A contemporary and fine art museum in historic Morrill Hall on central campus is the perfect venue for a wedding, reception, dinner, or special event. Surrounded by a beautiful sculpture garden, 5,000 sq ft of gallery space features changing exhibitions.
The Christian Petersen Art Museum offers a unique, cultural, artful and educational settings for all types of special events. Located in the the heart of Iowa State University's award-winning campus! Views of the iconic Campanile, historic central green and late 1800s / early 1900s architecture.
Groups of up to 300 people may enjoy the Christian Petersen Art Museum with its ever changing options of contemporary art exhibitions. This gallery space offers a visually stimulating and intellectually exciting setting for an on campus event.
Consider the Christian Petersen Art Museum for your next artful event including seated meals, weddings, receptions, anniversary parties, meetings, and special corporate and private events.
University Museums’ newest art museum provides a visually dynamic setting for groups of up to 250 people (depending on the event). Located in the renovated historic Morrill Hall near the heart of central campus, the Christian Petersen Art Museum provides two gallery spaces with changing art exhibitions throughout the semester. Your guests will have the opportunity to experience works of art by the nation’s first sculptor in residence, Christian Petersen, as well as contemporary works of art surrounded by a sculpture garden and award winning central campus.
The newly rejuvenated historic Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel is now OPEN. Your visit to Des Moines will stimulate your senses, so stay at the only Des Moines hotel that builds curiosity, adventure and continues the journey to be inspired unexpectedly at the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel. Our historic downtown hotel boasts an amazing location, connected to the Des Moines Skywalk system and just steps from popular destinations including the Wells Fargo Arena, the Iowa Events Center, the Des Moines Performing Arts Center, Court Avenue Entertainment District, many businesses and steps from East Village. Enjoy an impressive selection of delectable Italian dishes at the new Scopri Restaurant, our on-site restaurant or celebrate with friends in Coda Lounge while sipping on crafted cocktails or local brews all while enjoying entertainment through our Celebrate the Neighborhood events. Experience the next level of chic history at Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel.
Our spacious hall can accommodate more than 350 guest and you can decorate to meet your every desire. With a magnificent stone fireplace, wood cathedral style ceilings this is the perfect place for you and your guest.
Enjoy our pine log walls on our full service bar. Our facility is nestled within a country setting with a spacious yard and parking lot along with several scenic locations with multiple trees.
Vino209 is located in Historic Valley Junction in West Des Moines, Iowa. The stunning 1,700 square foot space opened in September 2017. Guests will enjoy the sophisticated, but historic relaxed atmosphere at Vino209, whether out for a night on the town, shopping in the district or stopping by after work with friends or a business meeting or special event.
The Cafe features a cafe area that seats 50 guests at tables, 5 at the bar and a relaxing soft seating area. The moveable front doors will allow for the patrons to feel part of the fabric of the district and what is happening on the street.
In addition to the Cafe space we feature our "Tasting Room" which is perfect for rehearsal dinners, bridal parties, brunches, business meetings, private wine tastings and more. There is seating for up to 24.
A combination of the Cafe and Tasting room can be used for some of the parties depending on the day. We do not charge for the space, however we do have minimum purchase requirements based on the date and time of your event.
Twelve-story Hotel located downtown, convenient to Veterans Auditorium & Capitol building. Events are stress free when you select one of the downtown Des Moines eight meeting rooms and 9,892 square feet of flexible space at the Holiday Inn Downtown Des Moines. Custom catering, free WiFi access and stunning views of downtown greet you.
The Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center's comfortable and functional space will provide the perfect environment for any occasion. With our selection of meeting spaces, we strive to find a room that works perfect for you and your event. Our skilled and attentive staff are ready to work with you to ensure that your expectations are not only met, but exceeded.
Sunrise Chapel in Des Moines is designed for the couple who wish to have a ceremony in a small chapel setting. Our chapel will seat 4 guests in addition to the bride and groom, with standing room for 6. While our concept is a small venue, we can accommodate standing outside for a few guests weather permitting. All evening ceremonies are by candlelight. Travel? Yes I do. Please let us know if you are active, retired military, or about to be deployed. I also offer senior discounts. Received the "Best of 2015" and Best Pro 2016 award on "Thumbtack". I am also a member of the Better Business Bureau. I am sorry, we do not offer reception facilities or "license signing only" services.
Gatherings is a breath taking, private and unforgettable venue to have your wedding, reception or any other special occasion happening in your life! We offer that vintage, industrial look with our exposed brick and comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. Our facility recently added an outdoor space, Farmpond Inn, that you can have an outdoor wedding as well if that's what you desire. It's a private, intimate setting nestled on 9 acres located minutes from Gatherings. It offers a bridal suite and groom prep space overlooking a beautiful, private pond.
Vintage. Rustic. Industrial. Spacious. Inviting. Comfortable. Accommodating. Perfect. Unique.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More