Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center

Accommodation offered, Rentals included, Valet parking

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Starting at $5,634 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $5k for 50 Guests
Starting at $5k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 335

Starting price

5K$ to start


Indoor Ceremony
Indoor Reception


Banquet Hall/Restaurant


With the 5,200-square-foot Main Ballroom and over 10,000 square feet of flexible breakout space, the Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center in Des Moines, Iowa is an elegant venue for your wedding and reception. Centrally located, the property offers convenience and accessibility for you and your guests, which will make your celebration more relaxing and easy to enjoy! The resort's experienced staff is here to assist with every detail, every step of the way - from unique table arrangements to complimentary gift opening space and refreshments, to a catering menu that will surely satisfy each and every one of your attendees, the Ramada Tropics Resort & Conference Center is determined to exceed your expectations... Imagine a ceremony in which your guests, seated in rows of luxurious chairs, look on as you say your “I Dos” in the romantically dim Ballroom lighting; or a lavish reception consisting of delicious food, impeccable service, lively conversation, and a dance floor full of your closest family & friends. High ceilings, a beautifully lit backdrop, and chandeliers throughout the space create a truly unique setting perfect for celebrating your special day!

Venue Notes

For our Wedding Package, there is a $1500 Rental Fee, which includes 20 hours of rental time for setup, ceremony & reception, and tear-down time; along with a $3000 catering minimum (plus tax + gratuity). Please inquire with our Director of Sales for pricing and availability of ceremony-only weddings with no reception, additional bar options and minimums available.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Complimentary honeymoon suite for the night of the reception
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Groom's dressing area
Large parking lot
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Overnight accommodations available
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Wedding planning services


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors only- Catering provided by venue- Food & beverage minimum- Music must end by 2:00AM- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking outside only