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Prairie Winds Weddings



With its old world charm and soaring spaces reminiscent of the open prairie, Prairie Winds Event Center is the premier venue for your special celebration or corporate event. Entertain around 400 guests banquet-style in the center’s ballroom, wings and mezzanine, or create one or more intimate conference or gathering spaces.

In their own words:

Chantell – We wanted to thank you for helping coordinate our wedding day. You were such a joy to work with right from the beginning. You certainly made our day flow very smoothly, and felt very relaxed and confident in your leadership.

Liz and Kody W.

Thanks for making our special day wonderful! We appreciate everything a ton!

Heather & Trevor D.

We are so grateful for the opportunity to host the event at Prairie Winds, and so appreciative of all that you did to make the Extravaganza a great success.

Juliana P. (Orange City Tulip Festival)

Your help with all the details was more than we could have asked for. What great management & staff to work with

Courtney & Brady B.

Everything went well, and a large part of that was because of all you did. Thanks & God bless!

Shane & Kristi V.

Hillary & Andrew’s wedding was more beautiful, organized, and relaxing than I ever prayed for! You & your staff are more amazing than I can ever express!

Winn & Kevin M.

We are so pleased that we had Kim & Cody’s reception at Prairie Winds. It was so easy and non-stressful to work with you!

Linde K.

From set-up to clean-up, you guys made every step easy and stress free!

Kyle & Kelsey V.

Thank you for being so organized and making sure that everything & everyone was where they needed to be at the right time!

Clark & Tara K.

We feel so lucky to have had such a beautiful space to celebrate our marriage in!

Caleb & Haley M.

Thank you so much for your hard work & efforts to make our event run so smoothly this year!

Jeannie G. (Staples Promotional Products)

You have gone above & beyond in your service! We appreciate you greatly!

2016 OC Tulip Festival Quilt Show

Would just like to thank you and your staff for all the wonderful help you gave us. You truly all went above and beyond our expectations in making our special occasion perfect!  Look forward to the next time we can have an event there at PWEC.

Lisa VV and family
You made our evening special by show casing the Event Center. We look forward to working with you.
Sioux Prairie Quilt Guild

Thank you so much for helping us to host the event of our dreams. Your work with the caterer and florist was great in making our day perfect. We greatly appreciate your staff’s professionalism.

Laura & Justin L.
Thanks you so much for all of your hard work, your assistance was very much appreciated in making our All Staff Meeting run smoothly.
Pizza Ranch Headquarters

Just wanted to thank you for your help in making Todd & Ali’s wedding reception a very fun and memorable time.  Orange City has a beautiful facility with a most capable and gracious staff.

Carol & Sylvan B.
Thanks for all of your help at our dance last weekend. Both the facility and staff were outstanding and made our event a success. We look forward to hosting more events with you in the future.
Northwestern College Student Activities Council

Thank-you again and again for allowing us to use the Prairie Winds Event Center for our appreciation party! Thank you for going out of your way and for all of your creative touches.

Jim & Leanne B.

Thanks again for your awesome help on the wedding weekend! Your help made the day go so well.  We thought you might enjoy a couple pictures of Prairie Winds. Your facility is wonderful.

Kathy & Brad K.

Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for the tremendous amount of help you provided us in ensuring our wedding day went as planned. You helped make our wedding day extra special.

Lorme & Audra J.

Thanks so much for helping us have a beautiful wedding reception. You and your staff were fun to work with, so helpful and really put our minds at ease that getting married in NW Iowa was the right choice for us. Thanks for promptly answering our questions, talking with my mon, and all over just providing Great Service. Have a wonderful Christmas.

Mike & Ann S.
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That Friday feeling...and the feeling you get when you book your wedding with Prairie Winds! 💕💍🥂
We've still got 2018 dates available for booking! Contact Wesley at events@orangecityiowa or call (712) 707-5900 to find your perfect date at the perfect venue!
Photo Creds: Jeff Sampson Photography
Featured couple: Alex & Elizabeth Terpstra (June 2017)
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EMS training today at Prairie Winds! Such a unique event we do every year, and for a great purpose! Thank you to all first responders for everything you do! 🚨🚑🚒🚓🏥 Sioux County Sheriff

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This snow and cold has got us dreaming of outdoor ceremonies and sunshine 🌤💍🌳🥂

Featured couple: Gabe & Emily Rahn (PWEC's May 2017 couple)

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Check out this awesome job opportunity! Kelly and her team are phenomenal people and always do a wonderful job! If you or someone you know are interested in this position, contact Kelly! ... See MoreSee Less

Dear Facebook Friends & Family- We are currently looking for the right person to join our Celebrations Team! Do you know someone that has a fun, positive attitude with a natural attention to detail and great communication skills? It's pretty obvious that wedding and event work is far from a normal 9-5 job. We are the "behind the scenes" people that pull the linens, steam the drapes, clean the glassware and hang the chandeliers and when it's all over- we clean it up and start all over again! There are some fluctuating hours that include evenings and weekends, we are constantly lifting and moving things around, we go up and down a lot of ladders and frequently have glitter on our clothes but we LOVE what we do! If you happen to know someone that might be a potential candidate please SHARE this with your Facebook Friends! We will be accepting resumes until 02/19/18. For further information/details please contact or

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