Saturday, September 21


WDM City Campus

4200 Mills Civic Parkway

Illumifest has offered fun for all ages since 2008, and with the help of presenting sponsor, Veridian Credit Union, we're making it bigger and better in 2019! Inflatables, games, activities, a variety of food stands, a community art project, a public art reveal, Aladdin on the big screen and fireworks will all make the evening one to remember. Attendees will also get the chance to meet city employees and learn more about how West Des Moines city departments are committed to serving the community. This year's event will also include public art activities that spotlight the importance of water quality in everyday life. We hope you’ll join us at Illumifest 2019, a fall festival of light and water.

Food Vendors Open Various Fees Apply  4pm
FREE Inflatables and Games    4pm
FREE Paper Lantern Painting Limited to the first 1,000 people  4pm
FREE Children's Train Rides At the WDM Public Library  4-7pm
Community Art Project Help us make "Aqua Strata"  4-7pm
3-D Chalk Art Stop by Saturday before the event to see the artist, Kathleen Roling, at work  4-9pm
FREE Airbrush Tattoos Airbrush Body Creations   5-7pm
FREE Balloon Artist Creations  Professor Von Air, Balloon Artist Extraordinaire  5-7pm
Royal Promenade $10 Registration Fee includes an autograph booklet and "Royal Princess" photos; Free to Meet & Greet   5-7pm
FREE Hot Air Balloon Rides FlyinKOAT Balloon Team  Wind conditions permitting; a limited number of rides are available; only two people allowed per ride; riders must be +42" tall Approx. 5:30pm 
Public Art Reveal "Blossoms on the Water" on the pond   6pm
FREE Outdoor Movie Aladdin (2019) on the Big Screen 7:30pm
Fireworks Display Over the pond 9pm