Taste of Hope

Taste of Hope

Taste of Hope Summer Festival

Saturday, July 24, 3:00-9:00 pm, at Water Works Park Amphitheater (2201 George Flagg Pkwy, Des Moines)

Join us for Hope’s Summer Festival, Taste of Hope, at Water Works Park Amphitheater!

The day will include:

  • Free food
  • Family-friendly inflatables and games
  • Worship at 5:00 pm
  • Music featuring Hope’s worship band, Jon Mero, and other bands throughout the community
  • Live art from area artists
  • Make-and-take arts and crafts
  • An array of local food trucks (with items available for purchase)
  • Special giveaway items
  • Pyrotechnics show synched to a montage of VBS music to cap off the night
  • And more!

All are welcome!

In addition, the following food trucks will be present at Taste of Hope (with all items available for purchase):

  • Magoo’s Pizza
  • Fruits n’ Such
  • Sook’s Korean Kitchen
  • Taqueria Islas
  • Big Acai

Volunteer


Taste of Hope 5K & Kids’ Fun Run

Saturday, July 24, 8:00-10:00 am

5kGet your walking and running shoes ready for Hope’s annual 5K & Kids’ Fun Run! The 5K will start at 8:00 am.The 5K course takes place on the WDM bike path system with the start and finish in the Hope parking lot. The race will be chip timed, which allows for a staggered start. There will be an award ceremony following the completion of the 5K.

The Kids’ Fun Run (age 11 and younger) takes place in the church parking lot at 9:00 am (distance varies by age).

T-shirts are guaranteed for the first 200 paid entrants. Packet pick-up will take place at Hope Friday, July 23, 5:30-8:30 pm and Saturday, July 24, 7:00-7:45 am.

Cost for 5K prior to July 20:
Age 12 and older - $25
Age 11 and younger - $15

Cost for 5K after July 20:
Age 12 and older - $30
Age 11 and younger - $20

Kids’ Fun Run - Free

Online registration is closed. Walk-up registration is available at 7:30 am.

Taste of Hope Maps

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Map

Parking Map


Schedule of Events

3:00-5:00 pm
Live from the Stage, performances by:

  • Flying Silos
  • The Travelers
  • The Isiserettes
  • Cinco Amigos

Free food, inflatables, games, giveaway items and more!


5:00 pm
Worship

  • Bring a chair or blanket and join us for worship on the lawn!
  • VBS Kids will be invited to sing some of their favorite VBS songs during the service!

6:30-9:00 pm
Live from the Stage, performances by:

  • Brian Clark
  • LCC Worship Team
  • Genesis Dance Team
  • Will Tunink
  • Jon Mero

Free food, inflatables, games, giveaway items and more!


9:00 pm
Pyrotechnics show synched to a montage of VBS music to cap off the night!