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Downtown Farmers Market

555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
+1 515-286-4928
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GREAT way to spend a Saturday morning

You just gotta go! So many vendors, so many plants, so many veggies, so many craft artists, SO... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kimberly T
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This Farmers Market is the best I have ever seen!!! At least 10 blocks lined on both sides with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sara R
via mobile
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555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
+1 515-286-4928
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Reviewed yesterday

You just gotta go! So many vendors, so many plants, so many veggies, so many craft artists, SO much FUN. Stop at a bar along Court St for a cocktail! Or take your own :). Starts @ 7. - get there early. If you don't...More

Thank Kimberly T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This Farmers Market is the best I have ever seen!!! At least 10 blocks lined on both sides with flowers, veggies, fresh. Asked goods, jewelry, yard art, crafts, and even massages. Very crowded, so go early if you can. Totally enjoyable!

Thank Sara R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to do the market in two weekends. There's no way to do it in one of you want the full experience. If you want to sample wine at 9am on a Saturday, this is the place to be.

Thank busy_traveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most comprehensive and culturally diversified farmers market anywhere! Amazing variety of home grown produce and flowers, food, entertainment, soft goods, jewelry - anything you could want at a farmers market!

Thank punkyj1982
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day we went to the market was raining and a little cold but, it kept the crowds down. Lots of variety and something for everyone. The vendors were very helpful and mostly friendly. Try the eggrolls! Lots of food and veggies, flowers, art.

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Farmers market downtown Des Moines is very nicely arranged and lots of variety to choose from. Fresh vegetables are plentiful. Some awesome clothing outfits. And wonderful food and art.

Thank Connie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice and clean many different kinds of food! Great way to have family time! Easy parking! Fun and a learning experience!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Court Avenue - Downtown Des Moines. May through October - 7 am to noon. I've read in some of the local literature (the freebie mags that you find at hotels etc.) that this is one of the biggest in the country. Probably is. I don't...More

Thank AliasDanDavis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent experience a real mix of vendors,lot of variety, local merchant resturants fabulous, and parking at the baseball stadium easy close and free,

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The biggest farmer's market in Iowa and probably one of the best in the USA. Court St , Des Moines Iowa. Could go to the market and take a walk easily and see the historic Capital of Iowa with its golden dome or take in...More

Thank DrC84
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is it open during the week, i.e. Tuesday, Wednesday? If not, anything similar in Des Moines?
17 April 2017|
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Response from mdparker0410 | Reviewed this property |
If you were having troubles locate a farmers market I would suggest the Gateway Market.
Veronica Z
Hi! I wonder if it is still going on in late October? Thank you!
9 September 2016|
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Response from Alanda L | Reviewed this property |
It ends in October unfortunately