FAQs Bash to the Future
Doors: 8:00 p.m., Show: 8:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Schedule and What’s Happening
View the schedule and entertainment at desmoinessocialclub.org/bash-to-the-future.
Free street parking is available nearby. The Wells Fargo Ramp at 9th and Cherry is also free. You may leave your car in the Wells Fargo Ramp overnight, provided it is removed no later than 12:00 p.m. on January 1, 2015.
Entrances and Will Call
Will call is located at either entrance. Two will call lines will form at the entrances based your last name. Follow signage for A-L and M-Z. VIP pass holders must check in at the Main Entrance.
Main Entrance: Headquarters Building, 900 Mulberry St. Next to Malo. Coat check is in this building on the second floor. Tickets can be purchased at this entrance only, if not sold out.
Secondary Entrance: Back Building, 901 Cherry St. Northwest corner of 9th and Cherry, across from West End Architectural Salvage. No coat check in this building.
Everyone must present a valid ID at will call. All attendees will receive a wristband, with those over 21 receiving a special wristband to purchase beverages. Re-entry is permitted.
The Bash will span both buildings of the Firehouse campus. Don’t miss anything! Click each map to view a larger version.
If tickets don’t sell out in advance, they will be available to purchase at the Main Entrance only with cash, credit, or check. When tickets sell out, we will post it to the Bash to the Future website.
Are you a VIP pass holder? Get all the details on your perks.
A free coat check will be located on the 2nd floor of the Headquarters Building. Tipping is encouraged. VIP Coat Check is located inside the VIP lounge.
A full bar is in The Basement. A beer and wine only bar is in the Kum & Go Theater. Malo will be open and serving drinks at their full bar.
You may bring drinks purchased in one area to any other area of that building; however, drinks purchased in one building must remain in that building.
Only drink tickets will be accepted in The Basement and Kum & Go Theater. Purchase drink tickets with cash or credit at the Drink Ticket Table in the Kum & Go Theater Lobby. Remember to tip your bartenders!
Drinks can also be purchased in Malo with cash or credit, not drink tickets.
Drink Tickets: $3.00 per ticket
Beer and Mixed Drinks: 2 tickets
Wine: 2 tickets
Non-Alcoholic Drinks: 1 ticket
Theme & Attire
Bash to the Future explores three aspects of our city: reflecting on where Des Moines was 50 years ago, pondering its present day and looking 50 years into its future. Retro 1965 style or futuristic 2065 attire is encouraged. Check out our Pinterest board for inspiration!
More Things to Know
– Keep the Firehouse clean. Please use trash cans.
– Cameras are allowed. Video recording of performances is strictly prohibited. For all media inquiries, please contact Jill Haverkamp at 515-822-5082 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Underage drinking is strictly prohibited.
– ATMs are located in both buildings – in the Headquarters Building by the Main Entrance, and in the Back Building at 9th and Cherry in The Basement.
– Bathrooms are located in The Basement and Kum & Go Lobby, as well as on both floors of the Headquarters Building.
– No dress code. Just come ready to countdown to 2015.
– If you have questions during the event, feel free to tweet us @dmsocialclub.
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