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The Winter Market in Des Moines

As the temperatures continue to drop, you may be mourning the end of the summer season and the conclusion of the 2019 Des Moines’ Downtown Farmers’ Market. But you won’t have to wait for spring 2020 for your next chance to shop for local produce, handmade goods and crafts! Join us in November and December for the Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market - the best local indoor farmers’ market in the area.

With a lineup of more than 150 local vendors, the Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market is the perfect Downtown Des Moines shopping opportunity this holiday season. Many of your favorite Des Moines Downtown Farmers’ Market vendors will be at The Winter Market, and there are also many new and seasonal products available! This indoor farmers’ market provides the perfect chance to stock up for holiday meals, parties and gift giving. Shoppers can bring home a variety of fresh handmade products, including locally produced honey, jams, salsa, wine, cheese, noodles, bread, pies, cinnamon rolls and other food items!

The Winter Market is one of the local Des Moines, Iowa, holiday events you can’t miss. Shop for poinsettias, fresh-cut Christmas trees, wreaths, handmade holiday ornaments, home decorations, other Christmas items and gift options for your loved ones. Mark your calendars for one of the best 2019 vendor fairs in Iowa!

Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market 2019 Details

Des Moines’ Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market Dates & Hours

  • Friday, Nov. 22 & Saturday, Nov. 23 | 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 13 & Saturday, Dec. 14 | 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

NEW Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market Location

In 2019, the Des Moines’ Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market is moving to Hy-Vee Hall in Downtown Des Moines, located at 730 3rd Street. This new venue gives The Winter Market space for at least 20 more vendors, growing the total vendor count from 130 to 150. In past years, the Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market has taken place at Capitol Square.

Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market Vendor Highlights

Lost Lake Farm

Penoach Winery

Downtown Farmers' Market Sponsor

The Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market is presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines. The Winter Market is free and open to the public.