How to get to our ceremony and reception locations

First, we would like to say a big thank you to our guests who are traveling to share in our  day. It means so much to us to have you at our wedding, we can't wait to see you!  We know that many of you may not be familiar with the Des Moines area, so we've provided a few links for you below.

 Our church, the West Des Moines United Methodist Church (WDMUMC) , and our reception location, the Des Moines Art Center, are both located on Grand Avenue in Des Moines. The distance between is about 2 miles.  Click here for a map


Directions to our church from the North:

Take  interstate 35 S 
35S will then join with  interstate 235  when you reach Des Moines. Follow I235 West
Take exit 3, (Windsor Heights/ West Des Moines / 8th Street). Turn right (South) off of the interstate onto 73rd/8th Street.  Follow for .5 miles. Our church is on the SE corner of  8th Street and Grand Avenue.


Directions to our church from Downtown:

Downtown Des Moines has 2 main streets that are 1 way.  Grand Avenue heads west (Grand avenue is one-way in downtown only) , and Locust heads east.  You can take Grand Avenue from Downtown Des Moines directly to our church. It's about 4.5 miles from Downtown  Click here for a map .