Christmas In July

  • 1400 Forest Avenue | Des Moines, IA 50314
  • Presented By: The Salvation Army
  • Dates: July 16, 2022
  • Location: Evelyn Davis Park
  • Phone: (515) 868-5967
  • Start/End Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • Overview

    The Salvation Army and Douglas M. Woods Present Christmas In July! This is a FREE event with food, fun & lots of giveaways!

    Our sponsors so far are: Xtream powered by Mediacom, MidAmerican Energy, Community State Bank, United Healthcare, Green State Credit Union, Fareway, IA Wild, Des Moines Menace, Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families, PepsiCo., ADI Group, Quik Trip, EMC, Ruan, Iowa State Bank, Casey’s, Hansen Company, Humana, Eisenlauer Team, Scheels, Altoona Smiles, Bank Iowa, Banker's Trust and more!

    Come out and enjoy:
    - Free Lunch sponsored by MidAmerican Energy,
    - Free Ice Cream sponsored by Community State Bank at The Outside Scoop Truck (first 500 scoops)
    - Free toy from Santa sponsored by Mediacom & Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families
    - Meet two of Santa's team – two live reindeer, sponsored by United Healthcare!
    - Large Kettle Bouncy House & Toddler bouncy castle sponsored by Green State Credit Union.
    - Inflatable archery sponsored by Bass Pro Shops
    - Picture opportunities with Santa, Santa’s sleigh, Spiderman, Elsa!
    - Street Hockey with The Iowa Wild
    - Play soccer with the Des Moines Menace
    - Cubbie Bear will make an appearance & be giving out tickets to the game that night.
    - Nerd Art Face Painting
    - "Touch A Truck" with Ruan Transportation
    - Creative Visions will be offering free snow cones, popcorn & cotton candy!
    - Free water bottles while they last at the Des Moines Water Works Watering Station!

    Also joining us in booths at the event: Laborers Local 177; Broadlawns WIC; St. Vincent de Paul; Urban Dreams and more!

    For Vendor/Sponsor information, or to donate to the event, visit:
    Anyone interested in volunteering or sponsoring should call Tamyra Harrison at 515-282-3599 or email