Food & Farm Festival

  • 11121 Hickman Road | Urbandale, IA 50322
  • Presented By: Living History Farms
  • Dates: April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Living History Farms
  • Start/End Time: 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Event Times: Saturday 11am-9pm; Sunday 11am-5pm
  • Overview

    Savor the start of the festival season at the new Food & Farm Festival at Living History Farms! Local producers, brewers, makers, and artists will gather together on the front lawn of Living History Farms to celebrate everything that makes Iowa great! Some of the metro’s favorite food trucks will be serving warm eats, cool treats, and bubbly drinks throughout the 2-day festival. And don’t miss the artisan wares and homespun goods provided by local makers. Live music, VIP tastings, food and craft demonstrations, private classes, and more await you and your family at this homegrown gathering at the Farms!

    The Food & Farm Festival on Living History Farms Front Lawn has free admission! Vendors will have items for purchase. Photo ID will be required for any alcohol purchases. Festival doors open at 11:00am each day. Event takes place rain or shine.

    Tickets are required and quantities are limited for the VIP Tasting Events and Breakout Classes within the Living History Farms grounds. Advanced tickets are recommended, limited quantities may be available at the door.

    Living History Farms will not be open for general touring during the Food & Farm Festival, but we will open for the season on May 1, 2019!

    Food & Farm Festival - Living History Farms Front Lawn

    VIP Tasting Events - Flynn Barn, Living History Farms Grounds

    Farms Uncorked – Saturday, April 27, 2019, 1-3pm
    Beer ‘n’ Bread – Saturday, April 27, 2019, 4-6pm
    Cocktails & Comfort Food – Sunday, April 28, 2019, 12-2pm
    Festival of Cheese – Sunday, April 28, 2019, 3-5pm

    Purchase Tickets

    Breakout Classes- Living History Farms Grounds

    Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10am and 12pm – Urban Farming

    Saturday, April 27, 2019, 2pm – Churn It Up: Butter Basics

    Sunday, April 28, 2019, 10am – Then and Now: Livestock Throughout History

    Sunday, April 28, 2019, 2pm – Class 4