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East Village Holiday Promenade

  • E Locust and E 5th St. | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: November 22, 2019 - November 23, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Historic East Village
  • Price: Free to attend
  • Overview

    The 18th Annual Holiday Promenade in the Historic East Village is the holiday kick-off event with something for everyone! This year's event will be on Friday, Nov. 22, 5 - 9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Aside from the hundreds of twinkling lights, The Promenade will feature free horse-drawn trolley rides, visits with Santa Claus, carolers strolling around the neighborhood, holiday entertainers, ice skating, live ice sculpting, a traditional tree lighting ceremony at Brenton Skating Plaza and FIREWORKS! Local businesses in the neighborhood will have extended hours and treats on Friday and Saturday making it the perfect time to start your holiday shopping! Stay tuned for the complete schedule of the 2019 Holiday Promenade events. The 2019 Holiday Promenade is Produced By the Greater Des Moines Partnership and Sponsored By: MidAmerican Energy Company Operation Downtown Iowa State Bank The Patty & Jim Cownie Charitable Fund Christensen Development and Beal Derkenne Construction, LLC Ernie's Boondock