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Fabulous Food Finds at the World Food & Music Festival

September 17, 2019

Food vendors featuring cuisine from Venezuela, the Philippines and more will be at the World Food & Music Festival.

Ambassadors to Share Global Art & Customs at the 2019 World Food & Music Festival Cultural Discovery Experience

September 13, 2019

Ambassadors lead interactive workshops at the 2019 World Food & Music Festival Cultural Discovery Experience.

Downtown Farmers' Market: New Arts & Craft Vendors in 2019

September 6, 2019

Find The Carpenter & Honeybee and Colby Creates at the Downtown Farmers Market in Downtown DSM.

Downtown Des Moines Itinerary: A Day on the D-Line

August 13, 2019

The D-Line Downtown Shuttle runs a loop every 10 minutes from the Historic East Village to Western Gateway Park.

Downtown Farmers Market: Produce Vendors

June 27, 2019

Bridgewater Farms and Clarky Park Acres join the 2019 produce lineup at the Downtown Farmers Market in DSM.

Area515 Approaches 8 Years in DSM USA

May 23, 2019

Area515 Maker Space continues to expand in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) and attract new members.

Escape the Office and Unwind at Out to Lunch in DSM

May 22, 2019

Out to Lunch series offers workers a chance to catch some live music and food vendors in Downtown DSM.

Enjoy the Sunshine, Shop Local at the 2019 Downtown Farmers' Market

April 24, 2019

The 2019 Downtown Farmers' Market opens May 4 in Historic Court District.

NYT Best Selling Authors at DSM Book Festival

March 21, 2019

The first-ever DSM Book Festival welcomes headlining authors Nnedi Okorafor, Garth Stein, Ted Genoways and Susan Orlean.

DSM Book Festival for Book Clubs

March 15, 2019

Jessica O'Riley talks about her love of books and her excitement about the headlining authors of the DSM Book Festival