Each summer, the Des Moines Arts Festival transforms the city into a celebration of culture and artistic talent. It's returning this weekend, June 28-30, and you're guaranteed a exciting weekend full of art, music, creativity and fun for the whole family!
Attracting almost 200,000 visitors each year, the Festival is jam packed with things to see. Held in Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines, the multiday festival (June 28-30) features 185 of the nation's top professional artists and 22 emerging local, Iowa artists, displaying exhibits in a variety of mediums. There's something for everyone!
This year's Festival will include:
- FREE Admission
- Performing Arts productions
- Live music
- Demonstrations from various artists
- Visual arts, including a fireworks show Saturday night
- Interactive Arts
- Film Presentations
- Culinary Arts presentations
- Community Outreach programs
Whether you're looking for a new, perfect piece to complete your decor or you just want to explore all the exhibits, we hope you support this one-of-a-kind event! For a full schedule of Festival events, visit desmoinesartsfestival.com.