Visiting Des Moines

Conference Hotel/Lodging

Below is a list of hotels in the Des Moines area in which rooms have been blocked for our Christ Our Life guests; however, we cannot guarantee room availability.

You may also visit www.catchdesmoines.com and click on the “Book Now” button to see other available rooms in the area.

Adventureland Inn 
(515) 265-7321x1
I-80 & Highway 65
Altoona
$99.00 USD per night
Last day to book by: 8/23/2016
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Comfort Inn
(515) 967-7888
2101 Adventureland Dr
Altoona                                                                            $109.99 USD per night
Last day to book by: 8/23/2016
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Courtyard by Marriott ~ Clive 
(515) 225-1222
1520 NW 114th St
Clive
$99.00 USD per night
Last day to book by: 8/24/2016
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Des Moines Marriott Downtown
(515) 245-5500
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines
$118.00 USD per night
Last day to book by: 9/02/16
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Event Parking

The conference is being held at the Wells Fargo Arena at the Iowa Events Center, 730 3rd Street, Des Moines. Choose your preferred parking while visiting. There are more than 30,000 spaces throughout the city, making it convenient for you as you tour the downtown area. Parking garages are free on weekends. Click here to access driving and parking directions.

Sign Language

A sign language interpreter will be present at the event for those with hearing impairment.

Wheelchair Access to Wells Fargo Arena

The easiest and most direct access for those of you attending with disabilities or in wheelchairs is to use the North Entrance (Corner of 3rd and Crocker St). You will be on the ground level and can then enter the concourse and follow the platform identification. There will be no need for elevator use or a change of levels if you follow this plan.

Churches/Parishes

The Diocese of Des Moines has 83 parishes in central and southwest Iowa. Gathered once a year is information on each parish such as phone number, fax, website and email address, Mass and reconciliation times and more. Arranged alphabetically by town, this information is made available in the fall through the Diocesan Directory.

Dining

Wells Fargo Arena provides a wide variety of options that will be available to attendees throughout the conference. If you would like to venture out, Greater Des Moines’ extensive menu of restaurants provides all of the options of a big city. Click Here

Local Amenities

While in Des Moines check out the many attractions: live theater, 850 restaurants, concerts, festivals, events and more. See what else Des Moines has to offer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                  Drury Inn & Suites
(800) 325-0720
5505 Mills Civic Pkwy
West Des Moines
$109.99 USD per night
Last day to book by: 8/24/2016
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Holiday Inn - Airport
(515) 287-2400
6111 Fleur Drive
Des Moines
$109.00 USD per night
Last day to book by: 9/2/2016
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Holiday Inn ~ Mercy Campus
(515) 283-0151
1050 Sixth Ave
Des Moines
$109.95 USD per night
Last day to book by: 8/24/2016
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Ramada Inn ~ Airport
(515) 287-6464
1810 Army Post Road.
Des Moines
$109.95 USD per night
Last day to book by:8/23/16
Book your group rate: Christ Our Life