West Des Moines, IA
The Monroe is a modern banquet hall-style wedding venue located in West Des Moines, IA. Combining the best of old-world charm with contemporary sensibilities, this unique destination offers a sublime setting to host your upcoming matrimony. Its owners took inspiration from the iconic Marilyn Monroe when designing the look and feel of each of the venue’s event areas. Here, you can rest assured that your wedding will receive all the attention and assistance it needs throughout your planning process; especially your day-of execution. An all-inclusive experience awaits you when you book The Monroe as your wedding venue. Enjoy all the attention you need throughout your planning journey courtesy of the in-house event planning expert assigned to your side from the very beginning. Choose from three carefully curated bar packages which are also accompanied by the attendance of a professional bartender during your function. The venue’s kitchen has everything your caterer needs to ensure providing something delicious to eat at your celebration goes smoothly and efficiently. Before your guests arrive, you and your entourage have exclusive access to the private get-ready rooms. Equipped with comfortable furniture, flatscreen televisions, and an en-suite bathroom, you have everything you need to fully prepare for your trip down the aisle. As the time for your ceremony grows ever closer, you can look to exchange vows with your partner in the beautiful Chapel Room. With rich wood beam vaulted ceilings and large windows which allow natural light to flood through, this intimate location offers an exceptional setting for your big moment. An outdoor option is available; a brick-paved patio with a charming wooden pergola will make for a gorgeous space for ceremonies and cocktail hours alike. Hold your reception in the venue's main ballroom—a place designed especially for celebratory occasions. Defined by a sense of flexibility, this expansive interior area features functional concrete flooring, elegant chandeliers, and towering windows. You are free to express yourself here with decor, furniture, and more, transforming the space into your version of a wedding wonderland.