Free Drake Relays Court Ave Street Party, Friday April 27th.

Relays Street Party at Court District

 Des Moines, IA – Court Avenue Restaurant & Brewing Company’s annual Relays Street Party will be held on Friday, April 27th, beginning at 7:00 PM.  This free event will be held rain or shine on Court Avenue between 3rd & 4th street.  Drink tickets will be available for purchase & guests interested in beverages must present a valid ID to receive a wristband.  Live music will be provided by our headlining band, Red Jumpsuit Apparatus.  Opening bands will consist of central Iowa’s very own, Aged Spirits, followed by the Von Shakes.


Drake Relays Week, April 21st-28th:

Monday, April 23rd – Beautiful Bulldog Contest – Drake University Fieldhouse

Tuesday, April 24th – Grand Blue Mile – Downtown Des Moines Grand Avenue

Wednesday, April 25th – Downtown Street Painting – Court Avenue District

Wednesday, April 25th – Pole Vault In The Mall – Jordan Creek Town Center

Thursday, April 26th – Drake Relays Hall of Fame Induction

Friday, April 27th – Relays Street Party – Court Avenue Entertainment District

Saturday, April 28th – On-the-Roads Half Marathon/8K – Starts at Drake Stadium


About Court Avenue Restaurant & Brewing Company (CABCo.)

 Des Moines’ original brewpub located in the heart of downtown; stop in to experience award winning beers & cuisine inside the historicSaddlery Building.  Restaurant & bar is open seven days a week serving a full scale food & beverage menu along with ten hand-crafted beers on tap.  For more details, visit

About Court Avenue Entertainment District

 Nestled in the heart of downtown Des Moines, the Court District is the entertainment destination of Iowa’s capital city with an adventure to offer everyone.  Dating back to 1846, the Court District is one of Des Moines’ oldest downtown neighborhoods & the site of many Des Moines firsts.  For more details, visit

About Drake Relays

 Drake Relays held at Drake University, presented by Asics.  Drake Relays Meet scheduled on Thursday, April 26th thru Saturday, April 28th.  The entire week of April 23rd Drake Relays events held throughout the Des Moines metro area.  For more details,

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