Come join us for some good old fashioned outdoor fun at Wills Family Orchard located just 20 minutes west of Des Moines! This orchard is Iowa’s first and central Iowa’s ONLY certified organic apple orchard!  We are so excited and...
The March of Dimes Annual March for Babies is coming up! How can you and your family be involved?? The March for Babies is an annual event and one of the nation’s oldest walking events. It’s a family friendly, mission-focused day of...
Hy-Vee is proud to partner with Pinky Swear to create the new Hy-Vee Pinky Swear Kids Triathlon and 5K Family Fun Run Friday and Saturday July 11-12, 2015, in Des Moines. These will be fun, accessible, and engaging events for children...
My family was ushered into Middle Earth and caught up in its other-worldliness last weekend thanks to Des Moines Young Artists’ Theatre’s presentation of The Hobbit. If you’re looking for a fun show for kids and adults alike, catch the...
Wondering what to do in Des Moines this December? Des Moines is brimming with Christmas cheer this month! Central Iowa has plenty of magical events to offer families this time of the year, so check out (and share!) this...
Easter egg hunts are a great tradition. Cute kiddos running around and excited over finding an egg. Plus it preemptively burns some of that energy from candies found in the eggs. Leading up to Easter, there are several community hunts...
SOLD OUT-Join us Monday May 17 at Canoyer Garden Center in Grimes for a DIY Planting Event Join us for You Grow Girl, a night assembling a custom, outdoor planter, enjoying a drink from Whimsical Wine Trailer, and shopping with...
Rhea Lana’s of Ankeny-Des Moines is hosting their Spring/Summer event from Friday, April 5th through Tuesday, April 9th. The event will be held at Woodside Business Park, 6900 NE 14th Street in Ankeny.Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment is “The Nation’s Premier Children’s Consignment...
We were so blessed to have Stoltze & Stoltze be a sponsor at our New Moms Event in October! Many moms got to learn about the importance of dental health and about this wonderful dentistry located in Ames. We are...
We have SOLD OUT of tickets to this event. We are thrilled about our September Frozen play date selling out in 25 minutes, but sad a bunch of you missed out on the fun. So... we are doing ANOTHER ONE for...

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Des Moines Outdoor Summer Concert Guide 2022

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Warm nights, lawn chairs, snacks, and refreshments, all make for a perfect outdoor concert experience. From nights at a local winery or the big...