Beach Park Auditorium
The historic Auditorium is home to elegant stained glass windows, a large outdoor patio and high cathedral ceilings. Enter the building to exposed wooden beams, glass accordion doors and a large stage with ample space for decoration. Open concept architecture in the Auditorium allows for flexible seating and table arrangements with plenty of room to spare. The classic look with off-white walls and wood-grain flooring embrace the location on the Puget Sound, creating a welcoming environment perfect for large or mid-sized groups. The Auditorium comes with 25, sixty-inch round tables, 12, six-foot banquet tables and 250 black chairs. This will enable you to seat a capacity of 250 people.
Capacity - up to 360 guests; 360 at tables of 10 ¬ 4,500 square feet
Beach Park Dining Hall
Bringing modern and classic together, this historic landmark spans the Des Moines Creek and is the perfect location for any special occasion! The expansive deck and small lawn offers an ideal outdoor space for guests to mingle, you could even make it your dance floor on a beautiful summer night. The Dining Hall's full kitchen can be added for onsite cooking or a chosen caterer at your discretion. The options are endless at the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center. For more information and/or a tour, contact the Facilities Office today!
Capacity 175 - This facility is stocked with 15 - 60" Round; tables; 12 - 6' tables; 2 Serpantine tables and 150 chairs. This will enable you to set the facility to a capacity of 150 people. Fire Code for this building is 175. You are welcome to bring additional seating to accommodate up to this number of guests. Please note we will not rent this facility for events larger than fire code of 175.
Beach Park Founders Lodge
The Founders Lodge is a small quiet space spanning the Des Moines Creek. This venue boasts gorgeous views of the Beach Park Meadow, Puget Sound and Cascade Mountains. With floor to ceiling windows, French doors to a wraparound deck and two small side rooms, the Founder's Lodge can easily accommodate smaller more intimate events. The Founders Lodge limits at 80 people per Fire Code. The venue comes with 10, forty-eight inch rounds, 8, six foot banquet tables and 80 black chairs. No additional guests are allowed.
Capacity - up to 80 guests; 80 at tables of 8 – 650 square feet with wraparound deck
Des Moines Activity Center
The Activity Center is a true hidden gem. Opening onto a 50'x50' concrete patio, this venue features a peak-a-boo view of Mt. Rainier and looks to Stephen J. Underwood Memorial Park. The patio is highlighted by the trellised landscaping of Mary's Rose Garden and a running fountain. This is the perfect location for smaller groups of about 100 and offers an amazing atmosphere for indoor or outdoor events. The Activity Center has a charm that is only accentuated by its beautiful wood flooring, brick fireplace and stained glass. This facility is equipped with 15 round tables and chairs for up to 120 and a full commercial kitchen.
Capacity – up to 120; 120 at rounds of 8 – 5,448 square feet with a 50 X 50 Patio
Des Moines Field House
The Field House is a full Log Cabin located in the heart of Des Moines. Generations of memories have been hosted in this venue, including weddings, corporate events, graduations and much more. The Gym is located on the upper level of the Field House, and is ideal for moderate sized groups of approximately 200. Its log cabin appeal is enhanced with a full-length decorative stone fireplace, a 19'x16' stage and maple flooring. It is equipped with 25 six foot long banquet tables, 150 chairs and a full kitchen in the lower level studio.
Capacity - up to 225 Guests; 225 at tables of 8 – 4,000 square feet
Beach Park Meadow
The Meadow is a wide open, well groomed lawn area that is available for outdoor events. Weddings are one of a kind when set in the Beach Park Meadow. Utilize it during any event as a gathering place, activities area or ceremony location. Please note that this is a public area and all patrons of the park have access during events unless a rental fee is paid. This area MUST be rented in conjunction with an indoor facility.
Capacity- up to 300 guests
Wooton Park Gazebo at Redondo
This gazebo is located in the heart of Wooton Park. An open gazebo adjacent to Redondo Beach is ideal for photo shoots, family picnics and other small group gatherings. The Gazebo features electricity, two barbecue pits, a half-court basketball area, playground, large grass commons, five picnic tables, a rose garden, and ample free parking. Public restrooms are located across Redondo Beach Drive, adjacent to the pier.
Capacity- up to 75 guests
Field House Picnic Shelter
Located at the southeast corner of the Field House, the Picnic Shelter features 3 picnic tables, 2 barbecue pits and access to the play equipment, tennis courts and skate park. The parks, and accompanying amenities, are open to the general public daily from 8:00am-dusk. Indoor restrooms are available Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm.
Capacity- up to 32 guests
Beach Park Picnic Shelter
This Picnic Shelter is the perfect location for your next company or family gathering. This facility can hold up to 9 picnic tables and has electricity and lighting. Located adjacent to the Dining Halls expansive deck, this shelter offers your guests all the amenities that Des Moines Beach Park has to offer.
Capacity- up to 100 guests
Des Moines Marina
The City of Des Moines Marina is a full service marina on the majestic Puget Sound. We offer superior customer service to one-time visitors as well as our long-term tenants. We offer wetland dry moorage for 840 recreational vessels. The Des Moines Marina is located on the East shore of the East Passage of the Puget Sound. We also own and operate the Redondo Boat Launch, a concrete ramp launch a few miles to the south. See our Des Moines Marina Rentals for more information on rental options at the beautiful Des Moines marina. The perfect location for your next summer festival or event!