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Jester Park Nature Center | Granger, Iowa

August 24, 2019
4 - 10 PM

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4th annual

Glow Wild 2019

Hosted by Polk County Conservation and Cumulus Media, this family friendly-event is fun for all ages! Glow Wild is held at the Jester Park Nature Center in Granger, Iowa right outside of the Des Moines metro area. Join us for live music by the Georgia Satellites with local Des Moines band, Suede, as their opener, fun programs, canoeing, horse-drawn wagon rides, signature bonfire, glow-in-the-dark climbing wall, tethered hot air balloon rides, and many more fun activities throughout the evening!

 
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2019 Glow Wild presenting sponsors

 
 
 

PRESENTING AUTO SPONSOR

 

Event Organizers

 
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things to do

2019 Activities

Glow Wild is held at the Jester Park Nature Center in Granger, Iowa. Get ready for more fun activities, including live music by the Georgia Satellites with local Des Moines band, Suede, as their opener, tethered hot air balloon rides, s'mores roasting, horse-drawn wagon rides, canoeing, and more! 

GO ON A TETHERED HOT AIR BALLOON RIDE | $28/person

Listen to live music | Featuring the Georgia Satellites with local dsm band, suede

Go on a horse-drawn wagon ride

make it a weekend & purchase camping tickets

explore other activities

 
 

FESTIVAL CAMPING

 

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Festival Camping at Jester Park for Glow Wild

Camping passes will be valid per-tent. Each person who will be staying in your tent will need to purchase a Glow Wild ticket to camp. The maximum number of people per tent is 6. Any additional tents will need to purchase  a second $25 camping ticket. *Must purchase a Glow Wild ticket to camp.


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Location

Jester Park Nature Center

 

Serving as the welcome center, portal to Polk County’s family of parks, and Jester Park’s new front porch, tourists, students, educators, families, and others connect through the nature center to the natural playscape and bison/elk exhibit, restored woodlands, Saylorville Lake, and a network of natural trails that will immerse people back into nature.