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13 Ways to Celebrate Halloween With Your Kids on October 31st in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Since we trick-or-treat on Beggar’s Night in Des Moines, the actual holiday of Halloween on October 31st, can seem like a bit of a letdown.   However, there is more to Halloween than just trick-or-treating and there’s a lot of ways to enjoy this frightfully fun day with your kids.  So, if you’re excited to celebrate on the actual Halloween holiday, here are 13 ways to celebrate Halloween with your kids on October 31st. Continue Reading…

2017 – Halloween Costume Shops 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Halloween is just around the corner and now is the time to pull together some costumes for the kids. Of course, you can go to a box store or order costumes on-line, but why not make this year a Halloween to remember and make the search for the perfect costume an adventure? Visit one of these local costume shops and you’re sure to make a lasting impression! Here’s 11+ costume shops for kids in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

2017 Trick-or-Treat & Trunk-or-Treat Events in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

If you believe October is all about the costumes and the candy, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve rounded up a list of Halloween events happening this month in Des Moines and beyond that are all about the tricks and treats. So, don’t wait until Beggar’s Night to get that costume on, celebrate all month long with these trick-or-treat and trunk-or-treat events in Des Moines. Continue Reading…

2017 Halloween Events and Activities 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Halloween brings tons of festivities to the Des Moines metro. From trick-or-treat events that encourage kids to get dressed up in their favorite costumes to fall extravaganzas full of candy and crafts, there are tons of ways to celebrate Halloween throughout October. Check out our list of Halloween events and activities for kids in Des Moines, if you dare… Continue Reading…

Beggar’s Night 2017 in Des Moines & Surrounding Communities - dsm4kids.com

Put the costumes on your kiddos and hit the streets in Des Moines and surrounding communities! Trick or Treating on Beggar’s Night is a rite of passage for Des Moines kids. Unlike other places, each local municipality in Central Iowa designates the specific date and time of their Beggar’s Night and when kids can tell their jokes and gather up their sweet treats. Read on to find out when your little ghouls and goblins can trick or treat on Beggar’s Night in your neighborhood. Continue Reading…

Des Moines Area Halloween Stores 4 Kids’ Costumes - dsm4kids.com

Whether you are looking to channel your inner princess or action hero, Des Moines’ bevy of cool costume shops have you covered. Just be prepared for the last-minute costume swap, as these stores will surely inspire dress-up ideas for many Halloweens to come.  Here’s 18 spots where you can find kids’ Halloween costumes in Des Moines.  Continue Reading…

2016 Halloween Events and Activities 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

You don’t have to go too far to find faBOOlous Halloween extravaganzas. From Night Eyes at the Blank Park Zoo to spooktacular events at some of our favorite businesses and attractions, we’ve got the skinny on spooky Halloween fun in Des Moines and the burbs. Check out our list of Halloween events and activities for kids in Des Moines, if you dare… Continue Reading…

2016 Trick-or-Treat & Trunk-or-Treat Events in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Get some extra use out of those costumes, bring your treat bag and go Trick-or-Treating or Trunk-o-Treating at participating businesses and churches around Des Moines.  We’ve compiled a list of 19 Trick-or-Treat and Trunk-or-Treat events happening in the Des Moines area leading up to Halloween and on the 31st. Continue Reading…

Beggar’s Night 2016 in Des Moines & Surrounding Communities - dsm4kids.com

In Iowa kids go Trick-or-Treating on Beggar’s Night instead of Halloween.  Each local municipality designates the specific date and time of their Beggar’s Night.  No matter what the night is called, all kids should take a few safety precautions when they Trick-or-Treat. Read on for a few Beggar’s Night safety tips and find a list of where and when you can fill those buckets and pillowcases with some sweet treats! Continue Reading…

Knock-Knock. Who's there? 20 Beggar’s Night Jokes 4 Kids in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

It’s an Iowa tradition for Trick-or-Treaters to tell a joke before receiving some candy.  It seems like each year kids break out the same ol’ lame knock-knock jokes. So, we’ve rounded up 20 funny kid-friendly Halloween-themed jokes that are sure to inspire your little tricksters.  Continue Reading…