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Independence Days Activities in West Des Moines

Post Date:05/25/2017

A variety of activities will take place in West Des Moines to celebrate Independence Day for 2017!

July 3rd

Independence Day Parade starts at 6:30pm from Valley West Drive (35th Street) and Ashworth Rd.  From Valley West Drive the parade will proceed east along Ashworth to Vine, then south on Vine to 4th Street, and then south on 4th Street ending at Maple Street.
View a map of the parade route.
Apply to be in the parade

All Iowa Bash follows the parade in Valley Junction!  The street dance is sponsored by the Historic Valley Junction Foundation. 

July 4th

Holiday Classic Horseshoe Tourney will be held at Holiday Park starting at 9:00am.  For more information call 681-1937.  The event is sponsored by the WDM Horseshoe Pitchers Association.

July 4th Aquatic Center Special $3 admission per person at both West Des Moines aquatic centers.  The aquatic centers are open from Noon until 6:00pm.

35th Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament will take place in Raccoon River Park, pre-registration required, call the West Des Moines Fire Department at 222-3420.

WDM Community Band Concert will be held by the Coneflower Shelters in Raccoon River Park starting at 7:00pm.  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy an evening of patriotic favorites!

Fireworks Display - Starts at dusk over Blue Heron Lake at Raccoon River Park, 2500 Grand Ave.

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