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Downtown Farmers Market

555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
+1 515-286-4928
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Amazing how huge this was. Next time we're skipping breakfast and heading there. Fresh breads and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tony H
Somerset, Wisconsin
via mobile
Great mornings' walk

Family friendly. Dog friendly. Lots of different booths, foods, samples. Entertainment. A great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Des Moines, Iowa
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555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50309
+1 515-286-4928
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing how huge this was. Next time we're skipping breakfast and heading there. Fresh breads and veggies as far as the eyes could see. One of the best I've ever seen.

Thank Tony H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Family friendly. Dog friendly. Lots of different booths, foods, samples. Entertainment. A great morning. Marcydiner tantrum scale of 5/5-no screaming kids.

Thank init4keeps
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I travel with a 12 yr old, a 6 yr old and a 69 yr old... we all enjoy the farmers market. We have a favorite egg roll place, breakfast pizza place, and cheese place. If we are luck gooners is there the weekend we...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the farmers market. Always fresh fruits and vegetables. Nice vendors. Love all the variety of foods to eat and all the musicians. It's just a nice morning activity.

Thank mistyo73
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great selection of produce (lots of organic), crafts, and artisan foods at competitive prices. Unlike a lot of farmers markets, the walking space was sufficient to handle a pretty large crowd. A very dog friendly place!! Adequate surface lot and garage parking within a short...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

When family or guests come to town, the Downtown Farmers Market is high on the priority list to take in. It's a free, casual street market, complete with musicians, food vendors, and lots of high quality produce and baked goods. Dogs are welcome, and the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the variety of items for sale. Veggies, flowers, snacks, breakfast, lunch, wine, coffee and pastries. We didn't have a pet with us but you can bring your dog. It was nice to visit with all the puppies while shopping. Parking was a...More

Thank SmhIAvisitor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've gone multiple times, with friends and with little kids. Bring about $5-10 for parking, and make sure you have cash for the local vendors. You can get breakfast pastries for $2, local coffee for $1.50, it's wonderful. You'll see a lot of people who...More

Thank Kay F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked for hours. Place was packed and great array of vendors and merchants. Loved the snacks, samples, food and live entertainment.

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish I lived closer so I could get breakfast here every week! Great place for breakfast and other local food/crafts! Many stands have samples that you can try and depending on the weather it can get very crowded. We parked for free in one...More

Thank briegel22
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22 April 2017|
Response from MWHeartland |
It is open every Saturday during the summer months. Big party event with all the music and entertainment for a good time in Des Moines. For health purposes, please keep the dogs away from the food area...
16 April 2017|
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Response from Max S | Reviewed this property |
the main farmers market in Des Moines is only on Saturdays
Veronica Z
9 September 2016|
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Response from Alanda L | Reviewed this property |
It ends in October unfortunately