Governors Days is one of the grandest summer festivals in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. Held entirely within the heart of Grimes, Iowa, this premier summer event incorporates all the ingredients for an exciting family friendly event.
Complete with concerts, parades, carnivals and much, much more; Governors Days has something for everyone. This grand community event is headed up by a vibrant group of dedicated volunteers and organized with the help of Grimes Chamber & Economic Development.
Come and participate in this wonderful community event on June 8th - 10th 2023. Admission to the festival is free thanks to the MANY wonderful business
sponsors from the community.
This year's theme of Governors Days is In Full Bloom!
Golden Rule PH&C
Entertainment Garden Sponsor:
Raccoon Valley Bank
Saturday Night Band Sponsor:
Grand Parade Presenting Sponsor:
Des Moines Parent
Grand Parade Gold Sponsors:
City State Bank, Modern Woodmen of America
Kiddie Parade Presenting Sponsor:
Rainbow of the Heartland
Kiddie Parade Candy Sponsor:
Cocktail Table Sponsor:
Beer Bracelet Sponsor:
The Throne Sponsor:
State Farm Insurance - Andrea Sabus
Hand Washing Station Sponsor:
Urban Flooring & Design
Friends of the Festival:
Civil Design Advantage, Grimes Dental Group
Al's Dairy Freeze, Black Hills Energy, Bomgaars, Flooring America, Graphite Construction Group, Grimes Dental Group, Grove & Platt Dental Associates, Kennybrook Village, MidAmerican Energy, Midwest Heritage, MMIT, Precision Family Eyecare
First Presbyterian Church, United Services of DSM
Governors Days Parking Sponsor:
St. Peter Lutheran Church
Date and Time
Thursday Jun 8, 2023 Saturday Jun 10, 2023
Thursday - Saturday
June 8th - 10th, 2023
Grimes South Sports Complex
750 S James St
Grimes, IA 50111
Free to attend!