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Enjoy Halloween-Themed Downtown Farmers' Market This Saturday, Make Plans for Winter Market During Holiday Season

October 26, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Oct. 26, 2021) – The Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines will wrap up the final Saturday Market of the season this Saturday, Oct. 30 in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) from 8 a.m. – Noon.

In celebration of Halloween, patrons are invited to dress in costume. Patrons can receive treats from participating vendors and stock up on their favorite Market items before the weekly season ends. A total of 165 local vendors, including many of the fresh and pre-packaged food, prepared food and local artist vendors, will line the streets of the Historic Court District. Farmers and producers will offer a variety of fall produce for the final outdoor market of the season including sweet potatoes, butternut squash, beets, garlic, apples and fall-themed baked goods and treats such as caramel apples, apple cider, apple pie, pumpkins, fall mums, unique gourds, flowers and plants and more.

“We love harvest season at the Downtown Farmers’ Market, and the Halloween-themed Market is always a favorite day for our vendors and patrons,” said Kelly Foss, Director of the Downtown Farmers’ Market. “This will be one of the final opportunities in 2021 to purchase goods from Market vendors and enjoy the atmosphere of a Saturday Market.”

The Market will return to the Historic Court District for the outdoor Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market on Saturday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Dec. 4 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 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.

Learn more about The Market, including the Saturday Market and Winter Market, at desmoinesfarmersmarket.com.

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.