Food and Fun in Dogtown with an Economic Development Twist! University Avenue in front of Drake is buzzing with economic activity! Streetscapes are being improved, new restaurants are opening, and a new hotel is now open. The new Harkin Institute will be open by the end of this year and a remodeled Varsity Cinema will become the new home of the Des Moines Film Society. Come see all of this and more during a Walking Tour of the newly forming Dogtown Business and Entertainment District.
Tour Highlights Include:
- Free Appetizers and Tastings at Several Restaurants
- Gift bag with Coupons, Giveaways, and Door Prizes
- Developers and Community Leaders will be on hand to highlight
projects and improvements.
- Door Prizes including several gift certificates to some of our participating restaurants.
Dogtown Business and Entertainment District
University Avenue in front of Drake University There will be a couple locations designated to begin the tour.
Tour details will be emailed out to all who register a week before the event.
Please have a mask on hand in case of any compromising health situations.
$5 per person
$3 for Young Professionals (35 and under)