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Hall of Laureates

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Event Center, Ballrooms

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 220 guests

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Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

100 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Description:

One of Iowa’s most spectacular venues, the Hall of Laureates offers a magnificent setting for your wedding. Whether you want to host an intimate wedding or a lavish gathering, this historic building in the heart of Des Moines has a rich history with every modern amenity necessary. Your guests have access to all the public spaces in the Hall of Laureates including the Borlaug Ballroom. The Ballroom is the single largest room in the Hall of Laureates and the space that is most transformed, located on the south side of the Rotunda. In the original library design, the room was a plain, utilitarian space. The original design can still be seen, as one part of the glass floor has been preserved as a balcony. The historic placement of the bookcases is marked in the new wood floors with a diagonal woodgrain pattern, suggesting their original location. Dine and dance surrounded by beautiful artwork and historic architecture. Celebrate the next chapter of your life at the Hall of Laureates.

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Venue notes

The rental fee ranges from $5,157 to $6,958 for a ceremony and reception and includes 11 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $1,000/hr. A refundable security deposit is required, please inquire with venue for details.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Security

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- No smoking

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by midnight

- $208 event insurance required

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Groom's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Security

- Day-of coordinator

- No kitchen

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- No smoking

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by midnight

- $208 event insurance required

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Hall of Laureates

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Valet parking

STARTING AT $7,415 FOR 50 GUESTS

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