Dallas Center, Iowa is a community that features a rich heritage and a small town quality of life within 20 miles of the greater Des Moines community. Dallas Center's library, parks, pool and other recreational activities provide opportunities for residents to unwind, as well as an assortment of events for people of all ages to join the community as they celebrate small town living in a big way.
Throughout the year, join the Dallas Center community at the local Farmers' Market, held every Friday starting in June through September. There's also an annual city-wide garage sale, Easter Egg Hunt, Beggars' Night Bonanza, a Christmas celebration held the first week of December and Winterfest. Come out and support local artists during Art in the Park each June featuring Iowa Artists selling acrylic paintings, photography, contemporary pieces, stained glass hangings, crystal jewelry and yard art. There's also food, music and wine samples from local vineyards. The largest event of the year is Fall Festival held at the end of August. Bring summer to a close the right way with a parade, food, fireworks, a half-marathon, music and much more.
When you're not out at one of Dallas Center's annual events, hit the Raccoon River Trail and 33 miles of paved trails that heads through picturesque natural areas and leads to the heart of downtown Des Moines. You can also cool off during the hot summer days at the Dallas Center public pool or explore the wonderful shops and restaurants that Dallas Center has to offer. To find
out more about activities in and around Dallas Center, as well as living and working in this growing city, be sure to visit the Dallas Center's city website and Dallas Center's events website . Dallas Center is also a prime city to work and play in because it's a short drive to the Des Moines Metro area and all of the wonderful events and attractions in Des Moines like the Blank Park Zoo , the Iowa Cubs , the Science Center of Iowa , the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Dam to Dam Race. For additional information, check out the Catch Des Moines website which includes events and entertainment around Dallas Center and the Des Moines Metro area.