Family and Community Events


These events are for the community to attend throughout the year that are sponsored by the Grimes Parks and Rec Department.  Click below on the link for more information.

*Polk County Senior Meals Site at the GCC
*Arbor Day Community Event by the Grimes Tree Board- April
*Grimes Giving Garden- May-October
*Citywide Garage Sale- April or May
*Governors District Kiddie Parade - 2nd week of June
Plant Some Shade in Grimes- October
*Halloween Fest at the GCC- October

*Ongoing- Adopt-A-Park / Adopt-A-Trail Program
Contact Brett if you have an idea we could incorporate as a community event.


Click below on the link for more information.

*Annual Lions Club Pancake Breakfast by Grimes Lions Club, free will donation - March, June
*Grimes Kiwanis Easter Eggstravaganza Event - Saturday of Easter weekend, click here for 2016 Egg Hunt video
*Grimes Farmers Market- Every Wednesday from May-September, Contact Jenna at 515-505-6905 or
*Grimes Governors Days by the Grimes Chamber and Economic Development- 2nd Weekend of June
*Hwy 141 Garage Sale - First weekend in August
*Chamber Golf Outing - September
*Friends of Fine Arts (FOFA) Arts & Crafts Show - November
*Chamber Annual Holiday Celebration - First Sunday in December