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Don’t Miss a Moment Like This! 5 Can’t-Miss Events This Week in Downtown DSM

Five Things to Do

This week in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) will be full of can’t-miss entertainment opportunities — with a Kelly Clarkson tribute concert by the Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus, Pride Night with the Iowa Wild, a Pink Floyd psychedelic laser show and lots more. You won’t want to miss a moment like this!

Pride Night with the Iowa Wild

Friday, March 22 | Wells Fargo Arena
It’s Pride Night with the Iowa Wild, thanks to Capital City Pride and KISS 107.5! As the Iowa Wild line-up against the Chicago Wolves, enjoy drink specials and more. Discounted tickets are available; $5 for each ticket purchased will benefit Capital City Pride.

Iowa Wild

Dome After Dark

Friday, March 22 | Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
Experience the Botanical Garden’s geodesic conservatory in a new light! The dome and Gardeners Show House will be lit up with beautiful, colorful lighting — making for a memorable evening for a family outing, group of friends or even date night.

Dome Ater Dark

Kelly: We All Need an Idol

Friday, March 22 – Saturday, March 23 | Scottish Rite Consistory
Get ready for a magical evening! Through the transformative power of music, the Des Moines Gay Men’s Chorus will bring fun, joy and inspiration by singing Kelly Clarkson’s best hits. Two performance dates are available, with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. each night.

 Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus

The Pork Tornadoes

Saturday, March 23 | Wooly’s
The state’s most popular party band is making a stop in Downtown DSM this week! Best known for their unique spin on your fave songs ranging from the ‘80s to today’s hits, get ready for covers of Taylor Swift, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake — even Lizzo! If you’re looking for a good time, you’ve found it with a ticket to this concert.

 Pork Tornadoes

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular

Sunday, March 24 | Hoyt Sherman Place
This multi-media laser and light show paired with the original master records of Pink Floyd creates an unforgettable psychedelic experience! This show is sure to stimulate visual, audio and creative senses, making for a can’t-miss event for ‘70s music-lovers and rock fans alike.

 Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular

Looking for more? Here’s a list of five free things to do in Downtown Des Moines during March.

For these upcoming events and more, find tips on Downtown Des Moines (DSM) parking and navigation. For additional upcoming events, visit the Downtown DSM events calendar. Plus, follow @downtownDSMUSA on Instagram for more epic, things-you-just-can’t-miss happening around Downtown.

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