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Downtown Farmers' Market: June 10, 2023

Date: Saturday, Jun. 10, 2023 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Location: Historic Court District

Event Information

Featuring nearly 300 vendors from 50 Iowa counties, the Downtown Farmers’ Market in Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) offers scores of tasty treats each summer on Saturdays. Visitors can enjoy locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs, baked goods and Iowa-raised meat, including beef, pork, chicken, goat, rabbit, lamb and tilapia! The adventure doesn’t stop there either. Guests can enjoy local artists, live music and entertainment, ready-to-eat foods, special programming and learning opportunities all in the course of a Saturday morning. Whether it’s seasonal flowers, locally produced wine or a new culinary adventure, there’s always something to experience at the Downtown Farmers’ Market. 

This event is free and open to the public. 

UnityPoint Health – Des Moines Programming

As The Market's presenting sponsor, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines brings helpful wellness and prevention programs directly to The Market! From health screenings to weekly giveaways, UnityPoint Health – Des Moines will be on-site each Saturday to support its mission of healing, caring and teaching. Stop by their booth to learn more!  


Search for your favorite Market vendors and discover new ones in the complete vendor list.


Enjoy live music from local performers while you shop. This week, hear these performers: 

  • Kelsie James 
  • Morgan Wolfe 
  • Professor Von Air
  • Luke Stutzman Live & Solo 
  • BYOBrass 
  • Don Brown
  • 4neys 

Community Corner 

Stop by the Community Corner on Third Street, south of Court Avenue, to find out what is happening in Greater Des Moines (DSM). Local charitable organizations — welcomed as Saturday Salutes at The Market — promote learning opportunities, Downtown events and community resources each Saturday. This week, check out the Saturday Salutes: 

  • Iowa Donor Network- As Iowa’s sole organ pro­cure­ment orga­ni­za­tion, we facil­i­tate both organ and tis­sue recov­ery and serve as the state’s pri­ma­ry con­tact for organ, tis­sue and eye dona­tion. 
  • ChildServe - ChildServe improves the health and well-being of more than 5,600 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We are experts in pediatric rehabilitation and care for children and young adults who have a wide variety of developmental delays, disabilities, injuries, and other special healthcare needs. 

Market Extras and Special Programming 

Enjoy unique programming from Market sponsors during your visit. Learn more about all the Market programming, including special Market deals happening every week. This week, check out this special programming: 

  • MetroNet