DES MOINES, IA - Catch vintage gas pumps, signs and more at the 29th Annual Iowa Gas Swap Meet's Collectors Convention. The event, which runs Wednesday, August 5 through Friday, August 7 in Des Moines, is the nation's oldest and largest gas, oil and auto-related advertising show and sale.

Greater Des Moines will host dealers and buyers from around the world at the Holiday Inn Airport and Conference Center, 6111 Fleur Drive. This premier petroliana show will feature gas pumps and globes, tin and porcelain signs, neons, cans, bottles, maps and other gas, oil and auto-related advertising items.
Collectibles will be for sale through Thursday with more than 200 vendors displaying items in the hotel parking lot, exhibition hall, ballroom, courtyard and hotel guest rooms. The auction, conducted by Rich Penn Auctions, begins at 9 a.m. on Friday.
The Iowa Gas Swap Meet is free and open to the public. All are invited to shop and attend the auctions.
For more information, visit or contact John Logsdon at (515) 321-7930.


The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau, the parent organization of the Des Moines Area Sports Commission, is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to market the region as a visitor destination increasing economic growth and enhancing the visitor experience. The Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau and Des Moines Area Sports Commission represent the following municipalities: Altoona, Ankeny, Clive, Des Moines, Grimes, Indianola, Johnston, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Polk County, Urbandale, West Des Moines and Windsor Heights.