Apr 19, 2024 - Things to Do

Things to do in Des Moines, including shopping and bar hopping

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Friday

๐ŸŽจ Valley Junction galleries and artists are joining together for a local Gallery Night at 137 5th Street. 5-8pm Free!

Saturday

๐ŸŒŽ Celebrate Earth Day with a park clean up and egg hunt. Find plastic eggs around Water Works Park and redeem them for glass ones. 8am to noon. Free!

๐ŸŽต It's Record Store Day. Shops all around Des Moines are hosting events, including Zzz Records, Vinyl Cup and Marv's Record Shop.

๐Ÿ› Shop around Highland Park, fill out a passport and get a chance to win a prize! 11am.

Sunday

๐Ÿงถ Buy homemade goodies around downtown during the Des Moines Makers Market & Barhop. 1-6pm. Free!

๐Ÿถ Walk a mile course with your pup near Captain Roy's and check out local vendors focused on dogs. 10am-noon. Free!

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