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Downtown Farmers Market

555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
+1 515-286-4928
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Best Farmers Market Ever!

Massive farmers market! Beautiful vegetable stands and tons of vendors with art, clothing jewelry... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Omaha, Nebraska
A morning worthy of getting up early on a saturday. An amazing event!

The first time I came, I didn't know what to expect and was blown away by the size, variety and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
+1 515-286-4928
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Massive farmers market! Beautiful vegetable stands and tons of vendors with art, clothing jewelry, etc. Musicians on corners playing a variety of music. Plenty of parking. We love it!

Thank kymkessler
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I came, I didn't know what to expect and was blown away by the size, variety and offerings of this "Farmers Market" This is more like a craft show, farmers market and food truck festival all rolled up in one! Its amazing...More

1  Thank Firekick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The downtown farmers market is enjoyable on all sensory levels-music for your ears, mini doughnuts for your taste, flowers for your smell, lots of food textures for your touch and people watching for your sight. Great way to spend the morning is Des Moines. Easy...More

Thank camille20152015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the Farmers market. I can get my morning coffee and breakfast while I roam around getting my produce. There's a judge crowd so come early. Pet friendly. Bring poop bags

Thank Calvin A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many great vendors at the Des Moines Farmer's Market. Great fresh produce from May through October. Makes me sad how many people are there for free samples but do not buy from the vendors.

Thank sierra876
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

LOTS of people, LOTS of booths, selling everything from produce to crafts, to flowers, etc. Make sure to grab a cup of coffee and some freshly baked or cooked food, because strolling from booth to booth will make you hungry! Fun, eclectic street fair.

Thank Molly-Mayrose
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth the visit. It seems everyone in Iowa comes to the farmer's market in Des Moines. Numerous vendors, good breakfast options, lots of produce and fruit drinks. The place to be on Saturday mornings.

Thank wlamb123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this is the 2nd ranked Farmer's Market in the U.S., and there are a lot of good foods and people watching, I've gone for likely the last time. I LOVE dogs, but not at the Farmer's Market. Whether on a leash which blocks people...More

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a favorite when we visit Des Moines. Great food and local products and produce. I would recommend!

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If there is a better FM anywhere we would like to go to it. Loved the variety - produce, plants, wine, LOTS of food, clothing, condiments, crafts, etc. Vendors generous with their samples. Never-ending music - different musicians on almost every corner - the whole...More

Thank nanet52
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23 April 2017|
Response from MWHeartland |
It is open every Saturday during the summer months. Big party event with all the music and entertainment for a good time in Des Moines. For health purposes, please keep the dogs away from the food area...
17 April 2017|
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Response from Max S | Reviewed this property |
the main farmers market in Des Moines is only on Saturdays
Veronica Z
9 September 2016|
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Response from Alanda L | Reviewed this property |
It ends in October unfortunately