FREE, Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Des Moines

Family Carnival Fun Day at Homemakers

Saturday, August 27th, 2016   |   11am - 2pm
Cost: FREE!

You won’t want to miss our annual Family Carnival Fun Day. We’re teaming up with our friends at The CW Iowa and MORE 104 to bring you non-stop fun in the sun—there’s no better way to end your summer on a high note! Join us in the southeast parking lot for great food, refreshing beverages, fun games, awesome prizes, inflatable rides, a balloon artist, a mini train ride and so much more. Best of all, it’s all free!

*While quantities last. Children must be accompanied by an adult. In the event of bad weather on Saturday, August 27, the carnival will be rescheduled for Sunday, August 28.

Community Halloween Trick-or-Treat Night at Homemakers

Thursday, October 27th, 2016   |   5pm - 7pm
Cost: FREE!

Put your Halloween costumes on and bring the whole family to Homemakers for our Annual Trick-or-Treat Night! We’re joining forces with our friends at The CW Iowa and STAR 102.5 to bring you an evening of free family fun! Kids will love showing off their costumes and filling their bags with tons of goodies—and parents will appreciate the cozy, calm atmosphere you won’t find anywhere else.

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*While quantities last. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

FREE Santa Pictures–and Mrs. Claus, too!—at Homemakers

Saturday, November 12th & Sunday, November 13th, 2016
11am - 4pm
Cost: FREE!

We’re always on Santa’s nice list—that’s why he visits Homemakers first every year! We’re excited to kick off the holiday season in style with our friends at The CW Iowa and MORE 104—plus Santa and Mrs. Claus, of course! They’ll be making a weekend trip to Des Moines to see all the good boys and girls we know, so bring your Christmas lists and say “cheese!” You’ll get a free picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus—the perfect keepsake to enjoy for years to come.

*While quantities last. No photo retakes. One photo per family. Children must be accompanied by an adult.