"WE PROVIDE an all-inclusive wedding destination that is the perfect setting for your perfect day. Exchange vows in beautiful Smith Chapel, then follow a picturesque, tree-lined route to one of our several reception venues to celebrate. We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces that have all the charm necessary for any event large or small." – Simpson College
350 seated dinner
450 cocktail style
$1,000 – $2,000
Pricing details here
Elegant, Modern, Traditional
Weddings, banquets, family reunions, cocktail parties, business events, large conferences
SPACES & COSTS
Simpson College offers multiple venue options for your event, each available for rent individually.
Click here for detailed pricing, capacity and usage information for each space at Simpson College.
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All alcohol must be purchased through Simpson College's exclusive caterer, Chartwell's Dining Services.
Simpson College provides the following with the cost of rental:
- Limited onsite event coordination
- Multi-media equipment
- Tables & chairs
Simpson College is available for rental year-round.
Clients are encouraged to book 18 months in advance. The venue allows holds for 10 days.
All food and drink must be purchased through Simpson College's exclusive caterer, Chartwell's Dining Services.
Smith Chapel is the ideal location for a wedding ceremony.
Costs & Fees
Simpson College rents each space in their venue individually. Overtime fees may apply if client exceeds hours.
Any adhesives that don't leave a permanent mark on facilities are permitted. Balloons and confetti are not allowed.
Simpson College does not currently offer any discounts on rental costs.
Duration of Rental
Rental time included with the rental costs is flexible, but is usually 4 – 6 hours. Overtime fees do apply if client exceeds hours.
Event insurance is provided by VENUE. Renters are required to purchase event insurance. Renters are not required to purchase event insurance at VENUE.
Simpson College has the capability to host outdoor events.
Renters are required to hire event security.
Setup & Cleanup
Renters have access to the venue the morning of the event, based on availability. Cleanup of decor must be complete by the end of the event.
To learn more about reserving Simpson College for your event, contact:
701 North C. Street
Indianola, IA 50125
Monday – Friday: 8am – 4:30pm
Closed on Mondays
Contact Marilyn Johnson at 515.961.1428 to schedule a tour of Simpson College.
Simpson College is located in Indianola, IA.