- Our list of the best things to do in West Des Moines, Iowa, features the top 84 nearby activities — including 35 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- West Des Moines, IA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Entertainment & Shows, Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 16 things to do within the city of West Des Moines, IA , followed by 68 popular activities in nearby cities, including Des Moines, Urbandale, Ankeny, Indianola, Altoona, Winterset, Madrid and Johnston
Offering hockey and figure skate rentals, Metro Ice Sports Arena hosts public skate sessions in its 87,000 square foot facility. The arena offers party packages that include pizza, skate rentals, and two hours of skating.
Showcasing the newest films, Cobblestone 9 Theatre offers visitors refillable popcorn buckets that can be used for any showing for the year. Ticket discounts are offered on Tuesdays and weekdays from 4-5:30 pm.
See the most recent film releases at the Carmike Cobblestone 9 Theater. Along with nine screens, the facility is equipped with 3D projection and concessions. They further offer discounted pricing on designated nights.
Formed in 2003, the Jasper Winery is a family-owned business that specializes in producing locally grown red and white wines. Wine tasting is available to sample the winery's many varieties, including dry and sweet reds and whites.
Located in the historic Sherman Hill district, the Hoyt Sherman Place is one of the most highly acclaimed venues for events in Des Moines. The elegant home was built in 1877 and has individual rooms to host small events or large banquets.
Standard facilities such as a baseball diamond, picnic shelter that can be rented, a children's playground, and open picnic areas are available at Walker-Johnston Park. The city's skateboard park is held within the site.