Welcome to the downtown neighborhood association.

Want to get involved in the downtown Des Moines community?

By becoming a member of the downtown neighborhood association, you can do just that.
Join the Downtown Neighborhood Association

Why should you join?

  • Be part of a community that's trying to make downtown Des Moines a better place.
  • Get your voice heard in order to make a real difference.
  • Social and network during events at some of your favorite downtown hotspots.
  • Not a downtown resident? Not a problem! We don't discriminate.

Check out the events we have coming up.

Reach out to dnaboard@desmoinesdna.com for virtual meeting information.

See all upcoming social events.


Check Out Volunteer Iowa for your local Volunteering Opportunities

They need volunteers for:

  • Covid-19 food distribution
  • Derecho Response opportunities
  • Helping Hand
  • United Way
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • ...and many more.
Volunteer Iowa

We have a membership for everyone!

Whether you're a resident of downtown, a friend that wants a reason to visit more often, or a business that is looking to give back to the community, we've got a place for you.

Resident

$20

per year
or $45 for 3 years.

Check out our MAP to see if you live within the boundaries of the Downtown Neighborhood. If you do, this is the membership for you.


Ability to vote

Board meeting attendance (optional)

Social event access

Member-only communications


Sign Up

Non-Resident

$20

per year
or $45 for 3 years.

Didn't see your residence within our MAP? No worries, we still want you to come be social. The only difference is that you won't get to vote on downtown matters.


Board meeting attendance (optional)

Social event access

Member-only communications


Sign Up

Business

starting at

$100

per year

Check out our MAP to see if your business is within the boundaries of the Downtown Neighborhood. If you do, this is the membership for you.


Board meeting attendance (optional)

Social event access for employees

Member-only communications

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The Downtown farmer’s market will return in a modified format in May 1st:
2 months ago

The Downtown farmer’s market will return in a modified format in May 1st:The Downtown Farmers’ Market will return with modifications as a limited in-person event beginning on Saturday, May 1, in its regular location in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines. The scaled-back Market will focus on providing only fresh produce and farm and artisan packaged food from local vendors to the community in a safe, socially distanced way. See our official statement for details and safety protocols. www.dsmpartnership.com/desmoinesfarmersmarket/about/news/downtown-farmers-market-to-return-for-20... ... See MoreSee Less

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... and, it’s May Basket Day! ☀️💙☀️💙

The annual Christkindlmarket Des Moines  is a curbside event this year. Online ordering is open through Sunday!
5 months ago

The annual Christkindlmarket is a curbside event this year. Online ordering is open through Sunday!For 2020, the Des Moines European Heritage Association (DMEHA) has announced that it will change its annual in-person holiday experience to “CDM Curbside,” presented by Christkindlmarket Des Moines.

This year’s event will feature an online marketplace open Nov. 9 to 22, hosting several vendor stores featuring unique holiday wares and edibles. After purchasing, customers can choose various drive-thru pickup times from Dec. 3 to 6, the weekend the traditional in-person market would have taken place.

Read more: christkindlmarketdsm.com/cdm-curbside-2020/
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Staying 6 feet apart while volunteering at the 
 @foodbankiowa ! Check out our volunteering section on the DNA website to find opportunities near you!! www.desmoinesdna.com 
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7 months ago

Staying 6 feet apart while volunteering at the
@foodbankiowa ! Check out our volunteering section on the DNA website to find opportunities near you!! www.desmoinesdna.com
#volunteeriowa #desmoinesdna #foodbank
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