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Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Shopping Edition

515 Day Shops

Shop ‘til you drop this year during 515 Day on Monday, May 15! Whether you’re looking for gifts or just want to gear up for spring and spend your dollars locally, we’ve got the Greater Des Moines (DSM) retail and service locations you should check out in the list below.

2 Harts Boutique

Community: Grimes
Visit 2 Harts Boutique to find women’s tops, bottoms, outerwear, dresses, jewelry and more to keep you stylish this spring and summer.

Baqara Floral Lounge

Community: Newton
515 Day is the day after Mother’s Day … so why not plan to support a local business and celebrate Mom in more ways than one by extending the gift giving and showing how much she means! From roses to tulips to dahlias to peonies, Baqara bouquets are ready to bloom for you.

Clean Works Auto Wash

Communities: Adel, Grimes, Urbandale and Waukee
We all know the saying “April showers bring May flowers,” and while that’s a good thing, it can also mean mud can build up on your vehicle. 515 Day might be the perfect time to visit Clean Works to wash your car, truck or van and keep it looking nice this season.

Fleet Feet Des Moines

Community: Des Moines
Upgrade your running shoes, clothes and electronics this spring before you hit the surrounding downtown trails.

Golf Cars of Iowa

Community: Pleasant Hill
This spring, choose from a variety of golf car options, including low-speed cruisers, golf course rides and hauler options.

Pop & Nod

Community: Des Moines
Grab local shirts featuring Des Moines, Midwest, Iowa State and University of Iowa text at Pop & Nod in the Shops at Roosevelt district. This women’s clothing, home décor and children’s store donates part of every sale to local organization, Count the Kicks.

Pulse Dance Fitness Studio

Community: West Des Moines
Purchase a 45-minute class with at Pulse, including Pulse Dance, Pulse Barre, Pulse Sculpt and more. It’s a great way to get in shape in a fun way — through dancing!

Rustic Swan

Community: Ankeny
An indoor farmers’ market, Rustic Swan offers antiques on Mondays Noon – 4 p.m.

Sun Tan City

Community: Johnston
Whether the sun’s out or hiding behind the clouds, you can ensure you’re ready for summer with tanning services and products from Sun Tan City.

The Learning Post

Community: Urbandale
School’s almost out, but that doesn’t mean the learning has to stop! Find educational items, including games and books, to keep kids learning all summer long!

The Stitching Place

Community: Indianola
This local quilt shop is a must-visit for quilters and embroiderers looking for fabric, designs and other products.

Trieste Home & Garden

Community: West Des Moines
In West Glen Town Center, shop Trieste Home & Garden for home décor and accessories. Gorgeous furniture options and beautiful wallpapers from Trieste can also make the perfect addition to your home.

Windsor Mower

Community: Windsor Heights
A veteran-owned business, Windsor Mower is a local lawn mowing service that will help your lawn shine this summer.

When you’re out and about on 515 Day this year, don’t forget to share your stops on social media. Wherever you choose to shop, dine or explore in downtown, highlight your purchases by posting them to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter — and don’t forget to include the hashtags #downtownDSMUSA and #515Day with your post! Local business owners will love seeing that you’re happy with your experience, and they will appreciate feeling the love during the 2023 515 Day celebration!

The Greater Des Moines Partnership calendar of events is a one-stop resource for activities taking place throughout the region. Find networking information for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses or events specific to Downtown DSM.

Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 23 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 400 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.