There’s no denying that there are tons of kid-friendly places to go and things to see in Des Moines during the summer. The activities are endless, but at times can be expensive. Finding different options every day can add up! Luckily, there are plenty of free activities that are not only fun and entertaining but […]
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Des Moines boasts an array of fabulous restaurant patios. If you’re feelin’ al fresco, we’ve gathered a few of our favorite patios around Des Moines to make your planning a bit easier. Whether you want a friendly-family patio or you’re planning a date night, these top-ten outdoor dining options in Des Moines will help you […]
There’s so much to do this month in Des Moines! We’ve curated our July event guide with local moms in mind. Browse our guide for the best family events and activities Des Moines (and surrounding suburbs) has to offer this month. Banish the “Mom, I’m boooored!” comments with these top event calendar picks for July […]
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 […]
Before the road trips and family reunions, between camps and around the long-delayed dentist appointments, is a summertime lull. Many local attractions can help fill these few unplanned moments. But there is one magical place to rule them all: a safe haven full of ideas, characters, and imagination, complete with fearless leaders and climate control. […]
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.
Some of my favorite childhood memories involve sunny summer mornings sitting curbside along parade routes impatiently waiting for the loud boom to mark the start of the parade. My oldest is no different. He loves a good parade – the chase of tootsie rolls, the gleaming red fire engines, the sound of high school bands […]
Hello, summer! We’re welcoming June with open arms here at Des Moines Moms Blog. Our June event guide to fun family events around Des Moines (and surrounding suburbs) has been curated just for you. Our top event calendar picks for June in central Iowa include Shakespeare on the Lawn (bring a blanket!) and the Des Moines […]
The 2018 Des Moines Birthday Party Guide is here to help you plan the best birthday party for your child. We’ve compiled the best local resources into one guide.