About the Show…
Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo, presented by Hy-Vee, will be a melting pot for culinary enthusiasts throughout the Midwest, offering the opportunity to discover the latest cooking techniques from local and regional culinary experts.
A portion of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Variety, The Children’s Charity.
Experience our Gourmet Pairing Dinners… (All dinners are now sold out)
Don’t miss out on an exciting new opportunity at Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine and Food Expo, presented by Hy-Vee— our Gourmet Pairing Dinners—that will be offered during the show. This unique, exclusive dining experience pairs a tapas-style multi-course meal with select wine or beer presented, paired and served by one of Des Moines’ top chefs! Reservations can be made in advance on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited seating for 20 is available for each experience. Please note that the $50 price does NOT include admission to the Expo.
Iowa’s Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo :: November 13 & 14, 2015
Friday: 4pm – 10pm
Saturday: 1pm – 8pm
General Admission Tickets: GA ticket give you access to the show floor, samples from vendors and restaurants, and access to all three stages for demos. 1-day Pass (including alcohol): $30
Purchase Tickets Here
Groups of 10 or more receive $5 off General Admission tickets. Group Sales Information
Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Parking at the Iowa Events Center:
Parking is available north of the Iowa Events Center with entrances off the following streets: Third, Fifth, and Crocker. Iowa Events Center surface lots offer the closest and most convenient access to the facility, and easy access to I-235 and other major routes after the event. ADA Accessible parking is available at the Iowa Events Center by entering the lot south of Crocker Street, next to the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.
Cost: $7 for Cars / $25 for RVs & Buses
Parking and Skywalk Access:
Click here for a downtown map.
Street Parking Downtown:
Street parking is available throughout downtown with the convenience of parking meters. Pay attention to the location and rates as many meters have different time limits and parking restrictions during certain times (typically no parking between 4-6pm)
For updated information on parking downtown, including rates and availability, click here.
City parking garages are located throughout downtown with convenient skywalk access to Wells Fargo Arena and the Iowa Events Center. Payment for city garages is collected each time you enter the garage. The City of Des Moines recently completed a downtown parking signage system to give up to the minute details on where parking is available in the garages.
COST: Varies depending on the garage. For rates and availability, click here.
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Taxi & Limousine Service:
Need a ride home? Please call (515) 243-1111 for Taxi Service.
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