WOOLY'S

WOOLY'S


 

"WOOLY'S IS A MUSIC VENUE by nature, and a wedding venue by resource. Wooly's is a 700 capacity venue great for large, unique events. Located in the Historic East Village, we are right outside the Capital, within walking distance to multiple bars, nightclubs and shopping. Our space is very wide open and features high ceilings and hardwood floors. Countless decor options exist for any special event, from ceremonies and cocktail parties to wedding receptions and birthday parties." – Wooly's

 

Location
Downtown Des Moines, IA

Capacity
400+ seated dinner
700 cocktail style

Cost
$3,500
Pricing details here

Venue Type
Banquet Hall, Music Venue

Style
Dark, rustic, intimate

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

 

SPACES & COSTS

Wooly's is a large venue space with one wide open room as well as a backstage, lobby and bathrooms. 

Capacity
400+ seated dinner
700 cocktail style

Cost
$3,500 ($2,000 rental fee + $1,500 bar minimum)

 
 

DETAILS

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Alcohol
All alcohol must be purchased from Wooly's.

Amenities
Wooly's provides the following with the cost of rental: 

  • Bridal room
  • Clean-up (sweeping, mopping)
  • P/A system with sound engineer
  • Projector
  • Sound system
  • Tables & chairs (10 cocktail tables with chairs, 6 booths, 300+ white folding chairs)
  • Use of colored lights

For an added cost, Wooly's can offer a range of amenities such as:

  • Coat check
  • Onsite event coordinator
  • Personalized designs for the poster frames Wooly's has in the windows and inside the venue

Booking
Because Wooly's is a music venue, they are typically booked months in advance, so the sooner renters book, the better. 

Catering
Wooly's has an open catering policy. 

Ceremonies
Ceremonies may be held in the large ballroom at Wooly's.

Costs & Fees
The entire venue costs $2,000 per event. Wooly's also requires a $1,500 bar minimum. If the minimum is not met, the party is responsible for making up the difference. An overtime fee of $50 per hour applies if rental time goes past 2am.

 

Decor
Wooly's decor policy is simple: if you break it, you buy it. If you damage it, you fix it.

Discounts
Reduced pricing is available for weeknight events, and Sunday event pricing is negotiable. Contact Wooly's for more details.

Duration of Rental
Rental of Wooly's includes the entire day, until 2am. Hours after 2am are $50 each.

Insurance
Wooly's does not require renters to purchase event insurance.

Outdoor Events
Wooly's does not have the capability to host outdoor events.

Security
Renters are not required to hire event security at Wooly's.

Setup & Cleanup
Wooly's arranges access on an individual rental basis and can accommodate any request within reason. Cleanup also varies per rental. Depending on the event schedule, items may need to be removed the night of the event or the day after. Wooly's will take care of all deep cleaning.

 
 

CONTACT

To learn more about reserving Wooly's for your event, contact:

Isaac Joseph
515.244.0550
c. 309. 558.5409
info@woolysdm.com

 

Address
504 East Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Hours
Monday – Friday: 12pm – 5pm

Website
www.woolysdm.com

Social Media
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Tours
Contact info@woolysdsm.com to set up a tour of Wooly's.

 

Location
Wooly's is located downtown in Historic East Village.