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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...

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...

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...

11 New Reasons to Catch the Iowa State Fair

Posted on Thursday, August 3, 2017 12:00 PM

11 New Reasons to Catch the Iowa State Fair 1. Nothing Compares To State Fair Thrills Iowa State Thrill Parks: THRILL VILLE, THRILL TOWN and THRILL ZONE officially open in 2017. From state-of-the-art reloadable digital wristbands to super spectacular rides, join the fun in 2017 with the new THRILL PARKS at the Iowa State Fair , August 10-20. THRILL...

8 Things to Do 4th of July Weekend in Greater Des Moines

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 2:00 PM

8 Things to Do 4th of July Weekend in Greater Des Moines 4 th of July is a great time to get out and experience what the metro can offer. Here’s a quick list of eight things to do this 4 th of July in Greater Des Moines. 26th Good Guys Heartland Nationals Browse hundreds of hot rods and muscle cars at the Iowa State Fairgrounds . Good Guys is...

7 Tasty April Food Events in Greater Des Moines

Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 1:00 PM

7 Tasty April Food Events in Greater Des Moines April showers bring May flowers. April events in Greater Des Moines bring donuts, bagels, cheese and more! Whether you are looking to expand your culinary skills or just enjoy delicious food, check out this short list of April events and festivals where it will be impossible to go home hungry:...

7 Can't Miss Family-Friendly January Events

Posted on Tuesday, December 20, 2016 3:00 PM

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 great...

Catch These Iowa State Fair Tips

Posted on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 2:00 PM by Addison Bratvold

Catch These Iowa State Fair Tips The Iowa State Fair is here! Who’s excited for food on a stick, rides, live music and so much more? For those who haven’t experienced the greatness of the Iowa State Fair, or perhaps you’ve only been once or twice, we have a few insider tips to help make your trip well worth it! #1. Food First...