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Downtown Farmers Market

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Des Moines Farmers Market

Good time. Lots of variety. Great food at the market and some restaurants in the area. Go early... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Julie L
via mobile
Spring, Summer, Fall...each season has its' specialties

No matter what season, you're sure to find something you love @ the Downtown Farmers Market... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Des Moines, Iowa
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555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50314
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All reviews fresh produce saturday morning baked goods breakfast burrito prepared food live music farm boys vendors selling egg rolls through october great vendors food vendors handcrafted items vegetable stands great variety every week something for everyone
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good time. Lots of variety. Great food at the market and some restaurants in the area. Go early before it gets busy.

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter what season, you're sure to find something you love @ the Downtown Farmers Market. Whether you like to buy fresh seasonal produce, munch your way from one end to the other or just people watch...you will not be disappointed. There is live music...More

Thank hveach
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for one of the top ten farmer markets in the USA, go to the downtown farmers market in Des Moines! Just be sure that you like crowds, because there will be a lot of dogs and baby strollers. Great to bike...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A fun way to spend Saturday morning. Get there early for a better place to park ! By 1000 the streets are packed with people, strollers,pets and great people watching

Thank kellllybird
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Always fun to visit. Whether to purchase items, people watch, meet friends, or pet dogs. Numerous stands, very good selection, and always busy.

Thank kwshannon
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Hard to beat- live music on every block, beautiful and bountiful produce and fresh homemade foods to eat now or later! Our favorite is to get a Farm Boy breakfast burrito then work it off by walking and shopping!

Thank patriciagT7771LQ
Reviewed 20 August 2018

After being able to experience the NW version of Farmers Markets, we didn't think we'd see anything at that level. While the DSM version can't compare when it comes to flowers, mushrooms, etc.. it does compare VERY favorably when it comes to the # of...More

2  Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The Farmers market had all kinds of musicians playing different instruments as you walked through the market. There was a lot of foods and drinks to taste. The produce from different farms, dairies, and wineries were incredible, and I wound up buying some beautiful Sunflowers...More

Thank PT1102
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great farmers market with several vendors. You can get fruits, veggies, smoothies, fresh baked items, delicious crab ragoons, awesome breakfast burritos, handmade craft items, and so much more!

Thank LoveVacayLife
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

If you feel like buying home made cheeses, sausages, cakes etc. the Market is the place to go to on Saturday morning. It isn’t cheep but healthy they say! However, what was even more interesting than the selection of foods was the fact the one...More

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29 August 2018|
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Response from Kim R | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It's an easy stroll. Enjoy!
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Response from kwshannon | Reviewed this property |
Saturday mornings, May to October.
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Response from Froglovinlady | Reviewed this property |
Fruits, vegetables, homemade foods, food vendors, art, jams, breads, live music, etc