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Iowa Events Center

730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1302
+1 515-564-8000
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Parking lot attendant RUDE!

We had to come to the events center 3 days in a row for a dance competition. Parking is $8 each... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
Casey S
Pella, Iowa
via mobile
Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

This building is set up very good. We attended the bacon fest hear and there were things to do on 3... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Jarrod T
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730 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309-1302
+1 515-564-8000
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We had to come to the events center 3 days in a row for a dance competition. Parking is $8 each time. It was pouring down rain two of the days and the closest lot had a sign up saying full besides handicap. I counted...More

Thank Casey S
Reviewed 24 February 2017

This building is set up very good. We attended the bacon fest hear and there were things to do on 3 floors. Lots of escalators and very clean. Very friendly staff

Thank Jarrod T
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

This place is convenient, parking is ample. The area is fairly safe and well lit. The service within was very good. A good place to host an event. Would recommend it to people who are planning an event or attending an event here.

Thank TheScrapper
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Attended the show at the Events Center on a Friday afternoon. Parking was reasonable and a short walk to the door. The show was laid out in a good fashion and the amenities were good. The Events Center is able to host a wide variety...More

Thank JAMESknoxville
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have attended conferences and Boy Scout Recognition events here. The service is always amazing. They are helpful and courteous especially for people with food allergies and intolerances.

Thank Kris R
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We had a sales conference at this location. Easy parking close to the doors, convenient access all of the staff were very friendly and accommodating!

Thank Bismarck1956
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Saw of mice and men. Marilyn Manson and slip knot...great show ...wonderful facility. Great food and sound system...

Thank Victoria J
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The space worked very well for the event. There are some gender neutral bathrooms. I love the psychedelic carpets!!

Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is a very large centre with many rooms in many sizes. From smaller meetings to enormous buffets. I spent 3 days there at a congress and was impressed with the quality of it all.

Thank John071
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We were there for a national convention with roughly 4,000 people. There was plenty of rooms of all the activities. Plenty of restrooms that were very clean. They could use some more eatery places in the facility itself. The choices were potato, walking taco or...More

Thank B L
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