Step into a whimsical realm of holiday magic in the heart of Des Moines' vibrant Historic East Village. Our once-a-season spectacular, Wonderland, is your ticket to a holiday adventure. Revel in the radiant glow of twinkling lights, the mesmerizing dance of colors, and the soft whisper of snowflakes descending in the cool night air. Every detail, down to the nostalgic aroma of pine and cinnamon wafting through the space, is meticulously crafted to captivate your senses and envelop you in a cozy bubble of holiday cheer.
At the heart of Wonderland lies a treasure trove of handcrafted cocktails, each a liquid ode to the holiday season...Our seasoned mixologists at Nightingale have delved into the essence of winter festivities to concoct a spellbinding menu of seasonal libations. From the warm embrace of spiced rum mingling with a zest of fresh citrus to the sweet kiss of peppermint-infused vodka, every sip is designed to evoke the cherished memories and joyous spirit of the holidays.
But that’s not all. The showstopper awaits as the night descends and Wonderland transforms into a visual and auditory feast. Lose yourself in the rhythmic sway of entrancing video projections, the gentle sparkle of immersive light displays, and soft snowfall through the crisp winter air.
Join us in making this season’s festivities truly unforgettable at Wonderland, where the heart of Des Moines' nightlife beats to the joyous tunes of the holidays. Advanced ticket purchases are highly encouraged for the best value during your visit.
Winter Wonderland menu and shows will be available between open to 9 pm each day of the event. For available dates and times see Tickets. Underage guests are welcome before 9 pm. Must be 21 and up to enjoy our Wonderland Menu, Select non-alcoholic options will be offered, based on availability. Valid ID required for all guests 21 and up.
At Nightingale Cocktail, no two nights are the same. Every week, we host a variety of events featuring a wide range of music and a completely different vibe. Pick a night that's tailor-made for your particular style, or step out and experience something new—while enjoying the same fun, upscale vibe regardless of day. Unless noted, events are 21 and ID is always required.