Parking and Transportation

For hotel guests

Comfort Inn & Suites Event Center  free self-park
Holiday Inn Downtown @ Mercy Campus  free self-park
Holiday Inn Express & Suites (on 11th)  free self-park
Sheraton West Des Moines  free self-park
West Des Moines Marriott  free self-park
Staybridge Suites parking from $15
Embassy Suites parking from $23
Hampton Inn & Suites parking from $15
Marriott Des Moines Downtown parking from $12; airport shuttle for registered guests
Renaissance Hotel parking from $25; limited airport shuttle for guests
Hilton Des Moines Downtown parking from $18

Downtown Des Moines  parking maps

Iowa Events Center parking

  • 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, 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 Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center.
  • Cost: $10 for cars and trucks, $20 for large trucks (duallys and snow blades) and $40 for RVs and Buses.
  • NOTE: There is NO overnight parking available in Iowa Events Center lots. Vehicles left overnight will be towed.
Express bus routes

Transportation options from airport