Storybook Adventures

April 07, 2019

Jax Hawsby Benefit

​Join our Storybook Team along with our friends at Misfit Studios as we rally to support Jax Hawsby, a local little hero, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Heptoblastoma. The event will be held at Franklin Junior High School from 1-3 pm.

April 06, 2019

Easter Bunny Visit at Kirkendall Library

Hop on over to Kirkendall Library for a egg-stra special visit from the Easter bunny! Enjoy crafts and activities set up by the library!

April 20, 2019

Eggstrodinary Egg Hunt

Join us for an egg-strodinary egg-stravaganza at Northwest Elementary School for an indoor egg hunt! Meet our special princess and hero guests, enjoy a craft and coloring, and stay and take part in our egg hunt for a chance to win great prizes!

April 27, 2019

Little Mermaid at Polk City Library

Join our Little Mermaid as she splashes by the Polk City Library for a fin-tastic mermaid event!

May 05, 2019

Fire and Sky Pups at Des Moines Library

Join our pups for a paws-itively great time at the Des Moines Public Library!

Our Fire Patrol Pup will be there from 1-3 pm and our Sky Patrol Pup will be there from 3-5 pm.

June 08, 2019

Fairytale STEM Ball - Salisbury House

Come one, come all to the Fairytale Ball! Join us for a magical day of princesses and fun as you enter a world of wonder and enchantment and explore the world of science and technology in the beautiful Salisbury House in Des Moines. Let your little ones dress in their best ball gown attire as you are treated to live vocal performances, dancing, story time, and more! Then get ready to explore as your little scientist learns first hand how to code unicorn robots, create crystals, and explore the world of science with their new princess friends! 

Princesses will be selected for a ball time that will place them with little friends in their age groups so the experience can be tailored to each age level. This event is ideal for ages 3 and up. 

10:00 am - 11:30 am - Fairytale Ball Morning
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm - Fairytale Ball Mid-day
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm - Fairytale Ball Afternoon

***Space is limited!***

General Admission Early registration:
$45 per princess or prince
$25 per adult

Ticketed Adults may accompany more than one ticketed child.

All sales are final. Tickets are only available from our website and cannot be purchased from another vendor. 

Parents are encouraged to dress up; however, please NO princess or cosplay costumes for adults. Children are welcome to dress as the princesses. Formal and casual dress are equally encouraged for adults. 

Photography credits to Terra Lynn Photography and Kellie Keenan Photography.

June 10, 2019

Patrol Pups at Kirkendall Library

Join our whole team of pups for the best day ever!

June 18, 2019

Fire Patrol Pup at Franklin Library

Join the Fire Patrol Pup for hugs, high fives, and pictures during storytime at Franklin Library!

August 09, 2019

Patrol Pup at Northside Library

​Join our pup for a paws-itively great time at the Northside Public Library!

September 21, 2019

Muscular Dystrophy Walk

​Join our Storybook friends as we walk to support those fighting Muscular Distrophy!

October 26, 2019

Mysteries of the Castle Snow Sisters at Salisbury House

Join us for our spooktacular family-friendly Halloween party that encourages children to come in costume and enjoy interactive & craft activities, Hy-Vee KidsFit, science experiments with Mad Science of Iowa, museum scavenger hunt, games, bounce house, mascots, face painting, storytelling, Magic Show, University of Iowa Mobile Museum, live children’s entertainment with Chad Elliott and Wilderman's Treetop Tales, Des Moines Children's Museum interactive play area, trick-or-treating through the mansion and much more! This is a fun, festive and safe activity for the whole family to enjoy.  

Food and treats will be available for purchase from Valley West Hy-Vee, Over the Top Homemade Ice Cream and Chocolaterie Stam.

Tonawanda Drive will temporarily be a one-way street with access entering off SW 42nd Street only.  

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