Organization Information

The Des Moines Science Fiction & Fantasy Society (DMSFFS) is a 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to work cooperatively with local individuals, organizations, and media to promote a variety of causes, focued around scientific literacy, science, and the arts.

Persons seeking information on science, science-fiction, or fantasy-related topics, and organizations looking for additional resources (including volunteers) for similarly-related activities, are invited to contact any board of directors/officers or member at

DMSFFS is the sponsor of DemiCon, Des Moines’ annual science fiction, fantasy and gaming convention. But we do other things, too, such as getting together twice a month to discuss science fiction and fantasy, have programs with educational opportunities, and hold meetings to keep everyone up to date on upcoming events. Go to a monthly movie. Hosting DemiCon Lites, our educational program as well as learn awesome things and supporting the community like knitting, computer security, listening to live music, costuming, walking for a cause, and the list goes on.

DMSFFS meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month at the Valley Junction Activity Center at 217 5th Street. It is 2 doors north of the Tavern Restaurant in the Valley Junction district. There is a parking lot off of the 4th Street side of the building with plenty of room. The building is a 2 story sandstone building with burgundy awnings and trim. We meet in the lower level large room.