Plan Your Visit

Welcome to Des Moines and the Iowa Events Center. We look forward to hosting you in our up-and-coming, centrally located metro area with the best in Midwestern hospitality. The Iowa Events Center is located in downtown Des Moines with access to more than 2,300+ hotel rooms and a generous amount of restaurants and attractions all within a one-mile radius.

Directions & Parking

Plan the best route to the venue and the closest parking options.

The Des Moines Metro

A city that makes it easy to see, do and experience more. 


With 13,000+ sleeping rooms in Greater Des Moines, you're sure to have a comfortable experience.

Restaurants & Attractions

Greater Des Moines is happening, fresh and full of adventure.

ClearBagPolicy - Plan Your Visit

Event Policies / FAQ

Some of Iowa Event Center's most frequently asked questions. 

Sensory Room Accomodations - Plan Your Visit

Sensory Inclusive Accomodations

Iowa Events Center is now Sensory Inclusive certified. By partnering with KultureCity we have improved our ability to assist and accommodate guests with sensory needs.