The Tea Room is a romantic wedding venue located in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. This historic property provides couples with an idyllic setting to host an unforgettable event. The dedicated team of event staff works diligently to bring their guests’ visions to life. Sophistication, elegance, and charm await you and your loved ones as you celebrate your joyous day together.
Facilities and Capacity
The Tea Room welcomes celebrations both intimate and grand of up to 300 attendees. A number of stunning indoor event spaces are available for your ceremony and reception. Your ceremony can take place in the Jubilee Room, a versatile setting flooded with natural light that can be customized to suit your needs and requirements. For a sophisticated cocktail hour, the lobby and Garden Room provides guests with a welcoming ambiance and the space to enjoy refreshments with loved ones. For an unforgettable reception, the main ballroom is a large, open plan area featuring regal columns, decorative molding, and modern chandeliers. The stage provides the wedding party with an elevated area for speeches, entertainment, and photographs. With ample space for both a sit-down formal meal and an impressive dance floor, this banquet hall is an ideal venue for an evening of celebration. The Rose Room is a private suite where you and your wedding party can prepare for the day ahead in luxury. This room can also be used to accommodate any other VIPs that may attend, such as entertainers or your band.
The team at The Tea Room provides guests with a wide range of services to ensure that their day runs smoothly. They will happily work alongside your chosen vendors to bring your dream celebration to life. Setup and cleanup services are provided, allowing you to relax and enjoy your day. An on-site event manager will be on hand throughout the duration of your event to oversee your celebration, providing assistance where needed. The venue is wheelchair accessible.
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Maddie is the Event and Booking Manager. She is there to take you on a tour of The Tea Room, and answer all of your questions about the space.
Lori is the Communications and Public Relations Manager. She is in charge of cultivating relationships with corporate and non-wedding clients.
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The Tea Room frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Tea Room?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
At The Tea Room, what does the bar service starting price include?
- Champagne Toast
- House Beer
- House Liquor
- House Wine
- Limited Bar
- Open Bar
- Premium Liquor
- Signature Drink
What are the most important characteristics of The Tea Room in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Tea Room for wedding events?
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does The Tea Room offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Tea Room offer for wedding events?
- Bar Services
- Clean Up
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Lighting / Sound
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Tea Room have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
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