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Forget the prom; you can be “Queen” of your wedding in the fabulously revitalized gymnasium at the Hotel Grinnell. With its polished hardwood floor and original basketball court markings, this 5,000-square-foot venue is one of the most unique wedding settings in Iowa. No chaperones needed! Planning your wedding day can be a daunting task. You may just be beginning to brainstorm about the kind of day you want.Or if you’re the organized type and you’ve been keeping a scrapbook for years, now is the time to put all that planning into action. Our Events team is eager to assist you with all the details of planning an unforgettable celebration for up to 400 family and friends. In addition to your reception, we can assist with planning your bridal shower, gift opening, rehearsal dinner and morning-after brunch.


• Personal one-on-one consultations
• Recommendations for select vendors in the Grinnell area
• Complimentary tastings for the bride and groom
• Event design from beginning to end
•Special group rates on room blocks


Forget the prom…you can be “Queen” of your wedding in the fabulously revitalized gymnasium. With its polished hardwood floor and original court markings, this is the ultimate update on the best night of your life. No chaperones needed.


Banquet Capacity (all guests seated): 300

Cocktail Capacity (most guests standing/mingling): 400


The theater is a historic (1921) venue for entertainment and musical performances, lectures, big screen video presentations/movies, wedding ceremonies and more. The venue is fully equipped with stage and spot lighting and a first rate sound system.


Theater Capacity (all guests seated): 400


Looking for an intimate and elegant space for your wedding? This venue is the perfect gathering spot for a romantic ceremony or cozy reception. Centrally located in the building yet hidden from other guests, it offers privacy and charm. Whether you're hosting a small wedding or a special gathering, this space ensures an unforgettable experience.


This flexible space can be used for a variety of events. Host a small cocktail hour in this flex space located near the Penthouse.


Cocktail Capacity (most guests standing/mingling): 50


The bar and lounge is a warm and welcome setting.  It makes the perfect location for a casual corporate luncheon or a networking event.


Bar and Lounge Combined Capacity: 100