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During the summertime on Fridays Nollen Plaza streets come alive with local bands hitting stages to entertain and vendors provide food and drink. Call ahead for time and schedule.
Asian Heritage Festival
Enjoy food, cultural exhibits, hands-on activities, gifts, live entertainment, and more!
Winefest Des Moines
The best the festival has to offer can be sampled at this event! Visiting wineries, importers, local restaurants, and others.
Iowa Fringe Festival
Celebration of theatre and performing arts in different locations downtown Des Moines. More than 30 different companies from around the state participate!
Taste of Des Moines
Tasty food from all over Des Moines including Asian, Mexican, and more. Come enjoy the music and other entertainment!
Jazz in July
During the month of July enjoy jazz music in a series of free concerts held in outdoor and indoor venues. Call ahead for details!
Rib America Festival
Family fun event featuring barbecue, music, and much more.
Iowa State Fair
The Iowa State Fair covers 400 acres and features a midway area, rides, concerts, horse and dog shows, arts and crafts and much more.
Dog Town Fest
Live music, good food, local artists, and much more!
World Food Festival
Featuring ethnic cafes, folk art, wide variety of entertainment including authentic dress and choreography and a global market.
Fire in the Sky
Kickoff the holiday season with this festive occasion! Children?s activities, lighted parade, food, family entertainment, and fireworks!