The Fourth of July means red, white, and blue, picnics, watermelon, and of course, fireworks! Celebrate the Fourth of July all week long with our guide to Des Moines Fireworks and Fourth of July celebrations in Central Iowa. Here’s where you can see Des Moines fireworks over the Fourth of July in Central Iowa in […]
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Summer in Des Moines is packed with things to do, places to go, and tasty treats to enjoy. We’ve got you covered from pools, outdoor movies, and farmers markets to berry picking, road races, and parades.
Summer is a great time to lace up your running shoes and start running! There are lots of road races around the city all summer long and into the fall. With distances ranging from 1 mile to a more ambitious 10K or even a full marathon, there are plenty of chances to hit the pavement. Many […]
Summer nights are perfect for sitting outside and watching an outdoor movie! The City of Des Moines and many of the surrounding towns offer free outdoor movies in parks during the summer. Check out our list below and get ready to enjoy a family-friendly movie with your friends and neighbors. Bring a blanket or lawn […]
Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and cherries, oh my! Late spring is prime time for berry picking in Des Moines and Central Iowa. Nothing compares to the taste of freshly picked fruit. Berry picking is a great family activity–kids love seeing where the food grows and everyone loves fresh berries! Check out these local farms for a […]
I love a nice handwritten card. In this digital age when a text or voxer message is the norm, it’s extra special when someone takes the time to write a note. I’m also a sucker for cute cards. I’ve been known to spend 20 minutes in the card aisle at Target searching for the perfect birthday […]
Picture this: A few hours spent with a group of your favorite girlfriends enjoying tasty snacks, delicious drinks, and no kids. Top it off by exchanging some of your must-have products or accessories and you have a favorite things party. Maybe you’ve heard of a favorite things party or seen people post about it on […]
Every year is full of challenges and celebrations. Before we start 2018, we wanted to take a minute to reflect on the highlights of 2017.