Nightingale Cocktail | Des Moines Nightclub and Event Venue
Nightingale Cocktail Des Moines Iowa Bar
Nightingale Cocktail Des Moines
  • Open @ 5PM Wednesday - Friday • 4PM Saturday • 9PM Sunday | 435 E Grand Ave • Des Moines, Iowa 0

Nightingale Cocktail is located at the intersection of East 5th and East Grand Avenue in the Historic East Village neighborhood of Des Moines, Iowa. Metered, on street parking is available immediately adjacent to the venue (please see current City of Des Moines regulations for times/cost). Additionally, off-street parking is available a few short blocks from the venue.
Nightingale Cocktail is a small-format (just under 1700 square feet) lounge and nightclub with an indoor capacity of approximately 100 people. We offer flexible seating configurations for up to 50+ guests. A 30' bar features two bartending stations and more than 100 liquor selections, 20 bottled and/or canned beers, champagne, wine, and house-brewed espresso.

Nightingale Cocktail also includes a comfortable outdoor space with an outdoor service, separate entrance, and space for up to 50 additional guests.
Nightingale Cocktail features state-of-the-art sound, lighting, and video installations. Most technical requirements can be met provided they meet the physical constraints of our venue.

Audio is provided via a multi-zoned Electro-voice audio system with custom-designed low end and all digital Crown amplification for exceptional impact and clarity. The DJ booth is a 9' x 3' space with matrix-routed inputs to the house mains and Electro-voice booth monitor via 1/4", XLR, and RCA connections. All inputs are minimally processed to ensure maximum fidelity.

Nightingale Cocktail features a fully programmed lighting installation consisting of numerous moving head fixtures, LED wash fixtures, and a pixel mapped LED installation which is integrated with the video system. Additionally, lighting control is uniquely accessible to the DJ via an exceptionally simple to operate touchscreen console. A lighting operator can be utilized but is not necessary for an impactful lighting show within the venue.

Video is delivered to two clusters of three vertically spanned HD monitors behind and over the bar space as well as an 8' wide projection-mapped Nightingale Cocktail logo. Additionally, there are three independently mapped HD monitors delivering content to other areas of the venue. The video system can display nearly any pre-provided content and also features HDMI or SDI input upon request.

Free, publicly accessible Wi-fi is available at the venue.

Installation and technical support services are provided by Q Squared Systems.