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Principal Park

1 Line Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309-4640
+1 515-243-6111
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Always a great time

We make frequent family trips to the ballpark and always have a great time. We were rained out for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jessica F
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Iowa
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Nice ballpark!

Husband fulfilled a childhood wish of attending an Iowa Cubs game. The park was clean. The staff... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
VeggieGalWI
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Waukesha, Wi
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicago cubs” (17 reviews)
“ball game” (16 reviews)
“cubs fan” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
1 Line Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309-4640
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+1 515-243-6111
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"chicago cubs"
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"ball game"
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"cubs fan"
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"behind home plate"
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"great seats"
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"night game"
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"team shop"
in 2 reviews
"during baseball season"
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"sign autographs"
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"water fountain"
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"big league"
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"minor league baseball"
in 4 reviews
"hot summer days"
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"reserved seats"
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"kids and adults"
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"super fun"
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We make frequent family trips to the ballpark and always have a great time. We were rained out for the game we had originally bought tickets to and with the Icubs great ticket policy, we were able to choose another game to attend. Because they...More

Thank Jessica F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Husband fulfilled a childhood wish of attending an Iowa Cubs game. The park was clean. The staff was very helpful and friendly despite a hot, humid, uncomfortable evening. Water was readily available for free.

Thank VeggieGalWI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who’s a fan of both the Cubs and “The Simpsons” has to take in an Iowa Cubs - Albuquerque Isotopes contest while in Des Moines. The games and Principal Park exceeded my expectations. Des Moines has a storied minor league history, dating back to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Principal Park is located a few blocks off the court street area. It's a perfect location. You can park in the garages about six blocks away or in the parking lots nearby. We like the six block walk because we avoided some of the traffic,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm a Cubs fan living in Milwaukee so I just had to make the trek to see the Iowa Cubs play. This was my first time visiting a AAA ballpark and I had a great experience. The ushers were very friendly and you could tell...More

Thank Rachel C
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Really nice ballpark! We make sure to take family when they are in town for a visit. Love to see the firework display for the Fourth of July here. Great family outing.

Thank IndigoFountains
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Been to Principal Park for many I-Cubs games. It is what baseball ment to be. The players sign autographs, the food is really good for ball park food, the beer is cold. The price is may a third of that you would spend at a...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Attended many, many games when it was Sec Taylor Stadium.. Thanks to the Cubs and the City of Des Moines to see the importance of this facility for the added enjoyment of the fans and the economic benefits to the city it self

Thank Rex Z
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

While the reason for the gathering was sadly based (funeral for my father), the post funeral gathering was held at the ballpark clubhouse, as it was one of his favorite locations. The folk there were exceedingly gracious, and the venue was phenomenal. It was January,...More

Thank Kevin R
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

If sunshine, baseball and family appeal to you, Principal Park and the I Cubs fit the bill. Perfect size place to enjoy the season, and while we’re a few months away from that now, it is worth planning for.

Thank Mike S
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Brandon N
29 May 2018|
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Response from Rex Z | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about fountains but it's available at all the refreshment stands and is probably vended in the stands....sorry!
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Loeweb821
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.
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