The fun and excitement from the holidays has dwindled and now you have many, many days to entertain your children. Having the kids home for winter break is fun, but also a little stressful. I am used to dropping...
Get in the holiday spirit with the Iowa Wild during Winter Wonderland weekend! With tickets starting as low as $18, two fun-filled games are sure to be plenty of excitement for the entire family. To kick things off on December 22,...
Not sure what you're going to do with the kids during winter break in Des Moines? When the new toys have lost their appeal and you can't possibly watch another episode of Gravity Falls on Disney+ it's time to...
Sometimes a staycation is just what you need. Our last hotel stay was in the Wisconsin Dells. Recently, we were talking about that trip, and how we hadn't stayed in a hotel since then. Our eight-year-old chimed in with,...
How will you celebrate New Year's Eve this year? Ring in the New Year with family activities, adult-only festivities, or a little bit of both! There's lots of fun to be had around Des Moines to welcome 2024. New Year's...
In light of the holiday season, Des Moines Performing Arts has a gift for you! Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is taking the stage at the Des Moines Civic Center for two performances on December 21! This show is...
As parents, we have many things on our to-do list. Besides spending time with your kids, feeding them, cleaning, just keeping up on life in general (and so many other things), it can feel impossible to add one more...
UPDATE: See The Canadian Pacific holiday train (CPKC) come back through Iowa on Thursday, December 7 in Mason City.  The holiday train is scheduled to arrive at 7:45 p.m. at the CPKC Depot 904 South Pennsylvania Ave 8-8:30 p.m. Tenille...
Maybe it is because my husband and I were both 1980s kids, but we love taking our daughter to arcades, and we have been doing so since she was little. With food and drink options galore most of these...
We are fortunate to have so many amazing parks in Des Moines.  Des Moines has a thriving parks system that experiences constant reinvention, driven by national trends and innovative planners. Aging parks and empty spaces are regularly targeted for renewal....

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