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The Monroe

West Des Moines, IA View map Visit website


The Monroe is an elegant wedding venue located in West Des Moines, Iowa. Owned by Abbotts Events, this charming property was named after the iconic actress Marilyn Monroe to incorporate the company's brand and experience. Monroe was famous for her timeless beauty, elegance, and warming presence, everything you can expect when walking into this venue. With many event spaces, gorgeous backdrops, and passionate staff, this property is sure to help you create your once-in-a-lifetime event.

Facilities and Capacity

To start your day, you and your wedding party can get pampered and prepared in a private suite. No matter if you want to host your special day inside or outside, The Monroe can accommodate your vision. For outside ceremonies, you can say your loving vows on the grounds underneath a wooden arch surrounded by luscious greenery and loved ones. There is also a designated ceremony space inside that boasts a clean and elegant style with hanging ornate chandeliers. After your 'I dos,' guests can enter the main banquet hall for an unforgettable evening reception. This room features smooth tile flooring, pale-colored walls with molding as well as large windows letting the natural light flood the space. With stunning green gardens and a fun billiards room, there are many photo opportunities for you to take advantage of.

Services Offered

At The Monroe, the staff will work closely with you to ensure that your celebration runs without a hitch. The venue provides event rentals such as tables, chairs, and linens that can be arranged to suit your preferences. For outside caterers, there is a prep kitchen available for them to use. To go along with your meal, the property offers three bar packages for you to select from. What's more, the team offers setup and cleanup services, allowing you to spend more time with friends and family.


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