Tag: summer activities

August Family-Friendly Events in Des Moines

Let’s take advantage of the sunshine and warm days of summer to explore the city and the many natural wonders surrounding Des Moines before...

Free + Cheap Outdoor Movies in Des Moines

Summer is a great time to stay up late and watch an outdoor movie! The City of Des Moines and many of the surrounding...

July Family-Friendly Events in Des Moines

If you've been itching to get out of the house and have some summer fun, you'll be happy to know there are more in-person...

Backyard July 4 Celebration Ideas

My absolute favorite holiday is July 4.. The entire day is spent outside, the food is great, and the beer is cold. It’s also...

Des Moines Fireworks

  Fireworks are a hallmark of the 4th of July. While some fireworks shows are canceled or postponed this year, there are still fireworks happening...

Creek-Walking in Des Moines and Central Iowa

Summer is a great time to get out and explore and get a little wet! From a very young age, my boys loved the outdoors....

Backyard Adventures: Creating Summer Memories

Think outside the box and turn your backyard into an adventure! Obstacle courses, camping, and water play all use imaginative play in your backyard....

10 Family Day Trips in Central Iowa

Summer is a great time for an impromptu family day trip. 2020 is shaping up to be a summer unlike any we’ve experienced before....

Guide to Summer Fun in Des Moines for 2020

We Love summer in Des Moines! We've got you covered from pools, outdoor movies, and farmers markets to berry picking, road races, and parades. 

Pools and Spraygrounds Open in Des Moines 2020

Several Des Moines pools are opening for a shorter season in Summer 2020. Des Moines spraygrounds opened June 16. Birdland Swimming Pool and Teachout Family...