Blank Park Zoo

7401 Sw 9th St Des Moines, IA
Max Capacity: 500 people
Host your next event at Blank Park Zoo! We offer a variety of spaces as well as activities to make your event truly unique. Invite animals to be up close and personal with your guests and enjoy reduced admission to Iowa's Wildest Adventure. From small team meetings to company retreats and outings, the Zoo will make a lasting impression on your guests. Bridal showers, baby showers, graduation parties, holiday parties, the possibilities are endless!
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Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Discovery Center
Entire Venue
Large Pavilion
Lobby
Palm Expanded Room
Small Pavilion
Waterfall Room
Zoo Plex
Recommendations
Location
Amenities
  • Access to Electricity
  • Access to Running Water
  • Air Conditioned
  • Cafeteria/Snack Bar Available
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • High Speed Internet
  • Meeting Room Wireless Internet Access Fee
  • Non-Smoking
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
  • Park Pavilion
  • Picnic Area
  • Rest Room Facilities
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Facility Location Setting: Located on the south side of Des Moines, we are close to the Des Moines International Airport, as well as hotels and restaurants. Blank Golf Course is right next door.
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 300
  • Nearest Airport: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: 1-5 miles
  • Proximity of Neighboring Golf Course: Less than 1 mile
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Year Renovated: 2005
Des Moines, IA  
Capacity: 350
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Clive, IA  
Capacity: 700
$1,000 per event
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Des Moines, IA  
Capacity: 450
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.
Clive, IA  
Capacity: 400
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West Des Moines, IA  
Capacity: 300
$350-$6,700 per event
Your wedding vision will become a reality in our beautiful, versatile spaces. We offer the flexibility of an open-vendor policy, and nearly every element is customizable. Plus, all the essentials are already included, so you’re not paying extra fees for those special details. Come in for a tour today!
Urbandale, IA  
Capacity: 500
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.
Des Moines, IA  
Capacity: 65
$30-$40 per person
$200-$375 per event
Pinot's Palette is Des Moines' upscale paint and sip studio .It is the perfect venue for your company party, bridal shower or bachelorette party. We have two rooms available for use. The Main Room has an integrated sound system, two sinks and ample counter space for food, refreshments, cake, etc. and holds up to 47 people. The Private Party Room has an integrated sound system, two sinks and ample counter space for food, refreshments, cake, etc. and holds up to 20 people. The studio is available seven days a week and we have flexible set ups to meet your needs. We offer complimentary use of wine and beer glasses, cork screws, ice buckets and furniture. We are the perfect venue rental for birthday parties, girls night out, date night, family reunions or whatever other creative party you desire.