Out to Lunch in Des Moines

Jun 5, 2024

11:00 AM - 01:30 PM

12th Street from Grand to Locust, Des Moines, IA 50309

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The Tippie College of Business is proud to be a location sponsor for the Greater Des Moines Partnership Out to Lunch! This is a free event that is open to the public, designed with the goal of creating a unique and fun opportunity for Downtown Des Moines employees, residents, and visitors to socialize with others in a vibrant, outdoor Downtown DSM setting with local food trucks and live music.

We invite Tippie College of Business alumni and all UI graduates to join us downtown for lunch! There will be games and prizes for any Hawkeye. We look forward to seeing you!

Band: Days Live Music

Food Vendors: All The Smoke, Best Spuds, Bosco’s Fusion, Fruits ‘N Such, The Big Red Food Truck, Say Cheese Des Moines, Nina’s Tacos, Home Sweet Cone Ice Cream

Street Parking (Meters):
The meters nearest JMPEC charge $1.25/hour and have a 4-hour maximum. These meters accept coin payment or credit cards (pay at nearby kiosk), or you may use the ParkMobile app via your mobile device (use QR code on stall marker to download app). Other meters nearby (around 12th & High St.) accept coin payment only and charge $.75/hour with a 12-hour maximum. View a Parking Zone map and rates on the City of Des Moines website.

*Note: 12th Street from Grand to Locust will be blocked off for the Out to Lunch event.

Nationwide Parking Structure (2 block walk from the center):
Entrances on 12th Street, Walnut Street or Mulberry Street

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact in advance at

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