Iowa Arboretum--Madrid, Iowa (Venue)
The Iowa Arboretum is a great place to host your next meeting, family get together or wedding. We have both indoor and outdoor rental facilities. Choose from the Hughes Education Center, Cafferty Building, the Beckwith Grand Pavilion, the Jones Memorial Gazebo or any one of our beautiful gardens to make your day memorable.
The Hughes Education Center is available for rental throughout the year. This spacious, air conditioned facility has a large classroom, a full kitchen and is handicap accessible. We can accommodate groups up to 250. Weddings can be held by our beautiful pavilion, picturesque gazebo or your favorite garden.
The Iowa Arboretum, located on 415 acres in Boone County's Des Moines River Valley showcases hundreds of species of trees, shrubs and flowering plants in a tranquil setting. Woodland and prairie trails provide wonderful outdoor walking opportunities. The grounds and gardens are beautiful in all seasons.
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.
Centrally located in Downtown Des Moines, the Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater is an unforgettable venue for parties, receptions, weddings, corporate events and more!
With six themed experience platforms, more than 150 interactive exhibits, two theaters and so much more to explore, we welcome the opportunity to discuss how the Science Center of Iowa and IMAX Dome Theater can be a part of your next outing or event. SCI is located in the heart of Downtown Des Moines, a short walk to bustling Court Avenue, a number of hotels and plenty of parking.
Small classrooms with seating for up to 50 people
Large halls with seating for up to 300 people
Tables and chairs for up to 400 people
After-hours facility buyouts
On-site event staff
Group admission for daytime rentals
Optional Add-Ons include:
Team-building SCI Challenge
Live science programs to impress your guests
Please contact SCI's event staff to schedule a tour of our facilities and to discuss your events individual needs.
We look forward to working with you!
*Please note that the IMAX Dome Theater is currently closed due to extensive storm damage which occurred in June of 2018. We do not have a reopen date decided at this time.
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.
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 Pinnacle Club is a perfect facility to hold your next event. From business meetings to holiday parties to graduation parties and anniversaries, we can accommodate groups from 5-250 guests with one of our three private rooms. With a full catering menu including casual lunches, party trays, formal dinners, and buffets, there is a menu that is sure to suit the needs of your event.
The Pinnacle Club is an ideal place to hold your next business meeting. With three rooms available, there is space to suit the needs of any size group. The Honors Room offers a board room table for up to 18 guests. The Apex and Summit rooms can hold up to 100 guests with a number of setup possibilities for your meeting. With a full catering menu available, we make it easy to provide any food services you may need. The Pinnacle Club offers many extras including, projector, projector screen, flat screen laptop networking access, podium, microphone, and easels.
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.
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