Des Moines Things To Do (95 results)

  • Gray's Lake Park

    The centerpiece of the Des Moines Park and Recreation Department, Gray’s Lake Park is the “Place to Meet” in the metro area with its many opportunities for walking, canoeing, picnicing, birdwatching,

    Park, Lake, Beach

  • High Life Lounge

    Des Moines owned and operated purveyor of classic brews, classic food, and classic Americana.

    Bar, Restaurant

  • Royal Mile

    On December 12, 2001 local company Full Court Press opened their first (but certainly not last) downtown establishment, The Royal Mile. Described by the Des Moines Register as “Des Moines’ living


  • Iowa State Fairgrounds

    The Iowa State Fairgrounds is located on the east side of Des Moines, Iowa, United States. It annually hosts the Iowa State Fair in late summer. The state fair was begun in Iowa in 1854 and the curren

    Landmark, Golfing, State Park

  • El Bait Shop

    130 beers on tap & over two hundred in bottles. Happy hour Monday-Friday 2-6pm. Delicious mexican & munchie inspired menu.

    Bar, Restaurant

  • Salisbury House (des Moines, Iowa)

    Salisbury House in Des Moines, Iowa is a Tudor, Gothic and Carolean style manor home. It was built by cosmetic magnate Carl Weeks and his wife, Edith Van Slyke Weeks, between 1923 and 1928. Salisbury

    Art Museum, Museum, Historical Place, History Museum

  • Des Moines Art Center

    The Des Moines Art Center is an art museum with an extensive collection of paintings, sculpture, modern art and mixed media. It was established in 1948 in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Art Museum, Class, Museum

  • Star Bar

    Burger Restaurant, American Restaurant, Brunch, Cafe, Bar

  • Vaudeville Mews

    We're a music venue.

    Concert Hall

  • Principal Park

    Principal Park, formerly Sec Taylor Stadium, is a minor league baseball stadium located in Des Moines, Iowa. It is the home field of the Pacific Coast League's Iowa Cubs.

    Stadium, Outdoor Activity, Attractions

  • Adventureland (iowa)

    Adventureland is a family-owned amusement park in Altoona, Iowa (just northeast of Des Moines). It features over 100 rides, shows and attractions.

    Amusement Park, Water Park, Resort

  • Blank Park Zoo

    Blank Park Zoo is a 25 acre zoological park on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near historic Fort Des Moines. The zoo is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is the only accr


  • Iowa Hall Of Pride

    We are a high-tech, interactive museum that pays tribute to the state of Iowa.
    We host hundreds of field trips every year, many after-hours events, and we are also a fun place to bring the family

    Museum, Speciality Museum

  • Hoyt Sherman Place

    Hoyt Sherman Place is the home of Hoyt Sherman, built in 1877 and located in Des Moines, Iowa.

    Historical Place, Concert Hall, Theater

  • Greater Botanical Garden

    Mission: exploring, explaining and celebrating the world of plants.
    Let the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden be your destination for an upcoming visit. As a progressive new cultural institutio

    Landmark, Botanical Garden, Garden

  • Iowa State Capitol

    The Iowa State Capitol, seat of the Iowa General Assembly, is located in Iowa's capital city, Des Moines, and houses the Iowa Senate, Iowa House of Representatives, the Office of the Governor, and the

    Landmark, Museum

  • Hessen Haus

    Welcome to the OFFICIAL Hessen Haus page. Check in with us regularly for fb family specials! From great German fare to group revelry unique to these confines, a night at the Hessen will not soon b

    Entertainment, German Restaurant, Bar, Restaurant

  • Terrace Hill

    Terrace Hill, also known as Hubbell Mansion, Benjamin F. Allen House, and Iowa Governor's Mansion, is the official residence of the Governor of Iowa. Located in Des Moines, Iowa, it is an example of S

    History Museum, Tour, Museum, Government Building, Historical Place

  • The Standard Martini Bar

    Superior Martinis+Artisan Sandwiches+Social Plates+Exciting Entertainment
    Court Ave's Newest Up and Coming Addition! Des Moines new premiere Happy Hour establishment located in the 3rd and Court D


  • Shorty's

    Happy Hour: 4pm-6pm daily; $2.50 Schlitz & all domestic bottles, $2.50 well drinks & $2 Schlitz draws Sunday Schlitz Suppers: $9.99 Pork Loin Dinne

    Bar And Grill, Restaurant, Bar

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