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Celebrate the Final Days of Summer with a Free Outdoor Movie in Downtown Des Moines (DSM)

August 11, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (August 11, 2021) – Greater Des Moines (DSM) residents and guests are invited to attend the Downtown DSM Outdoor Movie Night on Friday, August 27, beginning at dusk around 8 p.m. Admission is free to the public and attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs to sit on the grass of Western Gateway Park, between 12th and 13th Streets, for the showing of the movie “Little Giants”.

This family-friendly pop-up event is an opportunity for people of all ages enjoy the final days of summer in an outdoor environment. Snacks and beverages will be available for purchase and attendees are encouraged to dine at local restaurants and support local businesses prior to attending the movie. “Little Giants” will be shown on a 25-foot portable screen and is rated PG.

Downtown DSM Outdoor Movie Night is produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership in collaboration with Des Moines Parks & Recreation and is sponsored by MidAmerican Energy Company.

This activation is part of The Partnership’s Glad You're Here | Love Downtown DSM series to encourage residents to explore Downtown DSM as more people begin to participate in Downtown activities and events.

If inclement weather occurs, the event will be canceled. A decision will be made by 5 p.m. day-of movie. Check the Downtown DSM Outdoor Movie Night Facebook event for updates and information.

Learn more about the Downtown DSM Outdoor Movie Night here.

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 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 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.