Downtown DSM to block off streets for entertainment district – KCCI Des Moines

The City of Des Moines has actually announced it will be obstructing off parts of downtown to produce an entertainment experience. Between May 21 and Sept. 4, each Friday and Saturday parts of Court Avenue will be closed to traffic. This will enable for outside seating, vendors and live music in the streets. The “entertainment zone” will be for those ages 21 and up. There will be no charge to enter the entertainment district, however IDs will be needed to gain access. It will close a two-block location around Court Avenue and Third Street between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. It will avoid some locations of on-street parking, but visitors are encouraged to utilize close-by parking ramps.”This is a similar method that other cities including Milwaukee and Kansas City have in location at a popular bar and restaurant districts and have shown to be successful. In addition, the included security will guarantee clients feel safe while checking out the Court Avenue district,” said Polk County Board of Supervisor Tom Hockensmith. The first weekend will coincide with the Dew Tour which will be hosted at the Lauridsen Skatepark.

“This is a comparable method that other cities consisting of Milwaukee and Kansas City have in location at a popular bar and restaurant districts and have actually proved to be successful. Furthermore, the included security will ensure clients feel safe while going to the Court Avenue district,” stated Polk County Board of Supervisor Tom Hockensmith. In addition, the included security will ensure clients feel safe while visiting the Court Avenue district,” stated Polk County Board of Supervisor Tom Hockensmith.

DES MOINES, Iowa– The City of Des Moines has actually announced it will be blocking off parts of downtown to create an entertainment experience. Between May 21 and Sept. 4, each Friday and Saturday parts of Court Avenue will be closed to traffic. This will allow for outside seating, vendors and live music in the streets.
It will close a two-block area around Court Avenue and Third Street between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m.”This is a similar technique that other cities consisting of Milwaukee and Kansas City have in place at a popular bar and dining establishment districts and have actually shown to be effective. In addition, the included security will ensure clients feel safe while going to the Court Avenue district,” said Polk County Board of Supervisor Tom Hockensmith.