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Historic East Village

  • Region: Downtown
  • 1st-7th blocks of East Grand, Locust and Walnut
  • Des Moines, IA 50309

Historic East Village is Des Moines’ most vibrant and diverse district, with more than 90 shops, restaurants and entertainment destinations. West of the State Capitol in downtown Des Moines, the Historic East Village is minutes from the Iowa Events Center and Iowa State Fairgrounds. Easily accessible via bike trails, DART and automobile (Interstate-235, exit E 6th Street, south four blocks).

Attraction Information
General Information
  • Admission Price: Free.
  • Guides Available:
  • Hours of Operation: See website for individual store hours.
  • Season: Year-round.
  • Specialty Tours (Ex: Kid-friendly):: Please contact us to arrange a volunteer guide to help your group around the Historic East Village.
General Information
  • Days of Operation: Sun-Sat