welcome to the historic east village
The East Village is Des Moines’ most vibrant and diverse district, boasting many of the finest shopping, dining, nightlife and commerce in Iowa.
Located between the Iowa State Capitol and the Des Moines River in downtown Des Moines, the East Village is highly-accessible by car, bike, bus, or foot!
Holiday Promenade - Fridays, November 17 through December 15 The Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Historic East Village Neighborhood Association will spread holiday cheer throughout Downtown Des Moines (DSM) during the Holiday Promenade which will return to the Historic East Village for five Fridays in 2023. The 22nd annual Holiday Promenade will begin on Friday, Nov. 17 and continue ...Find out more »