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 at 5:45 p.m. The Parade Route will be between 216th and 240th on Marine View Drive, and closures are set to begin at 4:45 p.m. and continue until 8 p.m. Here are the details:

  • Marine View Drive: From 216th to 242nd will be closed from 4:45pm to 8:00pm (The Parade Route is 216th to 240th on Marine View Drive)
  • Kent Des Moines Road: From 16th Avenue west to Marine View Drive will be closed from 4:45pm to 8:00pm
  • 7th Ave and 216th will remain open
Traffic Management will be supervised by the Des Moines Police Department. Please comply with officer’s instructions as they are concerned for the overall safety and success of the Parade. “Destination Des Moines along with the city of Des Moines appreciates your cooperation and support.,” reads an announcement. “We hope you, your friends, and families will enjoy this year’s Waterland Parade.” Sincerely, Toni Overmyer Waterland Parade Director Destination Des Moines Secretary 206 212 6221]]>