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. 
It's summer festival season! From delicious food and entertaining acts to people watching and if you're lucky a parade, summer is a great time to head to a local festival in and around Des Moines.  Looking for more summer fun?...
Playing mini-golf is a fun activity for all ages. It is easy to learn and doesn't take as long as regular golf. Check out these fun places to play mini golf in and around Des Moines. Mini Golf in &...
Are you part of the pickleball craze? You are in luck, playing pickleball in Des Moines is a dink. Pickleball, a combo of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong was invented by three dads trying to curb boredom among their children....
Did you know that Des Moines is the home to one of the largest skateboard parks in the nation? Lauridsen Skatepark is located on the north side of the downtown riverwalk. It boasts an Olympic-quality skate experience for skateboards...
Central Iowa is a great place to take the family on a bike ride. From urban scapes to calming rides amongst fields and quaint towns, find a bike trail to explore in Des Moines. Grab your helmets and see...
With over 30 acres of fun Blank Park Zoo is one of our favorite places to visit in the Des Moines metro. The best part? It's walkable even with young children AND it is open year round. The kids and...
Save the hunt for the kiddos and find the best Easter Egg Hunts in Des Moines in one place. Leading up to Easter, there are several community hunts around Des Moines. Find the one that fits your family best. And...
The playoff push is on for the Iowa Wild and this coming weekend is all about the kids! Join the Wild for Kids Weekend, which features two kid-centric theme nights sure to provide fun for the entire family. With...
Sláinte! Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Des Moines with the whole family with events all weekend long. Don't forget your green gear! St. Patrick's Day Activities in Des Moines March 16 | St. Patrick's Day Parade, Downtown Noon Join the Friendly Sons of...

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