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Des Moines Arts Festival

Des Moines Art Festival © victoria harjadi
Des Moines Art Festival © victoria harjadi

The Des Moines Arts Festival is an annual arts festival held in Western Gateway Park in the state capital of Des Moines. The festival is a three-day affair drawing in more than 200,000 people, and is ranked among the most notable festivals in the United States. Now considered an international phenomenon, the festival has evolved since its start in 1958, and now encompasses a diverse selection of the arts; everything from classic visual arts, live performance in music and theatre, to interactive arts and a film festival. As well as an array of outstanding art on show there is also a great selection of eclectic food booths and trucks to choose from, as well as a beer tent, making for a full day of fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Venue: Western Gateway Park

Date: 22 - 24 June 2018

Website: www.desmoinesartsfestival.org/