Holiday Date Ideas in Des Moines

holiday date ideas in Des Moines
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Celebrate the holidays with your partner in Des Moines! Here are our favorite holiday date ideas during this festive season.

Holiday Date Ideas in Des Moines

1. Enjoy cookies paired with wine.

Jasper Winery is offering a holiday wine and cookie pairing throughout December. Sample 4 different holiday cookies along with complimentary wines. Reservations required. 

2. Catch a show

See Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the Civic Center or Playhouse  Or get tickets to a Noce Christmas with Max Wellman

3. Go Ice Skating

Brenton Skating Plaza downtown is now open as well as other ice skating rinks around Des Moines. 

Find more holiday activities and events happening in Des Moines. 

4. Check out a Holiday Pop Up Bar

Enjoy a festive cocktail at Miracle on Ingersoll, check out the Exile Snow Globe, or Rudolph’s Rooftop at the Republic on Grand. 

5. Go to the Holiday Promenade or Jingle in the Junction.

Pretend you’re in a Hallmark movie, and wander down festive streets and shop at unique local businesses. 

6. See holiday lights. 

Drive through some of the holiday lights displays in and around Des Moines. 

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What are your favorite holiday date ideas? 


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