Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I purchase tickets?
Advance tickets may be purchased online right here on our website or via Ticketfly. You can also get advance tickets with no service fees at Wooly’s (504 E. Locust, Des Moines) M-F 12-5pm (cash only, please).

Day of show tickets (if not sold out in advance) can be purchased at the show venue with cash/credit when doors open or online. Day of show tickets can not be purchased at Wooly’s.

Are children free?
Children 10 and under accompanied by an adult are free.

What if it rains?
Check our WebsiteFacebook and Twitter for details on if the show is going to be moved.

What payment methods are accepted at the show?
Cash or major credit cards may be used to purchase tickets. Cash only for drinks. ATM located onsite.

Can I smoke on the grounds?
Smoking is not allowed anywhere within the event grounds. You can smoke outside the grounds and re-enter with your wristband received upon admission.

Can I bring outside food or beverages?
No, but they are available for purchase within the grounds. Coolers are also not allowed.

Will drinks and food be available? 
Yes, we have beer, wine, soda, and water available for purchase. Plus, food from Mo’Rub and a hot dog stand.

Are lawn chairs or blankets allowed?
Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed at shows held at Simon Estes. There is limited room for lawn chairs at Brenton shows.

Is re-entry allowed?
Yes, each attendee receives a wristband upon at the admission gate. You can leave and re-enter with your wristband.

What’s the deal with bicycle parking?
There’s secured bicycle parking inside the front gate at Simon Estes. At Brenton Skating Plaza, bicycle parking is available just outside the venue.

What can I bring into the show?
Allowed to bring: lawn chairs and blankets (depending on the venue location, referenced above), small non-frame backpacks

Not allowed to bring: coolers, outside food or beverages, professional photography equipment or SLRs, large frame backpacks, audio recording device. All entrants may be subject to a search.

Rules and Regulations
• No illegal drugs.
• No weapons, fire arms, or fireworks.
• No pets.
• No unauthorized vending.
• Underage drinking is prohibited.
• Keep the venue grounds clean. Use the marked trash and recycling stations.
• Smoking is NOT permitted inside the venue grounds.
• No audio or video taping.

Directions
Simon Estes Amphitheater 75 E. Locust Street, Des Moines, Iowa – Google Maps
Brenton Skating Plaza 520 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, Iowa – Google Maps

Parking
Free parking is available after 6pm at the parking meters surrounding both venues in the East Village area and on the west side of the river.

Due to construction, please review this parking and pedestrian access information.