Curate – East Village Event Venue



Since 2017 Curate – East Village Event Space has been hosting events of all types and sizes in our Gallery Room. Events have been expertly produced and catered with exacting standards by our parent company, Taste! To Go Catering and Events.

The current Curate Gallery Room boasts 6,000 square feet on a single level and a 450 square foot wedding party suite. The Gallery Room has hosted hundreds of weddings, corporate parties, political events, and fundraiser galas. We’re very thankful to the clients that have trusted us with these special days.

We’re proud to announce that our new Curate Studio Room is now open!

The Studio Room boasts 2,000 square feet and includes a beautiful passageway to the Gallery Room. The Studio Room has a modern upscale look with beautiful natural light, a photo niche and patio space in the heart of the East Village.

The new flexible combined space can host large events with cocktail hour in the Studio Room with the reception in the Gallery Room. Alternatively, with the doors closed, Curate can host independent separate events at the same time each room.

Perfect for weddings, in the heart of Des Moines’ East Village, and on the north end of the new Market District. Curate is within 2 blocks of three East Village hotels and ample parking at nearby parking ramps.

During the week Curate hosts meetings and corporate events including executive retreats, employee training, company workshops and more! Catering and Beverage service from a single source, us! Local Des Moines and National event organizers have placed trust in Curate since 2017 to host executive corporate events and large-scale political events.

Curate is a family-owned business with deep roots in Central Iowa. Taste! To Go Catering & Events is celebrating our 20th anniversary this year! We’re excited to continue to invest in Curate and look forward to serving you for years to come.


Location + Contact

322 E Court Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

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Operating Hours

Sunday 10a - 11p
Monday 7a - 10p
Tuesday 7a - 10p
Wednesday 7a - 10p
Thursday 7a - 10p
Friday 9a - Midnight
Saturday 9a - Midnight