Central College

812 University Street, Pella, IA
Max Capacity: 6,702 people
Regardless of the type of event you are planning, Central College is well-equipped to be your host. Offering everything from large open meeting spaces, specialized technology-rich classrooms, quality athletic facilities and delicious on-site catering, we look forward to working together to plan your event.
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 6702
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 28,346
Serving the Pella, IA Area
Capacity: 500
 
$400-$3,500 /event
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. We offer: 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 Free Wi-Fi Optional Add-Ons include: Audio/visual support Hosted parking 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.
Serving the Pella, IA Area
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.
Serving the Pella, IA Area
Capacity: 350
 
$1,000 /event
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.
Serving the Pella, IA Area
Capacity: 350
 
$1,500-$15,000 /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.
Serving the Pella, IA Area
Capacity: 400
 
$40-$150 /hour
The Veterans Reception Center is a beautiful facility in an idyllic setting just minutes west of Des Moines. Open to the public, the facility can seat up to 300 guests. We have a full bar, lounge and patio with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. We have three separate wedding packages to choose from; our rates are very competitive and we offer on-site catering. We would love the opportunity to show you our beautiful facility!
Serving the Pella, IA Area
Capacity: 450  
$600-$3,750 /event
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Scottish Rite Consistory in Downtown Des Moines is a truly unique and breathtaking setting for your event. Inside you'll find multiple diverse rooms including two banquet rooms with dinner seating for up to 450 and a stunning auditorium seating for 1,000.