In + Around Des Moines

Find family-friendly activities in and around Des Moines. We love raising our family in Des Moines–here’s why! Find events happening in downtown Des Moines and the Des Moines Metro for the whole family. Learn more about Des Moines Family Fun.

As a working mom with an active family, relaxation is usually the lowest priority on my to-do list. If it even makes my to-do list. I love a good spa day as much as the next gal, but sometimes...
It's finally spring! The birds are singing and the flowers are blooming! Maybe it's because we've survived another Iowa winter, but spring is lovely in Des Moines and we have some of the prettiest flowers. You know you want...
Mark your calendars for Kites on the Green on Saturday, May 4. Get set for a day filled with free, family-friendly activities and fun! Not to mention, it's also the unofficial Star Wars holiday, so May the 4th be...
Iowa’s largest children’s consignment sale is happening this week at the 4-H Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds! Whether you’re looking to save money on the items your children need for spring and summer or live more sustainably by purchasing gently...
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...
Spring cleaning is upon us. Out with old and in with the new, especially clothes for kids who never stop growing. Fear not, Spring Consignment Sales in Des Moines are also here! Grab new-to-you clothes and gear while consigning...
Spring into a new business in Des Moines! Enjoy the nicer weather by exploring what's new in Des Moines and beyond. Plus, if you haven't already, check out what opened this Winter! 9 New Things in Des Moines Chikin Lickin | 1196...
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...
March on! With a few glimpses of Spring, but some Winter left, March brings a variety of things to do in Des Moines. Not only is it Spring Break, but it's also March Madness, as well as St. Patrick's...

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