Des Moines Venues - Heart Of America Group

Elevate your event at The Republic on Grand with a chef-prepared menu, full service bar and picturesque views of downtown Des Moines. Our chef’s work with you to create a customized menu while our event specialists help you choose the perfect space to impress your guests.

Sales Executive
Tyler Beard
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Our boutique hotel’s modern farmhouse design creates a monumental experience for any occasion, featuring 32-foot vaulted ceilings, immense glass walls, a two-story white diamond fireplace, glass staircase, and more.

Sales Executive
Reonna Snyder
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All occasions are worthy of celebration, no matter how large or small. From large conferences to intimate gatherings, we offer over approximately 5,000 square feet of flexible event space and a team of professionals to accommodate all Des Moines meetings. The Rewind Hotel is the ideal venue for social gatherings, corporate meetings or celebrations.

Sales Executive
Allie Cather
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About Heart Of America

Starting with one, 100-seat restaurant in 1978, Heart of America Group has grown to include a portfolio of award-winning owned and operated restaurants, hotels and commercial developments. Noteworthy brands developed and operated by Heart of America Group include the Machine Shed Restaurant, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, The Republic on Grand, Hotel Renovo, Wildwood Lodge, Thunder Bay Grille, and The J Bar. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting properties that bring value to the consumer and to the communities in which we build.


Operations Support Center - Moline
1501 River Drive
Moline, Illinois 61265
P: 309.797.9300
F: 309.797.8700

Operations Support Center - Des Moines
515 E Locust Street, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309