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Venues in Indianola, Iowa,
(515) 961-3545

About Us

A rustic and country-style winery and banquet hall in Des Moines, Iowa, Summerset Winery is the ideal location for a unique wedding or private event. Their goal is to help you make magical memories, regardless of the month or season. The winery is conveniently located just outside of downtown Des Moines in Indianola.

Facilities and Capacity
With two banquet rooms, surrounding decks, and outdoor grounds, Summerset Winery is ideal for couples looking for a ceremony and reception venue that offers both indoor and uncovered outdoor spaces. With seating for up to 250 guests in the Grand Banquet Room and an optional vineyard cocktail location underneath a beautiful oak tree, Summerset Winery is a 12-acre vineyard with a large dance floor perfect for your reception. For you and your guests, The Inn at Summerset is located steps away from the winery and can sleep up to 26 people. The Inn at Summerset was originally built as a bed and breakfast, but is now available for a “whole house” rental that includes:

  • 10 bedrooms and seven bathrooms
  • One master bedroom with a whirlpool bath and shower and private balcony
  • Three suites with private baths
  • Two bedrooms with private baths
  • Four bedrooms with shared baths
  • Two fully functioning kitchens
  • Two living areas
  • Pool table
  • Bar
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Tuscan garden and gazebo
  • Front and back porches

Services Offered
Couples are welcome to host any sized event at the winery, including engagement parties, bridal showers, ceremonies, and receptions. Summerset Winery provides setup and cleanup, as well as accommodations for those who request it. For event items, couples can choose to rent the following:

  • Event coordinator
  • Centerpieces
  • Tables and chairs
  • Chair covers
  • Decor
  • Linens

Other Services
Summerset Winery also allows couples access to the Grand Banquet Hall at 10:00 a.m. the morning of their event to decorate. For photographs, the couple will be able to access the grounds beginning at 10:00 a.m., as well. The venue also provides couples with eight hours of event time, including the ceremony and reception. For those who desire to host a bar, hard liquor needs to be purchased and served through a licensed bartending service while all wine and beer must be purchased through Summerset Winery.


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  • We loved having Summerset Winery for our wedding reception in May 2017. Many people commented on the beauty of the location and we enjoyed their wine selection as well. They even had some little balconies off the reception hall from which some people enjoyed the fresh air and could see the stars as they came out. We also rented the Inn for the weekend and it provided us with a convenient location for the rehearsal dinner and place for some of the wedding party to get ready and chat. The Summerset were very responsive and answered our questions. They seemed to be going through a staff change when we were planning our wedding which lead to one miscommunication, but it was resolved in a satisfactory way and the new staff member was incredibly patient and willing to work around our crazy schedule (we were planning the wedding from D.C.). We originally wished for more time flexibility with the rental times and they were willing to accommodate but it did come at a price. All in all, we were... 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?

    $ 3,900.00

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Winery

    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

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Set Up

    What event items are available?

    Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?


    What transportation and access is available?


    What months are included in your peak season?

    March, April, May, June, July, August, October, November

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