615 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
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About Us

The Forte Banquet and Conference Center is an exceptional venue for your Wedding Reception. Our contemporary style ballroom is a perfect setting for receptions ranging from 100 to 400 guests and has an ambiance of unique sophistication which is sure to impress. Our floor to ceiling windows on the south side of the ballroom make for an excellent backdrop for your reception. The Grand Ballroom can seat 400 people at rounds of 10 or can be split into two Junior Ballrooms that seat 200 people. The Grand Ballroom measures at 6,207 sq ft. The Junior Ballrooms both measure long 3,132 sq ft. The ceiling measures 16' at its highest point.

Our professional Event Coordinators will guide you through the planning of your reception down to the very last detail. We specialize in creating a personalized reception to reflect unique qualities of your relationship so that no two receptions are the same. Come let us customize your room, menu, or bar packages to fit your specific needs and exceed your expectations!