The Des Moines Arts Festival® is one of the world’s most respected festivals hosting 180 of the nation’s top artists on June 26-28, 2020 in a beautiful urban street setting surrounding the 4.4 acre John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and the newly constructed Krause Gateway Center designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Twelve-time winner of the coveted Grand Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals and Events Association, the outdoor festival of arts and culture attracts more than 200,000 people each year to its downtown location in Iowa’s capital city and largest metropolitan area.
Western Gateway Park is a 13-acre space located at the western entrance into Downtown DSM. It incorporates a mix of green space and buildings as well as private and public spaces, including: The John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park — 4.4 acres and home to 28 sculptures by some of the world's most celebrated artists. It was designed as an outdoor museum in the open air.
Friday, June 26 - 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, June 27 - 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Sunday, June 28 - 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.