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Celebrate a Family-Friendly New Year at GuideOne ImaginEve!

December 15, 2015

GuideOne Insurance, along with the Downtown Community Alliance (DCA), invites families to celebrate the New Year at Des Moines’ biggest New Year’s Eve party for kids — GuideOne ImaginEve! on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. at Hy-Vee Hall, 733 Third St. in Downtown Des Moines. Kids and families can enjoy a countdown to the New Year with a Times Square-like confetti drop at 8 p.m. The evening will wrap up with a fireworks show at 8:15 p.m. 

The free event features inflatable slides and bounce houses, live children’s entertainment, carnival games with prizes, costumed characters, a Toddler Zone, dancers and a Tween Zone for children ages 10 and up. This one-of-a-kind event encourages family members of all ages to enjoy New Year’s Eve in a safe, responsible way and participate in a wide variety of activities. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Free event parking is available in the surface lot at 5th Street and Crocker Street and in the Park and Ride Garage at 7th Street and Crocker Street. Metered parking is available on surrounding streets and is free after 6 p.m. Please note: Due to construction, skywalks connecting to the Iowa Events Center will be closed. See additional information about the skywalks.

GuideOne ImaginEve! is produced by the DCA and sponsored by GuideOne Insurance, Bankers Trust, MidAmerican Energy, More 104, Praise 940 AM, Wells Fargo and WHO TV 13. The Downtown Community Alliance is a pillar of the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s work. The DCA is dedicated to increasing urban vibrancy in Downtown Des Moines. 

For more information visit ImaginEve.org. Media inquiries may be directed to Sophia S. Ahmad at (515) 286-4919. Volunteer opportunities are also available by contacting Maggie Pforts at (515) 286-4949.

About the 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 6,100 Regional Business Members and more than 330 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.