"THE DES MOINES SOCIAL CLUB is an innovative arts and entertainment venue located in a renovated, historic art deco Firehouse in downtown Des Moines. This non-profit space provides a home for local artists, offers unique programming spanning all arts disciplines and brings people of every age and background together under one roof — all for the purpose to use the arts as a catalyst to create unprecedented community engagement. Events at the Social Club range from weddings and birthday parties to art exhibits and cocktail parties, and all events have the ability to use a distinct space in the building for a unique atmosphere an memorable day." – Des Moines Social Club
Downtown Des Moines, IA
200 seated dinner
300+ cocktail style
$1,000 – $1,500 + staffing and amenities
Pricing details here
Industrial, Open, Urban
Weddings, large gatherings, cocktail parties, business events, conferences
SPACES & COSTS
The DMSC offers multiple spaces indoor and out to accommodate your event needs.
Click here for detailed pricing, capacity and usage information for each space at the Des Moines Social Club.
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All alcohol must be purchased through Malo or DMSC, depending on which event space is rented. A satellite bar in an event space costs $150.
The Des Moines Social Club provides the following with the cost of rental:
- House lights
- Listing on DMSC Events Calendar
- MP3 connection
- Tables & chairs (first come, first served basis)
For an added cost, DMSC can also offer tech services, a satellite bar, cleaning services,
The Social Club is available for rental year-round.
To book the DMSC for your event, a deposit of 50% of the balance must be paid.
The Des Moines Social Club allows outside catering, but their preferred caterer is Malo.
There are indoor and outdoor spaces suitable for ceremonies at the Social Club.
Costs & Fees
The DMSC offers spaces for rental individually. Costs range from $1,000 to $1,500 depending on the space selected. An additional staffing fee may apply.
Glitter, confetti, open flames and damaging adhesives are not permitted.
A discount of 20% on all spaces is available for non-profit organizations. Renters can also combine the rental of two spaces for 20% off each space.
Duration of Rental
Rental time varies depending on whether the space was rented hourly or for the day.
The venue has not provided Avenu with this information. Please contact DMSC for information.
Miscellaneous Rules & Information
DMSC requires that all amplified sound in outdoor spaces end at 10pm.
DMSC has the capability to host a variety of outdoor events.
Renters may be required to hire event security for events with over 100 people where alcohol is served.
Setup & Cleanup
DMSC will take care of setup and teardown of tables and chairs for an additional fee. If clients do not want to handle cleaning, the service can be arranged for an additional fee.
To learn more about reserving the Des Moines Social Club for your event, contact:
900 Mulberry St.
Des Moines, IA 50309
Hours at the Des Moines Social Club vary on event schedules.
Contact the DMSC for more information at 515.369.3672 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Des Moines Social Club is located on Mulberry in Downtown Des Moines.
Des Moines Social Club