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Brenton skating plaza

Brenton Skating Plaza is Downtown Des Moines’ (DSM's) premier destination for skating, concerts and events. From November to March, the venue offers people of all ages the chance to ice skate in the open air, amid the snowflakes and under the stars in Downtown DSM. Additionally, Brenton Skating Plaza offers a unique canopy from May to October that transforms the venue into more than just an ice skating rink.

Visit the Ice Skating page for more information for this upcoming season!

Wedding Venue at Brenton Skating Plaza

Featured Events

Join us for Nitefall On The River presenting Arch Allies on May 24.
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We Will Brunch You

May 25, 2019

The Ultimate Brunch Festival takes over Brenton Skating Plaza on May 25, 2019 from 10AM until 2PM. Beeler's Pure Pork, 100.3 The Bus and WHO Radio presents We Will Brunch You. The first food festival where 1 ticket gets you in and filling up. The 10 best brunch spots from the metro and 2 "worth driving for" hot spots will be competing in various categories for best of the best. Also a part of the competition are Best Bloody Mary and Best Mimosa because no brunch is complete without a lil cocktail/mocktail! Grab your tickets early because this amazing location only holds so many people and you will definitely want to take part in this glorious gluttonous experience.
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