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Celebrate 515 Day in DSM: Shopping Edition

515 Day Shops

Shop ‘til you drop this year during 515 Day on Wednesday, 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. Open Wednesday from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Adel Flowers & Gifts

Community: Adel 
Stop by Adel Flowers & Gifts for bouquets to fill your home or office this spring. Or become a plant parent to a new indoor plant. Open Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Brown Dog Bakery

Community: Ankeny
Purchase bakery treats or a new toy for your pup at Brown Dog Bakery in Ankeny. You can also stop in for a grooming appointment or some nutritional counseling so you can purchase the best items for our senior pet or animal with chronic conditions. Open Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

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. Open 24 hours.

Fit and Fierce 515

Community: Waukee
Stop in at this yoga studio and supportive community dedicated to wellness. Try nine different class formats and stop in at the Dry Salt Therapy Studio to elevate your wellness. Open Wednesday — times vary.

Fleet Feet Des Moines

Community: Des Moines
Upgrade your running shoes, clothes and electronics this spring before you hit the surrounding downtown trails. Open Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

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. Open Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Harvest Creek

Community: Winterset 
Harvest Creek, located on the west side of the square in Winterset, is home to Fair Trade Fesh Roasted Madison County Coffee. You can also find antiques, candles, soaps and more. Open Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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! Session times vary.

Sun Tan City

Community: Altoona, Ankeny and Des Moines 
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. Open Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 10 p.m.

Suzy's Kitchen & Gifts

Community: Altoona 
Shop organizational and housewarming items like the Swig drinkware or CasaWare nonstick pans from Suzy’s Kitchen & Gifts, located at the Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona. Open Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The Learning Post

Community: Urbandale
School’s almost out, but that doesn’t mean learning must stop! Find educational items, including games and books, to keep kids learning all summer long! Open Wednesday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The Stitching Place

Community: Indianola
This local quilt shop is a must-visit for quilters and embroiderers looking for fabric, designs and other products. Open Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Treasured Portraits

Community: Knoxville 
Graduation and wedding season are upon us. Why not book a session with Treasured Portraits? Open Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Van Wall Equipment

Community: Ankeny, Madrid and Urbandale
Take advantage of spring financing specials — 0% on select sprayers, planters and tractors. Open Wednesday from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

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 DSM, highlight your purchases by posting them to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter — and don’t forget to include the hashtag #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 this year’s 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, including Chamber luncheons, roundtables and ribbon cuttings. You can also find live music happening each week thanks to the “Live Music This Week in DSM” blog series.

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.