120 E. 5th St., Des Moines, IA
Welcome to the Des Moines Heritage Center, an event venue located in the heart of the Historic East Village! The Heritage Center features all the modern comforts you could ever imagine without sacrificing an ounce of the ambiance that’s been seasoned over more than a century. This is the perfect place for couples to celebrate milestone events such as engagements, bridal shower, wedding rehearsal dinners, and your big day. Facilities and Capacity The Des Moines Heritage Center offers two different venues with views of the brilliant gold dome of the state capitol building. The historic 1909 East Des Moines Union Depot at the Heritage Center can accommodate 50 to 80 guests and is the perfect venue for intimate weddings as well as wedding rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers. The newly constructed Events Center can accommodate up to 300 guests. The Events Center includes everything you need for your big day from dressing rooms to catering kitchen to the latest in audio/visual equipment. The plaza, nestled between The Depot and The Events Center, provides couples with the perfect spot for an outdoor ceremony, cocktail hours, or flexible activity space in concert with the depot or events center. The plaza can accommodate 300 to 400 guests. Services Offered The Des Moines Heritage Center provides couples a seamless experience. Services offered include tables, chairs, linens, audio/visual equipment, catering kitchen, and dedicated dressing room. Location The Des Moines Heritage Center is located at 120 East 5th Street, in the Historic East Village of downtown Des Moines, near the state capitol building. Numerous hotels are located conveniently close by within walking distance for the wedding party and guests.