The Smoldt Moving team loves to welcome newcomers to beautiful Des Moines, especially during one of the most beautiful seasons of the year– fall! If you’re looking for exciting things to do this season with the whole family, you’ve come to the right place. Our Des Moines moving company has put together a list of the most fun-filled fall events that our city has to offer.  

Corn maze, Fun Zone and Pumpkins

The Geisler Farms pumpkin patch is one of Des Moines absolute must-do's for the fall. The whole family is sure to enjoy the thrills and chills of their mind-boggling corn maze, the warm flavors of harvest favorites, and the massive decorative pumpkins to choose from.

Address: 5251 NE 94th Avenue, Bondurant, IA 50035  

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday until October 30, 2016

From: 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM  

The Blank Park Zoo’s Night Eyes

The Blank Park Zoo’s special event is celebrating 26 years of fall family fun. This is your chance to experience the zoo in a whole new light. This spectacular event is one of the city’s long-time favorites, and there’s no doubt that adults and children alike will love an evening romp past their favorite creatures in search of candy.

Where: 401 SW 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315   When: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until October 30, 2016

Thursdays & Fridays: 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Saturdays & Sundays: 1 p.m. – 8 p.m.    

The Sleepy Hallow Scream Park

Nothing to be afraid of at this haunted house– other than the ghouls, zombies, witches, and skeletons, of course! This haunted house is great fun if you like a good fright, and our movers in Des Moines recommend it as a classic activity for Halloween fun with the whole family.

Where: 4051 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317  

When: October 7th through October 31st, starting at 7:00 PM      

The Downtown Des Moines Farmer’s Market

The fall harvest is brimming with squashes, berries, greens, and more. Visit The Downtown Farmer’s maRKET and discover all of the fresh, local produce and hand-made products that our community has to offer. Come prepared to stock your kitchen pantry full of delicious seasonal goodies.

Where: Court District, Des Moines, IA 50309  

When: Recurring weekly on Saturday until October 29, 2016

From: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM    

The Printober Print Show

All October long you can visit the Moberg Gallery and Framing Store for glimpses of beautiful contemporary and classic prints. This is an excellent place to go to stock up on artwork for the home and inspire the whole family with breathtaking works of art from local artists.

Where: 2921 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312

When:  October 15, 2016 - November 26, 2016

Tues - Fri 10 - 5pm; Sat 10 - 4pm (CLOSED Sundays)      

Moving in or around Des Moines this season? Call the professionals of Smoldt Moving for all of your moving and storage needs. You can dial our number anytime or fill out our online form for a free moving quote from our team.

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