After months of preparations, our event center is ready to open its doors. Decades Event Venue is located in the same building as The Picker Knows antique store at 1208 Grand Avenue in West Des Moines, IA. The venue boasts a 5,000 square-foot room that stays true to The Picker Knows vintage style, filled with antiques including books, signs, pictures, and more. Edison bulb lights create a nice ambiance perfect for wedding receptions and corporate events alike.
Decades Event Venue has space to accommodate a wide variety of events including birthday parties, retirement parties, corporate events, class reunions, and wedding receptions. When you’re working with Decades, you don’t have to worry about finding decorations to jazz things up. Our space speaks for itself! The space can seat up to 300 people, but can hold parties of up to 500 people. There’s also a spacious ballroom perfect to dance the night away in!
Worried about having to tear down after you get married or party the night away at your annual Christmas party? With Decades, you can sit back, relax, and have fun! Our team will do all of the setup and teardown, saving you both time and stress. Tables, chairs, linens, chair covers, and choice of sash are complimentary when you reserve the space.
Decades Event Center is available for rent Sunday through Thursday:
8 hour reservation ($750).
8 hour reservation ($3000)
If you are reserving the space for two days, the rental price will be $1,500 for your second day you’re reserving.
If available, you can also reserve 3 hours of setup time the night before at $400.
All renters are subject to our standard rental time of 8 hours for each day you’ll be renting from us. All events end at 11pm. Any additional hour beyond this end time will be charged at a rate of $150/hour. For all of the rental expenses, we prefer a single credit card on file to cover the charges to the Master Bill.
But don’t forget what you’re renting the space to do, to celebrate! Celebrating a wedding, celebrating a reunion, or celebrating the company you work for. To help with celebrating, we offer a full bar. You may add cash, hosted, or a combination of cash and hosted to your event. Grooms and brides to be – we have a bonus for you! Ride away into the sunset in our vintage 1961 Bentley, a treat from us to congratulate you on the marriage.
So what are you waiting for? Contact our team today to discuss your next big event. Not only do we have a beautiful new space ready to host your party, reunion, or wedding, we also offer ample parking to make things easier on your guests. We can’t wait to celebrate with you.