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Get Hitched at Our Wedding Venue in Iowa City

If you can't be a rock star on your own wedding day, when can you be? Get hitched at our Iowa City wedding venue and we'll make sure the spotlight stays right where it belongs: on you. 
The Highlander Hotel is conveniently located right off the interstate, making it an easy find for guests from all places. You are just minutes away from the up and coming downtown district.


Elite Planning Services

Planning your wedding day can be a heavy task. You may just be beginning to think about what kind of experience you are wanting, or if you’re the organized type and you’ve been keeping a Pinterest board for years, now is the time to make all of those ideas a reality! Our Events team is eager to assist you with all the details of planning your special day!  

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Gather & Be Happy


Our ballroom is a perfect setting for luncheons, dinner receptions, cocktail parties, trade shows, meetings, and conferences. It is an amazing backdrop for both casual and classy events.

Banquet: 400-450 people
Cocktail: 500 people

Included in Venue Fee: 

  • Tables 
  • Chairs 
  • Six-hour ballroom reception 
  • China, silverware, and stemware for dinner 
  • Bartenders and servers 
  • Dessert table and gift table 
  • Event manager on site during the event 

Food for the Soul


Whether you prefer a traditional plated meal, a buffet, or a modern stationed hours d’oeuvres reception, The Highlander will make your event experience both unique and affordable. Use our in-house catering team who stand ready to create custom meus to meet your need and tastes.  

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