Hotels / Venues

Conferences and Meeting Areas

Best Western Starlite Village Inn and Suites

Located near Hwy 169 and Hwy 7, the Best Western Starlite Village offers lodgning as well as meeting and banquet space. Located in the hotel is Buford's Steak House and Barbeque.

1518 3rd Ave NW, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 573- 7177
Brookstone Inn & Suites


Fort Dodge's newest hotel accommodations also happen to be the most comfortable, designed with the modern traveler in mind. With 64 bright and inviting rooms, including two family suites, Brookstone Inn & Suites Fort Dodge offers refreshing accommodations at the city center. Enjoy spacious layouts and productivity-enhancing features like a work desk with additional lighting and outlets. Each hotel room and suite includes bath essentials, a microwave, and a mini-fridge, perfect for prepping quick meals, with daily housekeeping services so your accommodation is always in order.
Staying in For Dodge for a while? Our hotel offers plenty of amenities to ensure comfortable extended stays, including laundry facilities, daily breakfast, a fitness center, indoor pool, and more.
5 North 32nd Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 206-1591
Cobblestone Inn and Suites

In addition to lodging, the Cobblestone Inn and Suites has a meeting room suitable for meetings of 25 or less. 

523 Kirkberg Blvd, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 302- 8788
Country Inn and Suites by Carlson

Country Inn and Suites is located on Business Hwy 20. In addtion to lodging, Country Inn and Suites has a meeting room suitable for small meetings of under 30.

3259 Fifth Ave. South, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 2259
Fort Dodge Public Library
424 Central Ave., Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 573-8167
Fort Dodge Regional Airport Meeting Room

Meeting room with the capacity of 100 people plus access to refrigerator, microwave, and coffee pot. Available daily 7:00 am-10 pm.  This room is not ADA accessible and requires navigating stairs.

1639 Nelson Avenue, Suite 2, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 573-3881
Fort Frenzy Cardiff Center

Family entertainment center

3232 1st Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2226
Fort Museum Opera House

400+ Reception Hall. Contact The Cellar for rental information

1 Museum Road, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance
24 North 9th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515 955-5500
Holiday Inn Express and Suites

Holiday Inn Express is located on the corner of South 31st St. and 5th Avenue South, also known as Business 20. In addition to lodging, the Holiday Inn Express has a meeting room suitable for small meetings. 

300 Sourth 31st St., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 3313
Iowa Central Community College-East Campus

Trade Show Facility

2031 Quail Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (800)362-2793 ext 1293
Iowa Central Community College-West Campus

Trade Show Facilities, Meeting Space, Gym Space, Auditorium

Lizard Creek Ranch and Event Center


The facility  will includes the Timber Creek Hall with catering and bar facilities for large venue events, Iron Wood Conference Center for a variety of small events and conferences, 6 lodging cabins (Cedar Cottage, Walnut Cottage, Pine Cottage, Hickory Cottage, Oak Cottage and Maple Cottage).  Facilities for outside events such as concerts and other events is also available.  Future plans are to add a campground with various amenities.  




1762 Johnson Avenue, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: 515-890-3758
Quality Inn

Quality Inn in Fort Dodge is a pet-friendly hotel located on near the junction of Hwy 20 and Hwy 169.  Hotel amenities include a business center with access to copy and fax services, indoor heated pool and whirlpool, free breakfast, free WiFi, free coffee, free weekday newspaper, game room, guest laundry facilities and availability of banquet rooms.  Guest rooms feature TVs, hair dryers, coffee makers, desks, irons and ironing boards. Your Q Bed features a comfortable, premium mattress and linens, a generous supply of fluffy pillows and a soft and plush blanket. 

2001 Highway 169 S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 3621
Sleep Inn

Sleep Inn is Fort Dodge's newest hotel which opened in May of 2016.  It is located at the junction of Hwy 20 and Hwy 169. Hotel amenities include a business center with access to a computer, high speed internet, copy and fax services, meeting room for 50 with AV, indoor pool, whirlpool, cold weather hook-ups, sundry shop, free coffee, free hot breakfast, free WiFi, fitness center, free weekday newspaper, guest laundry, 42-inch flat-screen TVs, sofa sleepers, iron w/ ironing board. 65 room hotel has 3 pm check-in time & 11 am check-out.



110 Leah Lane, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Phone: (515) 302-8508
Fax: (712) 262-2887
Tea Thyme

Whether hosting a small social gathering or large business function, Tea Thyme will customize for any occasion.  Tea Thyme has a private dining room for groups up to 49 people. For larger groups Tea Thyme will cater either for a full dinner, or wine-tasting party with hors d'oeuvres.

2021 6th Ave S., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 2202
Webster County Fairgrounds

Home of the Webster County Fair! But that’s not the only thing happening out at the Fairgrounds. They host many activities throughout the year, including horse shows, rodeos, and monthly flea markets, figure 8 car racing, tractor pulls, bridal shows, craft shows, dog shows, sports shows, wedding receptions, meetings, trainings and more.  The Webster County Fairgrounds has many facilities available for rental, including a multipurpose building, campgrounds, indoor or outdoor arenas and livestock buildings. 

22770 Old Hwy 169, Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 955- 3764
Willow Ridge Golf Course

Willow Ridge Golf Course is a site for meetings and special occasions. Chef Michael and his staff offers a full catering menu.  All food is prepared and served  fresh daily. 

1788 Madison Ave., Fort Dodge, 50501
Phone: (515) 576- 5711