Welcome to the Thoreau Center

The Thoreau Center is a charming and unique community event space.

Located in Des Moines’ historic Drake Neighborhood at 3500 Kingman Boulevard, you may rent the first floor of the Thoreau Center for your important events and celebrations, including:

  • Office Meetings and Retreats
  • Graduation Receptions
  • Anniversaries
  • Fundraising Events
  • Political Events
  • Baby and Wedding Showers
  • Birthday Parties
  • Retirement Events
  • Weddings and Rehearsal Dinners
  • Celebrations of Life
  • Educational Meetings
  • Musical Events
  • Customer Appreciation Meetings

To reserve a date for your event, contact the Thoreau
Center at 515-279-7312, or info@thethoreaucenter.com

“Be true to your work, your word and your friend.” – Henry David Thoreau