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Great place to watch a game

As an avid baseball fan, I love visiting different parks. An annual baseball trip took us to Iowa... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Delhi, New York
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An excellent way to watch baseball

Principal Park is a well appointed AAA baseball park (farm team for the Chicago Cubs) and you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Drew M
Des Moines, Iowa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As an avid baseball fan, I love visiting different parks. An annual baseball trip took us to Iowa this year and Principal Park was one of the first stops. The field has nice sight lines, and has good seating. The concourse is below the stadium,...More

Thank softball29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Principal Park is a well appointed AAA baseball park (farm team for the Chicago Cubs) and you really can't get a bad seat. All of the tickets are very affordable and you will often see major league players who are working out an injury. The...More

Thank Drew M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't live in Des Moines, but travel here frequently on business. I always try to make it to a few home games every year. Just this month we made it to a night game that ended up a rain out, however I dined on...More

Thank Fritz1224
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a fun, relatively inexpensive night out with the family. Close to downtown so easy grab drinks or a meal before or after a game.

Thank husker7028
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice park with a good view of the sky line. All seats seem pretty decent. Not all the vendors were open for a weekday game, somewhat disappointing as you had to walk a ways between some of the vendors. They have a nice splash pad...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This ball park is in a good location, just south of downtown. The venue is clean with enough vendors to keep a family well fed and hydrated (adults, too). The IA Cubs have plenty of entertainment themselves, once they get their bats going.

Thank TomHurley
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Clean, comfortable, friendly staff, good eats and oh yeah, there's baseball! Great way to spend an afternoon or evening. I especially enjoy fireworks Friday nights. This park is generally very family friendly with good manners and language.

Thank JoyS2011
Reviewed August 6, 2018

I moved my family to Iowa 17 years ago from the San Francisco bay Area. My wife and I are huge baseball fans so, naturally, we went to an Iowa Cubs game our first summer here. While dickering with the man in the ticket booth...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Great minor league park and facilities. Great selection of local crafts beers. Parking can be a problem, especially on weekend games.

Thank markb4cy
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This park was constructed with Fan comfort in mind. Although downtown there is parking close by and local police are very good at getting pedestrians across the streets while keeping traffic moving as well. The only downside is that the seats are sized for 150...More

Thank Michael R
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why would you take a backpack to a ballgame?