Des Moines Murder Mystery Company

Fun Corporate Entertainment with Jest Murder Mystery in Des MoinesFrom corporate parties and fundraiser events to public dinners and birthday celebrations we have helped thousands of audience members in Des Moines bring tears to the eyes of their laughing friends, family and co-workers.

With our entertaining characters, interactive shows, energetic performances and the best murder mystery actors from Des Moines and across the nation, we treat your guests to a night of hilarity and mystery.

We truly have the best Murder Mystery Show in Des Moines!

How Our Des Moines Murder Mystery Parties Work

Fun Christmas Party Entertainment with Jest Murder Mystery in Des MoinesOur murder mystery shows in Des Moines are interactive comedies usually built around a meal, but they don’t have to be. Plus, all of your audience members will play parts. They can choose a big part, a little part… or just watch. It is up to them!

Here’s a list of a few types of shows we perform our murder mysteries at in Des Moines…

Corporate Events, Parties, Dinners, and Meetings

Fundraising Events, Parties and Dinners

Private Birthdays, Rehearsal Dinners and More

Public Dinner Parties at your Venue or Banquet Space

How to Host a Des Moines Murder Mystery Party

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We have an easy 3 step process.

  1. Request a free, no obligation quote.
  2. Receive your Free Quote.
  3. Book us before your date fills up.

Need a little help planning your Des Moines murder mystery?

Here are the basics. You will need to arrange for a banquet space, the location and menu of your choosing, perhaps in Des Moines. Then ask us, Jest Murder Mystery Company, to come in as your turnkey entertainment.

Sweet, simple and very, very funny. It’ll be an evening your audience will never forget.

If you have not already booked your banquet space please check out a few of our recommended venues in the Des Moines area for your next Des Moines murder mystery.


Corporate Entertainment For Company Parties and Dinners in Des Moines

Funny Corporate Entertainment with Jest Murder Mystery in Des MoinesPlanning a corporate event in Des Moines and need entertainment?

Our message is simple. We provide a great and funny murder mystery shows in Des Moines for your company event, ones you’ll be proud of, with lots and lots of participation that your audience members will talk about for years!

In fact, the three most common comments we hear when audience are leaving our show are:

  1. Lots of fun!
  2. Let’s do that again!
  3. Where’s the restroom?

Entertainment for Fundraising Events, Parties and Dinners in Des Moines

Des Moines Fundraiser Entertainment with Jest Murder MysteryWe put the “FUN” in “FUNdraisers”! No kidding. Once your group chooses us, it raises the bar for entertainment and ticket sales because your audience will be asking to buy tickets again for the next year and the next… and the next….

So next time you are booking entertainment for your fundraiser be sure to get your free quote for a Des Moines murder mystery.


Entertainment for your Private Party or Dinner in Des Moines

Fun Private Party Entertainement with Jest Murder Mystery Des MoinesWant to host a Private Party, Birthday Party, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Friends Night Out, etc?

One that you, your family and your friends will talk about for years?

Hire Jest Murder Mystery Company to provide a Des Moines murder mystery. So many times we here the comment “My friends are still calling me by my character name!”. Don’t you want your name changed too?

Entertainment for your Restaurant, Venue or Banquet Space in Des Moines

Fun Entertainment for Banquet or Event Space in Des MoinesLooking for something new to bring people to your restaurant or banquet space in the Des Moines area?

Make additional revenue with our tried and true comedic murder mystery shows. Ask about our “no risk” options for restaurants and banquet facilities in Des Moines.

Great Venues for your Des Moines Murder Mystery

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Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn

Phone: 515-287-2400
6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Ia 50321

Meet some of our amazing Murder Mystery Entertainers

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Dan Chase

In the past 40 years, Dan Chase has performed and directed at theaters around Iowa in such diverse shows as “Wait Until Dark” at the Des Moines Playhouse, Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Fine Arts Series production of “A Man For All Seasons”, and “Marat/Sade” with Des Moines’Drama Workshop, with musical stops in “Assassins”, “Damn Yankees”, and “All Shook Up”, to name a few. Most recently, he polished his Irish accent for “The Beauty Queen of Leenane”, lost a limb for “A Behanding in Spokane”, then hanged a few witches just for fun in “Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” at the Des Moines Social Club. And, for a change of pace, Dan directed “The Music Man” for Urbandale Community Theatre. Dan recently retired from a 27 year career as a high … More

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Carol Palmer

She has performed in 50 productions since the early 1980’s such as: Singin’ in the Rain, CATS, Cabaret, Damn Yankees, Hairspray, Music Man, 42nd Street, Sweeny Todd, Anything Goes, Guys and Dolls and many, many more. She has acted in several training videos, commercials, and print work over the years. Carol also performs a one woman cabaret act featuring Broadway Musical numbers which is a definite crowd pleaser. She and her husband Dan, a fellow performer, enjoy supporting their daughter who is an actress, singer and dancer as well. The apple didn’t fall far from the tree.