Forte Banquet & Conference Center

615 3rd St, Des Moines, IA 50309 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Forte Banquet & Conference Center

A classic and elegant private ballroom and banquet hall in Des Moines, Iowa, the Forte Banquet and Conference Center has an indoor space perfect for any event. Whether you are looking for a venue for your bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, or reception, the Forte Banquet and Conference Center has a team of professional event coordinators ready to provide you with personal attention and help you through each and every detail of the planning process. The beautiful space and delicious food provided through in-house catering are sure to be a hit with you and your guests.

Facilities and Capacity
The Forte Banquet and Conference Center can accommodate groups as intimate as 20 people or as large as 750. With convenient adjacent parking, the venue is located in downtown Des Moines, close to major hotels and near the freeway. There is also a bridal suite for you and your bridal party.

Services Offered
Couples have access to all-inclusive wedding packages, as well as setup and cleanup services. Professional event coordinators help you with planning your event and developing a customized menu through in-house catering to suit your needs and fit your style. Cuisines are prepared with the freshest ingredients on the day of your event. The Forte Banquet and Conference Center also provides you with a cake, tables and chairs, and a full beverage service through its in-house bar. Your use of the space also comes with access to wireless Internet and a dance floor.

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15 Reviews for Forte Banquet & Conference Center

Recommended by 99% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9
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  • Katlyn

    Katlyn · Married on 04/20/2019

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    Stress free planning with great results!

    Nick and the staff at Forte made for an easy planning process in my dream wedding! The venue has a beautiful view of downtown Des Moines and the proximity to the hotels was a huge benefit to our guests. We received many compliments about the food and service found at Forte! I couldn't have asked for a better experience.

    Sent on 04/17/2019
  • Diane

    Diane Rinehart · Married on 12/01/2018

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    We worked with Nick at Forte and he was so enthusiastic, thorough, professional and so helpful.

    Forte has beautiful views of downtown! Although it’s large enough to host many friends and family, it has a very warm and inviting feel. We worked with Nick who answered all our questions, calmed our nerves and offered many creative solutions for our vision. We would highly recommend Forte for your wedding....we received countless comments on how beautiful everything looked and we couldn’t be happier!

    Sent on 12/06/2018

    Forte Banquet & Conference Center's reply:

    Hi Diane,
    Thank you for the kind words, I enjoyed working with you in helping to make this a very special day for Jake & Katie. Hope you have a great holiday season and very Merry Christmas.
    Cheers,
    Nick

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Forte Banquet & Conference Center FAQ

  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up, Wifi

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  • 615 3rd St Des Moines, Iowa, 50309 See on map
    515-305-3820 (Phone number)
    515-280-5463 (Fax Number)
    Tours by appointment Mon-Sat

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