From weddings and family events to business and community events the Holiday Inn in Des Moines, Iowa offers you the best solution for any type of event. Our recent renovated event space features contemporary decor with state of the art audio visual equipment, and let’s not forget complimentary Wi-Fi in every event room.
Our event specialist staff has a combined experience of over 75 years, hosting many different types of events. In that amount of time we’ve learned a few things. Advice we can pass onto you. Our chef has created our banquet menu to include a creative flare to the freshest ingredients and the finest cuisine. Plus we encourage creativity. Have a new idea? We’re willing to listen.
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.
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.
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 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!
Located in historic Adel, Iowa, Harmony Hall on Riverside was inspired by Restoration Harmony's long standing commitment to creating a "feeling" for our clients. Together we help design your dream event. Our expert team will guide you throughout your experience and inspire you through the planning process.
?Our newly renovated rustic-chic event space is an inviting backdrop for any event. Our simplistic pricing & very few “rules” give you creative control. Indoor and outdoor wedding & reception options, a full catering kitchen, bar, reception seating for up to 250, & many standard amenities coupled with exceptional, innovative staff, Harmony Hall makes wedding planning easy for you!
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.
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