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Des Moines Arts Festival

  • Western Gateway Park, 15th & Locust Streets | Des Moines, IA 50309
  • Phone: (515) 286-4950
  • Region: Downtown
  • Overview

    The Des Moines Arts Festival® is one of the world’s most respected festivals featuring a juried art fair, live music and entertainment, interactive arts activities, and film screenings on June 24-26, 2022 in a beautiful urban street setting surrounding the 4.4 acres John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and the newly-constructed Krause Gateway Center designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop. Thirteen-time winner of the coveted Grand Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals and Events Association, the outdoor festival celebrating arts and culture attracts more than 200,000 people each year to its downtown location in Iowa’s capital city and largest metropolitan area.

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    General Information
    • Admission Price: Free.
    • Group Rates: Free.
    • Hours of Operation: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. F-Sat; 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun.
    • Season: June 25-27, 2021.
    • Tour Length: Varies
  • Location
    Western Gateway Park, 15th & Locust Streets | Des Moines, IA 50309