Welcome to Greater Des Moines.
Catch What You've Been Missing.
While some cities compress the nature of their character into one easily marketable element, Greater Des Moines is different. The essence of Greater Des Moines can’t be boiled down to one thing, but rather the sense of discovery and finding fulfillment in the most unlikely of places. Our authenticity isn’t contrived, but is rooted in our people, which makes every experience ring true; whether you’re taking a selfie with the Butter Cow at the Iowa State Fair or the Nomade sculpture at Pappajohn Sculpture Park.
We're changing perceptions one pork tenderloin or one Broadway show at a time. So be yourself, be different, take a look around and catch what you've been missing.