Outdoor Family Fun at Glow Wild 2019

Outdoor Family Fun at Glow Wild 2019

Glow Wild, put on by Polk County Conservation and Cumulus Media, is back for its fourth year! Each year Glow Wild is attended by families all over central Iowa to celebrate the end of summer and fun, outdoor activities. 

This year Glow Wild will be held on Saturday, August 24 starting at 4 p.m. until 10 p.m. at Jester Park in Granger, Iowa. 

The entire evening will be filled with food, drinks, tethered hot air balloon rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, and the signature towering bonfire.

Outdoor family fun at Glow Wild 2019 in Jester Park in Granger, Iowa. Enter to win free tickets to Glow Wild 2019.

Other fun family-friendly activities include: 

  • Insect Zoo
  • Canoeing
  • Archery (12+) 
  • Monarch tagging
  • Pony exhibit
  • S’mores roasting
  • Airbrush face painting
  • Giant yard games
  • Glow-in-the-Dark climbing walls 
  • Crafts
  • And more! Take a look at the complete schedule of events and activities.
Outdoor family fun at Glow Wild 2019 in Jester Park in Granger, Iowa. Enter to win free tickets to Glow Wild 2019.
Picture from Glow Wild 2018 by Bryan Conley Photography.

Location 

Glow Wild is held at Jester Park in Granger, Iowa. If you have not had the chance to visit the new and beautiful Jester Park Nature Center, this is the perfect opportunity to do so! The event is held right outside the Nature Center and families are welcome to explore and have fun during the event.

Music

No outdoor festival would be complete without live music. This year Glow Wild is excited to welcome The Georgia Satellites who will take the stage at 8 p.m.  

Music

No outdoor festival would be complete without live music. This year Glow Wild is excited to welcome The Georgia Satellites who will take the stage at 8 p.m.
Photo from the Glow Wild website.

Tickets

Grab your tickets today to participate in this outdoor, family fun event at Jester Park. 

PRESALE
• Children (ages 3 – 17) | $5
• Adults (ages 18+) | $15
• Tethered Hot Air Balloon Rides | $28/person
• 1 Night Camping (limited number of sites) | $25 per Tent
Children 2 & Under are Free

*All campers must purchase a Glow Wild ticket.
*Each additional tent must purchase a camping pass.*

Giveaway

We are teaming up with Polk County Conservation to give away a free admission ticket for you and your immediate family (children, significant other). To enter in to click the link below. 

Enter here!

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