The Avenues: Peppermint Trail

Dec 09 10:00am - 9:00pm

Surety Hotel β€’ Des Moines

The Peppermint Trail will return to The Avenues of Ingersoll & Grand and The Roosevelt Cultural District!

Embark on a peppermint themed journey along The Avenues of Ingersoll & Grand & The Roosevelt Cultural District for a full day of holiday cheer. With something for everyone this event is the perfect way to kick off your holiday season!

πŸ“ Location: The Avenues of Ingersoll & Grand, Roosevelt Cultural District

🎁 Toys for Tots & Info Table:

  • Time: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Place: 28th & Ingersoll
  • Drop off your toy donations and grab some Avenues merchandise.

🏠 Gingerbread House Decorating Contest:

  • Time: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Place: Creme (543 28th St)
  • Vote for your favorite gingerbread creation by local businesses!

πŸŽ… Meet Santa Claus:

  • Time: Noon–2 p.m.
  • Santa will be spreading holiday cheer and visiting shops along Ingersoll Avenue.

πŸšƒ Bee-Merry-Line Holiday Trolley Rides:

  • Time: Noon–4 p.m.
  • Hop on and off the holiday trolley and take in the sights along the route.

πŸ“š Peppermint Tale Display:

  • Time: All Day
  • Read the winning short story from the Peppermint Tale contest near 2300 Ingersoll.

🎢 Holiday Carolers:

  • Time/Location: TBD
  • Enjoy festive songs from the Roosevelt High School Choir and Greenwood Elementary School.

πŸ›οΈ Specials All Day:

  • Shop and dine with exclusive holiday specials throughout The Avenues and the Roosevelt Cultural District.

🚌 Trolley Stops:

  • Don’t miss the Bee-Merry-Line pickups at the Shops of Roosevelt between Noon–4 p.m. Check the map for the full trolley route!

Get ready for a day of sweet treats, heartwarming traditions, and community spirit. Make sure to mark your calendar for this not-to-be-missed holiday extravaganza! 🌟

Visit >>> The Peppermint Trail – The Avenues ( for more info.