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Des Moines, Iowa - Nightlife

Hip and historical - the perfect combination of fun in Des Moines

Des Moines, IowaDes Moines, IowaTell your boyfriend you're taking him out for a night on the town. Just don't tell him the town is Des Moines until you get there.

Stop laughing.

There's more to do in Des Moines than you realize and a change of scenery is the perfect way to wake up a relationship.

Grand Piano Bistro: Every weekend, the crowds get loud as dueling pianos play everyone's favorite tunes. Enjoy gourmet dishes and a full drink list. 506 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines.

Temple for the Performing Arts: This beautifully restored building comes to life on the weekend with live performances. Before or after a show, stop by Centro for dinner or drinks, located on the street level. 1011 Locust Street, Des Moines.

Hoyt Sherman Place: The Hoyt Sherman Place was built in 1877 and is now a performing-arts center and museum. Enjoy concerts, plays, ballets and shows in this historic ornate building. 1501 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines.

Des Moines Civic Center: Take in a play or symphony at the Civic Center in downtown Des Moines. 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines.

Wells Fargo Arena: This state-of-the-art arena was built in 2005 and is sure to please your partner, whether he's in the mood for a concert or sporting event. 730 Third Street, Des Moines.

Need more Des Moines info? Check these out:

  • Getting to Know Des Moines
  • West Des Moines Attractions
  • East Des Moines Attractions
  • Des Moines Hotel Recommendations
  • What do you think about a night out in Des Moines? Fun or funky?

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