What’s New in Des Moines this Winter 2024


WHATS NEW WINTER DES MOINES 2024Winter may be synonymous with hibernation, but that doesn’t stop new businesses from opening all around the Des Moines metro.

Plus, if you haven’t already, check out what opened this Fall!

10+ New Things in Des Moines

Best Day Coffee | 404 8th Street SW, Suite A, Altoona
This locally-owned shop opened its doors in December and is already expanding to offer breakfast sandwiches all day.

Guesthouse Tavern + Oyster | 9500 University Ave #1118, West Des Moines
Inspired by upper-Midwest supper clubs, this new restaurant from the folks at Barntown Brewing will open a few doors down from the brewery very soon.
Nadia’s French Bakery | 2705 Grand Ave, Des Moines
Nadia started her baking journey during COVID and is now bringing her delicious French pastries to the masses.

Crisp & Green | 141 S Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines
This Minnesota-based chain opened its first location in Iowa featuring handcrafted salads, grain bowls, smoothies, and more.

Chipotle | 425 E. Hickman Rd, Waukee
West-side Chipotle lovers unite, Waukee’s new location includes the only “Chipotlane” in the metro, a drive-thru lane to pick up online orders without leaving your vehicle.

Basic Bird | 2607 Beaver Ave, Des Moines
This counter service Korean Fried Chicken restaurant opened in Beaverdale January 3.

Grimes Public Library | 200 N. James St, Grimes
The library will reopen in February after renovations. 

Madewell | 101 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 11380, West Des Moines
Shop elevated essentials featuring timeless denim, sweaters, accessories, and more.
Donutland | 4820 100th St, Urbandale
Established in Cedar Rapids in 1971, Donutland’s menu and design have been conserved to preserve its rich flavors and history, featuring 40 different flavors of donuts.
Brew | 136 1st Ave, West Des Moines, IA
Grab tasty specialty drinks and other convenience store favorites while fueling up your vehicle.
*Coming Soon, Blue Zoo | 6925 Mills Civic Pkwy #125, West Des Moines
This interactive aquarium is under construction with plans to open Spring 2024, but early bird annual passes are on sale now.
A LEGO Store will be opening at Jordan Creek Mall sometime in 2024! 

What is your favorite new place in Des Moines?


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