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“Great Family Fun!!!”
Review of Principal Park

Principal Park
Ranked #9 of 72 things to do in Des Moines
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed August 18, 2014

The Iowa Cubs organization really know how to keep you in the game. The park is very fan friendly. They have free water coolers all around the concourse helping to keep the fans hydrated and safe. It is an outdoor event during the summer months so it will be a little hot but once you attend a game and figure out the perfect seating to stay cool it will make the games really worth while. The concessions a great, but expect to spend some money. A day or night at the game is a great way to spend time with the family.

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Reviewed August 10, 2014

Nice, family friendly park for the Iowa Cubs game. Easy to park and find. Park is right along the river next to several walking paths. During Iowa Cubs games, there is a kids play area for ages 5 and up.

Thank Cindy P
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Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Fun, clean ballpark. Enjoy the atmosphere. Great for all age groups. Cant wait to go back again for another ICubs game.

Thank Chelsea C
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Reviewed July 25, 2014

My visit to Principal Park was for the Cityview Brewfest. What a perfect venue for it! In addition to being outdoors but cool and shaded, you get the grteat views of the statehouse from the stands. A baseball game would have been a nice addition but I would have been too distracted by 400 beers.

1  Thank BamaVol
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Reviewed July 23, 2014

I live and work in the Des Moines area... funny how I review places all over the globe, but not right here in my own backyard! JUst back from an Iowa Cub day game... my work colleagues and I will often head over to the park for lunch during the work week when they have a day game. As othere reviewers have noted, there is not a bad seat in the house!

My preference for a casual outing is to buy a general admission ticket, grab a footlong brat (loaded with grilled veggies), swing by the Iowa Craft Beer stand (middle of the lower concourse) for a Confluence Des Moines IPA, and then head out to the area above the right field fence. You can stand up against a counter above the fence or sit in the bleachers... great views and a fun spot for lunch with some baseball happening around you.

1  Thank HawkeyeAlum
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