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Greater Des Moines is open and ready to welcome you safely and responsibly. Here is information on venues, attractions, things to do and other services.

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Greater Des Moines Meeting Facility COVID Updates 

Iowa Events Center 

The Iowa Events Center is open for conventions and events at 100% capacity while allowing for social distancing. Employees and affiliates are required to wear face coverings and get temperatures checked. Guests are required to wear face coverings.  Check out the Iowa Event Center’s COVID-19 updates and take a virtual tour of all of their spaces here

Des Moines Marriott Downtown 

Des Moines Marriott Downtown has adapted its lobby to allow for social distancing and protection of guests and employees. Guests are required to wear masks in all public areas of the hotel. For more information about “What to expect.”, check here. Des Moines Marriott Downtown is offering hybrid events packages, and virtual tours of the space can be found here. Amenities available are updated every month here.  

Hilton Des Moines Downtown 

Hilton Des Moines Downtown has implemented advanced cleaning measures for guest safety. The safety and security of their guests and team members remains their highest priority and they continue to do everything they can to ensure your travel safety and provide maximum flexibility as the situation around novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve. Review their commitment to guests while navigating coronavirus (COVID-19), here.

Iowa State Fairgrounds 

The Iowa State Fairgrounds is currently open for non-fair events. Check out their latest COVID updates and take a virtual tour of the various buildings here. Additional cleaning procedures and social distancing guidelines are at the discretion of the event executives.  

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel 

Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel is open, although the Meadows Event Center remains temporarily closed. There are reduced entrances to the facilities, and guest temperature checks will be executed. Guests with a temperature of 100.4 or higher will not be allowed entry, nor will their party. Face coverings are required for everyone. Employees will not enter any occupied hotel rooms; housekeeping service will not be available for guests staying multiple nights. Room configurations have been adjusted to allow for appropriate social distancing for conventions, meetings, and banquets. Check out a full list of their Reopening Guidelines and take a virtual tour here

Holiday Inn Des Moines Airport 

The Airport Holiday Inn requires face coverings to be worn in all public spaces of the hotel. Check out their clean promise and see photos of the event spaces here.