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Event Calendar

Our event calendar features information about when and where various events are occurring in Water Works Parks. Check back often to see what's coming up!

Friday, September 28, 2018

  • 6:00 AM to 10:00 PMShelter and Event Field
  • Polk County Democrats Steak Fry - Set Up

Saturday, September 29, 2018

  • 6:00 AM to 10:00 PMShelter and Event Field
  • Polk County Democrats Steak Fry

    Join the Polk County Democrats for our annual Steak Fry! The event will be hosted at Des Moines Water Works Park. We’ll feature candidate speeches from those running for the Congress in the Third District and for Governor and from our statewide elected officials.

    Steak and sides will be included in the ticket price. Vegetarian options, hardship tickets, and any accessibility accommodations are available by sending a request to

    Come be a part of the revival of this landmark Iowa Democratic tradition!

    Visit the Facebook Event Page for updates.

  • 1:00 PM to 3:00 PMMemorial fountain
  • Private event

Sunday, September 30, 2018

  • 6:00 AM to 10:00 PMShelter, event field, and loops
  • Hydrocephalus Association

    Join us in Des Moines to raise money for hydrocephalus research, education, advocacy, and community support networks. The WALK to End Hydrocephalus is the Hydrocephalus Association’s largest annual fundraising event, raising nearly $2 million last year thanks to more than 17,000 participants in 42 locations across the U.S. When you take part in ending hydrocephalus, you join a family of 1 million+ Americans who are fighting for a cure every day. Don’t miss your chance to make history with HA in 2018. Register today!


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