Top Things to Do in Des Moines
August in Greater Des Moines is full of live music, festivals, delicious food and your favorite summer activities. Experience everything the city has to offer while you are here. Taste test your way through the nationally-recognized Iowa State Fair. Place your bets at Prairie Meadows or hit the links yourself at an Arnold Palmer designed course. Looking for a bite to eat? Dive into one of our many locally-owned restaurants that feature James Beard Nominated Chefs and locally-sourced food. Try a flight of Iowa Craft Beer. Browse dozens of unique boutiques at shopping districts such as Valley Junction, East Village, and West Glen. There’s so much to enjoy in Greater Des Moines this August. Catch it all while you’re here!