Located minutes east of Des Moines, at the heart of Iowa’s favorite entertainment destination, Altoona has just what you need for your next business meeting, wedding, anniversary, grad party or other event.

Beautiful Spaces

Altoona’s excellent hotels and event facilities—like Prairie Meadows and the newly renovated Terrace Hills Golf Course—offer spaces to stay, play and host your event.

Fun Places

The area’s numerous restaurants, breweries, parks, entertainment attractions and shopping destinations ensure that you and your guests will have an unforgettable time.

Convenient Location

Traveling to Altoona is easy. The community is located just off Interstate 80, minutes from the Des Moines Airport and Downtown. No matter where your guests are coming from, they’ll have no trouble reaching your event.

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Whether it’s an intimate meeting or a large-scale event, Prairie Meadows has the staff, space and resources to host functions of any size. The Meadows Events & Conference Center provides more than 34,000 square feet of versatile space, which can accommodate up to 2,000 guests. The Center includes a stage, state-of-the-art AV capabilities, multiple projectors and screens positioned around the room, a fully staffed kitchen and much more—all of which can be configured to deliver an optimized experience.

For smaller functions, Prairie Meadows has conference and meeting rooms of various sizes and configurations.

In addition to event space, Prairie Meadows can host you and your guests at the location’s 168-room hotel, which features luxurious accommodations, restaurants, a saltwater pool, a fitness center, and a full-service bar, among other amenities

At the heart of the recently renovated Terrace Hills Golf Course is the new clubhouse. A spacious facility designed to host up to 150 guests—with its own catering service providing homemade food—the clubhouse is a beautiful spot to host your next wedding, meeting, corporate event, fundraiser, graduation party or birthday celebration.

Beyond the clubhouse, there’s plenty of fun to be had for golfers and non-golfers alike. Terrace Hills is home to an 18-hole, Par 71 Championship course, along with a world-class mini-golf course, a driving range, and activities aimed at introducing new golfers to the sport.

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