BREAKING NEWS: Des Moines Arts Festival wins coveted Gold Grand Pinnacle Award for third consecutive year!
Des Moines Arts Festival
Western Gateway Park June 23 - 25, 2017 Friday & Saturday 11AM - 10PM I Sunday 11AM - 5PM


WINNER - Best Overall Sponsorship Program
~ International Festivals & Events Association

For more information about how you can become a sponsor, view the SPONSORSHIP PROSPECTUS. Or call Stephen King at 515-286-4927, email:

2016 Final Report

Presenting Sponsor

Founding Partner

Supporting Sponsor

Polk County Board of Supervisors

Executive Circle

American Enterprise Group
Bruce and Susan Kelley
Des Moines Public Library
John G. Pappajohn
Natalie Tomaras
T. Gordon Welton

Festival Patron

E.J. Giovannetti
Harry Bookey & Pamela Bass-Bookey
John Gibbons
Lincoln Savings Bank
Mark Feldmann and Dr. Teri Wahlig
Robert & Stephanie Larson
Robert Josten and Susan Judkins
Scott and Keaton Pulver


Brennan and Sarah Buckley
Don Short and Julie Lehman
Jim Spooner and Judy Quick
Kasi and Brian Koehler
Kevin and Kim Broders
Kyle and Sharon Krause
Patricia McFarland
Paul Hlivko
Rachel Flint
Robert and Jane Sturgeon
Sarah and Brennan Buckley
Stan and Dotty Thurston

Festival VIP

Amanda Reynal
Amy Kern
Anna and Joe Thelen
Ben Nelson
Bess Jacobson
Beth Johnson
Bill and Beth Koenig
Brian Donaghy
Bruce and Beverly Anderson
Byron Huff and Jim Anderson
Carl and Brenda Schumann
Carl Grant
Dave Olson
David Bolender
Denise Harlan
Devlin Hogans
Diane and Keith Winey
Dianne Morain
Donna Kelling
Ellen Cioccio
Ellen Look
Ellen Twinam
Eric and Kristin Pike
Essex Meadows
Gene and Kathy Meyer
Genevieve Dean
Jack and Lori Hackett
Jackie Saunders
Jeff and Carrie Fleming
Jenifer Soltwedel
Jennifer McCoy
Joey Patino
Jomarie Tucci
Jonathan and Angela Wright
Judith A. Rue
Judy and Marshall Flapan
Julie Thompson
Katie Wilson
Keck Parking
Kevin Hansen & Laura Palmer
Mark Van Roekel
Mary Wolf
Matt Dahms
Meaghan Rooney
Nancy Kane
Pat and Joe Cerne
Richard Freeman
Robert and Elizabeth Lee
Robert and Linda Gomez
Ryan Warren
Sara Lawrence
Sara Thies
Sarah Garst
Scott Valbert
Sean & Mary Sellers
Shannon Sanders
Sharon and Dennis Goldford
Sharon Chlebicki
Sherilyn Hoyer
Suzanne and Jake Arnold
Terry Taylor
William Gilpin
Wynn Gochenour