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Principal Park

1 Line Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309-4640
+1 515-243-6111
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Beautiful ballpark

This is a beautiful ballpark. I wish I would have had more time to catch more games before the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Davin D
San Antonio, Texas
Small, intimate setting for a ballgame in a great location downtown!

This is the iconic place for a minor league baseball team summer evening event. Great location in... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
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1 Line Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309-4640
+1 515-243-6111
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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
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
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
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
Reviewed 8 August 2017

What a gem! This minor league park was intimate and allowed great seats for all. We were 4th row up just past 1st base, for $14/ticket. Wow! It was super fun!

Thank 651MichelleJA
Reviewed 4 August 2017

My family & I go multiple times a summer. Always have fun. Not a bad seat in the house, depending on how much you want to spend. If you are going on a fireworks night or a night that is going to be crowded, i'd...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Our family loves to spend time at baseball games. We have spent lots of time here are always have a good time. Many of the Cubs players are willing to stay after the game to sign autographs and take pictures with our kids. The merchandise...More

Thank Jessica F
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a great park and atmosphere. We were supposed to head to Minneapolis for a Big League game, but fell in love with Des Moines and the Iowa Cubs!!! Great seats, great fans, and fun fireworks. Only complaint is that a lot of the...More

Thank Kimberly J
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Principal Park is fantastic. Besides the stunning evening views of the Des Moines skyline beyond the outfield walls and the family-friendly atmosphere, getting to watch the top prospects (and the Chicago Cubs stars sent down to rehab) of the Lovable Losers is enjoyable. While the...More

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We spent the evening at an Iowa Cubs game while visiting famiy in Iowa. Lots of concessions and variety. All seats are close to the field being AAA. Parking was tight so get there early if driving as it gets congested with rivers blocking two...More

Thank Wanderer38N90W
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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.
Rob M
22 April 2017|
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
28 June 2016|
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.