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


Juried Art Fair

Applications for the 2018 Des Moines Arts Festival Juried Art Fair will open on October 9, 2017 and close on January 7, 2018. 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.

Food Vending Opportunities

If you are a Food Vendor and would like to be considered for participation in the 2018 Des Moines Arts Festival, please follow this link to submit your information. We will send an email to you in January, when the Food Vendor application process opens for submissions.