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      Spotlight Holiday Inn Express & Dakota Dunes Event Center
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      Spotlight Bash
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      Spotlight The Chateau
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      Spotlight Harpor's Vineyard
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      Featured Briggs Woods Conference Center
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      Featured Honey Creek Resort
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      Featured Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center
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      Featured The Ramsey Farm Pavilion & Inn
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      Featured Whippoorwill Acres LLC
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      Featured Dakota Dunes Country Club
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      Featured Harmony Hall on Riverside by Restoration Harmony
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      Featured Three Sisters Barn
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      Featured White Oaks Barn
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      Featured Sioux City Convention Center
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      Featured Emerald Hills Events
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      Featured Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Des Moines-Northwest
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      Featured Sheraton West Des Moines
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      Featured Gateway Hotel & Conference Center
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      Featured Courtyard By Marriott - Ankeny
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      Featured Holiday Inn Downtown- Mercy Area
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      Featured Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown
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      Featured The Barn at Okoboji
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      Featured Forte Banquet and Conference Center
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      Featured West Des Moines Marriott
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      Featured Rollins Mansion
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      Featured Renaissance Savery Hotel
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      Featured Gatherings by Farmhouse Catering
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      Featured The District Venue
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      From romantic vineyards to stylish industrial spaces, Des Moines wedding venues are among some of the best and most unique places to get married in Iowa. You’ll find plenty of traditional venues in this midwestern city,...Read more but Des Moines wedding venues are also great for couples looking to bring a trendy, modern vibe to their big day.

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      Des Moines Wedding Venues: Your Wedding Venue Planning Guide for Des Moines, IA and Beyond

      Looking to celebrate love in the capital city of Iowa? Des Moines, is known for its friendly locals, spirited football games and abundance of natural beauty. Explore it all with your new husband or wife, and your loved ones by your side, as you tie the knot at one of many gorgeous Des Moines wedding venues.

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      Wedding Venues in Des Moines

      There are tons of wedding venues to choose from in the Hawkeye State. Incorporate the stunning outdoors of Iowa by getting married at one the city's sprawling parks, gardens or renovated farmhouses. You can also explore wineries, hotels or one of the city's charming historic buildings.

      If you and your fiancé(e) are looking for something unique, look into hosting your nuptials at the museums, theatres and art galleries in your area. These public spaces often offer event rentals and could provide the perfect setting for your dream wedding.

      Before you make any major venue-related decisions, it's important to review yourwedding budget with your partner. The average wedding in Iowa costs between $15,000 and $20,000 and most couples spend roughly half their budget on a venue. Additionally, you want an extra cushion of funds at the end of your Big Day to be able to tip vendors and wait staff.

      Traveling and Accommodations in Des Moines

      Three miles southwest of Des Moines is the Des Moines International Airport. It's connected to many major airline hubs and is the quickest way in and out of the city. Hotels around the city are reasonably priced, with an average accommodation running between $150 and $200 a night. However, if you plan on sending hotel recommendations along with your save the dates, why not reserve ahotel block? This is a simple way to reserve a good number of rooms for out of town wedding guests.

      For guests looking to visit other areas of the Hawkeye State, Cedar Rapids is a good place to start. Roughly 128 miles east of Des Moines, Cedar Rapids is full of museums, landmarks and outdoor attractions that will occupy guests before or after the wedding day.

      Weather Forecast in Des Moines

      Des Moines is known for being partially cloudy throughout the year, so even if you decided to wed during the spring or summer, you might not see the sun on your Big Day. From May through September, the city is quite hot and humid, with average temperatures approaching 80 degrees.

      If you want to do something truly different, have a winter wedding in Iowa. Most couples don't choose to brave the cold on their wedding day, as Des Moines is known for having temperatures in the 20s and 30s and several inches of snow on the ground. However, from September through April, or from fall through spring, the weather in Des Moines is drier. Any time is a beautiful time to wed in the Hawkeye State, but you might have to choose between being warm or experiencing low humidity.

      Marriage is a beautiful thing, and WeddingWire wants to help you celebrate your union to the fullest. Browse through vendor offerings andplanning tools here on WeddingWire to help your day run more smoothly. That way, you can worry less about the weather and more about saying "I do".

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