Plan Your Dream Wedding
There is no such thing as a standard wedding at the Merrill Hotel. Your personal, professional wedding planner sees to it that you celebrate your special day in an enchanting wedding venue that’s all you. Your wedding options include an elegant ballroom of more than 4,000 square feet, access to the Green Space Pavilion, a full on-site catering menu, valet service, and audiovisual technology that presents a picture-perfect day. Contact our event planner to start planning your dream wedding today!
Happily Ever After Begins In Muscatine!
Wedding Reception Options Include:
- Wedding Reception Set Up & Tear Down
- Tables & Chairs, Hotel’s China, Glassware & Cutlery
- White Linens and White Napkins
- Wooden Parquet Dance Floor
- Traditional or Family Style Head Table
- Elegant Mirror Centerpieces
- Votive Candles with Tea Lights
- Cake Table / Gift Table
- Wedding Cake Cutting & Service
- Reduced Guest Room Pricing
- Complimentary Honeymoon Guest Room (night of reception)
- Complimentary Gift Opening Room the day after your wedding
- Guest Coat Check
- On-site Valet Service
- AV Equipment with Onsite AV Technician
Our hotel wedding planners will work with you every step of the way, from creating customized menus to arranging pre and post-wedding activities. They know all the preferred wedding vendors in town, including the best:
- Florists / Decorators
- Specialty Linens / Chair Cover Rentals
- Accent Lighting & Draping
- Musicians & DJ’s
- Limousine Services
- Formal-Wear Boutiques
- Hair and Makeup Artists
- Wedding Cake Decorators
To begin planning your unique wedding at The Merrill, click the Request for Information button above!
Grand Ballroom – 4719 sq. ft. with Outdoor Terrace of 1250 sq. ft. with River View
Book your wedding in the spectacular Grand Ballroom featuring unparalleled views of the Mississippi River. With floor-to-ceiling windows, alongside an outside terrace, your guests will be taken by the serenity of the rolling river. This highly desired room, with its elegant lighting and rich beautiful colors, offers spaciousness and grandeur with a fifteen foot ceiling. The Grand Ballroom can accommodate a private ceremony for 100 – 500 guests or an exclusive dinner reception for 450 guests.
Clark Room – 2000 sq. ft. with River and City Views
The Clark Room mirrors the Grand Ballroom with ambiance and design. With its large windows facing East, your guests can enjoy both a river view and Muscatine’s quaint downtown view. The Clark Room's intimate setting accommodates a private ceremony for 50 – 200 guests or a private dinner reception for 150 guests.
Clemens Room – 2000 sq. ft. with River and City View
The Clemens Room is an exact replica of the Clark Room with large windows, ambiance, and design. Boasting river views and downtown views from the West, this room is a quaint option for your dream wedding. The Clemens Room can accommodate a private ceremony for 50 – 200 guests or a private dinner reception for 150 guests.To schedule an appointment to see our beautiful ballrooms, click the Request for Information button above!
Allow Executive Chef Tess Crookshanks to assist you in creating a menu customized for your wedding. With fresh sustainable options sourced from local growers, you know every course will live up to your highest standards. Choose from a wide array of wine, beer, and craft cocktails to complement your cuisine of choice. Whatever your culinary wedding wish is, The Merrill Hotel is the wedding venue who will grant it.
Treat your out-of-town guests to the luxury of The Merrill Hotel & Conference Center for your wedding. On-site weddings enjoy special group rates for the wedding party members and guests with a block of 10 or more rooms. Rest assured that your guests will enjoy this special occasion and get safely home when they stay at The Merrill Hotel for your wedding.
To begin planning accommodations for your guests, click the Request for Information button above!
At The Merrill, our experts pay attention to every detail of your wedding giving it the personal touch you desire. We know how strenuous your big day can be. So, with great enthusiasm and a deep desire for perfection, our professionals listen carefully and do their utmost to make your event a true fairytale.
To meet your personal wedding expert at The Merrill, click the Request for Information button above!
Photograph compliments of TKM Productions.