It will be a beautiful day in Des Moines on Saturday, May 11, 2024 (at least we hope), and there are two events you will not want to miss:

South Sound Opening Day of Boating Season
Saturday, May  10, 2024

Saturday, May 11

  • 3 – 4 p.m.: Flag Ceremony at Des Moines Yacht Club

Waterland Wine & Art Walk
Saturday, May 11, 2024: Noon–5 p.m.

  • 10 Locations in Marina District
  • FEATURED WINES Wines from the Northwest plus other regions
  • 10 TASTES included with ticket/Additional tastes $5 each
  • Advance tickets $30

Day of Event tickets $38 available at John L. Scott-Des Moines and Kaihana Sushi

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This event supports the Annual Waterland Parade and Free Children Events on July 20.