Weddings

Decades Event Center

West Des Moines, IA View map Visit website
Rating 4.5 out of 5
   2 reviews
Up to 250 guests

About

Up to 250 guests

At Decades we promise a memorable day of fun and celebration for you and your guests. Located in the heart of West Des Moines, Decades boasts 5,000 square feet of space, featuring seating for 250 guests. Whether it’s a wedding, birthday party, reunion, corporate event, or however you choose to celebrate, we promise a memorable event for you and your guests. Our spacious ballroom and full-service, custom-made bar are fully decorated with rustic, antique decor and intimate lighting to help make the space look amazing.

Our rental includes one of our event leads to be on-site for the duration of your event to assist with any questions. They are an open resource for any inquiries from the day you tour, until the last dance. We will take care of the set-up and takedown for your special event, allowing you to enjoy your day without any extra stress. Also, check out our in-house decor rentals to take one more thing off your plate!

  • LGBTQ+-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Yes

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

$2,250

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

$1,500

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

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

50

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
November
December
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Recommended by 89% of couples
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    K Married on 07/12/2017
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    Great Venue. Great service. Super happy.
  • User2930151 2+ years ago
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    Trey and Tobias were great to work with. Trey was extremely helpful the day of the reception when we needed to move tables.

Pricing

Decades Event Center Price Rates

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1208 Grand Avenue West Des Moines, IA, 50265
5152245732
319-504-4507
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Decades Event Center frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Decades Event Center?

Decades Event Center includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of Decades Event Center in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Decades Event Center for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Historic Building

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Decades Event Center for wedding events?

Decades Event Center offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does Decades Event Center offer?

Decades Event Center offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception

What services does Decades Event Center offer for wedding events?

Decades Event Center offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Decades Event Center have available for wedding events?

Decades Event Center offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Decades Event Center and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Decades Event Center is recommended by 50% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.5 in quality of service, 4.5 in average response time, 4.5 in flexibility, 4.5 in value and 4.3 in professionalism.

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