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Invitation to the 15th Annual Iowa Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival

Join us!
September 23, 2017
West Des Moines City Hall
4200 Mills Civic Parkway
West Des Moines

The Chinese Association of Iowa is pleased to work with City of West Des Moines for another year of the Iowa Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival.  The Chinese Festival will joint-host with the Illumifest in West Des Moines (  The Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival will feature food (mooncake and many more), arts craft, calligraphy, music, dancing, games, mini-Chinese learning class, and many more cultural fun stuff.


Illumifest offers fun for all ages! Inflatables, games and a variety of food stands open at 4:00 p.m. and run throughout the evening. We hope you’ll join us and have a great time at this family friendly event.


Inflatables & Food Vendors Open  4pm

FREE Paddle Boat Rides  4-7pm

Chinese Association Displays and Exhibits  4pm

FREE Children's Train Rides (at the WDM Public Library)  4-7pm

FREE Lantern Making (limited to first 1,000 people)  5pm

FREE Airbrush Tattoos (in the WDM Public Library)  5-7pm


Royal Promenade around the Pond (Registration fee $10 required-includes an autograph booklet and "Royal Princess" photos!)


FREE Hot Air Balloon Rides (A limited number of rides are available.  Only two people allowed per ride.  Riders must be 42" tall.) 5:30pm 

FREE Outdoor Movie: Beauty and the Beast (2017) 7:30pm

Fireworks Display over the Campus Pond 9pm

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