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HEV Welcomes RAGBRAI 2023!

July 26, 2023

East Village welcomes Ragbrai L

Welcome to the Neighborhood

State Capitol of Iowa and RAGBRAI riders - DSM Register webHistoric East Village welcomes 2023 RAGBRAI riders on this historic day!

Situated between the state capitol and the Des Moines River, the East Village has a lot to offer in a walkable/bikeable area. City and state landmarks, great shops and restaurants, the Des Moines River, and more. Come visit us and enjoy your stay!

Here are just a few specials you will find in the East Village while you are in town. Come back for more updates.



Amour 20% off panties
Clyde’s Fine Diner On the 26th of July, we invite you to join us for a four course pre-fixe dinner, highlighting what makes Iowa summer great; fresh local produce, friends, family, and good times. Jump off the bike, get out of the humidity, and join us as we bring the backyard inside and add to those summer memories. By reservation only.
Des Moines Street Collective Free bench time for all! Anyone can come in and fix up their ride to be ready for the next day’s leg.
HoQ Food/beverage booth outside the restaurant on the corner of E. 5th and Walnut. We’ll be selling Chef Suman’s famous Butter Chicken Wrap in his homemade naan bread with local beer, canned cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Inside, we’ll be doing a 5:30 and a 7:30 seating of our special farm-to-table, three-course dinner with wine pairings. This is a ticketed event that is available for purchase on EventBrite for $65 per person (linked through our website, hoqtable.com).
LifeServe Blood Center LifeServers will be handing out waters, stickers, coozies, and tote bags, cheering on and chatting with cyclists and passersby to educate on the importance of blood donation and LifeServe’s tri-state impact. To encourage donations, any cyclist who donates during the month of August and mentions the word RAGBRAI at the time of donation will be eligible to receive a limited edition CYCODONOR tank top.
NOSH Cafe THURSDAY: Special Hours for Ragbrai- Opening early on July 27th, at 7 am.
Peace Tree Brewing Live music by Beggars’ Bargain, 2-4pm Food truck: Hey Schweetie, 1-7pm NPR/IPR bike team meet ‘n greet, 3-5pm Plus, shade, bike parking, cold craft beer, cocktails!
RAYGUN RAYGUN will have bike racks available for use all day Wednesday – 7/26.
Twisted Vine Brewing $1 first beer-while supplies last! Always Baked Sweets and Treats pop-up 3-6pm, Big Mama’s Bistro 11am-6pm, CeCe and the Raidiotrain playing live, no cover 5-9pm. Rye’d Rye Pale Ale release 11am. Cocktail specials, beer-to-go!


July 26, 2023
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Historic East Village
East Village
Des Moines, IA 50309 United States
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