Where to Find DIY + Craft Vendors at the Downtown Farmers' Market
Do you like one-of-a-kind finds and treasures made locally? Shop these DIY and craft booths at the 2022 Downtown Farmers’ Market to support local artists and their creative endeavors. The Market embraces vendors with a unique vision who provide products that you can’t find anywhere else. Find these local business booths when you visit The Market on Saturday mornings from 7 a.m. – Noon (and 8 a.m. – Noon in October) this season.
Ciccotti Art Glass
Ciccotti Art Glass will only be at The Market one more time this summer on Aug. 28. Don’t miss out on the chance to shop handblown art at the booth located on the north side of the 100 block of Court Avenue.
If you’re looking for backyard games this summer, check out the custom cornhole boards and bags from West Des Moines vendor Crafty Doods. The booth is easy to spot on the west side of the 300 block of Court Avenue.
At the Hand-Me-Down Talents booth — located on the east side of 3rd Street, south of Court Avenue — shoppers can peruse through a large supply of embroidered hand towels, reusable bowl covers and ‘unpaper’ towels. Unpaper towels are the perfect alternative to paper towels and napkins to clean up messes around the kitchen and bathroom. Hand-Me-Down Talents will return for the Oct. 15 and Oct. 22 Markets.
M & D Designs
On the west side of 4th Street, south of Court Avenue, pick up handcrafted toys and accessories for babies at the M & D Designs booth.
Marissa Kay Apothecary
Plantable (seed paper) greeting cards and postcards are Marissa Kay Apothecary’s specialty. Available at their booth on the west side of 4th Street, north of Court Avenue. These botanical prints give back by growing wildflowers to attract pollinators once planted.
Check out the Ori Ase booth on the south side of the 300 block of Court Avenue for handmade waist beads. Three types of waist beads are for sale, including stretch, clasp and tie-on.
Skippy Fantastic’s Pop Culture Emporium
If you’re looking for cog products, teddy bears, magnets, bags and aprons, look no further than the Skippy Fantastic’s Pop Culture Emporium. Visit the booth on the west side of 4th Street, north of Court Avenue.
Sunny Day Creations
Stop by the Sunny Day Creations booth for designed and crafted tie-dye trends. The booth is located on the north side of the 100 block of Court Avenue.
See a full list of Downtown Farmers’ Market vendors here.
From May to October, experience local artists, live music and entertainment at the Downtown Farmers’ Market featuring nearly 300 family farmers, bakers, artists and crafters from around the state. It’s easy to visit with plentiful and affordable street and ramp parking options.