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Venues in Des Moines, IA,
(515) 245-5514

About Us

Host an intimate reception or a grand wedding in our array of elegant event venues. Our certified wedding planners offer a refreshingly personal approach to big day that honors your wishes and family traditions. Let us transform every facet of your ceremony and reception from simple to fabulous with our exceptional catering and wedding planning services here in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.

Couples can accommodate up to 600 guests in this space. With three ballrooms under one roof, you have your choice of set up and space. Our in-house technology company allows for customized lighting and audio solutions.

Host a joyful celebration of your union here in Des Moines in one of our beautiful wedding venues. We can accommodate up to 600 guests for a memorable wedding reception. Choose one of our smaller ballrooms as the venue for an intimate wedding ceremony or rehearsal dinner.

Allow our certified wedding planners to coordinate all the details of your special day. Let us simplify your wedding planning with customizable menus, coordination of your vendors, set up of the ballroom, and more.

The Des Moines Marriott offers a truly wonderful wedding location with a combination of tradition and charm. Marriott’s standards of excellence are built into every detail, making your day unforgettable and your guests’ experience extraordinary.

We look forward to speaking with you soon in regards to this most special day.


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  • The entire process with the Marriott was really smooth and easy! Rebecca, the event coordinator, was so friendly and easy to work with - not to mention patient as she answered thousands of my questions! It was an amazing experience and I can't thank her and the entire Marriott staff enough for the amazing job they did!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 12.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?


    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, July, August, November, December

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