Za Ga Zig Shrine




The Za Ga Zig Shrine in Altoona, Iowa is in the Shrine Center. The facility's banquet room is a spacious space that has a neutral palette. A fabric backdrop can frame the wedding party while round tables can be set up in an arrangement of your choosing. This flexible room can cater to your specific wedding vision. The addition of decor elements such as flowers, colorful linens, and candles will ensure an environment that is both festive and inviting. The Za Ga Zig Shrine is perfect for dancing with friends and family. The "Pyramid Room" is a banquet space that can be arranged for both a reception and ceremony. The atmosphere at the Za Ga Zig shrine can quickly become whatever you would like to make it, this is the charm of such an adaptable space. A lounge area outside the Pyramid banquet room can be serviced with two bartenders for conversation and libations. With laughter, dancing, friends, and family your special day is bound to be one that is remembered and cherished by all.

Venue Style

Event Center


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 325 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 325 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM. An additional 3 hours are allocated for set up and clean up.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $1,800 for a ceremony and reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Please inquire with venue coordinator for pricing and availability of ceremony-only weddings with no reception. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Za Ga Zig Shrine is estimated at between $6,341 and $13,655 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Dance area provided

Special Restrictions

Beer and wine only
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:00AM
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