Make Your Wedding Day Iconic
Set the stage for something truly unforgettable and discover a sweet setting for your soirée. Host your Des Moines wedding in our historic, restored 1919 Grand Ballroom with ornate lighting and décor customized to match your singular vision. Our culinary team will help craft a menu that caters to your guests' needs and tastes while you focus on what matters most- you and your spouse-to-be.
Picture your perfect reception, with indoor and outdoor spaces that create iconic backdrops for those one-of-a-kind wedding photo ops. From our expansive pre-function space to our courtyard there's a venue for every moment. From rehearsal dinners to pre- and post-wedding brunches, our hotel will make it seamless no matter the scope. Contact our dedicated wedding planning team to start creating and crafting your vision.
Plan Your Wedding
Create something you'll celebrate and remember for years to come. Contact our team today to discuss your needs and start planning your event. We'll work with you to ensure it rivals your dreams and captures exactly what you envision.
From our historic Grand Ballroom with an elegant staircase balcony leading to our courtyard, to pre-function space with a balcony view of the hotel's living room, each venue at our hotel is designed to epitomize the peak of both form and function.
Services & Catering
Service is an art unto itself, and our experienced team embodies exacting artistry at every turn. Let our culinary experts help you craft a catering menu that inspires the palates of your guests, while our planning team handles the rest.
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- HOW MANY WEDDING GUESTS CAN HOTEL FORT DES MOINES ACCOMMODATE?Our Des Moines hotel features 4,200 sq. ft. of elegant event space like the Grand Ballroom, accommodating up to 800 guests for wedding receptions. Features pre-function space with a balcony view to accommodate up to 200 guests. Our outdoor courtyard can accommodate up to 120 guests to celebrate a picture-perfect event of your vision.
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- DOES HOTEL FORT DES MOINES CATER FOR WEDDINGS?Yes, we offer custom catering services taken care of by our expert culinary team, who can work with you to craft unique menus for your wedding in Des Moines. With both vegan and vegetarian options plus allergy-safe options, our catering menus can be cuscustomizmized to meet the dietary needs of wedding guests. Explore our group room blocks and couple suites,, and talk to our professional wedding planners to plan and transform your ideas into memorable celebrations.
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- IS THERE ANY AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT AT HOTEL FORT DES MOINES?Yes, planners can rent the latest audiovisual equipment for any event, making it easy to add flair to wedding day speeches with slideshows and videos, and microphones. Contact us for more information on equipment rental.
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