Become a Patron

Support the Arts by becoming a Patron Today!

Now more than ever, we need your help to support Iowa’s internationally-recognized, FREE, three-day celebration of the arts by becoming a Patron of the Des Moines Arts Festival!  Your donation will help ensure that this celebrated community event remains free to attend and continues to enrich the quality of life in central Iowa.

Become a Patron today!

Click here to pay online today! 

Print and mail the PATRON MEMBERSHIP FORM:

Des Moines Arts Festival®
Attn: Patron Membership
601 Locust St, Ste. 700
Des Moines, IA 50309

Or contact:
Maggie Pforts
mpforts@desmoinesartsfestival.org

Your decision to become a Patron is a sign that you value Iowa’s arts and culture.  And to say thanks for your donation, we'd like to treat you like a VIP!

Enjoy these amazing benefits of supporting the festival -

   Exclusive access to the Patron-only VIP Club

   Luxury Bathroom Facilities

   Package Hold

   BOGO drink coupons


Every patron at every level will receive a pass to the VIP Club. The VIP Club is an exclusive covered area with views of the Main Stage, access to air-conditioned luxury portable bathrooms and the Main Stage Beverage Station, plus Terrace seating and people watching.

As a Friend of the Arts, you receive the following benefits with your donation ($40):

  • Access for one (1) to the Patron-only VIP Club on-site at the Festival overlooking the Main Stage
  • Access for one (1) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival
  • Access to the Patron-only Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations
  • Access to the Patron-only modern restrooms
  • BOGO drink coupon
  • Discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop
  • One rolled 2014 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster
  • E-newsletter and special offers

Plus, a special one-of-a-kind VIP commemorative credential identifying YOU as a VIP!

As a Young Professional VIP, you receive the following benefits with your donation ($40):

  • Access for one (1) to the Patron-only VIP Club on-site at the Festival overlooking the Main Stage
  • Access for one (1) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival
  • Access for one (1) to the Patron-only Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations
  • Access the Patron-only modern restrooms
  • BOGO drink coupon
  • Discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop
  • One rolled 2014 Des Moines Arts FestivalCommemorative Poster
  • E-newsletter and special offers
  • Invitation to YPArt Cocktail Reception on Friday night of the Festival

Plus, a special one-of-a-kind VIP commemorative credential identifying YOU as a VIP!

As a Festival VIP, you receive the following benefits with your donation ($70):

  • Access for two (2) to the Patron-only VIP Club on site at the Festival overlooking the Main Stage
  • Access for two (2) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival
  • Access for two (2) to the Patron-only Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations
  • Access to the Patron-only modern restrooms
  • Two (2) BOGO drink coupons
  • Discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop
  • One rolled 2014 Des Moines Arts FestivalCommemorative Poster
  • E-newsletter and special offers

Plus, a special one-of-a-kind VIP commemorative credential identifying YOU as a VIP!

As a Curator, you receive the following benefits with your donation ($500):

  • Complimentary valet parking at the Festival good for entire weekend
  • Two (2) tickets to the VIP Preview Celebration on Wednesday, May 21 at the Des Moines Art Center 
  • Access for two (2) to the Patron-only VIP Club on site at the Festival overlooking the Main Stage
  • Access for two (2) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival
  • Access for two (2) to the Patron-only Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations
  • Access to the Patron-only modern restrooms
  • Two (2) BOGO drink coupons
  • Discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop
  • One rolled 2014 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster
  • E-newsletter and special offers

Plus, a special one-of-a-kind VIP commemorative credential identifying YOU as a VIP!

As a Patron of the Arts, you receive the following benefits with your donation ($1,500):

  • Name listed on the Official Festival Web site
  • Name listed in the Official Festival Program
  • Complimentary valet parking at the Festival good for entire weekend
  • Four (4) tickets to the VIP Preview Celebration on Wednesday, May 21 at the Des Moines Art Center
  • Access for six (6) to the Patron-only VIP Club on site at the Festival overlooking the Main Stage
  • Access for six (6) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival
  • Access for six (6) to the Patron-only Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations
  • Access to the Patron-only modern restrooms
  • Four (4) BOGO drink coupons
  • Discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop
  • One rolled 2014 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster
  • E-newsletter and special offers

Plus, a special one-of-a-kind VIP commemorative credential identifying YOU as a VIP!

As a Executive Circle Patron, you receive the following benefits with your donation ($2,500):

  • Name listed on the Official Festival Web site. Hyperlink included if company.
  • Name listed in the Official Festival Program Guide
  • Name recognition on prominent signage at VIP Preview Celebration
  • Framed, signed, limited edition 2014 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Lithograph
  • Invitation to the official invite-only Artist Party and Awards
  • Complimentary valet parking for two (2) at the Festival good for entire weekend
  • Eight (8) tickets to the VIP Preview Celebration on Wednesday, May 21 at the Des Moines Art Center
  • Access for ten (10) to the Patron-only VIP Club on site at the Festival overlooking the Main Stage
  • Access for ten (10) to the Patron-only VIP Reception on Friday of the Festival
  • Access for ten (10) to the Patron-only Express Lane service at all food and beverage vending locations
  • Access to the Patron-only modern restrooms
  • Ten (10) BOGO drink coupons
  • 25% discount on Festival merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop
  • E-newsletter and special offers

The Des Moines Arts Festival® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Except for the Executive Circle Level, the full amount of your contribution is tax deductible. A charitable contribution acknowledgment letter will be mailed for your records.

Patron Membership Forms must be received by May 10 to be included in signage for Preview Celebration.
Patron Membership Form must be recieved by June 7 to be included in Festival Program.


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