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Looking for a local farm, orchard or winery for an event like a wedding, reception, birthday party, family reunion, company meeting, or other event in central eastern Iowa - Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Iowa City, etc.?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in central eastern Iowa - Cedar Rapids, Davenport, Iowa City, etc., sorted by county. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for March 2024

March Most venues are available year round, although in some climates, an outdoor setting in the dead of winter could be challenging!

Venues, listed by county

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Benton County

Black Hawk County

  • Heartland Farms - Lighting, Cooking Facilities, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, PR or Marketing events, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Kitchen facilities available, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Pumpkin patch, goats, horses, chickens, Beautiful rural setting, Fishing nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Smoking permitted, handicap accessible, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy pillow, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    5111 Osage Road, Waterloo, IA 50703. Phone: 319-232-3779. Fax: 319-291-7287. Email: berrypumpkinfarm@earthlink.net. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Venue updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From exit 68 on Interstate 20 north 1 mile to Dubuque Road then 1 mile west to Elk Run Road then 1 mile North to Osage Road follow the signs. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries normally June 7 to July 4; Pumpkin Halloween Season is last week of September and all of October, hours Tuesday through Friday 4 pm to 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 7 pm. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Since 1983 our family growing and ofering our best for your family. We will work with you make your event at our farm happen without a hitch. We have worked with scout troops, large corporations local congregations and law enforcement, we look forward to your challange.

Buchanan County

CedarCounty

Clayton County

Clinton County

Delaware County

Dubuque County

Iowa County

  • Walking Stick Adventures Farm - Birthday parties, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Cooking Facilities, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Some Linens and table silverware are provided, BYO alcohol, Bed & Breakfast onsite, Motel nearby, Apple Orchard, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Hiking trails, Fishing onsite, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), birthday parties
    2347 L Avenue, Williamsburg, IA 52361. Phone: 319-329-9821. Email: mkoschmeder@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From I-80, exit 216 (KInze Exit) drive south 2miles to stop sign. Drive west 1 mile, take curve north 1/2 mile to first farm with red barn on west side of road. Click here for a map and directions.  Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Hazelnuts in September, Black walnuts in September/October. Walking Stick Adventures Farm offers pick your own fruits and vegetables in season including hazelnuts in the fall. We also offer outdoor, hands on experiences and educational activities for families, adult and youth groups. We also offer small acreage wildlife habitat improvement consults and field classes. Our "bed and breakfast" is a 18ft tipi on a private 4 acre pond site. Bring your own sleeping bags and food.  (UPDATED: July 11, 2016)

Jackson County

Johnson County

  • Colony Pumpkin Patch - Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Birthday parties, PR or Marketing events, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Lighting, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Bring your own linens and table silverware, Hotel nearby, Pumpkin patch, Beautiful rural setting, Fishing nearby, golf nearby, swimming pool nearby, tennis nearby, fitness/health club nearby, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking allowed in designated areas, handicap accessible, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), inflatables/bounce house, birthday parties, school tours
    2780 Front Street Ne, North Liberty, IA 52317. Phone: 319-626-6091. Alternate Phone: 319-430-5672. Email: info@colonypumpkinpatch.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page. Come enjoy 'a little country...in the city' at our pumpkin patch located in the heart of Eastern Iowa! You can hunt for that perfect pumpkin, find some great fall decor, enjoy a hayrack ride, play in the Lil' Pumpkin Playground, or try your directional skills in our 5 acre corn maze! There are activities for kids of all ages, so come enjoy a fun fall day making special family memories! New activities are being added every year so keep up on things by visiting Facebook regularly!. (ADDED: January 20, 2016)
  • Wilson's Orchard - Wedding Ceremony, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, Filming or photo shoots, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, You may bring your own food, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Bring your own linens and table silverware, BYO alcohol, Hotel nearby, Apple Orchard, Pumpkin patch, Beautiful rural setting, Internet (Wireless), Phone available, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    2924 Orchard Lane NE, Iowa City, IA 52240. Phone: 319-354-5651. Alternate Phone: 319-541-7682. Email: info@wilsonsapples.com. Open: We do not allow weddings at the orchard from August through October (during our season), but any other months we offer our location for events. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 2 miles north of I-80 (Exit 246) on Highway 1, then 1 mile east on Dingleberry Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.

Jones County

Linn County

Muscatine County

Scott County