Scottish Rite Consistory

BYO, Valet parking

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Starting at $6,072 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $6k for 50 Guests
Starting at $6k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 500

Starting price

6K$ to start


grand banquet
grand banquet


Historic/Landmark Building
Event Center


Known as a landmark of Des Moines, the Scottish Rite Consistory offers not only an iconic meeting place for the Scottish Rite members, but also a unique wedding venue. Prepare for the day by retreating to the tranquil bride and groom’s suites, allowing you to unwind before experiencing one of the most important moments of your lives. Say your “I do’s” on stage in the Consistory Auditorium, providing a grand space to house your union. Celebrate in one of the building’s ornate ballrooms, throwing a reception as jubilant as the occasion itself! The Tapestry Room boasts coffered ceilings and, as the name suggests, a number of detailed tapestries that lend the space a distinct Old World Charm. The Banquet Room is stately and elegant, featuring refined architectural elements like towering columns and sky high ceilings embedded with pendent lights.Exuding a sense of sophistication reserved for bygone times, the Scottish Rite Consistory provides the perfect historic location for a Des Moines wedding day!

Venue Notes

Grand Banquet Room: - Up to 250 guests $5,000 - 251 - 450 guests $5,250 Tapestry Room: - Up to 300 guests $2,500 Auditorium: - Up to 1000 guests $1,800 - With reception space rental $1,000

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Coat check room
Complimentary bridal suite
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Groom's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Public garage
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- Amplified music OK indoors only- BYO alcohol- Beer and wine only- Choose from a list for catering- General liability insurance required- Music must end by midnight- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking outside only- Venue must approve all decorations