The Des Moines Home + Garden Show is the largest and most successful home show in Central Iowa. The show has been in the Des Moines market for 39 years and features over 400 exhibitors, 1,000 experts, amazing feature gardens and popular national and local celebrities.

Dates & Hours

Thursday, February 9, 2017  12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday, February 10, 2017 
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 11, 2017 
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, February 12, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Adults (at the door) - $12.00    
Adults (online only) - $10.00
Children Ages 7-12 - $4.00
Children Ages 6 & Under - FREE

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Enjoy the Iowa Wild game too!
February 10th and 11th, don’t miss the Iowa Wild as they take on The Grand Rapids Griffins. Show your Des Moines Home and Garden Show hand stamp at the box office and save $5 on tickets to either game.*

*Subject to availability and restrictions.

SatisfactionGuarantee We're so sure you'll enjoy the show, we'll refund your admission if you don't! See the show office for details.

Show Location

Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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From the West:
If you are traveling from the west you may exit I-235 at the 7th Street or 3rd Street exits and enter the Iowa Events Center parking lot at the 5th Avenue entrance or the 3rd Street entrance.

From the East:
If you are traveling from the east you may exit 1-234 at 3rd Street and go south to enter the Iowa Events Center parking lot.

Important Note - Downtown Des Moines Skywalk Navigation

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There are currently 15,000 parking spaces within a 15-minute walk of the Iowa Events Center. City parking is free during the weekend. Iowa Events Center parking - $7.00 per spot.

Please note that parking space is available on a FIRST COME - FIRST SERVED basis and is NOT guaranteed and will NOT BE HELD if you leave and come back at a later time.

Parking passes (Thurs-Sun) can be purchased at the Guest Services Desk at the Iowa Event Center or at the parking booth.

Area Hotels

Holiday Inn Downtown (1/2 mile)
1050 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-283-0151 or

Marriott Downtown (1/2 mile)
700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-245-5500 or

Embassy Suites (1/2 mile)
101 East Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
515-244-1700 or

Hyatt Place Des Moines Downtown
418 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50309

Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown
120 SW Water Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

Residence Inn Downtown Des Moines
100 SW Water Street
Des Moines, IA  50309

Quality Inn and Suites Events Center
929 3rd Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

Staybridge Suites West Des Moines
6905 Lake Drive
West Des Moines, IA  50266