Due to restrictions relative to the Covid-19 virus outbreak, we are unable to accept bookings for weddings or vow renewals through the end of May 2020.

Let our history… Become part of yours

Over the past 160 years, The Little Brown Church in the Vale has been the #1 destination for weddings in the Midwest. Couples from across Iowa and from all parts of the United States have chosen The Little Brown Church as their wedding destination. If you are looking for a intimate ceremony set in an historic and beautiful location we invite you to, consider The Little Brown Church in the Vale.

A Unique Experience

Built between 1860–1864, more than 76,000 couples have been married at The Little Brown Church in the Vale. Muliple generations of families have been married in this historic little church. Celebrating your wedding or vow renewal ceremony at The Little Brown Church is indeed a unique experience.

Weddings & Vow Renewals

We have a number of different types of wedding and vow renewal ceremonies that are designed to meet your specific needs and desires… We want to make your special day even more special.

Photo Gallery

A historic church set among the beautiful countryside of NE Iowa, The Little Brown Church is the perfect location for your wedding and is the perfect backdrop for your wedding photography, whether it’s Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter.