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Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

Final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature ‘The Coats’ Wednesday night

The final Beach Park Summer Concert will feature “The Coats” and be held this Wednesday night, Aug. 24, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park. Here are some videos of this great acapella... [Read more]

REMINDER: Des Moines’ annual Waterland Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Des Moines’ annual Waterland Festival is this weekend!

REMINDER: Des Moines’ annual ‘Waterland Festival’ is this weekend, with a carnival, parade(s), car/boat/motorcycle show and more; here’s the schedule: Children’s Carnival... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help with Waterland Festival this coming weekend

Volunteers needed to help with Waterland Festival this coming weekend

Volunteers are needed to help during the Waterland Festival – coming up this weekend from July 22 – 24. The most urgent need is for the Kids Carnival and the Waterland Parade, organizers said. If... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help at Destination Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

Volunteers needed to help at Destination Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration

Volunteers are needed to help at Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ 4th of July celebration on Monday. “Our volunteer board is working hard to fill the rolls needed... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Monday, July 4

Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’ will be Monday, July 4

Destination Des Moines’ ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines will be held on Monday, July 4, with the big pyrotechnics show starting around 10:15 p.m. In addition to a great fireworks show shot off from the... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

The City of Des Moines, along with Police Department, would like to remind everyone that the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of Des Moines is prohibited: 9.42.030 Fireworks... [Read more]

Des Moines Community ‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser BBQ will be July 6

Des Moines Community ‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser BBQ will be July 6

Destination Des Moines’ Community BBQ fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, July 6, from 5 – 7 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park. This year will include a Beer and Wine Garden, along with a Root... [Read more]

Here’s the schedule for the 2015 Waterland Festival, coming July 17-19

Here’s the schedule for the 2015 Waterland Festival, coming July 17-19

The Waterland Festival is coming up the weekend of July 17-19, with a bunch of great activities for all: Kid’s Fair & Pony Rides: July 17-19 at Field House Park 5K Fund Run, Walk or Roll: Saturday,... [Read more]

‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser for Fireworks will be Wednesday, July 1

‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser for Fireworks will be Wednesday, July 1

A fundraiser BBQ called ‘Smoke on the Water’ will be held from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1 at Des Moines Beach Park, to benefit Destination Des Moines’ efforts to put on a 4th... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines Business Networking Social will be Wednesday

Destination Des Moines Business Networking Social will be Wednesday

Destination Des Moines will be holding a Business Networking Social on Wednesday, Feb. 4, from 5 – 6:30 p.m. at the John L. Scott office, located at 22506 Marine View Drive South, Suite #301. “Visit... [Read more]

Here’s what’s blasting off in Des Moines this 4th of July weekend

Here’s what’s blasting off in Des Moines this 4th of July weekend

Stay in town this 4th of July weekend and enjoy a great time of family, food, music, fun, and FIREWORKS courtesy Destination Des Moines. Des Moines has three days of activities suited for everyone: THURSDAY,... [Read more]

Enjoy a ‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser BBQ at Beach Park Thursday night

Enjoy a ‘Smoke on the Water’ fundraiser BBQ at Beach Park Thursday night

A ‘Smoke on the Water’ BBQ will be held Thursday, July 3, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Des Moines Beach Park to help raise funds for Destination Des Moines’ 4th of July fireworks show. With... [Read more]

The 55th Waterland Festival will return as a 3-day event from July 18 – 20!

The 55th Waterland Festival will return as a 3-day event from July 18 – 20!

Now in its 55th year, the Des Moines Waterland Festival (presented by Destination Des Moines) is returning as a 3-day event jam-packed with family fun! The festival will be held the weekend of July 18-20,... [Read more]

Common Good Benefit Brunch will be Saturday, April 26

Common Good Benefit Brunch will be Saturday, April 26

The ‘Common Good’ Brunch will be held Saturday, April 26 at the Des Moines Activity Center, from 8:30 a.m. – Noon. Cost is $10 for Adults, $7.50 for Seniors (62 and over) and $5 for children... [Read more]

It’ll be an ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6

It’ll be an ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6

It’s going to be an Old Fashioned Christmas – Norman Rockwell style – at the ‘Old Fashioned Tree Lighting’ at Big Catch Plaza this Friday, Dec. 6 starting at 6 p.m. The tree lighting... [Read more]

Destination Des Moines elects new President, Board Members

Destination Des Moines elects new President, Board Members

At their August meeting, the Board of Directors of Destination Des Moines re-elected Tony Hettler President for a two-year term. Other Directors include Jill Pritchard of the Scotch and Vine; Susan Goegebuer... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2013 Waterland Parade

PHOTOS: Scenes from the 2013 Waterland Parade

Last weekend at this time participants in the Waterland Parade were putting the finishing touches on their parade entries, and looking forward to marching through the heart of Des Moines on Saturday. Sadly,... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Looking back at the 2013 ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

PHOTOS: Looking back at the 2013 ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

Courtesy of photographer Brian Morris from Morning Star Creative Group we have this setup of photos from the Independence Day fireworks display at the Des Moines Marina earlier this month. You can click... [Read more]