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Des Moines Social Club

  • Region: Downtown
  • 900 Mulberry Street
  • Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 369-3672
Overview
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Meeting Facilities
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The Des Moines Social Club is an open and inclusive venue that creates unprecedented community engagement through the arts. We work to support the development of the creative class in Central Iowa. On any given night at DMSC, you may see thought-provoking theater, pop-up art galleries and entertaining trivia competitions. See website for upcoming events.

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General Information
  • Admission Price: Admission prices vary by program, please check the website for more information about a specific event/class/performance. Coming into the building during normal hours is free.
  • Group Rates: Group rates are available. Please contact info@desmoinessocialclub.org to request.
  • Hours of Operation: Admin Office M-F; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Other times by appointment.
  • Season: Year-round.
General Information
  • Accept Credit Cards:
  • Accept Personal Checks:
  • Accept Reservations:
  • AV Capabilities: yes
  • Average Price Breakfast: $6/person for rentals
  • Average Price Dinner: $15/person for rentals
  • Average Price Lunch: $9/person for rentals
  • Bar:
  • Catering Available:
  • Days of Operation: M-Sun for rentals
  • Hours of Operation: Malo is housed within our premises.
  • Largest Capacity of Private Dining Rooms: 180
  • Number of Private Dining Rooms: 2
  • Outdoor Seating Capacity: 400
  • Patio Dining:
  • Private Dining Space:
  • Seating Capacity of Private Dining: Up to 180
Multi-Sport Ability
  • Multi - AC:
  • Multi - Other Sport Capabilities: We house the original Handball Court that was built in 1937 along with the firehouse. Installed we have an aerial grid, and this room is often used for other circus, dance, and movement classes.
  • Multi - Total Square Footage: 1800
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description The Des Moines Social Club's new home in a restored 1938 Art Deco Firehouse is an exciting opportunity for a unique meeting rental. With a fully flexible black box theater, culinary arts studio, conference room and classroom spaces, there is sure to be a space that suits your needs.
  • Largest Room 2500
  • Total Sq. Ft. 37000
  • Reception Capacity 175
  • Theatre Capacity 250
  • Banquet Capacity 120
  • Number of Rooms 8
  • Classroom Capacity 250
  • A/V Capabilities? true
  • Outside Catering? true
  • U-Shape 20
  • Wireless Internet Available? true
Blackbox Theater
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2500
  • Width: 50
  • Length: 50
  • Height: 18
  • Theater Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 150
  • Banquet Capacity: 180
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Courtyard
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3000
  • Width: 50
  • Length: 60
  • Theater Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 200
  • Banquet Capacity: 400
  • Reception Capacity: 400
Culinary Arts Studio
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2366
  • Height: 12
  • Theater Capacity: 60
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 150
Handball Court
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 816
  • Width: 20
  • Length: 41
  • Height: 18
  • Theater Capacity: 40
  • Classroom Capacity: 20
  • Banquet Capacity: 50
  • Reception Capacity: 75
Conference Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 204
  • Width: 17
  • Length: 12
  • Height: 12
  • Classroom Capacity: 10
Gallery
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1800
  • Banquet Capacity: 40

Team Trivia

  • Recurring weekly on Tuesday until December 26, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 09:00 PM

The Voice's Sawyer Fredericks at the Des Moines Social Club

  • September 8, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 11:00 PM

ReConnect

  • September 9, 2017
    From: 09:00 PM to 12:00 AM

ReConnect featuring Groundwork, ZencesTry & MoTide

  • September 9, 2017
    From: 09:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Matthew James & the Rust Belt Union with S.S. Web

  • September 10, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Prototype Presents: Haiku Death Match

  • September 13, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

Jack Klatt with Porter Union

  • September 14, 2017
    From: 08:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Charles Walker Band

  • September 15, 2017
    From: 09:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Iowa Blues Challenge Finals

  • September 16, 2017
    From: 05:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Widowspeak with Clearance

  • September 17, 2017
    From: 07:00 PM to 09:00 PM

A Giant Dog with Crushed Out

  • September 20, 2017
    From: 10:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Davina & the Vagabonds

  • September 22, 2017
    From: 10:00 PM to 11:30 PM

Stephen Sondheim's "Company" — Iowa Stage Theater Co.

  • Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 8, 2017
    From: 07:30 PM to 10:00 PM

A Night with Gaelynn Lea and Courtney Krause

  • September 24, 2017
    From: 09:00 PM to 11:00 PM

A Christmas Carol


  • Weekday evenings; Weekend matinee and evening performances

A View From The Bridge


  • Weekday evening performances; weekend matinee & evening performances (see website)