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Holiday Promenade

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 ...

2024 Iowa Boys State Basketball in the Village

Welcome to the East Village Historic East Village welcomes guests for the 2024 Iowa Boys State Basketball Tournament to enjoy our shops and restaurants while you visit Des Moines! Business Name What's happening this week: The New Northwestern Cocktail and Wine Bar Wed-Fri Happy Hour From 4-6 p.m. Live Jazz Friday and Saturday night.

St. Patrick’s in the Village

St. Patrick's in the Village Historic East Village welcomes guests for 2024 St. Patrick's festivities to enjoy our shops, bars, and restaurants while you visit downtown Des Moines! There will be a sea of green over this weekend! Parade & Run are on the 16th. Staging for the parade is by Brenton Skating Plaza, and the marathon starts and ends ...

FIRST FRIDAYS in the EAST VILLAGE

Historic East Village East Village, Des Moines, IA, United States

Join the shops, restaurants, and bars in the East Village for the July 7 First Friday; featuring family-friendly programming & free parking!

HEV Welcomes Drake Relays

HEV Welcomes Drake Relays! Historic East Village extends a warm welcome to guests of the 2024 Drake Relays! While you're visiting downtown Des Moines, we invite you to explore our diverse array of shops, bars, and restaurants. Congratulations to all the athletes participating in the renowned Drake Relays. We wish you the best of luck in your competitions and hope ...

Vino in the Village

Historic East Village East Village, Des Moines, IA, United States

Winefest Des invites guests to explore the local retail shops while sampling exquisite wines from various wineries.

FIRST FRIDAYS in the EAST VILLAGE – MAY!

Historic East Village East Village, Des Moines, IA, United States

๐ŸŒทJoin the shops, restaurants, and bars in the East Village for the May 3 First Friday celebrating spring in the Village!๐ŸŒท

FIRST FRIDAYS in the EAST VILLAGE – JUNE!

Historic East Village East Village, Des Moines, IA, United States

๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆJoin the shops, restaurants, and bars in the East Village for the June 7 First Friday featuring the 2024 Pride Fest!๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ

FIRST FRIDAYS in the EAST VILLAGE – JULY

Historic East Village East Village, Des Moines, IA, United States

๐ŸŽธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ First Fridays are a great way to kick off the weekend! For July, you can get in some shopping, have a great dinner, listen to free music in the streets, and keep the night going with our fun bars and nightlife.