IAF’s Summer Walking Tours sponsored by Kum & Go


2020 Architectural Walking Tours of Downtown Des Moines

Register on Eventbrite    $20 per person

May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14 & September 11

Make your reservations for architect-guided walking tours of downtown Des Moines! These tours, sponsored by Kum & Go, provide an opportunity for local residents and visitors alike to appreciate the rich architectural heritage of Iowa’s capital city. May, July, August and September tours have the choice of 4 separate routes – E N S W. June tour will be different and will be announced in May.

Tours cover both contemporary and historic architecture. You will learn about architectural detail, style and elements, along with intriguing facts and the historical significance of the buildings that shape the downtown skyline. Tours include beverages and snacks starting at 5 PM, prior to setting out on the tours at 5:30 PM.

With the exception of the June tour, tours leave from the Iowa Center for Architecture, 400 Locust Street, Suite 100, in Capital Square. Check in is between 5 and 5:30 PM.

There are no refunds, but if you alert us in advance that you are unable to attend, you will be re-scheduled for another date. Or alternatively, you may give your ticket to someone else. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.