Welcome athletes and fans of the 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines. We are excited and proud to host you and this event. Greater Des Moines is a place where you can find delicious and affordable restaurants, family-friendly attractions, a safe and walkable downtown and world-class sports facilities. Check out our long list of free things to do in Des Moines, find your hotel room, and start planning your 2018 trip to Greater Des Moines. Experience a destination that surprises and excites. Catch the 2018 AAU Junior Olympic Games in Greater Des Moines!

AAUJO Gymnastics

AAUJO Tae Kwon Do

Downtown Des Moines Skyline at night

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Adventureland Monster Rollercoaster Des Moines Iowa

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FW 17-18 Fun Pass

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Exile Chef

With hundreds of local restaurants, Greater Des Moines is your destination for unique, locally-sourced food and drink.
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AAUJO Cup Stacking Des Moines

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