Brenton Skating Plaza is an outdoor ice skating facility and wedding venue located in Des Moines, Iowa that offers a luxurious view of the downtown skyline and riverfront. With nearby accommodations and access to the Iowa Events Center, this venue is ideal for a convenient and unique wedding celebration.
Facilities and Capacity
Brenton Skating Plaza features a one of a kind canopy that can be transformed from an ice skating rink into an event venue. This open-air facility is 160 feet tall and approximately 120 feet long and 60 feet wide, providing protection from inclement weather and featuring panoramic views of the city. It comes with fully operational restrooms and plenty of space for dancing, accommodating up to 1,880 standing guests and 430 seated.
This waterfront canopy is available from May through October and is easily accessible to downtown attractions. If you book this distinctive venue, you will be provided with the following services and rentals:
The Canopy at Brenton Skating Plaza is just blocks away from attractions such as the Science Center of Iowa, Principal Park, Historic East Village, and more downtown areas. It is easily accessible along the waterfront, offering breathtaking outdoor views.
Recommended by 99% of couples
Grant · Married on 06/30/2018
Great venue, Robin was very helpful and amazing to work with.
Sara · Married on 05/19/2018
Robbin and the Greater Des Moines Partnership team made sure we had a wonderful experience as we planned our event at Brenton Skating Plaza. Robbin was attentive, helped wherever she could, and answered all of our questions timely! I cannot recommend working with her enough!
Steve · Married on 05/12/2018
We have held our Walk to Cure Arthritis at Brenton Skating Plaza for the past three years and have had nothing but a great experience with the staff. They are very professional, accommodating and responsive. 600
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