Grimes, Iowa is located at the northwest corner of the Des Moines Metro area and offers the amenities of metropolitan life while maintaining all the advantages of a small hometown. Whether you're looking for a night on the town, a relaxing day or want to get your heart pumping, Grimes has something for you!
Throughout the year, Grimes hosts events to keep your calendar packed. The Easter Eggstravaganza marks the beginning of many spring events and features face painters, crafts, food and other family-friendly events. During June, Governors Days provides 3 days of car shows, fireworks, music, food, parades and much, much more! For the thrifty types, Grimes participates in the Iowa Highway 141 Garage Sale, a two-day event in the month of August that stretches over 100 miles along Highway 141 and features bargains, vendors and flea markets. During the winter, Grimes community members can deck out their houses and enter the Outdoor Holiday Lighting Contest. For information on these community events and the many others that take place throughout the year, check out the Special Community Events
website. You can also get additional information about living and working in Grimes on the City of Grimes
website and the Grimes Chamber of Commerce