Contact the Historic East Village Association

General Inquiries

For General Inquiries to theEast Village Neighborhood Association please email us at

Please Note: This is not for a specific business. If you are trying to reach a specific business, you may have to call them. This email will not reach them.

mailing address

Historic East Village, Inc.
PO Box 93904
Des Moines, Iowa 50393

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Still looking for the perfect gift to give the mother-like figure in your life? Shops in the East Village have everything you need! Enjoy the weather while supporting local or treat them to a nice Mother's Day brunch 🌤 

Here are just a few businesses that are open this Sunday:
East Village Spa, Amour, Reclaimed A Junklady's Philosophy, Jett & Monkey's Dog Shoppe, MARNĒ, Fontenelle Supply Co., Allspice Culinarium, KIN, HoQ restaurant, DreiBerge Coffee, Clyde's Fine Diner, Marv's Record Shop, West Elm + many more!
It’s cloudy today, but the sun is still shining! Throw on a jacket and get some fresh air in the East village today 🌤
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Did you know that the East Village has recently been named the best Revitalized Neighborhood in the Midwest by Midwest Living? 🎉 There is a lot of history here in the East Village and we are excited to keep honoring it as we continue building a better community!

Read more here:
Asian-owned businesses have always and will always play an important role in making our community a better place. Hate is not welcome here. Continue supporting your Asian community here in the East Village and everywhere else you go 🌤

Petals and Moss DSM
Art of Nails
Miyabi 9
New Oriental Food Store

A Dong Restaurant, All Phở You, Aroy Dee-lish!, C Fresh, Cheng's Garden, China Chef, ChuChu Donuts, Ciara Ladroma, Cool Basil, Courtuterie, Dumpling House DSM, Double Dragon Food Market, Eat Thai, Thai Eatery, EGG KING, Fawn's Asian Cuisine, Haiku, Heavenly Asian Cuisine & Lounge, Horizon Line, Ingersoll Wine & Spirits, Ink Space, Jung’s Oriental, Le’s Chinese BBQ, Lumpia&Co., Lucky Lotus, Meanz Chan, Mandarin Grill, Miyabi 9, Mr. Eggroll, New Oriental, Nut Pob, Ocha Bubble Tea, Oh Sushi, Petals + Moss, Pho 515, Pho All Seasons, Pho Real, Ramen Club, Rolling Wok, Saap Bowl, Sakari, Sam’s Eggrolls, Sheng Yuen, SIVID, Sook’s Korean Kitchen, Soy You Want A Candle, Steve’s Chef Kabob, Sukiyuki DSM, Thai Flavors, Tran’s Alterations, Vietnam Cafe, Wasabi, Winn’s Pizza & Steakhouse + more.

Thank you to Lucky Lotus for beginning this type of post! It’s great that many of us can come together to share how much we appreciate all communities. And also a shout out to ArtForce Iowa for all they do, please be sure to support them!!
We have nothing but nice weather ahead of us! Be sure to take some time to walk around the village and stop into some shops.  What are your plans for the week?
What a beautiful Saturday! It was lovely seeing people mask up and shop local ☀️ Did you get the chance to enjoy the nice weather today?
That’s a wrap! Thank you for supporting our neighborhood and the 12 Days of Promenade! 

A big thanks to our partners MidAmerican Energy, Iowa State Bank, 111 E. Grand, Marv's Record Shop, the Patty and Jim Cownie Charitable Fund, Beal Derkenne Construction, Christensen Development, LifeServe Blood Center, Community Choice Credit Union, Kitchen Collage of Des Moines, HoQ restaurant, INDIE HOUSE, Porch Light and She and to our many neighborhood businesses, volunteers and friends. 

📸 Photos by Manning

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Just starting your shopping? We’re open ‘til 8 p.m.!

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Grab your coat and mask and head to the East Village for a scavenger hunt featuring Santa’s Reindeer available from 11 - 3 pm TODAY! Start your adventure at the Promenade Information Station located at 503 E. Locust St. Check out REAL reindeer from 1 - 3 pm at the SW corner of  E. 4th and E. Locust. 

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Oh Deer! Reindeer are coming to the 12 Days of Promenade this Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.! 

Join us for a scavenger hunt for Santa's reindeer. Dasher, Dancer, Rudolf and more will be making appearances in store windows around the neighborhood. Start your hunt at the Information Station located at 503 E. Locust St.  

Want to see the real thing? We thought so. Live reindeer will be on-site from 1 - 3 p.m. at the corner of E. 4th and E. Locust St.

The 12 Days of Promenade in made possible by support from MidAmerican Energy.
Kitchen Collage is the perfect destination for any baker or culinary enthusiast.