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Principal Park

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Address: 1 Line Drive, Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone Number: 515-243-6111

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We were only able to get standing room only tickets but one of the ushers gave us a free pass to the Cub Club where we could enjoy some good food and drinks in air conditioned... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were only able to get standing room only tickets but one of the ushers gave us a free pass to the Cub Club where we could enjoy some good food and drinks in air conditioned comfort.

Thank btlu
Salina, Kansas
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48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to watch a ball game. The stadium is about as nice as they come in the minor leagues. We took our 13 year old baseball team, and purchased group tickets. We had great seats, with everyone sitting together for $7 per ticket. The concession food is pretty affordable and good. The pork tenderloin basket seemed... More 

Thank rjkcubs
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183 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to go to an I-Cubs game and decided the 4th of July would be perfect since we could incorporate a game and the fireworks. The game was good, the fireworks great. I would caution to choose your seats wisely if you have long legs or someone of "good" size in your group. The top row of the reserved... More 

Thank kasey305
Des Moines, Iowa
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28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For a small market city like Des Moines Principal Park is an excellent stadium. It is very nice. I've played there (when in high school) and have watched many games there, both high school an I-Cubs, and never been disappointed. Everything you need is easy to get to and there is plenty of affordable parking close to the stadium.

Thank KGibson23
McHenry, Illinois
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this park. We had cheap but great seats. Unfortunately the team lost both nights. One night was $1 hot dogs which were good. Park is clean with a nice atmosphere. Would go again.

Thank lizzwh
Ankeny, Iowa
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47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to see the Iowa Cubs play on the 4th of July. I wasn't too sure if our seats would be great just by looking at the screen on my computer when purchasing our tickets but they were great! From Section 16, row 3 you could see everything on the field. My only complaint is that the players were acting... More 

Thank mhelmick2016
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like hot dogs, pizza or tenderloins, this is the place to go. If you like baseball, Principal Park is one of the best AAA parks in the Midwest. If your a Cub fan, you need season tickets.

Thank GrumpyGourmet77
Austin, Texas
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45 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Beautiful park overlooking the confluence of the Raccoon and Des Moines rivers. Major League service and really good baseball, too.

Thank SteveHeston
Des Moines, Iowa
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46 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

For viewing the fireworks after the game I went out behind the ball park by the river and had an excellent view of the fireworks.

Thank Doug V
Davenport, Iowa
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Went here for a Sunday afternoon game. Park is nice, clean. They do lots of family friendly things between innings such as shoot t- shirts into the crowd, have kids throw out pitches and announce players. There is a small water area with water shooting out of the ground, nice for kids to play in and cool off in. Ticket... More 

Thank mominia

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