To Have and To Hold

The Cedar Falls Convention and Event Center at the Hilton Garden Inn gives your dreams the freedom to become reality. With more than 15,000 total square feet of flexible space and a Grand Ballroom that can be customized with seating for up to 700, your wedding can be as intimate or grand as your heart desires. A beautifully landscaped patio space adjacent to the banquet facilities allows for an outdoor ceremony or cocktail reception. Whether you'd prefer a completely on-site event or are planning a reception to follow your off-site ceremony, our 113-room hotel connected to the event center allows your guests to relax and enjoy the fun, all in one elegant setting.

Stress Less, Make More Memories

Bring your wedding dreams and let our event managers help you set the stage for flawless and magical moments with family and friends on your special day. You can relax, knowing our team of culinary experts has curated a world-class selection of food and drink to perfectly match your taste and budget. Our hoteliers will ensure that before and after the party, your guests enjoy exceptional accommodations and unparalleled guest service.

Meet our Event Expert, Leslie!

Leslie Boucher has been the Event & Catering Manager at the Cedar Falls Convention & Event Center since 2014.  She and her team have helped over 100 couples plan unique and personalized receptions for their wedding day.  With her experience and continued efforts to stay on the latest trends, Leslie is an asset when it comes to creating the perfect venue. She has attended 'Wedding MBA' in Las Vegas amongst the world's best in the wedding industry, and has established long term relationships with many wedding vendors in the Cedar Valley.  She is attentive, organized and detail oriented which is essential when it comes to planning the perfect wedding day! 

"My goal is to make this planning process stress free for you by helping with everything from questions, site visits, menu tastings, and of course being here for your Wedding Reception!" 

Contact Info: 

Leslie Boucher
Event & Catering Manager


“We had an AMAZING day! I can't thank you enough for all that you've done for us throughout the last 6 months! Thank you SO much! You have been amazing to work with- I'm recommending you to everyone on Iowa Weddings Facebook page! And to everyone I know” —Whitney R.

“Everything was absolutely perfect. Thanks so much for everything-
-Mom and I agree that this whole process would have been
IMMENSELY more difficult without you.” —Kat H.

“Thank you for your help with our special day! Thank you for easing
the stress of planning such a wonderful celebration!” —Anna S.

“Thank you and your staff for a wonderful event on Saturday, and Sunday
morning too. Everything went so well – your staff was fantastic!!” —Jean B.

“The reception was perfect! Thank you for all your coordination. Everything
ran like clockwork and went off without a problem. Received so
many compliments on the food. Especially the appetizers—what
a gorgeous display!!! Exceeded our expectations.” —Allie O.

“Hilary and Andrew's wedding and reception was superb! We were very
happy with the Hilton, the food, the service and the staff. The whole
evening was amazing! Thank you for all your help during this past year. It
was an incredible experience and I'm so happy with the results.” —Jane K.

“Thank you so much for everything! We couldn't be happier with everything.
We will definitely recommend you! Thanks again!!” —Erika G.

“I can hardly express enough gratitude, thanks, and absolute joy! The staff went so
far above and beyond to make our daughter's ENTIRE wedding experience one that
none of us will ever forget! People are still talking about all of it —the food, which
was out of this world delicious, taking care of gifts and other miscellaneous items,
all of the attention to detail. We cannot thank your hotel enough!!!” —Barb B.

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Flexible Event Spaces

The Cedar Falls Convention and Event Center at the Hilton Garden Inn offers more than 15,000 square feet of customizable event spaces. Whether you're planning an intimate occasion or lavish event for hundreds, we can design floor plans that will make your important gathering feel comfortable, inviting and perfectly suited to your needs.

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Catering Options

The culinary team at the Cedar Falls Convention and Event Center at the Hilton Garden Inn can work with your tastes and budget to create a full-service, world-class catering menu. Whether you prefer to select from our upscale buffet options or design a meal service all your own, our chefs and mixologists can ensure your guests enjoy the finest food and drink as they enjoy your occasion.

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Guest Accommodations

With a variety of bedroom and suite options, the Hilton Garden Inn adjacent to the Cedar Falls Convention and Event Center offers 113 spacious rooms that provide your guests a haven to relax and enjoy their downtime. Amenities including a heated indoor pool, fitness center, complimentary WiFi and 24-hour Pavilion Pantry market ensure their comfort and well being.  Ask about our whirlpool suites with a fireplace for the bride and groom! 
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