It’s that time of year to grab your little one and celebrate Valentine’s Day! Central Iowa is lucky to have several Father-Daughter dances INCLUDING a Mommy & Me dance too! Check them all out below. Make sure you register quickly!
There will be FIVE dances to choose from; Jan. 30, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Jan. 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Feb. 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Feb. 7, 3-5 p.m. and Feb. 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Pinnacle Club at Otter Creek Golf Course
Spots are filling up fast for our annual Father/Daughter Valentine’s Dance! This event provides fathers, grandfathers and father figures an opportunity to take their daughters or granddaughters out for an evening of fun. There will be dancing, door prizes, refreshments and a dessert buffet! Tori’s Eye Photography will be present for optional picture packages. The event will take place at the Pinnacle Club at Otter Creek Golf Course. The cost is $35 per couple and $20 for each additional daughter (must register in person to receive the discount). The dances are open to those in 1st-5th grades.
February 5th; 7 pm – 9 pm
Lutheran Church of Hope
An evening of dancing and fun for dads and daughters age 3 – grade 6! Tickets, priced at $5 per person or family max of $20, include crafts, treats and beverages. Professional photographers will be on hand for an additional cost. Tickets are available in Cafe Hope, the Youth Booth and online.
Daddy Daughter Dance
February 5th; 6:30 pm – 8 pm
Senior Recreation Center, Urbandale
Fathers and daughters and grandfathers and granddaughters of all ages are invited to enjoy an evening together. While a D.J. entertains the crown with great music and fun, a variety of finger foods and desserts will be served during the festivities. Photos will be available at the dance for a small fee. Event fills quickly!
$16 per person
Registration deadline is January 29th!
February 6th; 5 pm – 8 pm
Holiday Inn Downtown Des Moines
Join us for the third annual Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance, a Valentine’s fundraising event created exclusively for central Iowa mothers and their children to support Variety Iowa.
Celebrate with your own little sweetheart(s) and create unforgettable memories. Enjoy dancing, capture the memory with a photo, sample from appetizers & dessert buffet and then get creative with a craft activity.
Tickets are only available online in advance of the event and space is limited. Register early as tickets will not be available at the door the day of the event. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Variety: The Children’s Charity of Iowa. For more information or questions contact event organizer, Chris at 515-978-1603.
February 6th; 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Science Center of Iowa
Dads are invited to bring their daughter(s) to our annual Father Daughter Dance being held at the Science Center of Iowa, 401 Martin Luther King Jr Pkwy, Des Moines. This event provides an evening of dancing, refreshments, photo opportunities and exhibits at the Science Center for fathers and their daughter(s). A carnation flower will be given to all daughters and a chocolate fountain station with dipping options will be available for everyone to enjoy. Dads don’t miss out on this memorable opportunity with your daughter(s) by attending our annual Father Daughter Dance, sponsored by the City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department along with Friends of Des Moines Parks and Boesen The Florist. Dads can be anyone who is a father figure to a young girl: dad, brother, grandpa, uncle, cousin or male role model.
Ticket will be available for purchase online on January 4, 2016 at www.dmparks.org
$20 per couple (dad and daughter). $5 for each additional daughter
Make valentine flower ordering easy. Order your wrist corsage and flowers online at Boesen.com
University Photo will be onsite to take formal photos for purchase.
February 14th; 4 pm – 7 pm
Sheraton West Des Moines Hotel
Join us for this annual community event that provides a unique opportunity for fathers, or father figures, and their daughters to spend an evening together. This year’s event will be held at the West Des Moines Sheraton Hotel, providing an added touch of elegance. A child-friendly, light Italian meal will be served buffet style along with
a variety of desserts during the festivities. A video DJ, Thunder and Lightning, will WOW the crowd with two huge video screens and family-friendly music. Photos will be available from University Photo for a small additional fee, and a box of conversation hearts will be handed out to each girl at departure. Plan ahead and don’t miss out!
Ages 4 – 11
$18 per person