Archives For 4th of July

Summer 2018: Celebrate our Independence with Family Fun in Des Moines! - dsm4kids.com

dsm4kids’ Guide to Independence Day Fun includes a list of fireworks displays, festivals, parades and other family-friendly celebrations taking place across the Des Moines metro and beyond.  So, put on your red, white and blue, light some sparklers, and get ready to “Ooh!” and “Ahh!” as you enjoy some patriotic fun with your family this 4th of July! …Be safe and have fun! Continue Reading…

Fireworks Safety Tips 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

The sale and consumption of consumer fireworks was recently approved in the state of Iowa.  Whatever side of the new law you’re on, firework sales are now allowed between June 1 and July 8 each year, and from December 10 to January 3. Consumer fireworks include such things as roman candles, bottle rockets, firecrackers, and ground spinners. Previously, the only fireworks that were legal in Iowa were novelties such as sparklers, caps and snakes.  Continue Reading…

2017 Where to See 4th of July Fireworks in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

The 4th of July is almost here! Thanks to dazzling, spectacular fireworks shows, the glorious holiday is full of wonder and awe for kids and adults alike. We’ve gathered up a list of fireworks shows that will light up the night sky this 4th of July in Des Moines. Read on to see where to have a blast this Independence Day with your family! Continue Reading…

2017 Guide to 4th of July Celebrations in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Break out the red, white and blue, the 4th of July is only a few weeks away and there’s no shortage of activities happening in the Des Moines area.  From all-day Independence Day celebrations, to spectacular fireworks shows, to concerts, to parades, there’s something for every age and stage. Read on for our guide to 4th of July celebrations in Des Moines. If you know of an event to add to this list, please email nicole@dsm4kids.com. Continue Reading…

Tips 4 Family Fun at Yankee Doodle Pops – dsm4kids.com

It’s a music symphony like no other! The Des Moines Symphony kicks off the 4th of July holiday weekend in Des Moines with their annual Yankee Doddle Pops concert.  This year’s program, The Sound of America, features music that evokes the sights and sounds of our great country and you’ll hear tunes from The Music Man and West Side Story along with patriotic classics like God Bless America. Enjoy this music spectacular at the State Capitol grounds, bring a blanket and chair and get ready for fun, including a fireworks finale.  Continue Reading…

Where to See Fireworks this Summer in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Turn your eyes to the skies and check out some dazzling fireworks displays this summer in Des Moines. With kids’ activities, parades and more, the fireworks are only part of the fun in communities around Des Moines! Be sure to check with event organizers before heading to an event since plans may change due to weather or other conditions.  Continue Reading…

Firework Spectaculars 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Nothing says summer, quite like fireworks!  Several Central Iowa communities will usher in summer and the July Fourth holiday with spectacular firework displays. Be sure to check with event organizers before heading to an event since plans may change due to weather or other conditions.  Here’s a few places where you can sit back, relax and be dazzled! Continue Reading…