Celebrations + Experiences

Come be our guest. We cannot wait for you to experience the beauty of our farm.

Semi-Private Celebrations
Life should be celebrated, and Rose Farm is the place for your boutique-sized celebrations. With lovely options to choose from, we welcome you to experience the splendor of the countryside.

Semi-private celebrations give you the flexibility to enjoy the farm by the hour, while also giving you a front-row seat to the inner-workings of a flower farm.
Take a peek at some of your options in our Celebration Form.
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Private Celebrations
We love celebrations, and we want to be part of your next one. Rose Farm is an idyllic setting for your boutique-sized gathering, whether you're mingling in our gardens or taking in a stunning sunset over the pond.

Private celebrations provide you + your guests with exclusive access to Rose Farm, with full-day booking options.
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This season at the farm has us embracing all kinds of magic. When we look around, we can see it, feel it + smell it. It's the leaves slowly turning from green to delicate shades of yellow, orange + red. It's the apples falling from the trees, and then finding their way into a warm pie from Grandma Grace's recipe book. It's the feel of soft-knit sweaters keeping us warm when the morning air is crisp. It's the sound of the leaves crunching under our boots. It's the smell of firewood burning as whispering hisses escape from the fire. It's the sight of children excitedly picking out their favorite pumpkin nestled against the sweet greenhouse. It's all kinds of cozy + beautiful. Welcome to Fall on the Farm.
The fall season runs September 9th-October 23rd. Wednesday | 1-5 PM
Thursday | 1-5 PM
Friday | 9 AM-1 PM
Saturday | 9 AM-1 PM
Sunday | 1-5 PM
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Welcome to Christmas on the Farm. We are delighted to share the most joyful time of year with you. This is a time to be thankful, to spread joy, and to celebrate the season. Our hope is that you will join us to take in all the magic the farm has to offer this season. The greenhouse, featured in Midwest Living + on the cover of Better Homes & Gardens Farmhouse Christmas, has been transformed into a winter wonderland, and it will be the site of many sweet family photos. We invite you to be our guest in one of our seasonal workshoppes. Visit The Shoppe to find a festive selection of holiday goods, including live greenery. You'll find evergreen bouquets, pine cones, mixed greenery, noble firs, juniper wreaths + noble firs with cones (set to arrive 11/15). Holiday candles will delight the senses, and specialty soaps will fill you + your stocking with holiday cheer. Darling mugs + an exclusive coffee blend will warm you all season long. Grab a one-of-a-kind holiday gift. It's the coziest of seasons, and a warm mug of cocoa or cup of coffee awaits you in The Shoppe.

The winter season runs November 4th-December 23rd.
Thursday | 12 AM-5 PM
Friday | 10 AM-4 PM
Saturday | 10 AM-4 PM
Sunday | 1-5 PM
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Stop and smell the roses.
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Summer is on the horizon, and with that comes an excitement for our Rose Farm traditions. The farm will be bustling with activity as Farm School, Saturdays Flower Market + Sundays at the Farm resume. What a gift it is to share our land with the community.
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Spring Season| May 3rd-May 27th
Summer Season | May 31st-September 1st
Fall Season | September 8th-October 22nd
Winter Season | November 3rd-December 21st

Special planning + careful preparation goes into making your photography experience at Rose Farm an exceptional one. As a result, all reservations are non-refundable.  

Have you experienced our 25 acres of heaven? Travel just 20 minutes from Des Moines to see it for yourself. We are always excited to welcome our photographer friends to our farm. The sweeping pasture views, blooming flower gardens, 2-acre pond and sweet little greenhouse make the perfect backdrop for family photos, engagement photos + more. And, we have a little tip - golden hour at the farm is some sort of magic. View our availability + book a time now.
By booking a photography session you agree to the Terms & Conditions.
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Photography Details
When you arrive, you will find designated parking for you + your guests. The Shoppe has a restroom/changing room that you may use.

We do not book more than one photographer at a time. We know having an extra set of hands is always nice. If your assistant is simply helping you with props, lighting or styling your clients, there is no additional photography charge. However, if your assistant is using a camera and/or taking photos alongside you, we kindly request they pay our photography rate, too.
We think furry friends make life sweeter, and they are always welcome. Our one request is that they are on a leash. Our chickens get very excited when meeting new friends, and we would hate for all of our animal friends to be too busy socializing to be photographed.

We would LOVE for you to take full advantage of all our farm has to offer. Seasonally, you will find the greenhouse staged, and we kindly ask that all decor + props belonging to Rose Farm be regarded with care.

We get VERY excited to see your work social media! The Des Moines area has the most outstanding photography talent. Our most popular hashtag is #rosefarmstead. You will also see us sharing your photos in our social media stories + post.
The Garden Party
We invite you to experience a Rose Farm Garden Party. Relax in the gardens as you create a dreamy arrangement of flowers with guided instruction. Spend time sipping a refreshing spritzer, and enjoying a selection of sweets + time well spent with dear friends. Designed for parties of 8 or more guests. A vessel for each arrangement is included.

Two Hours|$85 a guest
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The Garden Gathering
Grab your nearest + dearest and head to Rose Farm for a private flower styling workshoppe. Learn how to create a beautiful flower arrangement with guided floral instruction. Sip on sweet tea, mingle with your friends through the gardens + style your bucket of blooms into a beautiful bouquet with a selection of farm fresh seasonal florals + greenery while enjoying the idyllic countryside. Designed for parties of 8 or more guests.

Two Hours|$65 a guest
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The Garden Club
Enjoy buckets of flowers all season long. If you love fresh, locally grown flowers, then the Rose Farm Garden Club is for you. Treat yourself to a Rose Farm bucket ($65) filled with a pair of gardening shears, and then return to the farm from June through October (as often as you'd like!) to harvest + refill your bucket with beautiful flowers, fragrant herbs + assorted greenery. Each bucket refill is $50. The stunning flower fields + idyllic countryside will delight your senses. Join our special club and never be without gorgeous florals.

June 15th-October 23rd
$ 65.00 USD
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