Kid n’ Play in Des Moines – June 2017

Kid n’ Play in Des Moines –  June 2017

“Summer breeze, makes me feel fine” …so sorry, this time of year always makes me feel like humming.  What’s not to love?  The days are long, the pool is open and it seems like the City comes alive with events and activities.  There’s really no excuse not to get out of the house and take advantage of all that family fun! Here’s a few ideas where your family can Kid n’ Play in June in Des Moines.

June 2

FINALLY Wonder Woman comes to the big screen! The first stand-alone feature for the ageless princess of the Amazons will be in theaters this month. Watch as Diana Prince discovers her full powers and true destiny in this origin story out on June 2nd.

June 8

June 8th is World Oceans Day.  The closest ocean to Iowa is over 900 miles away. But did you know there are things you can do here at home to help keep our world’s oceans clean and clear for all marine life? Join the Blank Park Zoo to learn how tiny actions in Iowa can make huge waves in our oceans today!

Kick off the summer festival season at Grimes’ Governors Days on June 8 – 10, 2017.  This annual festival features concerts, parades, carnivals, car shows and much, much more!

June 9

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms both kids and adults alike. See her on stage June 9-11 and 16-18, 2017 at Annie, Jr. presented by Class Act Productions in Altoona.  Find show times and purchase tickets on their website.

June 13

Kids that love snowplows, backhoes, dump trucks, police cars and fire trucks won’t want to miss Pleasant Hill on Wheels. They will have the opportunity to have photos taken and learn a little more about these construction and emergency vehicles.

June 15

Kids can enjoy Peanut Butter & Puccini with the Des Moines Metro Opera Guild in Indianola on June 15 and 17, 2017. This event is a family opera adventure that includes a tour of the theater, a special kid-friendly opera performance and a peanut butter sack lunch.

June 18

Happy Father’s Day!  Take your dad to a Des Moines Parks and Recreation pool or aquatic center and he swims FREE on Father’s Day!

June 24

Pitch a tent for the Great American Campout, June 24th.  Find camping tips, recipes, games, and more at

June 26

Celebrate National Canoe Day today by getting out on the water.  We’ve rounded up a few places for a little water exploration in our blog article Where To Go Canoeing and Kayaking This Summer in Des Moines.



Let us know how your family will kid n’ play this June in Des Moines!

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