SUMMER IN DES MOINES
Experience summer in Des Moines. A season where you can enjoy roller coaster rides at Adventureland Park and baby animals at the Blank Park Zoo. Catch an Iowa Cubs game at Principal Park or live horse racing at Prairie Meadows. Enjoy live music along the river, more than 800 miles of trails, and a rooftop patio with an Iowa craft beer in hand.
Plan your getaway around one of the many Greater Des Moines summer events such as Winefest, Iowa State Fair, 80/35, Des Moines Arts Festival, National Balloon Classic and so much more. Summer in Des Moines is experiments and IMAX movies at the Science Center of Iowa and high-speed racing at the Iowa Speedway. It's breakfast at the farmers market and snapping pictures near public art. Catch the summer you have been waiting for in Greater Des Moines.
Hear from locals about where to eat, drink, and spend your time while visiting Des Moines this spring. Catch an insider look at events in Des Moines, suggested itineraries, places to shop in Des Moines, and a few of the many delicious restaurants. These are just a few of our recommendations! Read this suggested content and then check out an entire list of blogs here.