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Principal Park

1 Line Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309-4640
+1 515-243-6111
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Tremendous venue for the city of Des Moines.

Attended many, many games when it was Sec Taylor Stadium.. Thanks to the Cubs and the City of Des... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rex Z
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Des Moines, Iowa
Off-Season Gathering

While the reason for the gathering was sadly based (funeral for my father), the post funeral... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kevin R
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Bountiful
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1 Line Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309-4640
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+1 515-243-6111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended many, many games when it was Sec Taylor Stadium.. Thanks to the Cubs and the City of Des Moines to see the importance of this facility for the added enjoyment of the fans and the economic benefits to the city it self

Thank Rex Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the reason for the gathering was sadly based (funeral for my father), the post funeral gathering was held at the ballpark clubhouse, as it was one of his favorite locations. The folk there were exceedingly gracious, and the venue was phenomenal. It was January,...More

Thank Kevin R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If sunshine, baseball and family appeal to you, Principal Park and the I Cubs fit the bill. Perfect size place to enjoy the season, and while we’re a few months away from that now, it is worth planning for.

Thank Mike S
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

I like going to baseball games and particularly when it is in a neat stadium. Principal Park is one of those unique stadiums. With a great view of the State Capitol building and the Des Moines skyline, it makes for a relaxing atmosphere while watching...More

Thank eht82
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Nice relaxing evening. All kinds of food and beer. Community very involved in supporting the IOWA CUBS. Nice place to hang out.

Thank 881lizp
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Principal Park is a small, ball park where you can see the action as players work on their game to move up to the Majors. Friendly staff and adequate parking in what seems like the middle of downtown. Go and spend an afternoon or evening.

Thank Busylady21
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a beautiful ballpark. I wish I would have had more time to catch more games before the season ended. Great views of the field and tickets have good prices.

Thank Davin D
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is the iconic place for a minor league baseball team summer evening event. Great location in a great downtown with lots of adorning fans. Great experience!

Thank chicago90Phoenix
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I was lucky enough to see a double header and enjoyed every minute of it. The seats are roomier than i expected and there is even a spot for your drink. I was able to bring a water bottle in with me but they obviously...More

Thank Jacquie P
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Principal Park had such a fun atmosphere. We went on bring your dog to the park night and it was a ton of fun. The staff at the stadium were all very helpful and friendly and our group had a ton of fun! A must...More

Thank KaylaAndSilas
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Loeweb821
17 July 2017|
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Response from Dave F | Reviewed this property |
Kinda like the others, the sun can be a detriment for a while but once it goes under the building it is absolutely very nice for seeing the field.
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Rob M
22 April 2017|
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Response from drdeputy | Reviewed this property |
My experience is that except for around July 4th, there are almost always decent tickets available on short notice, the fewer seats you need the better. Yes, rain can be an issue. If it happens to be a sunny day, I'd... More
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surfpa
28 June 2016|
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Response from IowaDisneyMom | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry that I did not see this before your travel date. I hope your parking worked out.
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