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Take a stroll through downtown Des Moines during this upcoming traveling cocktail party.

Cityview’s Summer Stir traveling cocktail party will be held Friday, July 19 from 5-9 p.m. in downtown Des Moines — from the Historic Court District to East Village. Check-in will be located outside Tonic at 210 Court Ave.

This casual summer event invites attendees to stroll to bars and venues that they may not have yet experienced.

This year, the event has expanded to include East Village, with limo bus transportation. Cityview will provide two limo buses from Chauffeurs of Distinction to transport participants to and from each area.

Participating bars

Participants will receive 10 tickets that can be used to sample any of the 20-plus featured sample drinks at any of the 12 participating locations:

  • AJ’s on East Court
  • Beechwood Lounge
  • Beer Can Alley
  • The Exchange
  • Hessen Haus
  • The Rooftop
  • Shag’s
  • Shorty’s
  • The Stuffed Olive
  • Tipsy Crow
  • Tonic
  • Voodoo Lounge

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Tickets are $20 in advance or $30 at check-in outside Tonic.

Visit summerstir.dmcityview.com or see the July issue of Cityview for the full list of specialty drinks and other details.

Summer Stir will be held regardless of the weather, as all drink stations will be held inside the participating locations. 

Brian Taylor Carlson is the food and dining reporter at the Des Moines Register. He can be reached at btaylorcar@dmreg.com or 515-284-8552. Reporters like Brian help take you behind the scenes. Support our work by subscribing today at DesMoinesRegister.com/Deal.

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