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Venues in Marion, IA,
(319) 743-3742

About Us

Located in Marion, Iowa, Epic Event Center is a family owned and operated wedding venue. Owners Jerry and Karen Sunderman worked with family to design and remodel the building, creating a spacious and elegant venue that’s sure to make your special day one to remember. The Epic Team strives to provide their clients and guests the most wonderful and personal experience.

Facilities and Capacity

Whether you’re planning a small intimate wedding with 100 guests or a large celebration with 450 guests, Epic Event Center is the perfect venue. There are three ceremony locations on-site, 2 of which are outdoors, including a large willow tree surrounded by a pond with fountains, a large and spacious patio with a gazebo, and the inside location on a stage. Epic Event Center is handicapped accessible and features an elegant 26-foot vaulted ceiling, customizable wall lighting that offers a multitude of options for ambiencea and a beautiful 35-foot built-in bar. The bride’s room offers the perfect space with plenty of mirrors for the bride and her attendants to get ready throughout the day. The grooms room doubles as a game room for that added bit of fun!

Services Offered

Epic Event Center is available to host your wedding ceremony and reception with management on-site at all times. Tables and chairs, as well as all setup/cleanup, are included in venue rental. At the end of the evening, you simply take your personal belongings and leave the clean-up to the Epic team. As a cater only facility, there is a catering prep room and you may hire a caterer of your choice. Epic Event Center carries the liquor license and all insurances. All beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, will be purchased and served through Epic bartenders.

Epic Event Center would love to help make your most memorable day EPIC!

Ashley Besong

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  • Epic Event Center should be at the top of every engaged couples list to tour. The Epic team is professional, responsive, and most importantly understands that this is the most important day of starting your lives as a couple. They take the time to learn about you and your families, and in a way, welcome you into theirs. Working with the Epic team was absolutely seamless; this included recommendations on table/decoration placement, referrals to vendors, and providing unique accommodations as needed on the day of our reception. We were able to provide the Epic team with a list of our vendors and the coordination on the day of was handled in the background so the wedding party could focus on our big day. Absolutely nothing felt out of place or fell through; all of our expectations were exceeded. Epic is large enough to accommodate 300+ which was close to our guest list. No matter the size the building is beautiful ranging all from the changing of colors on the walls, the white lights tha... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 5,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Clean Up, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March

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