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Event List

Daily Listings of Things to Do

Looking for something to do? Look no further! Explore free events, concerts, sports events and more in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

Mainframe Studios First Friday / Critical Mass

August 6, 2021 5:00 PM Mainframe Studios, 900 Keo Way Des Moines Iowa, 50309

See a building full of world-class creatives and the new mural designed by Molly Spain at Mainframe Studios.

2021 Downtown Farmers' Market

August 7, 2021 7:00 AM N/A, Historic Court District, 50309

Goldie Takes Flight: State Capitol Grounds Tour

August 7, 2021 10:00 AM Iowa State Capitol Building, 1007 E. Grand Avenue, 50319

Take a kid-friendly tour of the Iowa State Capitol grounds in Downtown Des Moines (DSM).

Des Moines Water Lantern Festival

August 7, 2021 5:30 PM Water Works Park, 4343 Water Works Park, 50321

The Water Lantern Festival is a magical night of beauty as thousands of lanterns are launched onto the water.

Iowa History 101: The Annals of Iowa

August 12, 2021 12:00 PM Online Program, Online Program, 50319

Hear about Iongest-running history journal, The Annals of Iowa, from its editor, Andrew Klumpp.

2021 Downtown Farmers' Market

August 14, 2021 7:00 AM N/A, Historic Court District, 50309