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World Food Prize Hall of Laureates

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"WOW YOUR GUESTS, with the most spectacular picture-perfect space in the Midwest: The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates. Feel like royalty with our unparalleled grand staircase, two incredible ballrooms, the best bathrooms in the city, and wave like Princess Kate from our elegant balcony. Make every guest a VIP, the Hall of Laureates way! The Hall of Laureates welcomes special dinner gatherings, receptions, conferences and board meetings at all times of the year. We offer space and rooms that can accommodate groups of all sizes. You can even choose to have your meeting in one room and your lunch or dinner in another." – WORLD FOOD PRIZE HALL OF LAUREATES

 

Location
Downtown Des Moines

Capacity
500 seated
750 cocktail style

Cost
$6,750

Venue Type
Museum

Style
Classic, Elegant, European

Ideal for
Weddings, Banquets, Family Reunions, Birthday Parties, Cocktail Parties, Business Events, Large Conferencess

 
 

 

SPACES & COSTS

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DETAILS

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Alcohol
All alcohol must be purchased through one of the venue's exclusive caterers: Des Moines Marriot Downtown, Hy-Vee Windsor Catering, or The Des Moines Embassy Club. 

Amenities
World Food Prize Hall of Laureates provides the following with the cost of rental:

  • Access to all public spaces in the Hall of Laureates.
  • Setup & Cleanup
  • Tables & chairs
  • Event Security
  • Usage of private gardens

Booking
All renters must submit a refundable damage deposit of half the rental fee 30 days before the event. Clients should book The VENUE XX months prior to their event. VENUE will hold date for XX days.

Catering
All food must be purchased through one of the venue's exclusive caterers: Des Moines Marriot Downtown, Hy-Vee Windsor Catering, or The Des Moines Embassy Club.

Ceremonies
There are indoor and outdoor options for ceremonies at Hall of Laureates.

Costs & Fees
The Hall of Laureates costs $6,750 to rent and includes the entire facility. Discounted rates are available for off-season events.  

Decor
Attaching items to the floor, walls, ceilings or banisters is strictly prohibited. All decor must be free standing.

 

Discounts
Reduced pricing is available for off-season events. Contact Hall of Laureates for more details.

Duration of Rental
Rental at The Hall of Laureates begins at 1pm, and all guests must be gone by midnight. Renters can stay until 1am to clean-up and load decor.

Insurance
Event insurance is required for all renters, and can be purchased for $208 through the venue's agency. Hall of Laureates also requires that all vendors supply a certificate of insurance as well.

Miscellaneous Rules & Information
Renters must rent a dance floor from Event Decorators of Iowa if there will be dancing at their event. 

Outdoor Events
Hall of Laureates has a large garden area that is suitable for outdoor cocktail hours..

Security
Event security is provided by Hall of Laureates.

Setup & Cleanup
Clients may access the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates at 1:00pm on the day of their event, and renters must have their decor and personal items removed by 1am. Hall of Laureates will take care of all cleaning and tear-down.

 
 

 

CONTACT

To learn more about reserving Hall of Laureates for your event, contact:

Nicole Barreca
515.245.3735
nbarreca@worldfoodprize.org

 

Address
100 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Hours
Tuesdays & Saturdays: 9am – 1pm

 

Website
www.worldfoodprize.org/weddings

Social Media
Facebook

Tours
Contact Nicole Barreca at nbarreca@worldfoodprize.org to schedule a tour.
 

 
 

 

Location
World Food Prize Hall of Laureates is located in Downtown Des Moines near the Des Moines River.

 
 

World Food Prize Hall of Laureates