The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library is Cedar Rapids’ premier wedding venue. Nestled up to the Cedar River, our beautifully constructed castle-like building provides a picturesque setting for your wedding. Guests can enjoy a spectacular view from the outdoor terrace connected to our elegant banquet room. With art nouveau-inspired décor and contemporary Czech glass chandeliers, the banquet room is classy, inviting and romantic. Say your vows beneath our stunning, 8-foot Czech crystal chandelier in Grand Hall. This truly exclusive setting will make your wedding one to cherish forever. For your summer ceremony, we offer a gorgeous outdoor amphitheater situated on the river. Let our experienced and attentive staff take care of you while you make memories to last a lifetime. A full-service bar and complimentary indoor parking are just a few of the perks you can enjoy when having your wedding at the museum. Breath-taking views, elegant wedding spaces and modern accommodations will be sure to make your wedding an unforgettable celebration.
Have a different event you want to make memorable? We are also happy to help you plan your upcoming anniversary party, birthday party, bridal shower or other special event. Saturdays fill up fast - contact us today to get started.
The Avacentre is a state of the art venue with beautiful indoor reception & dining area as well as outdoor spaces for weddings, meetings, and celebrations of all kinds. Our exquisite event center accommodates up to 125 of your guests seated at round tables.
We offer full service catering through our preferred caterer and boutique service in an inviting space for your event. The Avacentre is equipped with spacious handicapped accessible restrooms, private lounges, outdoor patio, and current technology, just to name a few. The outdoor venue is set in a private patio, equipped with a gazebo, pergola, wedding arch and water feature. With our chapels available as a backup in case of inclement weather - you have no worries!
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More