Located in the heart of Marion, IA, within the Cedar Rapids area, Longbranch Weddings is a full-service wedding venue dedicated to crafting unforgettable wedding experiences. This venue offers couples a perfect blend of elegance, convenience, and exceptional service, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a remarkable wedding venue in the Cedar Rapids/Marion region.
Outdoor and Indoor Ceremony Spaces
Longbranch Weddings, nestled in Marion, IA, provides couples with a choice between an enchanting outdoor ceremony space and a stunning indoor alternative. The outdoor ceremony site, situated beneath a majestic 200-year-old oak tree, offers a breathtaking backdrop for you to exchange vows. This unique outdoor space accommodates up to 120 seated guests, plus additional standing room. For those unpredictable Iowa weather days, the indoor ceremony space is readily available, ensuring your special day proceeds seamlessly.
Grand Ballroom and Banquet Rooms
The venue boasts the Grand Ballroom, featuring the largest dance floor in the area. It is the perfect setting for your wedding reception in Marion, IA. Longbranch Weddings offer flexibility with multiple table configurations, dance floor layouts, and arrangements for bridal party seating, bars, cake tables, and gift tables, all customizable to your unique wedding vision. With 13 available meeting rooms of varying sizes, this venue is capable of hosting intimate gatherings or grand celebrations of up to 350 guests.
At Longbranch Weddings in Marion, IA, you and your guests will benefit from a range of exceptional amenities. The luxurious Honeymoon Suite comes complete with an in-suite sauna and hot tub. The Gold Pointe Fitness Club, an expansive fitness center, offers an indoor pool, on-demand video classes, a massage therapist, sauna, tanning facilities, and more. The heated indoor pool, hot tub, and sauna serve as a rejuvenating retreat for your guests, while the hotel business center ensures your guests can stay connected throughout their stay.
Our culinary team is dedicated to providing a delectable and memorable dining experience. You can work alongside our event managers to customize your menu, offering a la carte options or a selection from pre-packaged choices. From cocktail hour to elegant buffets and sit-down dinners, our cuisine promises to surpass your expectations.
Family-Owned and Operated
The De Long family, who own and operate Longbranch Weddings, bring a strong tradition of family commitment to quality service. With numerous awards and accolades, the Best Western Plus Longbranch Hotel & Convention Center offers contemporary upgrades that you’d expect from a top-tier wedding venue in the Cedar Rapids/Marion area.
Positioned conveniently in Marion, IA, Longbranch Weddings offers easy access to the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), Newbo City Market, Lindale Mall, Collins Road Theaters, and the Twixt Town Shopping District. With a multitude of attractions close by, your guests will have plenty of options to explore during their stay.
Longbranch Weddings, located in Marion, IA, is the perfect venue for couples seeking a versatile, elegant, and stress-free wedding experience. With its exceptional ceremony and reception spaces, impressive amenities, and unparalleled service, your wedding day will be a memorable celebration of love.