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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).

Poetry Palooza!

April 20, 2024 10:00 AM Grand View University Student Center, 2811 E 14th St, 50316

The two-day Poetry Palooza at Grand View University will feature six renowned poets.

Community Foundation Celebration Luncheon

May 2, 2024 11:30 AM Community Choice Convention Center, 833 5th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

Attend the Community Foundation Celebration Luncheon in 2024 to help celebrate charitable giving in DSM.

Iowa Architectural Foundation Encore 35 Gala

May 3, 2024 7:00 PM Des Moines Heritage Center, 120 E 5th St, 50309

Celebrate 35 years with Iowa Architectural Foundation during the annual gala in the Historic East Village.

Des Moines Symphony Season Finale: (Re)Discover the Ode to Joy

May 11, 2024 7:30 PM Des Moines Civic Center, 221 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309, 50309

See Beethoven's Ninth Symphony performed in the Des Moines Symphony's 86th Season Finale.

Sebastian Maniscalco: It Ain't Right Tour

December 15, 2024 7:00 PM Wells Fargo Arena, 730 3rd Street, 50309

Sebastian Maniscalco will wrap up his comedic tour in Downtown Des Moines this month.