The City of De Soto enjoyed a great day celebrating our 150th Birthday. We thank everyone who celebrated with us. We want to thank our sponsors who helped us make the celebration happen.

We look forward to celebrating with you next year for #Desoto151

9:15 AM – Parade Staging at De Soto Intermediate School Parking Lot

10:00 AM – Parade

10:30 AM – 4:00 PM – Car Show – Show & Shine – Featuring cars and trucks from every era – Cars, Motorcycles, and other vehicles from every era are welcome – In Front of City Hall – Sponsored by Scotts Customs and Collisions

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM – FREE Activities for all ages at the De Soto Little Bridge Park

  • Inflatables
  • Face Painting & Glitter Tattoos
  • Iowa National Guard Rock Climbing Wall
  • DeSoto Fire and Rescue Fire Simulator
  • Magician & Balloon Animals
  • Hansen Family Jugglers
  • Jager & the Polkameisters
  • Zoo Crew Zoomers
  • Food Vendors – Selling treats to enjoy during the day

5:00 PM – Ambros Roadhouse Bar & Grill – Food, Beer Garden & Music – @ Walnut & Madison

7PM – 11PM – Street Dance – featuring the Richard Paul Band in front of City Hall – Entertainment provided courtesy of Ambros Roadhouse Bar and Grill
*Families Welcome
*Bring Lawn Chairs


Fireworks will be fired off in the field east of the De Soto Intermediate School