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!
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09 June 2023 June 9 - June 11
Pride Fest Weekend kicks off Friday June 9th and continues through Sunday June 10th in the Historic East Village.Find out more »
02 June 2023 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
5 to 8 PM on APRIL 7 - MAY 5 - JUNE 2 - JULY 7 - AUGUST 4 First Fridays in the East Village Join the shops, businesses, restaurants, and bars that call the East Village home in our 2023 First Fridays. Each week will showcase an array of events sprinkled throughout the East Village. As each week draws ...Find out more »
Explore the East Village
Over 100+ shops and services waiting for you to discover.
HISTORIC EAST VILLAGE MEMBERSHIP
Your HEV Membership demonstrates your commitment to our neighborhood and sends a strong message to our local and state leaders that we are invested and have a unified voice.
It just takes a few minutes.