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Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show Des Moines, Iowa

  • Historic East Village, 101 E Locust Street | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: 4/17/2021, 5/1/2021, 5/22/2021
  • Location: Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown
  • Start/End Time: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: $61.95
  • Overview

    Our immensely popular Dinner Detective shows are set in the present day. Unlike other murder mystery dinner shows, here you will find no cheesy costumes, no recited campy dialogue and no hokey song and dance. Our performers are dressed just like everyone else, leaving all of the guests to suspect who is a part of the show and who is not. In many instances, guests are seated with the performers and don't even realize it until they die...the performers, that is! Our Detectives proceed to interrogate everyone and find clues as the mystery unfolds. At the end of the night, prizes are awarded to the Top Sleuth who solves the crime.

    The Dinner Detective performs at The Embassy Suites Des Moines Downtown. We offer an amazing murder mystery show paired with a fantastic four-course plated dinner. Coffee and tea are included, and there is a cash-only cash bar available as well.

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    Please note, prop guns, loud simulated gunshots, and short lighting blackouts are used as part of the performance. Our show does not have a theme or time period, and our performers are not in costume. You can choose whether or not to participate in the show! Our guests are encouraged but not required to perform or participate. However, since our actors are hidden in the audience, other audience members may interact with and interrogate you on their own. The show takes place all around you! Our actors are seated all around the room, possibly at your table. We also ensure each table gets to see every clue and witness every important scene, so all guests have an equal chance to solve the mystery!

    The Dinner Detective is a show geared toward adults. We have a strict age limit of 15 years old, due to mild adult content, loud noises, and swearing. Business casual or dressy casual wear is required for our events, unless otherwise specified in the event description! No logo/printed T-shirts, shorts, ballcaps, flip-flops, or torn clothes are permissible. Jeans are acceptable unless otherwise specified in the event description.