June 22 - 24, 2018 Western Gateway Park Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM
20 Years!


Juried Art Fair

The deadline to apply for the 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival has passed. we will announce application dates soon. Please check back. However, follow this link to view the application requirements and rules for the show.

Intern Opportunities

Follow this link to find two new career opportunities with the award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival. 

Performance Opportunities

Applications to perform at the Des Moines Arts Festival have closed for 2017. Follow this link to express interest in applying for performance opportunities during the 2018 Des Moines Arts Festival.