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


Kay Eileen Photography

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 Venue
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.


Kay Eileen Photography

Rustic Rose Barn Venue

"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.


"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


 "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


"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 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


"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


"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


"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

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