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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Fall
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 10th-October 23. Friday | 9 AM-1 PM
Saturday | 9 AM-1 PM
Sunday | 1-5 PM
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Winter
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, will be 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. 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 5-December 19. Friday | 9 AM-1 PM
Saturday | 9 AM-1 PM
Sunday | 12-4 PM

Special Holiday Hours
Monday | November 22nd | 9 AM-1 PM
Tuesday | November 23rd | 9 AM-1 PM
Wednesday | November 24th | 9 AM-1 PM
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Spring
Coming soon.
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Summer
Join us each Friday in the summer for a 30-minute Farm School session led by our sweet summer intern Caroline. With exciting lessons on pollinators, chickens, flowers and more, let Rose Farm provide a fun learning experience.

Listen to a story, enjoy hands-on learning activities + make a craft. We are so excited to be partnering with West Des Moines Library for our story time! Sessions begin on the hour at 9,10 and 11 AM. Fun for the whole family, and geared towards children of all ages. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and be sure to RSVP on our Facebook page.

Click here to RSVP!Farm School- Fridays @ 9, 10 + 11 AM (complimentary)June 4, 11, 18 + 25
July 9, 16, 23 + 30
August 6 + 13
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Photography
Our greenhouse is currently staged for the fall season. The greenhouse will transition to a winter wonderland on November 5th, 2021.

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 8-24 guests. A vessel for each arrangement, along with a specialty gift, is included for each guest.

Three Hours|$85 a guest
We cannot wait to celebrate with you! Contact us to inquire about booking a Garden Party.
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 arrangement with a selection of farm fresh seasonal blooms + greenery while enjoying the idyllic countryside. Designed for parties of 8 or more guests. A vessel for each arrangement is included.

Two Hours|$60 a guest
We cannot wait to celebrate with you! Contact us to inquire about booking a Garden Gathering.
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 $40. The stunning flower fields + idyllic countryside will delight your senses. Join our special club and never be without gorgeous florals.

June 11th-October 17th
$ 65.00 USD
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