Join us for the Des Moines Symphony’s 24th annual Yankee Doodle Pops, Iowa’s largest single-day concert event! This family-friendly and patriotic concert concludes with the area’s premier fireworks display over the downtown Des Moines skyline, and best of all, it’s FREE! Bring your picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs, or purchase food from an array of vendors at the concert. Participate in the Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger by bringing a non-perishable food item to the concert, and receive a discount offer for the Des Moines Symphony’s 2017-18 Masterworks Season.
This year’s program, An American Journey, features music that evokes the sights and sounds of our great country. The Des Moines Symphony will perform time-honored favorites including the traditional Armed Forces Salute, The Stars and Stripes Forever, and the 1812 Overture with live Howitzer cannons.
FREE! No tickets required.
6:30pm: Concert Prelude; 8:30pm: Des Moines Symphony’s 24th annual Yankee Doodle Pops concert
Plus, don't forget the great fireworks after the show!