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Venues and Catering in Nevada, IA,
(515) 230-2717

About Us

A vintage, yet modern banquet hall based in Nevada, Iowa, Gatherings Event Venue is a historic, family-owned wedding ceremony and reception venue. The staff at Gatherings Event Venue strives to provide you with a peace of mind and fresh comfort for your event. With over fifteen years of experience, they pay special attention to detail to make sure they provide you with a breathtaking, private, and unforgettable wedding.

Facilities and Capacity
The indoor venue is perfect for any event, such as a bridal shower, engagement party, ceremony, or reception, and couples will have exclusive use of the space for their rehearsal dinner. Whether you are planning an intimate 30-guest dinner or an elegant 300-guest affair, the venue accommodates your needs. Couples will also have access to a bridal suite.

Services Offered
Gatherings Event Venue offers setup and cleanup services, as well as event planning assistance and event rentals to enhance your special day. Couples can select from a large collection of event item rentals, including tables and chairs, china, flatware, glassware, linens, and lighting. The venue also has complete liability insurance.

The staff aims to provide you with casual, yet elegant and local cuisine tailored to your special event. From a variety of dinner styles, including buffet, cocktail reception, or family style to an exclusive, custom menu for your rehearsal dinner, Gatherings Event Venue also provides couples cake, cake cutting, dessert, stations and servers. For those with dietary needs and special restrictions, the staff will work with you to bring you gluten free, lactose free, and nut free options. Other cuisine accommodations include:

  • Kosher
  • No pork
  • Organic
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian

Other Services
For couples opting to have bar service at their wedding, Gatherings Event Venue will provide a range of liquors to choose from, including house beers, wines, and liquors and specialty beers and wines. Moreover, they will also provide a champagne toast and a signature drink, if desired. Other bar services include:

  • Bartender(s)
  • Barware
  • Cash bar
  • Limited bar
  • Liquor license
  • Open bar
  • Premium liquor

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  • The Gatherings was an incredible place to have a wedding! We were able to use Farmpond Inn to get ready and take additional photos there prior to the wedding. The staff were all great to work with, especially Courtney! I would highly recommend the Gatherings!

    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?

    $ 2,500.00

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

    $ 1,800.00

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


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

    $ 700.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 700.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?


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

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Historic Building

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Server(s), Tastings

    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 Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, 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

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, November, December

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