The Des Moines Home and Garden Show is the largest and most successful home show in Central Iowa. This year, the show is celebrating its 41st anniversary! The Show features over 400 exhibitors, 1,000 experts, and amazing feature gardens, national and local celebrities.

2019 Dates & Hours

 Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
 Friday, February 8, 2019    10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
 Saturday, February 9, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
 Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Adults (at the door) - $13.00    
Adults (online only) - $11.00
Children Ages 7-12 - $4.00
Children Ages 6 & Under - FREE

Friday, February 8 is National Iowa Day and we’re celebrating! In honor of Iowa’s incorporation in 1846, adult admission tickets will be available for $8.46 at our Box Office after 5pm on February 8 ONLY.


Federal Government Workers receive free admission all days of the show with valid Federal ID at the box office.

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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 1-235 at 3rd Street and go south to enter the Iowa Events Center parking lot.


Parking is available north of the Iowa Events Center with entrances off of the following streets:
3rd Street
5th Avenue
Crocker Street

The Iowa Events Center surface parking lots offer the closest and most convenient access to the facility. ADA Accessible parking is available at the Iowa Events Center by entering the lot south of Crocker Street, next to Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. Credit Cards Are Now Accepted

City parking garages are located throughout downtown with convenient skywalk access to the Iowa Events Center. 

Street parking is available throughout downtown with the convenience of parking meters. 

Area Hotels

Host Hotel


Hilton Des Moines Downtown
435 Park Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
For booking, Click Here for a discounted rate of $125.  *Must book by January 1, 2019 to receive the discounted rate.

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

The Renaissance Savery
401 Locust Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

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