Nowalk, Iowa is a family-friendly, economically strong community that offers metro living with a small-town atmosphere. Just 10 minutes from the metro, Norwalk provides opportunities to live, work and play in a fresh, family-oriented package. Norwalk offers a wide variety of activities, including two golf courses, multiple parks, an aquatics center, a sports complex and several miles of maintained trails for running, biking or walking.
Throughout the year, Norwalk plays host to a multitude of events for any type of person looking to have fun. Early in the year, the Spring Shopping Expo features dozens of area business and organizations showcasing their products and services, refreshments and raffles! Once spring has sprung, lace up your running shoes for RUNorwalk. This race features and 8K and 5K run/walk with proceeds going to the Norwalk Food Pantry.
Come the 4th of July, Norwalk spares no expense on the city’s Fourth of July Celebration, featuring food, drink, fun and, of course, fireworks! Having an event for every season, Norwalk celebrates the bounties of fall during the Wine Harvest Festival held in November where you can enjoy wine samples, raffles, a silent auction and dinner.
For more information about these events and what else is happening around town, check out Norwalk City’s website and the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce website.
When you want to get away for a day, Norwalk is conveniently situated near top Des Moines Metro area events and attractions like, the Blank Park Zoo, the Iowa Cubs, the Science Center of Iowa, the Des Moines Arts Festival and the Des Moines Farmers Market. For additional information, check out the Catch Des Moines website which includes events and entertainment around Norwalk and the Des Moines Metro area.
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