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2021 Winter Market: Dec. 4, 2021


Date: Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Historic Court Avenue

Event Information


Market vendors will have seasonal local produce, meat, cheese, eggs, jam, jelly, salsa and many other varieties of value-added farm food and local art available for purchase. There will also be breakfast and lunch street food options on-site.

Entertainment & Activities

All entertainment and activities are from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

  • Health Hub and Outdoor Warming Station with UnityPoint Health – Des Moines: Stop by for masks, hand sanitizers and a UnityPoint Health-themed gifts (while supplies last). Located in Section 300 on Court Ave.
  • Say Thank You to Our Frontline Workers: Stop by to sign the community banner and offer a big Thank You to our local frontline workers. Located inside Court Avenue Restaurant and Brewing Company (CABCO).
  • DIY Winter Ornament Station/Family Activities and Warming Station: Warm up while you create your own winter ornament. Located inside Court Avenue Restaurant and Brewing Company (CABCO).
  • Live Ice Sculpting: Enjoy watching local ice sculpture, Bill Gordish, create a holiday-themed ice sculpture. Outdoors located on Court Ave. from 9 – 10 a.m.
  • Ace Jones: Singer songwriter in the styles of Folk music with vocals and acoustic guitar. Located in Section 4S on Court Ave.
  • Top Hat Carolers: The Top Hat Carolers will bring the holidays to life as they roam throughout the outdoor Winter Market caroling festive holiday tunes.


Historic Court Avenue District

Host Organization

Greater Des Moines Partnership



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Pricing Information



Kelly Foss
(515) 286-4928