Family Fun Fest


The Second Annual Fall Family Fun Fest sponsored by the Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department will be Saturday, Sept. 28 in Union Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
A fun filled day is planned for the whole family including an inflatable obstacle course, inflatable slide, Rocket Slide and bounce house, a DJ, a face painter, the Police SWAT vehicle and K-9 dog, a fire truck, the Rocket slide and Heritage Carousel (Rides 50¢/person).

Special activities start at 1 p.m. with a Trikathalon for 8 years old and under – ride, run, splash. Starting at 1 p.m. kids will race through the park on a pre-measured course. Participants are encouraged to bring their own trike and all will receive participation medals. This is a new activity and just part of the lineup. The cost is 10 dollars to participate. Register Here:

At 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. watch our food eating contests at Captain Roy’s. Participants can only enter one competition as part of this day. Each competition will be six minutes in length with the person finishing all food (Papa Keno’s Pizzeria Drake) placed in front of them first or consuming the most amount of that food in the time allotted will be declared the winner. Event is free but participants must pre-register online here: Winners will receive a generous prize pack and the spectators are welcome to come cheer them on!

Be sure to check out the events for the Union Park 125th Anniversary celebration on the same day.
Volume 19 Issue 2 Page 5F

Family Fun Fest

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