with The Rustic Rose Barn. It was such a beautiful and very well kept space. There is sooo many areas for pictures and different ways to set everything up. The staff was flexible with all our needs and make the experience that much better. If you are looking for a true rustic venue, this is the place! :)"

-Emily M

The newly wed couple walk out the doors as their wedding ceremony has just ended.

"This is the absolute best wedding venue!! The whole weekend went very smoothly. The venue help was so nice and helpful. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for a rustic barn wedding venue look. Very helpful that we could borrow some of the decor at the venue. We loved the getting ready rooms to enjoy the time with our wedding party. Beautiful places to take pictures during the day and a pond beautiful for sunset!!"

-McKayla D.

Wedding couple poses in front of a horse and beautiful sunset.

 "The whole process for me was fantastic. Susan, Patty, & Hilary are all wonderful. They want the best for you & your big day. They work with you to make it the smoothest possible & are very understanding."

-Casandra R

Wedding couple kissing in front of The Rustic Rose Barn's pond.

"Absolutely beautiful venue!! I got so many compliments on how pretty it was!! Lots great picture opportunities with the white fences, pond and beautiful barn!!"

-Sara E

Wedding couple smiling in an open grass area with tree branches in the background.

"Absolutely wonderful venue! They were so helpful for our wedding. Beautiful barn, beautiful scenery, amazing people. I don't have one bad thing to say about it honestly. This place was just magical."

-Paige Z

Groom picks up his bride on a gravel road.

"We had an absolute amazing wedding at The Rustic Rose! Susan and Ashley were absolutely amazing to work with even with my hectic schedule they made themselves available for us! The bar staff was amazing treated our guest like family and the valet was wonderful!❤️ Thank you for an absolute PERFECT day!"

-Susan F

The father of the bride walks his daughter down the aisle.

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