Tagged with 'fireworks'

Fire Marshall seizes over two tons of illegal fireworks in Des Moines

Fire Marshall seizes over two tons of illegal fireworks in Des Moines

The State Fire Marshal’s Office seized an illegal shipment of fireworks in Des Moines this week, including artillery shells, cakes, fountains, and aerials with an estimated wholesale value of over $9,000. An... [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]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding 4th of July Fireworks party

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding 4th of July Fireworks party

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a 4th of July Fireworks Watching Party on Monday, July 4, starting at 7 p.m. This event will be held in the church’s Olympic room (main entrance). There... [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]

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal within the City of Des Moines

The Des Moines Police Department would like to remind everyone that as outlined by Des Moines Municipal Code, the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of Des Moines is prohibited: 9.42.030... [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]

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]

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal in the City of Des Moines

REMINDER: Fireworks are illegal in the City of Des Moines

The Des Moines Police Department would like to remind everyone that as outlined by Des Moines Municipal Code the possession and use of “Fireworks” within the City limits of Des Moines is prohibited: 9.42.030... [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]

Great food, classic cars, live music & more at Des Moines Community BBQ July 3

Great food, classic cars, live music & more at Des Moines Community BBQ July 3

The Des Moines Community Barbecue is coming to Beach Park Auditorium starting at 6:30 p.m. on 
Wednesday, July 3, with great food, classic cars, a beer garden and live entertainment – all to raise... [Read more]

Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets

Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets

It’s almost time for fireworks (in some cases they’re already happening), and the Humane Society released its annual “Tips for a Safe 4th of July for Your Pets“: Leave them at home There... [Read more]

Safety Tips for Summer Fire Season, Courtesy Publicsafe.org’s Wayne Corey

Safety Tips for Summer Fire Season, Courtesy Publicsafe.org’s Wayne Corey

With the fire season upon us, publicsafe.org Publisher Wayne Corey wants to remind everyone to review the fire safety tips listed below and be prepared for all contingencies. For the 4th of July: please... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Welcome To 2012

PHOTOS: Welcome To 2012

Welcome to a bold, new year… if you’re reading this you successfully made the transition with the rest of us. Hope the hangover isn’t too bad! The biggest celebration in town happens... [Read more]