National Margarita Day is coming up on Feb. 22—and if there’s a holiday we really can’t wait to celebrate, it’s definitely this one. With so many dining and bar hotspots located all throughout Des Moines, the celebration provides the perfect excuse for a night out on the town and a chance to indulge in some of Des Moines’ sweetest margarita offerings.
Tickets for one of Des Moines’ most anticipated summer events–Iowa Craft Brew Festival–are now on sale. The fest is slated to take place at Water Works Park Lauridsen Amphitheater on June 4 from 1 to 4 p.m.
You can never go wrong with dining out at a romantic restaurant—especially if its in celebration of Valentine’s Day or even just your average date night. Regardless of the occasion, Iowa boasts a wide variety of intimate lounges, restaurants and eateries that will help to make any night with your partner all the more memorable.
The Super Bowl is fast approaching, and while the players are preparing for game day, most of us are busy preparing our watch parties. Check out our list of places to host, cater and decorate for the ultimate Super Bowl party in Iowa.
For tots to teens to everyone in between, here are five fun-filled venues in Des Moines to get the (birthday!) party started.
From hot cocoa bombs to a tasty local legend called the Gremlin, these Cedar Rapids-based chocolate shops are certain to meet your sweet needs–on Valentine’s Day and beyond.
From mixing up spirts behind the bar to delivering decadent drinks at big events, Iowa certainly has no shortage of premier mixologists.
From adult slumber parties with your Galentines to an intimate evening for two, here are our favorite ways to soak up all the feels on Valentine’s Day in Iowa.
From local go-to hotspots to hidden gem destinations, Des Moines boasts the perfect bagel shops to stop by and celebrate National Bagel Month.
Oliver Hassman is the executive chef of Kalona Brewing Company, a native brewery with a made-from-scratch kitchen. “We love to keep things local and use as many local vendors as possible, from local cheese curds from The Kalona Creamy to grass-fed beef raised on JimRay Farms just five miles north of Kalona.