Des Moines Social Club- A Date Night Suggestion in Des Moines, Iowa


Are you a foodie who needs an adventure? (and possibly one where kids under 10 get in free?) Then check out the Des Moines Social Club’s third annual Food Truck Throw Down Saturday, May 6, 12-8 PM for a kick-off to summer and celebration of local food and music fanfare. $5 admission gives attendees access to 15+ food trucks, live music, Iowa Beverage beer tents, art competitions, food eating contests, and more. In its third year, the Food Truck Throw Down has become a staple Des Moines festival and is expected to draw 5,000 people from downtown and beyond. It’s a bustling day in the heart of downtown Des Moines; attendees can start their day at the opening of the Downtown Farmers’ Market in the morning and continue their fun downtown in the evening.


WHEN: Saturday, May 6, 12-8 PM (good news — we’ve got your lunch AND dinner covered!)

WHERE: 7th-9th streets on Cherry Street + the Des Moines Social Club Courtyard

TICKETS: $5 admission at event entrance (ages 10 and under free)

More Information: Food Truck Throw Down


The Des Moines Social Club is a delightful source for a variety of date ideas! Check out their calendar to plan yours today! And if you are looking for an editorial foodie session in your own home, contact me to schedule your consultation and I’ll serve you a slice of pie!