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Experiencing Downtown

Eat, Drink and Play

Fun is easy when you're in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). Whether you're visiting for the first time or here for a lifetime, you can count on a good time. From boutique shopping in the Historic East Village to food and music festivals in Western Gateway Park, every block is an adventure – discover Downtown DSM!

Experience a city where sculptures are easily found and miles of biking trails run right next door. With internationally-ranked events, nationally-renowned local chefs and family-friendly tours, parks and museums, there is something fun for everyone. 

 

For information about where to park, visit the Getting Around & Parking page.

Visiting Downtown DSM

Whether you're here for work or play, there are plenty of options for places to stay. From hotels to short-term rentals, you can feel at home here in the heart of Greater Des Moines (DSM).

For more information about Downtown DSM, visit the Greater Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau.