August 26 from 3-10 p.m.
2800 block of Ingersoll Avenue

Ingersoll Live is a family-friendly “block party” along Ingersoll Avenue featuring live music, art, food and entertainment. This annual event gives local organizations, businesses and neighbors an opportunity to connect and celebrate!

Live Music & Entertainment

The Roosevelt High School’s Bridges 2 Harmony chorus will sing the National Anthem at 3 p.m. The Isiserettes Drill & Drum Corp will kick off our event with a street performance (following the National Anthem).

COMMUNITY STAGE (located in Wells Fargo parking lot):
Enjoy performances by local non-profit arts organizations on our Community Stage! Acts include:

  • 3:30 p.m. CityVoices
  • 4:30 p.m. B. Well Foundation
  • 5:30 p.m. Des Moines Playhouse presents “Once”
  • 6:30 p.m. Girls Rock!

See pop-up performances on the street throughout the event! Acts include:

  • 4 p.m. Devine Dancers
  • 5 p.m. Des Moines Breakerz
  • 6:30 p.m. Belly Dancers
  • 7:30 p.m. Heartland Swing


  • 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Ducharme Jones
  • 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Heath Alan Band


  • 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Parranderos Latin Combo
  • 8:30 – 10:00 p.m. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Volunteers Needed!

We are still looking for a few volunteers to help set up, tear down, assist with the Kids Zone and help where needed!

Click HERE to sign up!


We look forward to welcoming various local vendors to Ingersoll LIVE 2023! See who will be joining us at the event below!

Business & Community Vendors:

  • ADIO Chiropractic
  • True Roots Chiropractic
  • Your CBD Store
  • Renewal by Andersen
  • Two Rivers Bank & Trust
  • Financial Plus Credit Union
  • Bankers Trust
  • Artfull
  • Kari Taylor State Farm Agency
  • Devine Dancers
  • T-Mobile
  • Aetna
  • Nos Books
  • Polk County Democrats
  • Stylin Paws
  • Integrated Physical Therapy
  • Plymouth Church
  • Girls Rock!
  • Local 5 – We Are Iowa
  • American Red Cross

Artist Vendors:

  • Beza Threads
  • Jill Wilhelm
  • Clay + Slay
  • Rachel Tone Jewelry
  • Woodworks by Vincent
  • Nevels Dynamic Expressions
  • Carlo Artworks
  • Creative Freedom HQ

Food & Drink Vendors:

  • Lachele’s Battle Bus
  • Kona Ice
  • Karam’s Grill
  • Sabores de Mexico
  • Crème
  • DonutNV
  • Gusto Pizza Bar

Kids Activities:

  • Balloon Twisting by Storm Entertainment
  • Face Painting by Ariel Paints
  • Inflatables
  • Mini Golf by Pop-Up Games
  • Kids Train
  • Painting & Pennants presented by the Des Moines Art Center

Ingersoll LIVE is a family-friendly event! All activities are provided FREE of charge to all attendees.

Thank you to our 2023 sponsors!

Special thanks to the Polk County Board of Supervisors and Prairie Meadows for their support of Ingersoll LIVE!