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Hotel Fort Des Moines, Curio Collection by Hilton

Ballroom Setup Classroom Style
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Meetings and events

Gather in our 1919 Grand Ballroom that once hosted Elizabeth Taylor, featuring flexible seating for up to 500 people. We offer A/V equipment rental, printing, catering, and a dedicated team to assist you. To book our Bridal, Presidential, or Penthouse Suite, please contact the hotel.

  • Total event space
    13,362sq. ft.
  • Largest room setup
    4,200sq. ft.
  • Meeting rooms
    9
  • Guest rooms
    290

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Capacity Chart

Chart displays number of guests per room layout.
Event Room NameBanquetConferenceSquareReceptionSchool RoomTheatreU-Shape
Grand BallroomSquare Feet: 4,200270-10280025552096
Grand MezzanineSquare Feet: 2,040100--200---
Wedgewood BallroomSquare Feet: 1,74080404022010017434
CourtyardSquare Feet: 1,36080--120-120-
Wedgewood Ballroom MezzanineSquare Feet: 1,29050--100---
Reading RoomSquare Feet: 1,20025--40---
Walnut Boardroom MezzanineSquare Feet: 60220--30---
StudySquare Feet: 630-20-----
Walnut BoardroomSquare Feet: 300-14-----

Catering Menus

Customize a catering menu to match your theme and taste and let our staff handle the details.
Large Table at the Library Meeting Room