Fourth of July in Des Moines 2018

Fourth of July in Des Moines 2018


Fourth of July, Des Moines, Iowa, Fireworks



  View the parade route and the schedule of activities here.




 Take a look at the full schedule of the festival here.







Come and celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence on Wednesday, July 4th at the Home Base Grimes Independence Day Fireworks Show!


July 28 & August 4 at Dusk

Enjoy a fireworks display on the first and last Saturday of the National Balloon Classic.



4th of July Parade

July 4; 9 a.m. to Noon

Join some of your favorite super heroes from the League in celebrating our great nation along side the Norwalk Police Department, Iowa and Norwalk Fire Dept! In addition to the Batcar, you can expect to see and maybe even meet the Queen of the Amazons, your friendly neighborhood Spidey, the Ant-man and the Dark Knight! We are also working behind the scenes in hopes of having a very special guest ride with us this year so stay tuned for updates.

**Date and times are subject to change so spread the word and stay tuned.









Join the fun of the annual Independence Day Parade that will start from Valley High School and end in Valley Junction.



WDM125 Pool Parties 

July 4; Noon to 6 p.m.

It’s a party! West Des Moines is celebrating their 125th year with discounted admission to both aquatic centers and fun activities for the entire family taking place every hour. $3 per person.

Fireworks Display 

July 4 at Dusk

Enjoy a fireworks display over the Blue Heron Lake in Raccoon River Park.

Nights in the Heights 

July 3; 6 to 9:30 p.m.

Enjoy live music from Abby Normal followed by City of Windsor Heights sponsored fireworks.

4th of July Parade 

Learn more about the parade, check out the parade route, and how to get involved at

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