Hilton Des Moines Downtown is a wedding venue located in Des Moines, Iowa. Situated in the heart of the city, this hotel is beside a wide variety of local dining options and attractions. As part of the Des Moines skywalk system, it allows couples and their guests to easily enjoy all the locale has to offer.
Facilities and Capacity
Whether you’re planning an engagement party, wedding shower, rehearsal dinner, or the main event, Hilton Des Moines Downtown can accommodate your celebration. The venue’s 10,000-square-foot ballroom provides ample space to turn your vision into a reality. The room is designed in neutral grays, creating an elegant atmosphere that can be kept simple or decorated to your liking. Lighting fixtures can be adjusted to suit your event’s ambiance, accompanied by the chandeliers throughout the hall. Here, up to 1,470 guests can join you to dine and dance after you say “I do.” The adjacent pre-function area is well-suited for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres before the main meal. For more intimate gatherings, smaller ballrooms that can accommodate 100 to 330 loved ones are available.
The staff at Hilton Des Moines Downtown will collaborate with you to create as seamless a wedding experience as possible. On the day of your celebration, they will be there to set up and clean up event items such as tables and chairs. Seat covers, centerpieces, and additional furniture can also be provided for your special occasion. The hotel’s catering experts delight in preparing delectable dishes for you and your loved ones. Featuring risotto, street tacos, an assortment of desserts, and more, these options are sure to impress. After the celebration, you and your guests are invited to stay overnight in the venue’s rooms and suites. The next day you can enjoy a number of facilities, including an indoor pool and fitness center. The on-site restaurant, Park Street Kitchen Bar, offers a selection of the city’s favorite dishes along with craft beer from local breweries for a genuine Des Moines experience.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
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What is the starting price per person for bar service?
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Hilton Des Moines Downtown Price Rates
For Lucas, Catering and Events have been near and dear to his heart for as long as he can remember. His favorite childhood memories all involve food, family, and a warm, inviting atmosphere. There is an inexplicable feeling he gets when thinking about these memories that can only be described as “cared for”, and this feeling is what inspires his approach to hospitality. Whether it is a intimate ceremony or a largescale celebration, his goal is to create an environment where people can forget their troubles and simply enjoy the moment.
Lucas has planned weddings in the Des Moines area for the past five years and has been with Hilton Des Moines Downtown since June 2019. Whether he’s at the hotel or off-site, food is a common topic of conversation for Lucas. He believes it’s the food we love and the traditions we hold on to that tell our stories. Discovering these stories and seeing them come to life during a wedding is one of Lucas’s favorite things to witness.
Hilton Des Moines Downtown frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Hilton Des Moines Downtown?
- Clean Up
- Event Planning
- Set Up
At Hilton Des Moines Downtown, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?
At Hilton Des Moines Downtown, what does the bar service starting price include?
- House Beer
- House Wine
- Specialty Beer
What are the most important characteristics of Hilton Des Moines Downtown in terms of venue type, style and location?
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Hilton Des Moines Downtown for wedding events?
What kind of wedding events does Hilton Des Moines Downtown offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Hilton Des Moines Downtown offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
- Clean Up
- Event Planner
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does Hilton Des Moines Downtown have available for wedding events?
- Chair Covers
- Dance Floor
What kind of wedding service promotions does Hilton Des Moines Downtown offer?