Book Your Wedding with Wild Rose Casino And Resort


About Us

Wild Rose Casino And Resort is a hotel and casino in Emmetsburg, Iowa, that emphasizes small-town friendliness and big-city fun. The resort, which opened in 2006, features three restaurants and bars that include Dunigan's Irish Pub, Emmet's Grill Buffet and Wild Perk coffee and snack bar. The 16,800-square-foot casino offers more than 500 slot games as well as 17 table games and it is open 24 hours a day on Fridays and Saturdays. Live entertainment, such as musical acts and comedians, is offered. The resort hosts wedding ceremonies, with indoor and outdoor options and receptions as well as bridal showers.

Wild rose ballroom. The spacious wild rose ballroom features a gold color palette with dark wood accents and eye-catching chandeliers. The room has a stage which can seat the bride and groom and wedding party. The space accommodates more than 300 guests.


What You Should Know

The venue offers everything couples need for their wedding celebration in one location including professional catering and event planning services and state-of-the-art audiovisual and lighting equipment. The venue hosts seated dinners for up to 200 people and buffet-style dinners for up to 500 people. The culinary team can create a customized menu and can serve vegetarian options and accommodate special diets. A personalized wedding cake with a choice of design and flavors, is created by the team. Full bar service and a champagne toast is available. Couples receive five hours of event time with an option of additional time with an added fee.

A complimentary honeymoon suite is included in all wedding packages along with a discounted rate for blocks of hotel rooms. A bridal suite is offered for the bride's convenience. Banquet items such as tables and chairs, table settings, glassware and linens are provided and a dance floor and lighting options for the room are available. There is ample space for a band or DJ. Couples are welcome to decorate the space to suite their wedding theme. Clean up and set up is handled by the venue and valet parking is available.


Extra Perks

Wedding guests are welcome to stay in one of the 63 guest rooms or seven suites in Wild Rose Hotel, a modern-day replica of the once-grand turn-of-the-century Waverly Hotel. The resort also offers a 68-space RV travel park that overlooks a 12.5-acre lake behind the casino. The park includes electrical hookups and a water fill station. Hotel amenities include:

  • Suites with kitchenette, two flat-screen TVs and Jacuzzi tub
  • Wireless Internet and cable TV
  • Business center

From the Vendor

When you say “I do,” We say, “We will.”

Wild Rose is honored to be a part of your special day. All our wedding packages include a complimentary honeymoon suite and a special reduced rate for blocks of hotel rooms. We offer everything you need in one location and we offer both indoor and outdoor options for your wedding ceremony.

Amenities + Details

  • Bridal Suite

  • Handicap Accessible

  • On-Site Accommodations

  • Indoor

  • Outdoor - Not Covered

  • Wireless Internet

For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Venue Capacity



Ballroom, Hotel, Restaurant

Wedding Categories

Bar + Drinks, Food + Catering, Rentals + Equipment, Service Staff


Contact Info

777 Main St, Emmetsburg, IA (712) 852-5151

Reviewed on 3/14/2017 Stacy G

Great service and my guests had a blast

Meet The Manager

Frances Elbert

Frances Elbert has been a part of the Hospitality Industry for over 15 years. She began her career in the industry as a caterer at the Embassy Suites in Covina, CA. As a caterer, she would set-up events, decorated ballroom, bartender and supervise many events. In 2005 Frances relocated to Iowa. In 2006 Frances started working at the Wild Rose in the banquet department. She took an opportunity to work as the Catering Sales Director. Frances has worked for the Wild Rose Company for over 11 years. Frances has helped to plan many memorable experiences for brides on their wedding day!