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Come to Des Mardi, and experience Mardi Gras in Des Moines!

This investment event supports the Summer Youth Experience Program​ -- a 10-week program providing youth, ages 14-21 with employment, financial, leadership and professional skill-building opportunities. 
We partner with local employers to give these young adults real life and workplace experiences. 
We also cover the cost of employment for smaller businesses.

At Des Mardi, you'll experience the tastes, sights​ and sounds of the Big Easy in the elegant surrounds of the World Food Prize, featuring The Nola Jazz Band, Mikayla Oz Magic and Cirque Wonderland.  Tickets below. 

7 p.m.
World Food Prize
100 Locust St., Des Moines, IA​

Note: The Young Professionals ticket is for age 35 and younger.​