6 must-do events in Des Moines this fall
Put on a sweatshirt and gather some friends — here are some events you'll want to check out.
What to look forward to in September:
🍺 "Des Moines Biergarten" is a new, pop-up German beer garden opening at Water Works Park starting the week of Sept. 1. Fill up a stein, lay in a hammock and chow down on pretzels.
🇩🇪 Oktoberfest isn't just in Germany. Celebrate it on a rollercoaster at Adventureland or with silent disco in downtown Des Moines.
🌎 Sample foods from all different cultures during the free annual World Food & Music Festival from Sept. 16-18.
What to look forward to in October:
🐴 Put a pioneer spin on Halloween and stop by Living History Farms for their weekly pumpkin bowling, trick-or-treating and horse-drawn wagon ride.
🧳 The Book of Mormon is returning to the Des Moines Civic Center from Oct. 7-9.
👻 If you want to be scared, there's no shortage here. There's the new "Phantom Fall Fest" at Adventureland, the always horrifying Slaughterhouse or the classic Linn's Haunted House.
P.S. — Don't forget that trick-or-treating in Des Moines is actually on "beggars' night."
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