Explore all kinds of art at the Des Moines Arts Festival

Celebrate creativity, culture and community at the Des Moines Arts Festival. The three-day event annually draws more than 200,000 visitors from around the world.

Don’t miss the Des Moines tradition this weekend, June 23-25. Throughout the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park, guests will find interactive arts, live music and artwork by artists from across the country. Find daily schedules, a list of exhibiting artists and entertainment lineups online. This year, to celebrate Pride Month, there will also be a drag brunch on Sunday.

Admission to the festival is free, but you can upgrade to the Silent Rivers VIP Club to enjoy an exclusive covered area with great views of the main stage. The hospitality suite includes terrace seating, with catered food and beverages.


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