Welcome To Our Space

Cedar Rapids area events center. Weddings, corporate parties, and community events in Marion, Iowa.

A Brief Description

Each event at The Famous Mockingbird is reinvented from the last to ensure an amazing, one of a kind experiance. This unique Marion, Iowa venue has two floors and during warmer seasons, you can take advantage of a beautiful artisan courtyard. What makes this one of a kind venue so special is that it is an artisan gallery and shop with a constantly changing line up of artists. Your event will be staged custom to your desires utilizing the many vintage decor items found at local antique and boutique shops. The space is perfect for those wanting an elegant yet laid back, industrial building for their event. The exposed brick walls with rough sewn beams and tapestry ceiling are contrasted with a large 4 foot crystal orb chandelier, decorative iron work, and antique furniture, creating an inviting atmosphere for your event. The outdoor artisan alley is a wonderful setting with adjacent brick buildings, stairways, and art  making a chic backdrop for your photos. The Backstage Lounge provides a wine preservation system, craft beer, and a sleek ambiance for guests to mingle during events.  The main gathering space offers a stage with hand painted backdrop panels for you entertainment of choice as well as a hard wood floor dance area to dance the night away.

Pricing, Capacity and Amenities

Weekend rates are 175.00 an hour

Weekday rates are by request

Amenities include:
    • Back Stage Lounge
    • Seating of 75
    • Stage with lights and a sound board
    • Decorations
    • Candles
    • Tables/ chairs (16 dinning, 6 tall tables)
    • Linnens
    • Artisan shop
    • Art Alley
    • Music booking
    • Catering recommendations
    • Professional staff
    • In house spa for appointments; Mandala Spa (contact@mandalabst.com)

For Booking our venue please contact:
Shaleia Murray
Event Coordinator
(309) 582-6900