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There’s always something fun happening in one of the country’s “Up & Coming Downtowns”! (Thanks, Fortune magazine!) Must-go events, fun festivals, local hot spots… Don’t miss a thing!

Iowa Wild vs Rockford Icehogs

December 5, 2023
Cheer on Des Moines’ hometown hockey team at the Wells Fargo Arena as the Wild take on the Icehogs.

Dome for the Holidays

February 18, 2024
From Friday, November 17 to February 18, the Botanical Garden will be transformed into a magical world of festive delights and natural beauty.