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Out To Lunch

Out to Lunch is a free event that is open to the public, designed with the goal of creating a unique and fun opportunity for Downtown Des Moines (DSM) employees, residents and visitors to socialize with others in a vibrant, outdoor Downtown DSM setting with local food trucks and live music on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. throughout the summer. The events are free to attend and open to the public.

2022 Out to Lunch Schedule and Vendors

Next Out to Lunch: Wednesday, July 6  |  Near Federal Home Loan of Des Moines

Food vendors:


Upcoming Dates and Locations

  • July 13: Near Mercy College of Health Sciences Campus
  • July 20: Near EMC Insurance Companies
  • July 27: Near ISG
  • Aug. 3: Near Nationwide

Information, including location specifics for each date, and updates on Out to Lunch events and participating food vendors and entertainers who will be present at each event will be released throughout the season.

Stay Up to Date

Follow Downtown DSM on social or sign up for the Downtown DSM newsletter to be the first to know what food trucks and musicians will be at each event!


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Out to Lunch is produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership.

Contact Information 

General Event/Volunteers/Vendor Inquiries

Jerrica Marshall  |  Downtown Placemaking Manager
Greater Des Moines Partnership
(515) 286-4911

Entertainment Inquiries

Amelia Klatt  |  Special Events and Project Manager
Greater Des Moines Partnership
(515) 286-4917

Media Inquiries

Courtney Shaw  |  Senior Vice President of Communications
Greater Des Moines Partnership
(515) 286-4919