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Provided by: Iowa Event Center
Iowa Event Center

Venue highlights

Rentals included
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Event Center

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 800 guests

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Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor

Location:

730 Third Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Description:

The Iowa Events Center is a multi-venue complex in Polk County, Iowa. Aside from the 17,000 seat Wells Fargo Arena, Iowa Events Center has many options for you to host your wedding ceremony and reception. Opened in the fall of 2004, Hy-Vee Hall is the state’s largest exhibit hall with 100,000 square feet of space. The Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center is connected to Hy-Vee Hall and Wells Fargo Arena and boasts: 29 meeting rooms, the state’s largest ballroom at 28,730 square feet, and a tribute to Iowa’s military past, present and future in Memorial Hall. The enormous ballroom is magnificent, complete with colorful lighting, room for your ceremonial altar and reception dance floor, and sky high ceilings. Originally constructed in 1955 as an auditorium before being repurposed into the state-of-the-art facility—artwork and commemorative items are displayed throughout the facility showcasing Iowa artists, paying tribute to past events, and providing a tribute to Iowa’s veterans.

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Venue notes

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 16 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a wedding ceremony is $500.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Dance floor

- Podium and/or stage

- Coat check room

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Valet or public parking for a fee

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Exclusive caterer for venue

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- Smoking outside only

- Music must end by midnight

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Dance floor

- Podium and/or stage

- Coat check room

- Tables and chairs provided

- Linens, silverware, glassware provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Venue set up and clean up

- Votive candles

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Valet or public parking for a fee

Restrictions

- All food and beverage handled by venue

- Food & beverage minimum

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Exclusive caterer for venue

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- Smoking outside only

- Music must end by midnight

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Iowa Event Center

Venue Highlights

Rentals included
Valet parking

STARTING AT $4,532 FOR 50 GUESTS

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