Des Moines Arts Festival
Western Gateway Park June 24 - 26, 2016 Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM

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Brice McCasland Announced as Featured Artist for 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival®

Friday, May 27, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org                                                                                         News Release  Brice McCasland Announced as Featured Artist for 2016 Des... Read more

David Hurd Innovator of the Year Award Announced

Friday, May 27, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org                                                                                         News Release David Hurd Innovator of... Read more

​​​Des Moines Arts Festival® Recruiting Volunteers, Focusing on Sustainability

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org News Release Des Moines Arts Festival® Recruiting Volunteers, Focusing on Sustainability Des Moines, IA– May 18, 2016 –... Read more

Diverse talent scheduled for all new Acoustic Stage at 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival®

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802-0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org                                                                                        News Release  Diverse talent scheduled... Read more

Gin Blossoms, Grand Funk Railroad headline Hy-Vee Main Stage for 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival®

Monday, April 25, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org                                                                                         News Release Gin Blossoms, Grand Funk Railroad headline... Read more

Patron Program 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival

Thursday, April 21, 2016
  Patron Program provides exclusive benefits for support of the 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival® Des Moines, IA – April 21, 2016 – Guests of the 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival® can... Read more

Prairie Meadows Community Outreach Program Helps Non-Profits Play Key Role in Des Moines Arts Festiv

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org News Release   Prairie Meadows Community Outreach Program Helps Non-Profits Play Key Role in Des... Read more

2016 Des Moines Arts Festival® Invited Artists Announced at REVEAL

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org                                                                                                             News... Read more

Des Moines Arts Festival® Jury Process Begins Wednesday, Jan. 6

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org                                                                                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Des Moines Arts... Read more

Stephen King elected Chair of the International Festivals and Events Association World Board

Monday, December 14, 2015
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12/14/15 Executive Director of Des Moines Arts Festival® Stephen King elected Chair of... Read more

Executive Director of Des Moines Arts Festival® Stephen King elected to BRAVO Board

Thursday, October 22, 2015
Contact: Liz Adelman (515) 802 0603 ladelman@desmoinesartsfestival.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10/22/15 Executive Director of Des Moines Arts Festival® Stephen King elected to BRAVO Greater... Read more

2015 Media Kit

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Des Moines Arts Festival® General Information Dates:          Friday June 26th – Sunday June 28th Times:         Friday, June 2611 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, June 27   11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday, June... Read more