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Italian Heritage Festival

  • 1300 Grand Ave | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Dates: July 27, 2018 - July 28, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Western Gateway Park
  • Overview

    The Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa, “VIVA L’ITALIA” will take place on July 27th and 28th, 2018  at the Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines.  The festival gates will be open at the following times:

    Friday, July 27: 11:00 am until 12:00 pm.

    Saturday, July 28: 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.

    Admission to the festival is free before 5:00 PM on Friday and Saturday. Voluntary food or monetary donations to the Food Bank of Iowa will be accepted before 5:00 PM on both days. After 5:00 PM on Friday and Saturday, a $5.00 admission (for adults and children 12 and older) will be charged.

    The Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa will take place at the Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines.  The park is bordered by 12th and 13th Streets and Locust and Grand Avenues.

    There are numerous parking garages and lots in downtown Des Moines.   Please follow the links below for downtown maps and parking information.

    Check website for more details as we get closer to the event!