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  • Do we have air and heat?
    Yes we are fully air conditioned and we have radiant heat. Since we are a 100 year old barn with very high ceilings, please don't expect hotel cold, but we will keep you happy!
  • Is there a hotel near the Rustic Rose?
    Yes, there is a Comfort Inn Hotel and Super 8 Hotel in Story City, 3 miles from the Rustic Rose.
  • Is there transportaion to the barn/hotel if my guests don't want to drive on gravel or want to drink?
    Yes! We offer a shuttle bus that can transport guests to and from the event. This is a rented item ($300). We take three trips to the barn before the event and four trips back to the hotel's in Story City.
  • Can you bring your own alcohol?
    No. The Rustic Rose Barn has its liquor license and will staff/stock the bar to accommodate your event. We provide security and bartenders based on guest count: $100/hr for 150 guests and above. $75/hr for up to 150 guests We also provide a drink specialist to help you choose which alcohol you would like to serve. We can provide a Hosted Bar, Cash Bar, or combo of both.
  • Do you have required vendors?
    No, we allow you to choose all your own vendors. We do have recommended vendors to assist you in planning your event, but feel free to use whoever you like. We also allow you to do your own food!
  • Do you offer a wedding planner?
    No, but we have two that we highly recommend who are very familiar with the area and venue!
  • Are animals allowed on the property?
    YES! We love all animals and if you have a special critter you would like involved in your wedding, we would love to have them. Horse, dog, sheep, pig, etc.. We even have a dog kennel on site, so if you need to board your dog we can pamper them for you. Feel free to let your guests know as well.
  • Do we allow wedding transportation services?
    YES! Renting a party bus is a perfect option for a little getaway for you and your bridal party while your guests enjoy cocktail hour! Bus Guys is one of the best wedding transportation services for your wedding!

Who takes all these amazing photos?

We've had the privilege of working beside some amazingly talented individuals. They bring our venue to life for our guest and our future guest. Here are a couple of our favorites. Check out more of their work because we're confident you'll be blown away.

Want to share the photos you've taken at our venue? 

Couple pose in a corn field in the middle of Roland, Iowa.
Couple pictured in black and white with their heads against each other with the bride's veil blowing in the wind.

610 Photography

Sailor Breez

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