Family and Community Events


These events are for the community to attend throughout the year that are sponsored by the Grimes Parks and Rec Department.  Click below on the link for more information.

*Polk County Senior Meals Site at the GCC- year around 5x per week

*Annual Clean & Green  Day- Arbor Day Event by the Grimes Parks and Tree Boards- May 4th
*Grimes Giving Garden- May-October
*Citywide Garage Sales- April or May
*Governors District Kiddie Parade - 2nd week of June
*Shade Grimes- October
*Halloween Fest at the GCC- October

*Ongoing- Adopt-A-Park / Adopt-A-Trail Program
Contact Brett if you have an idea we could incorporate as a community event.


Click below on the link for more information.

*Annual Lions Club Pancake Breakfast by Grimes Lions Club- free will donation - March, June
*Grimes Kiwanis Easter Eggstravaganza Event - Saturday of Easter weekend, click here for 2016 Egg Hunt video
*Grimes Governors Days by the Grimes Chamber and Economic Development- 2nd Weekend of June
*Grimes Farmers Market- Fridays in July-August at Waterworks Park near the Library
*Hwy 141 Garage Sale - First weekend in August
*Chamber Golf Outing - September
*Chamber Annual Holiday Celebration - First Sunday in December