Things To Do in Iowa


Slipknot at U.S. Cellular Center on May 10 at 8 p.m. (Up to 56% Off)

Slipknot

U.S. Cellular Center

The Grammy-winning metal icons behind “Before I Forget” strap on their demonic masks for The Prepare for Hell Tour; Hatebreed opens

$56.25 $25

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Admission for Up to Two, Four, or Eight at German American Heritage Center (Up to 50% Off)

German American Heritage Center

German American Heritage Center

Historic building brims with exhibits celebrating the contributions & cultural heritage of German Americans; temporary kaleidoscope exhibit

$10 $6

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Movie Night with Popcorn and Soda for Two or Four at Riviera Theatre (Up to 50% Off)

Riviera Theatre

Riviera Theatre

Enjoy a second-run Hollywood movie while snacking on popcorn and sipping soda

$16 $8

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All-Day Paintball Package for Up to 4, 6, or 12 & Equipment Rental from Paintball International (Up to 62% Off)

Paintball International

KW Paintball

Equipped with rental paintball markers and masks, groups vie for supremacy over outdoor fields

$48 $19

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$35 for 30 Days of Unlimited Fitness Classes at Sweat, A Body Transformation ($75 Value)

Sweat, A Body Transformation

Sweat: A Body Transformation

Certified trainers motivate students through boot camp–style classes that mix kettlebells with battle ropes, tires, and more

$75 $35

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12 or 24 Yoga Classes at Flex Physical Therapy & Sports Medicine (Up to 55% Off)

Flex Physical Therapy

Flex Physical Therapy

Medically trained instructors lead students through yoga postures and movements at a studio that specializes in healing through yoga

$120 $59

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$39 for One Month of Unlimited Fitness Classes with Enrollment Fee at Kosama ($99 Value)

Kosama

Multiple Locations

Themed workouts throughout the week incorporate kickboxing, plyometrics, and TRX training to aim for target heart rates and full-body toning

$99 $39

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One Private Wine Tasting for Four or Eight at Rocky Waters Winery (50% Off)

Rocky Waters Winery

Rocky Waters Vineyard

During private wine tastings, winemakers serve seven samples and answer visitors' questions

$24 $12

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Mainstage Improv Show at The Last Laugh Comedy Theater (Up to 55% Off)

The Last Laugh Comedy Theater

The Last Laugh Comedy Theater

Audiences help the cast create an improv show at a theater founded by a teacher and performer from Second City

$15.48 $7

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$29 for a Two-Month Gym Membership with Unlimited Fitness Classes at Fitness World West ($248 Value)

Fitness World West

Multiple Locations

Instructors whip students into shape with Zumba and Pilates classes; trainers tailor workouts with Olympic weights, cardio theater, and pool

$248 $29

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Three Personal Training Sessions with Weight-Loss Consultation from Break Through Performance Center (50% Off)

Break Through Performance Center

Urbandale

No hype, no empty promises, or magic pill. Movement and diet assessment. Real one-on-one training, personalized for you.

$500 $250

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Movie for Two or Four with Popcorn and Drinks at The Waverley Palace Theatre (67% Off)

The Waverly Palace Theatre

The Waverly Palace Theatre

Surround-sound system booms audio of first-run releases as viewers in plush seats snack on popcorn and soda

$27 $9

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Archery Package with Equipment & Lesson or Five Private Lessons at Affinity Archery (Up to 64% Off)

Affinity Archery

Affinity Archery

Students mastery archery skills from experienced bow wielders in private lessons

$58 $21

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Personal-Training Sessions at Gravity Fitness Center (93% Off)

Gravity Fitness Center

Gravity Fitness Center

Trainer motivates clients to reach goals with cardio, strength, and core experience builds stamina, tone muscles, and burns fat

$135 $9

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Murder Mystery for Two or Four, or Dinner and Overnight Stay at Murder Mystery Dinners In Iowa (Up to 49% Off)

Murder Mystery Dinners In Iowa

Multiple Locations

Pairs dine on a hearty meal while participating in a twisting tale of mayhem and murder, and enjoy a one-night stay with breakfast

$170 $89

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Laser-Tag Sessions or Party at Game On, LLC (Up to 69% Off). Seven Options Available.

Game On, LLC

Game On LLC

Drug- and alcohol-free arcade with a LaZer Runner laser-tag system; for parties, customers may bring outside food

$10 $5

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two includes Cart Rental on a Weekday or Weekend at Kalona Golf Club (Up to 55% Off)

Kalona Golf Club

Kalona Golf Course

Built in 1928, course was named Best Nine-Hole Course by Iowa Golf Association & features rustic bridges, rolling terrain & mature arbors

$60 $27

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One or Three Junior or Adult Go-Kart Races, or VIP Track Pass with Race Discounts at MB2 Raceway (Up to 50% Off)

MB2 Raceway Inc.

Des Moines

High-performance electric European go-karts speed around quarter-mile indoor track at speeds of up to 45 mph

$23 $13

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One or Two Candles or Candle Bouquets with a Studio Session for One or Two at Glazed Expressions (Up to 51% Off)

Glazed Expressions

Glazed Expressions Des Moines

Paritcipants are walked through candle- and candle-bouquet-making sessions as they craft their own colorful, scented wax

$40 $20

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3-Lap Ride-Along or 5- or 10-Lap Formula Car Driving Experience at The Formula Experience (Up to 51% Off)

The Formula Experience

Iowa Speedway

Burn rubber in on a track ride-along with a professional driver, or take the wheel of a F2000-Style Formula car or Factory Five Shelby Cobra

$99 $49

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Spring Fling to a Murder Mystery on Saturday, April 25 at 6 p.m. (Up to 33% Off)

Spring Fling to a Murder Mystery

Avenue of the Saints Amphitheater

Complimentary wine and an array of desserts enhance participants’ sleuthing abilities at an interactive murder-mystery

$25 $16.75

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$35 for a Bowling Package for Six at Premiere Bowling and Entertainment Center ($79.95 Value)

Premiere Bowling and Entertainment Center

Premiere Bowling and Entertainment

Bowlers compete on one of 24 pristine lanes equipped with 32-inch LCD screens and optional bumpers for kids

$79.95 $35

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Pedaler's Jamboree Iowa with Rider Pass, Camping, and Main Stage Entry in Jefferson on September 5–6 (Up to 51% Off)

Pedaler's Jamboree Iowa

Kenny's Pub

Bike enthusiasts and music fans take to the Raccoon River Valley Trail for two relaxing days of biking, live music, and camping

$45 $22

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Overnight Dad & Youth or Family Camp for 2, 4, or 8 at Camp Hantesa (Up to 71% Off). 12 Options Available.

Camp Hantesa

Boone

Enjoy the beautiful grounds of Boone, Iowa, for an overnight stay with family chock-full of activities

$70 $24

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18-Hole Round of Golf with Cart for Two or Four at Oskaloosa Golf Course (Up to50% Off)

Oskaloosa Golf Course

Oskaloosa Golf Course

Using rolling countryside as natural palette for their artful pendulums, golfers enjoy manicured conditions on a course open since 1920

$70 $35

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18-Hole Round of Golf for One, Two, or Four at Emerald Hills Golf Club (Up to 52% Off)

Emerald Hills Golf Club

Emerald Hills Golf Course Iowa

Hilly terrain and multiple doglegs can lead to hazardous lies on 18-hole course that measures 6,632 yd. from back tees

$61 $29

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18 Holes of Golf with Cart Rental for Two or Four at Lake Creek Country Club (Up to 54% Off)

Lake Creek Country Club

Lake Creek Country Club

6,813-yard course promises challenging holes and scenic foliage

$120 $59

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Sesame Street Live “Let’s Dance!" at Wells Fargo Arena, May 9–10 (Up to 42% Off)

Sesame Street Live: Let's Dance!

Wells Fargo Arena

Fuzzy friends including Elmo, Cookie Monster, Abby Cadabby, and Ernie lead an interactive dance party with energetic tunes

$19 $11

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Concealed-Carry Permit Certification Course for One or Two or Online Video Course from CCW Pros (Up to 79% Off)

CCW Pros

Best Western

Conceal and carry permit certification course qualifies students to continue applying for an Iowa permit

$120 $49

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$30 for Four Beginner's Irish Dancing Classes at Mayer School of Irish Dancing ($60 Value)

Mayer School of Irish Dancing

Mayer School of Irish Dancing

Learn the basic footwork of traditional Irish dance at a school with more than three decades of teaching experience

$60 $30

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart at Big Rock Country Club (Up to 50% Off)

Big Rock Country Club

Big Rock Country Club

An 18-hole, 6,085-yard course along the Volga River with wide fairways for beginners and tricky bunkers to test experienced players

$70 $40

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$60 for $120 Groupon — Iowa City Fitness

Iowa City Fitness

Longfellow

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$120 $60

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Conceal-and-Carry Course for One or Two or an Online Course at Active Defense Awareness Training (Up to 79% Off)

Active Defense Awareness Training

Hilton Garden Inn Omaha East/Council Bluffs

NRA-certified teachers, many of whom have military and law-enforcement backgrounds; concealed-carry courses supplement permit applications

$120 $49

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One or Two Groupons, Each Good for Admission to a Two-Hour Paint & Sip Art Party at Creative Spirits Ames (Up to 40% Off)

Creative Spirits - Ames

Creative Spirits Ames

Patrons bring own beer or wine to the studio in Westowne Ames as instructors guide painters step-by-step to create personal masterpieces

$35 $21

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Two or Four Bottles of Wine at Stone Cliff Winery (46% Off)

Stone Cliff Winery

Stone Cliff Winery

Locally made wines include chardonnay, cabernet, and white zinfandel, as well as seasonal wines made from local apples and cherries

$24 $13

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Standup Comedy for Two or Four at Des Moines Funny Bone Through August 29 (Up to 69% Off)

Des Moines Funny Bone

Des Moines Funny Bone

Upcoming acts include comics seen on Chelsea Lately and Comedy Central

$80 $25

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$30 for $50 Worth of Gymnastics — Koach All Stars Cheer Teams and Tumbling

Koach All Stars Cheer Teams And Tumbling

Ankeny

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$50 $30

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Camping and Unlimited Golf for Four at Hillcrest Event Center (75% Off). Four Options Available.

Hillcrest Event Center

Hillcrest Event Center

9-hole golf course, Olympic-sized outdoor pool, hiking trails, and volleyball courts supply daytime fun before guests retire to tents or RVs

$788 $197

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Two or Five Personal-Training Sessions at Quad Cities Fitness (Up to 92% Off)

Quad Cities Fitness

Quad Cities Fitness

Trainers Blake and Caitlyn help clients lose weight and inches with fitness plans that are tailored to each person’s unique needs and wants

$90 $9

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2, 8, or 16 Dance-Fitness Classes from Rachel Klapper Movement Arts (50% Off)

Rachel Klapper Movement Arts

Multiple Locations

BeMoved dance classes incorporate a wide variety of dance and musical styles, such as Bollywood, Jazz, Latin, and Disco

$32 $16

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Riding Lessons or Trail Ride for Two at Jester Park Equestrian Center (Up to 48% Off). Four Options Available.

Jester Park Equestrian Center

Jester Park Equestrian Center

Instructors teach students riding and horsemanship techniques, or take pairs on a trail ride through the countryside

$35 $19

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$41 for LoziLu Women's Mud Run Entry on Saturday, May 2 ($64 Value)

LoziLu Women's Mud Run

Wildwood Hills Ranch of Iowa

Fun and challenging 5K features mud pits, climbing walls, and a giant slide

$64 $41

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Mini Golf for 4 or 8, or a Mini Golf Birthday-Party Package at Toad Valley Golf Course (Up to 53% Off)

Toad Valley Golf Course

Toad Valley Golf Course

Mini-golf course is designed after a full-size golf course’s putting greens with contoured planes, roughs, sand traps, and water hazards

$20 $10

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Wine-Tasting for Four or Eight with Take-Home Bottles of Wine and Wineglasses at Dale Valley Vineyard (50% Off)

Dale Valley Vineyard

Stuart

In a renovated 19th-century schoolhouse, visitors sample eclectic red and white wines crafted from locally grown ingredients

$32 $16

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Golf Outing with Cart for Two or Four at Cedar Pointe Golf Course (Up to 52% Off)

Cedar Pointe Golf Course

Boone

Scenic par 72 course begins with open, forgiving front 9, easing golfers into back 9 that features water hazards on nearly every hole

$72 $35

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$275 for a Skybox Package for 10 to an Iowa Cubs Game at Principal Park ($550 Value). 10 Games Available.

Iowa Cubs

Principal Park

After contending for a playoff spot in 2014, the triple-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs charges into a new season at Principal Park

$550 $275

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One or Three Groupons, Each Good for Studio Sessions at The Potters' Obsession (Up to 50% Off)

The Potters' Obsession

The Potters' Obsession

Paint a piece bisque pottery piece with 60 different glazes using brushes, stamps, stencils, and sponges

$15 $7.50

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Ballroom Dance Class Packages at Fred Astaire Dance Studio (Up to 81% Off). Two Options Available

Fred Astaire of the Quad Cities

Fred Astaire of the Quad Cities

Studio cofounded by Fred Astaire trains students with a curriculum that breaks social dances down into easily combined components

$125 $24

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5 or 10 Private or Group Basketball Lessons at Astronaut Basketball Academy (Up to 83% Off)

Astronaut Basketball Academy

Gates Park

Young players of all skill levels learn basketball fundamentals or finesse their technique during private or group classes

$350 $60

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