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City Council votes to retain Destination Des Moines for 2014 Waterland Events

City Council votes to retain Destination Des Moines for 2014 Waterland Events

At Thursday night’s (Dec. 12) meeting, the Des Moines City Council voted to continue utilizing Destination Des Moines as the organization that manages and promotes the Waterland Festival and Parade. The... [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]

Extra Shuttle will ease parking during busy Saturday in Des Moines

Extra Shuttle will ease parking during busy Saturday in Des Moines

With this Saturday shaping up to be an incredibly busy day in Des Moines, with four big events going on – Pancake Feed, Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market, Classic Car & Wooden Boat Show at the... [Read more]

Waterland Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Car Show & Farmers Market on Saturday

Waterland Parade, Pancake Breakfast, Car Show & Farmers Market on Saturday

This Saturday, July 20, will be a great time to check out all the great things our community of Des Moines offers, with a very busy, full day of events, including: Pancake Breakfast at the Farmer’s... [Read more]

Street closures to begin at 4:45pm for Waterland Parade on Saturday, July 20

Street closures to begin at 4:45pm for Waterland Parade on Saturday, July 20

Destination Des Moines wants our Readers to be aware of the street closures that will take place for the Waterland Parade, which is set for Saturday, July 20, starting with the Children’s Parade... [Read more]

Here are the Award Winners from this Year’s Waterland Parade

Here are the Award Winners from this Year’s Waterland Parade

The Waterland Parade, held last Saturday night (July 21), was quite the fun, spirited community event (read our “live blog” coverage of it here), and Organizer Toni Overmeier has released... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Des Moines Celebrates Summer With The 2012 Waterland Parade

PHOTOS: Des Moines Celebrates Summer With The 2012 Waterland Parade

This past Saturday (Jul. 21) was the big day for the annual Waterland Parade, a Seafair sanctioned community event produced by Destination Des Moines. Under beautiful blue skies, all of our favorite units... [Read more]

Here’s Our “Live Blog” Coverage of Saturday Night’s Waterland Parade

Here’s Our “Live Blog” Coverage of Saturday Night’s Waterland Parade

We “live blogged” Saturday night’s Waterland Parade from the Grandstand, and below is our coverage in reverse chronological order (with the latest posts at the top; click images to see... [Read more]

Organizers Release Road Closure Info for Saturday’s Waterland Parade

Organizers Release Road Closure Info for Saturday’s Waterland Parade

Des Moines’ annual Waterland Parade will be this Saturday, July 21, with the children’s parade at 5:45 p.m. and the big event starting at 6 p.m., and the city has announced road closures for... [Read more]