June 23 - 25, 2017 Western Gateway Park Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM
Celebrating
20 Years!

Support the Arts - Become a Patron

Your decision to become a patron is a sign that you value Iowa’s arts and culture.  Your contribution will help ensure that this celebrated community festival remains free to attend and continues to enrich the quality of life in central Iowa.

And to say thanks for your tax-deductible contribution, we'd like to treat you like a VIP!

Every patron at every level will receive access to the Silent Rivers VIP Club. The Silent Rivers VIP Club is an exclusive covered area tastefully designed and executed by Silent Rivers Design + Build. Enjoy VIP comfort in a relaxed setting with great views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage and incredible networking.

As a VIP, you will enjoy these great benefits depending on your level of contribution:

  • Exclusive access to the Patron-only Silent Rivers VIP Club.
  • Promotional Recognition
  • Terrace seating
  • VIP Receptions
  • High-value networking
  • Air-conditioned Bathroom Facilities
  • Package Hold
  • Lite buffet on Friday & Saturday evening
  • Lite fare during each day
  • Complimentary and discounted beverages
  • Express Lane service at food & beverage locations
  • BOGO Drinks Coupons
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Discounts on Festival merchandise
  • Rolled or framed 2017 Commemorative Poster

Click on one of the links below to pay via our online store:

Des Moines Arts Festival®
Attn: Patron Program
700 Locust St, Ste. 100
Des Moines, IA 50309 


Or contact: Mary Piechowski at mpiechowski@desmoinesartsfestival.org

Friend of the Arts

As a Friend of the Arts Patron, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $75:

  • Access for one (1) to the Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival that provides views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
  • Two complimentary beverages per day of the festival available at the VIP Club private bar, with discounted pricing thereafter.
  • Complimentary snacks and food.
  • Access for one (1) to the Patron Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access for one (1) to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • Access the Patron-only air-conditioned restrooms.
  • BOGO drink coupon.
  • One 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative poster.
  • 10% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A FRIEND OF THE ARTS TODAY

Young Professional

As a Young Professional Patron, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $75:

  • Access for one (1) to the Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival that provides views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
  • Two complimentary beverages per day of the festival available at the VIP Club private bar, with discounted pricing thereafter.
  • Complimentary snacks and food.
  • Access for one (1) to the Patron Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access for one (1) to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • Access the Patron-only air-conditioned restrooms.
  • BOGO drink coupon.
  • One 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative poster.
  • 10% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
  • Invitation to YPArt Cocktail Reception on Friday night of the Festival.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A YP PATRON TODAY

Festival +1

Your Friend +1 Patron package includes the following benefits with a tax-deductible contribution of $140:

  • Access for two (2) to the Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival that provides views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
  • Two complimentary beverages per day/per person of the festival available at the VIP Club private bar, with discounted pricing thereafter.
  • Complimentary snacks and food.
  • Access for two (2) to the Patron Reception on Friday of the Festival.
  • Access for two (2) to the Express Lane service at all food and beverage locations.
  • Access the Patron-only air-conditioned restrooms.Two (2) BOGO drink coupons.
  • One 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative poster.
  • 10% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A FESTIVAL VIP TODAY

Curator

As a Curator Patron, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $500:

  • Complimentary valet parking at the Festival good for the entire weekend of the Festival.
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Preview Celebration on Thursday, May 25 at the Des Moines Art Center.
  • Access for two (2) to the Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival that provides views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
  • Two complimentary beverages per day/per person of the festival available at VIP Club bar, with discounted pricing thereafter.
  • Access for two (2) to the Patron 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 air-conditioned restrooms.
  • Complimentary drink coupons.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop.
  • One rolled 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A CURATOR TODAY

Patron of the Arts

As a Patron of the Arts, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $1,500:

  • Name listed on the Official Festival Website.
  • Name listed in the Official Festival Program.
  • Complimentary valet parking at the Festival good for the entire weekend of the Festival.
  • Invitation for four (4) to the VIP Preview Celebration on Thursday, May 25 at the Des Moines Art Center.
  • Access for six (6) to the Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival that provides views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
  • Two complimentary beverages per day/per person of the festival available at VIP Club bar, with discounted pricing thereafter.
  • Access for six (6) to the Patron 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 air-conditioned restrooms.
  • Complimentary drink coupons.
  • 25% discount on Festival Merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop.
  • One rolled 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A PATRON OF THE ARTS TODAY

Executive Circle

As an Executive Circle Patron, you receive the following benefits with your tax-deductible contribution of $2,500:

  • Name listed on the Official Festival Website. Hyperlink included if a company.
  • Name listed in the Official Festival Program Guide.
  • Name recognition on prominent signage at Preview Celebration.
  • Framed, signed, limited edition 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival Commemorative Poster.
  • Invitation to the official invite-only Artist Breakfast and Awards on Sunday morning of the Festival at Centro!
  • Complimentary valet parking for two (2) at the Festival good for the entire weekend.
  • Invitation for eight (8) to the Preview Celebration on Thursday, May 25 at the Des Moines Art Center.
  • Access for ten (10) to the Silent Rivers VIP Club on-site at the Festival that provides views of the Hy-Vee Main Stage.
  • Two complimentary beverages per day/per person of the festival available at VIP Club bar, with discounted pricing thereafter.
  • Access for ten (10) to the Patron 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 air-conditioned restrooms
  • Complimentary drink coupons.
  • 25% discount on Festival merchandise from the on-site Arts Festival Shop.
  • E-newsletter and special offers.
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A EXECUTIVE CIRCLE PATRON TODAY

*Access. For each “access” the patron will receive three tickets. One each for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Your ticket is exchanged at the entrance of the VIP Club for a wristband that is good for that day only. The wristband includes two complimentary drink tickets. After the two, patrons may purchase beverages at a discounted rate from those on-site.

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. The deductible amount for the Executive Circle is $2,425.