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Venues

Val Air Ballroom

Friday – Sunday Classes
Evening Dances

301 Ashworth Rd
West Des Moines, IA 50265
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Dance-A-Cross

Friday and Saturday Late Nights
Classes on Saturday & Sunday

1970 Grand Avenue #37
West Des Moines, IA 50265
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West Des Moines Community Center

Classes on Saturday & Sunday


West Des Moines, IA 50265
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Miss Kitty’s

Classes on Saturday & Sunday

8800 Swanson Blvd.
Clive, IA 50325
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Hotel

Days Inn

Days Inn West Des Moines

Take advantage of the Heartland Swing Festival room block at the Days Inn in West Des Moines. Just six blocks from our main venue!

$70-$90 per night

Book by March 31, 2017.

Call today to make your reservation:
515-223-1212


Local Housing

There is a large swing dance population in Des Moines who might be able to offer a free place to stay. Free housing is limited and is not guaranteed, but we will do our best to find you a host. Because of high demand, housing will only be provided to Full Weekend Pass holders on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please note that free housing does not guarantee that you will have your own room and a bed. Often you will share space with several other dancers, so if you are looking for privacy, free housing might not be your best option. Sleeping arrangements could include beds, futons, couches, blow-up mattresses or floor space.

To request housing, simply fill out the housing survey on the registration form when you register. Feel free to contact us, if you have any questions or concerns.

 

Days Inn

1600 Northwest 114th St

Clive, IA 50325

Mariott Courtyard

1520 NW 114th St

Clive, Iowa 50325

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Venue Map

Des Moines Ballroom Studio
2745 Douglas Ave
Des Moines, IA 50310
Please note: this is 4 miles north of Downtown
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Places to Eat

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