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7 Can't Miss Family-Friendly January Events

Posted on Friday, December 29, 2017 11:00 AM

7 Can’t Miss Family-Friendly January Events January in Des Moines might be cold but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy everything the city has to offer! Winter is a great time to bring the entire family for a weekend getaway enjoying indoor attractions , outdoor ice skating , and delicious food . Here’s a quick list of 7...

8 Des Moines December Events You Should Make an Annual Tradition

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 3:00 PM

8 Des Moines December Events You Should Make an Annual Tradition There’s no time like the present to start a new holiday tradition! Whether you are wanting to get away with the family or spend a weekend with friends, December is the perfect month to start something special. To help you out, we picked eight annual December Des Moines events...

It's a Date In Des Moines

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 9:00 AM

Date Night Ideas in Des Moines Jump in the car and hit the road for Greater Des Moines! Experience the award-winning restaurants , attractions and first-class hospitality that our city has to offer. Plan your trip around an event , a season, or the weekend you have free! Whether you have a night to spare or three days off work, Greater Des...

11 Can't-Miss November Events in Des Moines

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 1:00 PM

11 Can't-Miss November Events in Des Moines A Little House Christmas November 3-26 Head to the Des Moines Community Playhouse for the family-friendly production of A Little Christmas. Follow along as Ma, Pa, Mary and Laura Ingalls gather to celebrate the holidays. Tickets start at $15 and the show runs Friday-Sunday each week from November...

11 Can't Miss Halloween Events in Des Moines

Posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 4:00 PM

11 Can’t Miss Halloween Events in Des Moines Ahhh October. A month filled with football, fall weather, and Halloween events. Let’s not forget Des Moines trick or treating. This year, October brings new events, annual celebrations, and plenty of ways to get your dose of ghosts, pumpkins, and candy. Catch these 11 ways to celebrate...

Catch a Haunted House in Des Moines

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017 7:00 AM by Allen Huffman

Catch a Haunted House in Des Moines If you are looking for something to take your mind off of pumpkin spice, here are a few Des Moines haunted house options, including one haunt that is returning after a three-year hiatus.   Multi-weekend commercial haunts: Linn’s Supermarket Haunted House Location: 3805 6th Ave, Des Moines IA 50313...
Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family at the Science Center of Iowa & Blank IMAX Dome Theater If you think you know T. Rex… think again . Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family is an exciting new exhibit for children (and adults) of all ages. Explore the most feared and revered of all dinosaurs in new and different ways starting Saturday, September 30 at...

14 Reasons to Attend the 14th Annual Des Moines' Oktoberfest

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:00 AM

14 Reasons to Attend the 14th Annual Des Moines' Oktoberfest Des Moines Oktoberfest returns in the heart of downtown Des Moines on Friday, September 22 and Saturday, September 23 from 3 p.m. - 1 a.m. both evenings. If you’ve never been before, or are an Oktoberfest regular, see what the festival has in store for 2017.  1. The Largest...

It's Pumpkin Patch Time! Catch Fall Fun at Geisler Farms

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:00 PM by Jannae Lane

It's Pumpkin Patch Time!! Catch Fall Fun at Geisler Farms Fall is here which means my family is planning our annual trip to a local pumpkin patch. I’m not sure who looks forward to this day more…the kids or me! You can’t beat a day wandering the pumpkin patch with a scarf wrapped around your neck and camera in hand to capture...

Fall Bucket List | Things to Do this Fall in Greater Des Moines

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 12:00 PM

Fall Bucket List | Things to Do this Fall in Greater Des Moines Finally , it’s here. The season every one enjoys. Gone are the bikinis, swim trunks and diets of summer and back are the scarves, flannels, boots and jeans. Pumpkin EVERYTHING hits the shelves and stores, leaves start falling and, let’s be honest, you’ve probably...