2nd Annual Raccoon River Rally

  • 2500 Grand Avenue | West Des Moines, IA 50265
  • Presented By: West Des Moines Parks & Recreation
  • Dates: October 8, 2022
  • Location: Raccoon River Park
  • Start/End Time: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Price: Register online for Bike Ride and Boat Races
  • Overview

    Join us for the 2nd Annual Raccoon River Rally on October 8, 2022 featuring The Nadas – Iowa’s signature alt-rock-country band, selling more than 200,000 albums through their own label, Authentic Records. Singers/guitarists Mike Butterworth and Jason Walsmith, bassist Brian Duffey, and drummer Brandon Stone mix country, rock, alternative, and indie with flawless songwriting and catchy melodies for a crowd-pleasing experience. Stranger Than Fiction, an Ames-based folk-rock band will kick off the live music at 11:00 a.m. before The Nadas take the stage at 3:00 p.m.

    11:00AM: Bike Ride Launch, Food Trucks & Beverage Tent Opens, Fun Zone & Business Expo Open, Stranger Than Fiction Takes the Aureon Main Stage

    Raccoon River Rally is a regional fall festival at Raccoon River Park celebrating WDM’s community and outdoor recreation. Attractions for the event include a morning bike ride, live music, cardboard boat races, fun zone, food trucks, beverage tent featuring local craft beer, and business expo featuring WDM businesses and organizations.  Map available soon...check website!