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2019: Family Friendly Outdoor Summer Concerts in Des Moines – dsm4kids.com

Even though a lot of the outdoor music concerts in Des Moines are geared more to adults, there are lots of venues where families can enjoy some tunes, too. At these wonderful alfresco events—most of which take place in parks and public areas—families can pack a picnic, stake out a spot, lay down a blanket and soak up some culture. Don’t worry if the kids aren’t totally into it; sit along the perimeter and let them run around, dance and play and they’ll be happy. Continue Reading…

2018 Outdoor Summer Concerts 4 Des Moines Families - dsm4kids.com

Find a list of 2019 Outdoor Summer Concerts here.

If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. Or better yet, get out of the house! Summer in Des Moines means outdoor concerts galore (and many are FREE!). Throw down a blanket, spread out the snacks, uncork the wine, and watch the kids boogie under the evening stars as you sway to some cool and breezy melodies. Below are some of our favorite outdoor summer concert series that return every year. Be sure to check our daily calendar to find even more summer activities! Continue Reading…

Family Friendly Music Venues in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

There’s a lot more places to hear live music in Des Moines now than there used to be.  However, between the free-flowing alcohol and late night hours, most of them aren’t what you’d call family-friendly. (Not that there’s anything wrong with that.:)  And, of course you can go to the large concert arenas and venues, but those can get expensive, especially if you’re paying for several tickets.  Following is a list of small local venues that feature live music, are inexpensive and family friendly. Continue Reading…