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Des Moines Marriott Downtown

700 Grand Avenue · Des Moines, Iowa 50309 USA

Des Moines Marriott Downtown Weddings

Weddings at Our Hotel

Host an intimate or grand wedding in our array of elegant event venues. We offer a refreshingly personal approach to planning your dream wedding that honors your wishes and family traditions. Let us transform every facet of your reception from simple to fabulous with our exceptional catering and planning services here in downtown Des Moines.

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Let us handle everything.

Your guests will not only enjoy our convenient location in Downtown Des Moines but also the many wedding reception venues and amenities we have to offer, which include:

  • 413 stylish guest rooms and suites featuring plush Marriott bedding and flat-panel TVs
  • New furnishings, vibrant colors and cutting-edge technology
  • Starbucks coffee available at the Grab & Go Station in lobby
  • Complimentary airport transportation
  • Rock River Grill & Tavern, offering an innovative menu of American cuisine
  • Stylish, modern and comfortable lobby, providing an easy point for guests to meet up and grab a drink before or after the wedding
  • Swimming pool, whirlpool and fitness center

Contact Us

For additional information on our wedding packages or reception venues in Downtown Des Moines, please contact:

Amanda Grimm

Senior Catering Sales Executive

Phone: 1-515-245-5514

Email: [email protected]

Our wedding packages will sweep you off of your feet.

All of our wedding packages include the following complimentary services:

  • Overnight accommodations for the bride and groom on the night of the reception
  • Breakfast for two the morning after the reception
  • Cake-cutting service
  • Silver service, china and selection of linens
  • Skirted gift, punch, guest book, DJ and cake tables
  • Hurricane centerpiece
  • Special guest room rates
  • Personalized wedding menu tasting for six
  • Reception room setup and dance floor
  • Head table with chair covers arranged to fit your needs
  • Microphone at head table for toasts
  • Certified wedding planner to coordinate all your reception details

Prices vary based on size of group, date of reception and needs. Call us now for details.


"Thank you so much for all of your hard work on, and leading up, to our big day. It was absolutely perfect and we have you to thank for that." - Emily & Jonathan, Bride & Groom

"We cannot thank you enough for making our dream wedding come true! Your whole staff was incredible to work with and we couldn't be happier to have chosen the Des Moines Marriott Downtown." - Mark & Tessa, Bride & Groom

Service Charge & Tax

Prices are subject to tax and service charge (currently 7% sales tax and 25% taxable service charge). Tax and service charge are subject to change without prior notice.

Deposit & Payment

A 10% deposit is due at the signing of the contract. This will be applied toward your final bill. A credit card number is also required to book your reception.


  • 0-8 hours: $13 
  • 8 Hours: $25/day with unlimited in and out priveleges



Final menu selections should be decided about a month before your reception. Final payment is due 10 days prior to your reception.

Your final guarantee booking number is due 72 working hours prior to your reception along with your final payment.

Any personal items you would like to keep such as additional décor, vendor cake stand, cake knife and server, wedding gifts, champagne glasses and any other items not belonging to the hotel are your responsibility to remove from the wedding venue in Des Moines, Iowa.

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