Life is a journey, and Whiskey River at The District is your rest stop along the way. Come for the drinks.

Unwind ‘til close located in Ankeny’s Prairie Trail entertainment district near the Chichaqua Valley Trail ,High Trestle Trail and Gay Lea Wilson Trail.

A bar that always has your favorite game on, a menu of mules, and enough spirits to lift yours.

Patio Seating. Walk-ins Welcome. Good for Groups. Adjoined to The District Venue, our two-story, all-inclusive reception hall.

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Owners Nicki and Joe Romare, who also owns the bicycle-friendly Founders Irish Pub along the Chichaqua Trail in Bondurant. They know how to cater to cyclists!

The Whiskey River at the District is a 10,000-square-foot building that features a full bar, restaurant, a ground level patio and a rooftop patio.

There are at least 24 handles of beer on tap, including local beers, then some more widely known brands. We also stock a couple hundred varieties of liquor.

Daily Specials

There are Daily specials for each day of the week ranging from $2 crappy beer, to $4 craft beer, "2 fers" to lunch and dinner specials. Don't miss their Sunday Bloody Mary Bar and Breakfast for $10! Check out their Daily Specials !!


Monday - Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

10:00 am - 2:00 am

Reception Hall

Looking for a place to host a reception?  The District Venue is be located inside Whiskey River as a reception hall that has a capacity of 300 people..

It is available for all sorts of events from weddings to corporate events and anything else you'd like to book it for. It has its own bar, a full catering menu and fully functioning event space.


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Whiskey River at The District
1350 SW Vintage Pkwy
Ankeny, IA 50023 MAP

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