Outlets of Des Moines Announces 2019 Holiday Happenings

Events Include Magical Christmas Tree Lighting, Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday Swag, Kids Café Angel Tree and Kids Winter Fest Breakfast

ALTOONA, IOWA (November 2019) – Outlets of Des Moines (OutletsofDesMoines.com) is pleased to present a season of holiday happenings, including a Tree Lighting, Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday swag, Kids Café Angel Tree, and Kids Winter Fest Breakfast. Each event is open to the public. 

“Outlets of Des Moines is delighted to host a season of holiday cheer at the center,” says Outlets of Des Moines General Manager TJ Just. “It’s a wonderful time of year and we look forward to celebrating the holidays with our many visitors,” he adds.

Holiday Happenings at Outlets of Des Moines this season include:

Outlets of Des Moines Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. outside Food Pavilion
Get into the holiday spirit at Outlets of Des Moines on Saturday, November 23rd from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and meet Santa’s Reindeer! Enjoy face painting, balloon twists, kids’ activities and refreshments. Our Christmas Tree lights up at 5:00 p.m. to celebrate the season! Complimentary and open to the public.

Surprise Shopping Swag Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday at Outlets of Des Moines
Thursday, November 28, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. in Food Pavilion
Friday, November 29, 2019 - 8:00 a.m. in Food Pavilion
Get ready to shop! On Thanksgiving evening at 6:00 p.m., Outlets of Des Moines will give away swag bags to the first 100 patrons that include a variety of items including surprise gift cards of various amounts, swag, coupons and prizes. The swag giveaway continues Black Friday morning at 8:00 a.m. with 300 additional swag bags to be handed out. Don’t miss out! Located in Food Pavilion. While supplies last. Bag contents vary. 18 years and older. Center employees are not eligible.

The Kids Café Angel Tree
Friday, November 22 through Sunday, December 22, 2019 - Center hours in Food Pavilion
Join us in making a child’s holiday wish come true with The Kids Café Angel Tree. From Friday, November 22 to Sunday, December 22, 2019, the Angel Tree will be decorated with ornaments listed with a child’s holiday wish. Customers can select an ornament from the tree and purchase the item requested. New, unwrapped items may be dropped off at Customer Service. During the holiday season, the Kids Café Angel Tree provides a ‘helping hand’ to Iowa families in need.

Outlets of Des Moines Kids Winter Fest Breakfast
Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Food Pavilion
Join us for breakfast with the Snow Queen and Ice Princess in the Food Pavilion on Saturday, December 14th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 am. Kids will enjoy a delicious breakfast in their PJ’s with their favorite snow sisters! First 250 children ages 3 to 10 years. While supplies last. Free and open to the public.


Outlets of Des Moines
Shoppers will save up to 70 percent off on America's favorite brands at Outlets of Des Moines, an open-air lifestyle destination in Altoona, Iowa. Outlets of Des Moines features nationally renowned stores such as kate spade new york, Polo Ralph Lauren, Nike Factory Store, Michael Kors, Express Factory Outlet, LOFT Outlet, Converse, Eddie Bauer, Tommy Hilfiger, Under Armour Factory House, Vera Bradley Factory Outlet Store, Levi’s Outlet Store, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Le Creuset, American Eagle and Lucky Brand. Outlets of Des Moines is conveniently located in the heart of Altoona, an entertainment destination featuring Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, Adventureland Amusement Park, and Bass Pro Shops (take exit 141 off I-80 west and from I-80 east take exit 142). It is also served by public transportation via DART’s Route 17. Visit www.RideDart.com for schedule details.


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