All of our private event spaces below come with a private bar, full catering menu including appetizers and buffets, staffing, set up, tear down, tables and chairs. Get more information on each of our unique spaces below.

Rita’s Cantina

20-80 people

Rita’s Cantina is available to privately rent on select days this winter! Enjoy this lively atmosphere for your next family gathering or holiday party. This space has a private parking lot, Rita’s Famous Margarita on-tap and catering size queso flights!

Marquette Room at the Iowa Taproom

40-300 people

The Marquette Room is the larger of the two event spaces at The Iowa Taproom. It can accommodate seating for up to 185 people for a wedding, 224 people for a seated dinner, or 300 cocktail style.

The Marquette room can also be split in half and accommodate groups of 40-80 in half of the room.

The Red Monk

20-80 people

The Red Monk offers a great space in the heart of Downtown Des Moines with plenty of seating and a fun selection of Belgian beers, craft cocktails and a catering menu full of your favorite Royal Mile dishes and appetizers. Located above The Royal Mile.

Buzzard Billy’s

30-120 people

Buzzard Billy’s has a private back room that can accommodate 80 people seated, or 120 cocktail-style.

With the addition of the back patio, the two spaces can hold up to 200 people. Just north of Downtown Des Moines, enjoy delicious cajun buffets and access to their parking lot.

Ken’s – a not so secret speakeasy

20-65 people

Ken’s is available to rent Sunday-Wednesday for afternoon, evening, or happy hour celebrations. The space has a modern, speakeasy aesthetic and is located just under the Iowa Taproom. Enjoy classic Prohibition cocktails, craft beer, wine and an extensive whiskey list.

Joliet Room at Iowa Taproom

25-75 people

Enjoy one of the two event rooms at The Iowa Taproom. The Joliet Room features seating for up to 50, but can accommodate up to 75 people cocktail-style. It also features a semi-private patio/deck, 12 Iowa craft beers on tap, and a full bar.