Glow Wild 2019

  • 12130 NW 128th Street | Granger, IA 50109
  • Presented By: Polk County Conservation
  • Dates: August 24, 2019
  • Location: Jester Park Nature Center
  • Start/End Time: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: varies - see description
  • Overview

    Join us for great food, beer & other beverages, and plenty of crafts/activities for both kids & adults. Glow Wild 2019 will be packed with all of the outdoor fun one can handle, including tethered hot air balloon rides, glow-in-the-dark climbing walls, giant yard games, canoeing, horse-drawn wagon rides, our signature towering bonfire, festival camping & more throughout the evening! Oh, and don’t forget the free s’mores!

    Live music featuring popular Southern rock band, The Georgia Satellites will be taking the stage at 8 p.m. after we light the bonfire between 7:30 & 8 p.m.

    Local Des Moines band, Suede, will open for the Georgia Satellites. Taking the stage at 6:30 p.m. Come for the entire day or just for the music!

    • Adults (Ages 18+) | $15
    • Children (Ages 3 - 17) | $5
    • Children (Ages 2 or under) | FREE

    *Prices Increase Day of Event at 4 p.m.
    • Adults (Ages 18+) | $18
    • Children (Ages 3 - 17) | $8
    • Children (Ages 2 or under) | FREE

    • 3 slots per ride
    • Tickets are sold in hour time blocks from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
    • Please be present for the time slot you purchase.
    • Limited number of rides | NOT Included in ticket price | MUST purchase Glow Wild tickets to participate.
    *There is a 600 lb. weight limit per balloon ride. Please give this consideration when booking your reservation time. Families with more than 3 people may be able to fit more people in the basket as long as 600 lbs. isn't exceeded. No additional charges will be assessed beyond the 3-person per time slot maximum. If there are only 2 people in your party, you may be asked to share your ride. For questions and concerns please call Polk County Conservation at 515.323.5363.

    FESTIVAL TENT CAMPING | Saturday Night Camping: $25 per Tent
    • Maximum number of people per tent: 6
    • Each additional tent must purchase a camping ticket
    • Camping passes are not included within the ticket prices and must be purchased separately.
    • Limited number of sites | ALL campers MUST purchase Glow Wild tickets.

    Questions? Visit our FAQ's page:

    Thank you to our presenting sponsors:
    Fleet Farm - Presenting Sponsor
    Charles Gabus Ford - Presenting Auto Sponsor