Brenton Skating Plaza

  • 520 Robert D. Ray Drive | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 283-4233
  • Region: Downtown
  • Overview

    Bring your family to the one-of-a-kind Brenton Skating Plaza from November to March and enjoy public skating every day of the week. To welcome the warmer months, The Canopy at Brenton Skating Plaza is installed from May through October, transforming the venue into a premier outdoor events center.

  • Amenities
    Attraction Information
    General Information
    • Admission Price: See website.
    • Group Rates: See website for group rates.
    • Guides Available:
    • Hours of Operation: See website.
    • Season: Mid-November - first week of March, open 7 days a week including holidays.
    • Tour Length: 30 min
  • Meeting Facilities
    Facility Info
    • Exhibits Space
    • Description Brenton Skating Plaza is a unique outdoor ice skating facility and family entertainment venue. Located along the Principal Riverwalk in Downtown Des Moines (DSM), Brenton Skating Plaza is the premier destination for skating, concerts and events. From November to March, the venue offers skating in the open air, amid snowflakes and under the stars with sweeping views of the Downtown DSM skyline. In the warmer months of May to October, the venue transforms into The Canopy at Brenton Skating Plaza featuring a one-of-a kind 160 ft. covered canopy for sun and rain protection. Whether it is winter festivities or summer celebrations, Brenton Skating Plaza has you covered!
    • Largest Room 7200
    • Total Sq. Ft. 7200
    • Space Notes Floor plans provided upon request - Capacity 1,880 and 430 seated Free parking after 5 and weekends on street and City hall with more than 300 spaces Exclusive catering with Christiani's Catering and Event Decorators for private events Handicap accessible Fully operational restrooms WiFi available
    • A/V Capabilities? true
    • Outside Catering? true
    • Free Parking? true
    • Wireless Internet Available? true
    • Number of Rooms 1
  • Location
    520 Robert D. Ray Drive | Des Moines, IA 50309