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Upcoming Events in Ankeny Iowa


June

19 Bike MS: C.H. Robinson Iowa Ride - Don’t just ride, Bike MS. Experience this fully supported, one-day ride that starts and finishes at Firetrucker Brewery in Ankeny, Iowa. Cyclists will be able to choose from multiple route options and pedal toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. For more information and to register, visit myMSbike.org.

Ph: 800-372-1331 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: specialevents@MSsociety.org
Web: www.myMSbike.org

September

28 - 19 Growing Family Fun Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch - Visit a stroller-friendly 10-acre corn maze four miles east of Ankeny and five miles north of Altoona. We also offer pick-your-own pumpkins, children's activities and an ADA-accessible hayride. Groups of 15 or more may reserve one of our three fire pits. Open weekends to the public. Saturdays 10 am - last admission 9 pm, Sundays 12 - last admission 7 pm. Groups may schedule an appointment during the week. Open September through last Sunday in October.

Address: 5251 NE 94th Ave. , Ankeny, Iowa
Ph: 515-964-2640 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 515-964-8704
Email: info@growingfamilyfun.com
Web: www.growingfamilyfun.com
Fee: $8 ages 3 and up

October

25 - 17 Growing Family Fun Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch - Visit a stroller-friendly 10-acre corn maze four miles east of Ankeny and five miles north of Altoona. We also offer pick-your-own pumpkins, children's activities and an ADA-accessible hayride. Groups of 15 or more may reserve one of our three fire pits. Open weekends to the public. Saturdays 10 am - last admission 9 pm, Sundays 12 - last admission 7 pm. Groups may schedule an appointment during the week. Open September through last Sunday in October.

Address: 5251 NE 94th Ave. , Ankeny, Iowa
Ph: 515-964-2640 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 515-964-8704
Email: info@growingfamilyfun.com
Web: www.growingfamilyfun.com
Fee: $8 ages 3 and up

November

23 Santa's North Pole Village Craft Show - Santa’s North Pole Village Craft Sale (SNPV) is one of the largest craft shows in Iowa, featuring hand-crafted items such as jewelry, furniture, clothing and holiday decor. There are about 250 exhibitors at this event, from fine art crafters to jewelry and candle makers, and more. Local non-profit organizations offer food and drinks for sale, and the shuttle will take you from location to location all day for only a dollar. The cafeterias at each school open at 8 am and there is an array of food vendors throughout the event as well. Three locations (Shuttle bus available):

Northview Middle School: 1302 N. Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023
Parkview Middle School: 105 NW Pleasant, Ankeny, IA 50023
Prairie Ridge Middle School: 1010 NW Prairie Ridge Dr., Ankeny, IA 50023

Hours: 9am-4pm, Admission: $5

http://www.facebook.com/SantasNorthPoleVillage

Address: 1302 N. Ankeny Blvd , Ankeny, Iowa
Ph: 515-965-0940 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: ankenyarts@ankenyartcenter.com
Web: www.ankenyartcenter.com
Fee: $5

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ankeny Area Historical Society Museum

Two museums house artifacts from the Ankeny area, including military items, several period rooms, a school room with historical items from Ankeny schools, and a nurses' station from the former Des Moines Ordnance Plant, now John Deere Des Moines Works.

Ankeny, IA Museums

Otter Creek Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7

Ankeny, IA Golf Courses

Ankeny Golf & Country Club

Course Access: Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Ankeny, IA Golf Courses

Briarwood Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 18
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Ankeny, IA Golf Courses

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