Special Events

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All-City Play Day

Wednesday, July 11

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Let's Play! The 11th Annual All-City Play Day will be held on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This free event will take place at Wagner and Hawkeye Parks, 410 W First St. The City of Ankeny invites residents of all ages to attend this fun event dedicated to play. View more info.


Yoga in the Park

Saturdays, May 5 - Sept. 29, 2018
8 - 9 a.m.

Bring your yoga mat and join professional yoga instructors every Saturday morning, May 5 through Sept. 29 for one hour of free outdoor yoga. Sponsored by UnityPoint Health - Des Moines. See more info and schedule of instructors.


Movies Under the Stars

Fridays, June 8-29 and July 6-27

Bring a blanket or chair and your favorite snack! Movies are free and begin at dusk. Sponsored by Veridian Credit Union. See full movie schedule.


Summer Sounds Concert Series

Thursdays, June 7-July 26 (no concert July 12)
6:30 p.m.

The Summer Sounds Concert Series is held on Thursday nights. Live music will run from 6:30 - 8 p.m. These concerts are free and open to the public. Sponsored by John Deere. See full concert series schedule.