Nightingale Cocktail | Des Moines Nightclub, Bar, and Lounge
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

Cocktail Culture + Nightlife Vibes

Early evenings (before 9PM) focus on fresh, handcrafted cocktails served in a comfortable, unique upscale atmosphere by expert bartenders. Perfect for the after-work drink, date night, or meeting good friends for good times. When evening turns to night, the lights go down and the music goes up. Hit the dancefloor as the best best local, national, and international DJs grace our legendary DJ booth with musical styles ranging from EDM and club, Throwbacks, Top 40, and Latin.

Upcoming Special Events

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Celebrate New Year's Eve immersed in a Winter Wonderland! This year, we're taking our famous New Year's Eve Celebration, featuring unlimited signature handcrafted cocktails, the customary champagne toast at midnight, an indulgent late night appetizer and dessert buffet and an amazing soundtrack from Iowa's finest DJs and combining it with our fully immersive Winter Wonderland Holiday Popup Event. It will be an unforgettable evening of true indulgence...

What's included (and you won't find this kind of NYE package anywhere else in Des Moines):
  • All You Care to Drink Cocktails — Including the Good Stuff. That means our full cocktail menu, our full beer list (including every domestic and import beer we offer), house champagne, and top shelf liquors for one price!
  • DJs from Open to Close. With unlimited drinks, you WILL want to dance...and we WILL have the best music for dancing all night long.
  • Midnight Appetizers and Desserts. Our excellent DJs will have you working up an appetite so we'll bring out the snacks at just the right time!
  • NYE Party Favors for Everyone. We don't skimp on anything and party favors are no different. If you have a ticket, you're getting party favors.
  • Midnight Champagne Toast. It wouldn't be NYE without the champagne! This is a full service kind party and we're making sure everyone has a glass of bubbly in their hand at midnight.An Exclusive Nightingale Cocktail Commemorative Glass. Enjoy your midnight toast in your commemorative glass. When you're done, the glass is yours to keep!
  • Optional Reserved Seating. Don't spend your NYE in a busy bar trying to find a place to sit, reserve yourself a seat and you're guaranteed to have a spot all night long!
  • Admission may be available at the door (capacity permitting) but the safest option will be to purchase tickets in advance.

21+ Only.
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Step through our doors and hear sleighbells ring, see glistening snow, and beautiful sights as you walk through a Winter Wonderland…

This holiday pop-up presents an immersive sound, light, and cocktail experience like no other. It's sure to be a white Christmas at Nightingale Cocktail, surrounded by the sights and sounds of winter while you enjoy one of our themed cocktails only available during pop-up hours.

Be apart of the experience... every 30 minutes during pop-up hours witness a spectacular display that surrounds you with video, light, and sound featuring christmas musical classics. This one-in-a-season experience is only available for a limited time between Thanksgiving and New Years. Reserve your spot now!

Cost of tickets purchased in advance or at the door will be credited towards your total purchase during your visit. (Guests under 21 do not need a ticket to attend, but are not allowed on the premises after 9PM)

Located in the Heart of Des Moines

Located on East 5th and Grand in the heart of the Historic East Village we're easy to get to but hard to leave. On-street and ramp parking is available within a block of our location. The East Village also features many eating, drinking, and shopping establishments to complete your nightlife experience.

Featured Weekly Events

Open five nights a week, we feature a wide variety of entertainment for every musical taste. See our weekly schedule for our nightly events or follow us on our social channels for information about our special events.