Des Moines Digs | American Junior Simmental Association National Classic

If you’re looking to do some good dinning and find some fun things to do in your free time while at the show, look no further. Check out this list and discover how to get down in Des Moines!

Places to eat:

Zombie Burger
Famous for inventive flavor combos in a “post apocalyptic chic” setting, Zombie Burger + Drink Lab serves fast food with a culinary edge in Des Moines’ Historic East Village. Visit the quick-service counter for a bite on-the-go, or step into the Drink Lab for a full service meal, cocktails and Zombie Burger’s popular spiked milk shakes.
300 E Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Flying mango
Flying Mango prides itself on award-winning succulent barbecue, bold flavors of the Caribbean and unique homemade side dishes. The Flying Mango’s unique delicious cuisine was featured on Guy Fieri’s Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives!
4345 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA 50310

A modern spin on tacos, this unique dining experience attracts people form all over Iowa who want to partake in some delicious taco time.
407 E 5th St
Des Moines, IA 50309

801 Chophouse
If you are searching for the best steak in town, look no further than 801 Chophouse in Des Moines. Our restaurant has only prime USDA beef and other innovative side dishes and wines from around the world that create an upscale dining experience you won’t find anywhere else in Des Moines.
801 Grand Ave #200
Des Moines, IA 50309

Things to do:

Blank Park Zoo
Blank Park Zoo is a 25-acre zoological park on the south side of Des Moines, Iowa near historic Fort Des Moines.
7401 SW 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50315

Living History Farms
Living History Farms is a 500-acre open-air museum located in Urbandale, Iowa. The museum’s mission is to educate visitors and demonstrate the past 300 years of Iowa’s agricultural history.
11121 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA 50322

Escape Chambers Laser Tag
EC Laster Tag defies what one would normally think about when they hear the words “laser tag.” It feature metal weapons, indoor multi-level buildings, and objective-based game play.
338 SW 6th St
Des Moines, IA 50309

M2B Raceway Indoor Go-Karting
With this indoor go-kart racing center M2B offers a high-speed race simulation with a challenging and unique indoor road course that is fun for all skill levels and ages.
1350 SE Gateway Dr #108
rimes, IA 50111