Many Happy Returns

Weddings at Surety blend celebration and ceremony, history and future, elegance and energy, all to better tell your personal love story.

Ensuring Your Bond

From your first tasting to the last dance, we're here to help. Every ballroom reception at our Midwest wedding venue includes:

  • Menu Tasting for the Bridal Couple
  • Surety Linen to Scape your Banquet Tables
  • Tables for Gifts, Cake, DJ, Place Cards & Guestbook
  • Cake-Cutting Service
  • Head Table Layout of Your Choice
  • Suite Accommodations for the Bridal Couple on your Wedding Night
  • Special Room Rates for Wedding Guests

Special Enhancements

Add the following for something special*

  • Place Mats
  • Dance Floor
  • Personalized Menu Cards
  • Wine Bar
  • Hosted Bar
  • Late Night Snack
  • Morning-After Breakfast for Newlyweds
  • Gourmet Coffee & Infused Water Station after Dinner
  • Chair Covers
  • Elevated Centerpieces
  • Décor Packages

*These enhancements available at an extra charge

Fine Food and Drink

Offer your guests elevated Americana favorites and unexpected delights from our food and drink catering menus.

    Room at our hotel in Des Moines with a bed, TV, sofa, and small table
    Room at our hotel in Des Moines with a bed, TV, sofa, and small table

    Your Room is Ready

    Primp and prep or offer your party room to relax in our Marchande Suite. Grab a few pre-ceremony portraits in the entrance foyer or lounge and then get whisked away for your I Dos.

    An Elegant Backdrop for Your Nuptials

    Our 64-person ballroom and other event spaces bring Beaux-Arts banking heritage and modern elegance to your Des Moines wedding.

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    Surety Des Moines Wedding FAQs

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      Group discount rates are based upon availability with a minimum room block of 10 contracted rooms per night. Room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes in effect at the time of check-out. Availability is not guaranteed.

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      Rental fees have been established based on the function space, time, and season of the event. Rental pricing is subject to change applicable fees may apply.

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      A food & beverage minimum is a requirement that must be met for an event to take place on a certain date at a specific time. These minimum requirements may be different by day of the week and seasonality. Minimums are based on a minimum dollar amount that must be spent on food and beverage services.

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      Our curated packages can be selected as-is or customized through our Special Enhancements to better serve your event. Packages are chosen at the time of contracting otherwise all pricing is subject to change.

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      Complimentary menu tastings are available for up to two guests. Dates will be provided approximately three months before the event date. Additional fees may apply.

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      Our on-site wedding specialist will assist you through the planning of the set-up, timeline, menu selections, and vendor coordination. While it is not required it is encouraged that all couples engage with a Wedding Planner/Day-Of Coordinator for a stress-free wedding day.

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      Deposits are based on your contracted food and beverage minimum, rental, and room block if applicable.  Upon signing your contract, a non-refundable deposit equal to 25% of your total minimum event revenue is due. The final payment will then be due up to ten (10) business days prior to your wedding. Any and all deposits received in line with a payment schedule are nonrefundable.

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      Please see our vendor referrals for many wonderful and talented wedding specialists and regarded vendors that will complement your event. All vendors contracted by our clients must follow the hotel’s procedures at all times. Access to access the event space occurs no earlier than four (4) hours prior to your event start time or unless otherwise specified. All vendors may be required to provide proof of adequate insurance thirty days prior to the event. The hotel is not responsible for any items brought into the hotel by outside contracted vendors.

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      The Hotel Staff is the licensed authority to sell and serve liquor for consumption on the premises. State law requires persons to be a minimum of 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages. The Hotel reserves the right to refuse alcohol service to anyone. Should the age of a guest come into question, proper identification will be required.

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      Decorations must be approved by hotel staff. No items may be attached to any wall, floor, ceiling, or windows with nails, staples, tape, or any other substance to prevent damage to the fixtures or furnishings. Confetti and Sparklers are not permitted. All flower petals used as aisle runners must be cleaned up by the wedding planner.