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A Decade of Celebrating: Join Us at the 10th Anniversary Holiday Open House!

Holiday Open House

December 11, 2023

Step into a world where festivity meets purpose at the World Food Prize Foundation's monumental 10th Anniversary Holiday Open House. Over the past 10 years, this cherished event has brought together families, community leaders and esteemed guests to the enchanting Hall of Laureates.

About the World Food Prize Holiday Open House

What makes this gathering truly exceptional? It's the beautiful intersection of tradition, celebration and our vital mission. As twinkling lights illuminate our historic halls and the air fills with the seasonal melodies and the aroma of hot cocoa, we invite you to be part of something greater.

This event isn't just about merriment; it's a heartfelt call to support our community. Bring along a non-perishable food donation and be a part of our commitment to addressing food insecurity locally and globally. As you explore the rich history within these walls, our passionate docents will share inspiring stories of Iowa's heroes and the impactful endeavors of World Food Prize laureates dedicated to eradicating hunger worldwide.

Join us on Saturday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free, and the atmosphere will be alive with seasonal delights and soul-stirring music. Let's celebrate a decade of joy, giving and the enduring spirit of togetherness. Save the date and be part of this remarkable milestone! Learn more at halloflaureates.org.

The holiday season is the perfect time to shop local in Greater Des Moines (DSM). Support local businesses, creators and makers across the region. You can find ideas on where to shop using the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s #DSMlocal Guides and other regional business directories listed here. Don’t miss the Holiday Promenade each year, when you can skate at Brenton Skating Plaza, shop local businesses, see Santa and attend a downtown tree lighting!

Downtown Des Moines (DSM) is a growing, vibrant community that offers the energy, sophistication, housing and attractions of a burgeoning city with a brilliant future. It’s also easy to visit with plentiful and affordable street and ramp parking options. Find event information and follow @downtownDSMUSA on Facebook and Instagram for other news, tips and events happening downtown.

World Food Prize Foundation

World Food Prize Foundation elevates innovations and inspires action to sustainably increase quality, quantity and availability of food for all.