The Foundry at Valley Junction, an 1890’s railcar barn and iron Foundry, is reclaimed as a distillery, food + beverage hall, commissary kitchen, and place to connect!

Designed to create a one-of-a-kind experience, the Foundry is comprised of an eclectic mix of vendors and seeks to highlight the strength of the Greater Des Moines’ craft and maker culture. We hope to serve as a place that inspires creativity and collaboration within the community.


The Foundry is home to a unique blend of three vendors, each with it's own different story. These stories merge within the Foundry to create something special for our patrons. Discover each vendor's story by clicking the links below.


A non-profit commissary kitchen with a social mission to fight hunger, homelessness and provide skills training.


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A food & beverage hall featuring over 50 taps, rotating food truck menu, pop up space and beer garden.

MON : 3pm - 10pm
TUE : 3pm - 10pm
WED : 3pm - 10pm
THU : 11am - 11pm
FRI : 11am - 12am
SAT : 11am - 12am
SUN : 11am - 10pm


MON : 5pm - 9pm
TUE : 5pm - 9pm
WED : 5pm - 9pm
THU : 11am - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm
FRI : 11am - 2pm & 5pm - 9pm
SAT : 11am - 9pm
SUN : 11am - 9pm


Events : events@thehalldsm.com
General : info@thehalldsm.com


An experiential distillery that features a 29' tall still, tasting room and multiple bars and event spaces. Now open for tours and events!

Foundry Distilling Company’s Alchemy Lounge Bar

THU - SAT : 4pm - 11pm


Tours, Event Space Rental and General Inquiries


Upcoming Events

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July 2019

Taza & Charlotte’s

July 28 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Kids in The Hall

July 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Relish, Up in Smoke, Kids in The Hall & Rolling Prairie

July 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Bingo at The Hall

July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Kids in The Hall

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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515 Pi, Rescue Burger, Taza & Charlotte’s

July 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Live Trivia at The Hall

July 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Kids in The Hall

July 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Relish, Up in Smoke, Kids in The Hall & Rolling Prairie

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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August 2019

Kids in The Hall

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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The Foundry’s greatest asset is the neighborhood it calls home. Historic Valley Junction is a vibrant gathering place that features a unique variety of shops, restaurants and art galleries. We’re committed to the long-term investment in the community and the economic growth of Historic West Des Moines. We pay homage to the hard work that the Historic Valley Junction Foundation and merchants along 5th Street have done to preserve and develop this dynamic community.


111 S. 11th St.
West Des Moines, IA

The Foundry was created as a destination for all of Greater Des Moines to enjoy. Once here you’ll uncover detail after detail that pays homage to the rich history of our vibrant and creative community. Thousands before you have entered these walls, and this place is home to a small piece of each of their stories. We hope you’ll visit us and craft part of your story here, too.