Parking:

Parking Pass registration is closed for the 2019 session. If you did not get a pass you still have a number of options. (Click here to see Harlan Gillespie’s video update)

Note: If you are got a parking pass and are not using it or will be leaving before completion of the session, please turn it in to the Information Desk so that it may be reassigned to someone in need.

  1. Check with the Information Desk to see if any parking passes have been surrendered.
  2. Parking will still be available in the North lot for $10. (No reentry)
  3. Below is a list of alternative parking and transportation options

Thank you in advance for your corporation and patience.

Parking at Iowa Event Center (IEC)

Car Parking in North Lot of IEC

  • The Parking Passes are now sold out for the North Parking lot of the Iowa Events Center. See offsite parking information below.
  • There are additional spaces for public handicapped parking in the Near North Lot. Golf carts will be available in the Near North Lot for those with physical challenges to and from Hy-Vee Hall. 
  • Handicapped Parking map

Golf Carts

  • The Iowa Annual Conference provides three 6-person golf carts that run continuously between the Hy-Vee Hall parking lot and the Event Center during annual conference session hours. 

Permit-only Handicapped Parking Passes

  • The Permit-only Handicapped Parking passes for are now sold out.
  • These were available for a limited number of severely handicapped.

Camper and RV Parking

  • There are electrical connections available in the NW corner of the Far North lot on a FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE basis.
  • If you will be bringing your RV or camper to the Iowa Annual Conference, it is $40/day plus a one-time $20 hookup fee if you want electricity.  A lot attendant from IEC will collect payment from you.
  • Parking is in the NW corner in the Far North Lot.  
  • Please email us at sessions@iaumc.orgto reserve your space in the Far North lot.
    • Bring a long extension cord for power hookup. 

Parking Offsite

Parking Meters

  • As of 2018 downtown parking meters charge from 9AM – 9PM Monday – Saturday 
  • Parking meters closest to Iowa Event Center are $0.75 per hour
  • More Information and Maps

Parking Garages

  • 5th & Keosauqua (connected via skywalk , 3 blocks South of IEC) Rate: $1.00/hour
  • Center St Park & Ride(2 blocks West of IEC) Rate: $1.00/hr for the first two hours, $0.50/hour for each additional hour
  • More Information and Maps

Free Parking 

  • Nearly 300 FREE off-street parking spaces can be found in Court Avenue District.
  • Parking is free on the bridges over the Des Moines River, including Grand Ave, Locust St, Walnut St and Court Ave. 
  • Spaces with a green bag over the meter are free 24/7. 
  • Spaces without those bags are free after 6 p.m. and all day weekends.

Bus Schedule

Master Bus Schedule