Things To Do In Des Moines


Urban Assault Ride: $100 for Urban Assault Race Entry on Sunday, August 16 ($130 Value)

$100 for Urban Assault Race Entry on Sunday, August 16 ($130 Value)

Urban Assault Ride

Mullets

Challenging bike obstacle race may include bike jousting, adult big wheels, and bike limbo

$130 $100

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Science Center of Iowa: Science Center of Iowa Admission and an IMAX Documentary for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 49% Off)

Science Center of Iowa Admission and an IMAX Documentary for Two, Four, or Six (Up to 49% Off)

Science Center of Iowa

Downtown Des Moines

Interactive exhibits include rocket building and space exploration, with six-story IMAX Dome Theater and daily science demonstrations

$36 $25

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Blank Park Zoo: After-Hours Zoo Brew with Live Music for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Blank Park Zoo (Up to 57% Off)

After-Hours Zoo Brew with Live Music for 2, 4, 6, or 10 at Blank Park Zoo (Up to 57% Off)

Blank Park Zoo

Des Moines

Visitors over 21 enjoy access to the zoo during weekly Zoo Brew evenings that combine drinks with live music

$24 $13

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B Squared Recording Studios: $105 for $190 Worth of Recording-Studio Rental — B Squared Recording Studios

$105 for $190 Worth of Recording-Studio Rental — B Squared Recording Studios

B Squared Recording Studios

Des Moines

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

$190 $105

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Skate South: Roller-Skating with Skate Rental for Two or Four at Skate South (Half Off)

Roller-Skating with Skate Rental for Two or Four at Skate South (Half Off)

Skate South

Des Moines

Pairs and foursomes glide around in traditional quad skates or inline skates

$18 $10

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Active Defense Awareness Training: Concealed-Carry Course at Active Defense Awareness Training (Up to 73% Off). Four Options Available.

Concealed-Carry Course at Active Defense Awareness Training (Up to 73% Off). Four Options Available.

Active Defense Awareness Training

Multiple Locations

Concealed-carry course can be accompanied by a defensive pistol manual or a private simulation-training session

$120 $33

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CrossFit Afterburn: One or Two Months of Unlimited Fit Factory Classes at CrossFit Afterburn (Up to 65% Off)

One or Two Months of Unlimited Fit Factory Classes at CrossFit Afterburn (Up to 65% Off)

CrossFit Afterburn

Des Moines

Fast-paced, high-intensity cardio in a class that incorporates boot-camp and circuit-style training for stability, endurance & strength

$99 $39

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

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

CCW Pros

Multiple Locations

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

$120 $49

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Willow Creek Golf Course: $20 for 18 Holes on the Blue and White Course, Plus Cart at Willow Creek Golf Course ($38 Value)

$20 for 18 Holes on the Blue and White Course, Plus Cart at Willow Creek Golf Course ($38 Value)

Willow Creek Golf Course

Des Moines

Mature trees line two 9-hole courses, which can both be played to reach a total of 18 holes

$38 $20

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Cirque Italia: Cirque Italia for One Child or Adult at Southridge Mall on May 15–17 (Up to 41% Off)

Cirque Italia for One Child or Adult at Southridge Mall on May 15–17 (Up to 41% Off)

Cirque Italia

Southridge Mall

Capering clowns, mesmerizing balancing acts, and death-defying acrobats perform atop a water-filled stage during a two-hour spectacle

$52 $31

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

$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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Plaza Lanes Sports Complex: $35for a Bowling Package for 6 with Shoes and Soda at Plaza Lanes Sports Complex (Up to $77.95Value)

$35for a Bowling Package for 6 with Shoes and Soda at Plaza Lanes Sports Complex (Up to $77.95Value)

Plaza Lanes Sports Complex

Des Moines

Groups of six bowlers send balls down lanes and sip soda between frames

$77.95 $35

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  • Raccoon River Excursions
    Raccoon River Excursions mobilizes merriment, sending colorful inner tubes and party buses zooming down their respective rivers and roads. During tubing excursions, guides shuttle groups to a launch point on the Raccoon River. After donning life vests, intrepid travelers lay atop their buoyant donuts and drift down 7?8 miles of gentle waters before boarding buses back to home base. Decked with MP3 and CD sound systems and beverage stations, spacious party buses chauffeur revelers as they celebrate impending nuptials or recent subpoenas by grooving on the dance floor and whipping around the dance pole under glinting LED lights.
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    1271 E 36th St
    Des Moines, IA US
  • AMF Bowling Centers
    "You're up." At Bowlmor locations from coast to coast, that message is passed between friends as they heft a ball, step to the line, and take aim. Glow-in-the-dark lanes complete with lane-side servers and banquette seating up the style factor on traditional games of bowling. These snazzy bowling lanes might be where the competition starts, but they're certainly not where it ends. That's because Bowlmor offers more than just bowling?laser tag, arcade games, mini golf, bocce, and even ropes courses make appearances at various Bowlmor locations across the country. Likewise, soda and chips fall by the wayside in favor of more upscale American fare and specialty cocktails.
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    3839 E 14th St
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Hull Avenue Tavern
    Munch on tasty pub grub at Hull Avenue Tavern. Low-fat fare is not available here, so leave some room in your diet. Unwind with a glass of wine or cocktail with your meal — Hull Avenue Tavern has a wonderful selection of drinks to accompany your dinner. Enjoy discounted food and drinks at Hull Avenue Tavern's happy hour. Surround yourself with the wonderful weather at your next night out at Hull Avenue Tavern. Free parking is available in the adjacent lot.
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    834 Hull Ave
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Drake University Athletics
    Sunday, December 12, 2010 against Boise State, at 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, December 21, 2010 against Dartmouth, at 7:05 p.m. Friday, January 7, 2011 against Bradley, at 7:05 p.m.
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    2601 Forest Ave.
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Skate North Incrediroll
    Skate North Incrediroll invites seasoned speeders and still-learning wobblers to glide around the smooth, family-friendly rink. After lacing up rented roller skates or inline skates, guests merge onto the Skate Court. One of the largest indoor rinks in Des Moines, the Skate Court proffers a friendly surface specifically designed for roller-skating and roller-giggling. A live DJ often fills the rink with jamming tunes, livening up the atmosphere for both skaters and spectators in perimeter seats.
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    5621 Meredith Dr
    Des Moines, IA US
  • Harlem Globetrotters
    In their 85th season, the Harlem Globetrotters have entertained millions of parents, children, and general basketball admirers with a unique brand of athletic precision and showmanship. For their latest 4 Times the Fun North American tour, the Globetrotters will add new 4-point shot spots located 35 feet from the basket, which is 12 feet farther than the official 3-point line but several thousand miles closer than the prime meridian.
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    233 Center St.
    Des Moines, IA US

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