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DISCOVER DOWNTOWN DSM

From the vibrant sculptures of Western Gateway Park to the Iowa State Capitol, Downtown Des Moines (DSM) is full of things to experience and enjoy. 

Here in Iowa’s capital city, more than 10,000 people live in Downtown Des Moines (DSM), while more than 80,000 people come to work here each day. Whether they’re employed by some of America’s largest insurance companies or one of the many tech startups that flourish here, opportunity is abundant in Downtown DSM.

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Sun. Public Skate

January 20, 2019

Enjoy open-air skating in the heart of the city!
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The Hot Sardines

January 20, 2019

In the talented hands of the New York-based ensemble, music first made famous decades ago comes alive through their brassy horn arrangements.
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