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  • What is the address of Emerald Hills Events?
    The address to Emerald Hills Events is 3142 Hwy S56 Promise City, IA 52583. This is our mailing address as well. If your maps has the town addressed has "Russell, IA", don't panic - it's taking you right to us!
  • What is the rental fee for Emerald Hills Events?
    Please view the INCLUSIONS page for more details.
  • What is venue capacity?
    We can accommodate up to 500 guests.
  • What is included in our rental fee?
    Tables, chairs, black or white linens, and so much more! Check out all our INCLUSIONS here.
  • What is the alcohol policy?
    We want to make sure you have a fan and safe party; we will take care of creating your own custom bar package! One bartender is included with your rental fee. You are required to have one bartender per 150 guests.
  • What is your catering policy?
    We welcome any and all caterers. They must be insured! We do of course have recommendations of caterers who have been to Emerald Hills many times.
  • Do you have outdoor ceremony site options?
    Yes! We have two outdoor ceremony options. You can have your ceremony down by the water or up by the venue on the patio! We of course will take care of setting the chairs and benches up for you. If weather plays a role in your day, we will have a plan B and host the ceremony inside the venue.
  • Does the building have HVAC?
    Yes! We will make sure your guests stay comfortable in our space for your wedding. The bridal suite and grooms lounge have their own heating/cooling unit as well.
  • Do you have rooms for the bridal party to get ready in?
    Yes! We have two preparation rooms for the bride and groom and of course your favorite people that will be standing up with you!
  • When do I send my final guest count?
    Your final guest count will be finalized at your design consultation which will be held two weeks prior to your wedding. We will also create and finalize your bar package and collect any outstanding payments at this consultation.
  • Who is responsible for cleaning the venue after the event?
    Cleaning services are included with your rental fee! The only thing you are responsible for is getting all of your personal belongings you bring into the space for the weekend. We will take care of the rest so you can enjoy the time with your family and friends.
  • What is the closest lodging?
    We are located just 13 miles west of Honey Creek Resort which sits on Lake Rathbun. We encourage our couples to let their guests know about the resort and make a weekend out of their visit down to Southern Iowa. Honey Creek offers cabins or staying in their hotel. They also have a golf course your guests can golf on the morning of the wedding, indoor water park for the little ones, and sits on Iowa's second largest lake. Foxtail cabins is just 12 miles away and on the same route as Honey Creek. Other options for your guests are in Centerville, IA. We can also provide a few different shuttle companies you may use to transport your guests to and from the venue.

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