Experience Marion County with the Exclusive Twinkleland Passport
The magic of twinkling lights this holiday season can be felt in Marion County, Iowa. The Knoxville, Pella, Pleasantville and Oskaloosa communities are coming together to offer special promotions via the free Twinkleland Passport, which includes locations for holiday light stops and discounts from retail shops selling items that will round out your shopping list.
About the Twinkleland Passport
Why explore Greater Des Moines (DSM) using the Twinkleland Passport this year? Well, for one, you’ll enjoy mobile exclusives delivered instantly via text and email, and there are no apps to download. It’s quick and simple, which is much appreciated this time of year, when we’re all busy with our holiday to-do lists! Not only can you win prizes by using the Twinkleland Passport, but you can also find special offers as you visit local shops and boutiques in the area.
The easiest way to get your mobile pass is to sign up at redrockarea.com/twinkleland. You will then receive a text and email instantly that can be saved to your home screen and accessed at the participating businesses. Ensure check-in is working via your GPS to earn points towards prizes.
Holiday Light STOPS
Find opportunities to see holiday light displays in Marion County towns, including the drive-thru light displays in Cora Shadle Memorial Park in Pleasantville or live displays during Merry-N-County Christmas at Marion County Park in Knoxville. Even Downtown Oskaloosa will debut its Dancing Lights Show this month, and in Pella the Spirit of Pella Central Park Lights event see dozens of twinkling lights in the city’s downtown square.
Here are just a few of the promotions you can expect to find during the event:
Twinkland Passport sponsors include VisitPella, Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and Mahaska Chamber & Development Group, and this project paid for in part by the Iowa Tourism Office. You can find the full list of local shops, discounts and light displays at redrockarea.com/twinkleland. The passport expires on Sunday, Jan.7.
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.
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.