Areas of Service:
Ames, Cedar Rapids, Des Moines, Grinnell, Iowa City
Grinnell College is a picturesque college campus conveniently located one hour east of Des Moines and one hour west of Iowa City on I-80. Grinnell can accommodate weddings from four to four hundred with a choice of intimate and larger scale locations both indoor and out. Indoor wedding locations include our historic Herrick Chapel, the beautiful and newly constructed Joe Rosenfield Center, or other locations in our many architecturally significant buildings. Outdoor venues are nearly limitless on campus with the option to perform your ceremony in one of our many courtyards, outdoor stages, or at our beautiful prairie research center.
Grinnell offers more than just a place to perform your ceremony. Your wedding can be catered by Grinnell College’s nationally-recognized dining services-- a self-operated food service that employs ten American Culinary Federation certified chefs. Dining Services was awarded “best small school dining service” in the country in 2009 by the National Association of College and University Food Services