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  • Iowa State Fairgrounds

    The Iowa State Fair, held each August, is Iowa's largest tourism event and the cornerstone event of more than 160 activities held year-round on these 400 acres. The entire district is listed on the Na...
    Iowa State Fairgrounds

Attractions and Upcoming Events


Sleepy Hollow Sports Park

Sixty-acre park features nine-hole, par-three golf course, go-karts, miniature golf, driving range, batting range, climbing wall, sand volleyball. Hayrack rides and Halloween activities. Winter activities include snow tubing, snowboarding and skiing. Lodge, concession/game area.

Des Moines, IA Fun Centers

Des Moines Playhouse

The Playhouse presents 12-14 musicals, comedies, dramas and family shows each year.

Des Moines, IA Theatres

Heritage Carousel of Des Moines

Thirty animals and two wheelchair-accessible chariots turn to the music of a Stinson band organ on this colorful wooden carousel. Located in a city park near the Des Moines River, the carousel features handpainted scenes of Des Moines landmarks.

Des Moines, IA Carousels

Iowa Hall of Pride

Experience Iowa from a fresh perspective at the Iowa Hall of Pride. Located within the Iowa Events Center, the Hall of Pride highlights Iowa's educational system, extracurricular activities and history through games, trivia and more.

Des Moines, IA Learning Centers

Things to do near Des Moines, IA

Mahanay Bell Tower

Fourteen-story carillon commands a view of Jefferson and surrounding countryside from the 120-foot-high observation deck. Fou...

Salorville Lake Fishing Forcast

Fishing Forecast A comprehensive survey occurring spring through fall of 2009 provided good information on the game fish s...

Polk County Heritage Gallery

Downtown gallery with changing exhibits....

Lincoln Highway Bridge

Built in 1915 as part of the first U.S. transcontinental highway, this is the only Lincoln Highway bridge still in existence....

Ames Golf & Country Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days...