"IOWA EVENTS CENTER is the ideal facility for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies and receptions. Multiple venue options provide the perfect setting for you and your guests and is conveniently located in downtown Des Moines. Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center has been revived to the rich elegance of a modern, state-of-the-art venue. The updated amenities and first class service is an experience within itself. The Grand Ballroom or meeting room level rooms can be customized to host intimate receptions or the most extravagant guest list."
Downtown Des Moines, IA
1,600 seated dinner
Iowa Events Center's “rental” is based on a food and beverage minimum, which is dependent on the venue space chosen, event date and number of guests expected. If that minimum is met, there is no room rental fee. All hosted food and beverage is applied to the minimum.
Modern, Classic, Elegant
Weddings, Banquets, Family Reunions, Birthday Parties, Cocktail Parties, Business Events, Large Conferences
Outside alcohol is permitted, but special conditions do apply. Contact venue for more details.
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Wedding ceremonies and receptions can be booked up to 12 months in advance. Up to two dates can be held at no cost.
Pending event schedule, set-up may be possible days before the event, or 8 AM day of. A member of the sales team will be onsite to allow entry and offer assistance.
All food must be purchased through Spectra Food Services & Hospitality, Iowa Events Center's on-site exclusive caterer. Food and beverage minimums are dependent on the venue space chosen, event date and number of guests expected.
There are indoor and outdoor spaces suitable for ceremonies at Iowa Events Center, and the facility can also be used for rehearsal dinners, gift-opening brunches, and more.
There are minimal restrictions on decor at The Atrium. Candles must be encased in something taller than the flame, fog machines must be pre-approved, and confetti, gum balls, feather boas and colored petals are not allowed.
The Iowa Events Center is a tax-free facility, offering a savings of 6%. The facility offers discounts for off-season events. Contact Iowa Events Center for more information.
Included with Rental
- Rental from 8am – 12am (special hours available upon request.)
- On-site Event Coordination
- On-site, experienced Wedding Professional
- Grand Wedding Tasting for up to six guests
- Choice of white, ivory or black table linens
- Select napkin colors
- Tables for gifts, cake, guestbook and more
- Set-up & tear-down of all banquet tables and chairs
- China, silverware & glassware
- Mirror tile centerpieces and votive candles
- Elevated staging for head table
- Entertainment staging and DJ table
- Champagne toast for bridal party
- LED lighting options (Ballroom only)
All items provided for the ceremony/reception must be removed by the end of the evening. Special conditions may apply with managerial approval.
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To learn more about reserving VENUE for your event, contact:
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Monday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
Closed on Saturdays & Sundays
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