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The leaves are falling, the crisp weather has returned and we have all the cozy comfort you need to thrive in work and play this autumn in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). Whether you’re working for a multinational company or up-and-coming small business, living the big city lifestyle or experiencing nationally renowned festivals and events, arts and culture attractions and sports venues, there is always more to do and see. Here you can discover or rediscover a new favorite restaurant, café or shop, take in the views and make memories. Fall in love with Downtown DSM as you plan your one epic autumn. Explore, experience and enjoy all Downtown DSM has to offer during the fall season! 


Whether you are looking for live music, sporting events, cultural festivals or outdoor activities, Downtown DSM has it all. Plan an itinerary for your Downtown DSM trip by visiting our Downtown DSM Events Calendar and sign up for our weekly Downtown DSM newsletter to receive event updates delivered straight to your inbox each week.

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Succulent Dish Gardens

October 4, 2022

Learn the art of planting and caring for succulents during the Succulent Dish Gardens workshop.
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Stamp Joy

October 7, 2022

Take classes from crafty leaders, create 10 make & takes and more at Stamp Joy at the Iowa Events Center.
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