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Get Involved at The Festival

Event Details

Date & Time

Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Location

Capital Square and Cowles Commons, Downtown Des Moines (DSM)

Sponsor

The DSM Book Festival wouldn't be possible without the generosity of its sponsors. For more information about how you can support this engaging community celebration, contact: 

Colleen Murphy  |  Downtown Events Director
(515) 286-4915
cmurphy@downtownDSMUSA.com

Volunteer

The DSM Book Festival is a free event that will rely on volunteers to help make it a fun, safe and memorable experience. It's a great way to support your community!

Volunteer opportunities will be posted in January 2019.

Nonprofits

It was the best of times, it was ... a way for nonprofits to get involved with the DSM Book Festival! The DSM Book Festival has an opportunity for nonprofit organizations to promote themselves and their latest events. Preference is given to nonprofits with a mission to support literacy and reading.

Fill out this online form to submit an application. Applications will be accepted until January 11, 2019. Applicants will be notified with their acceptance status by January 25, 2019.

Authors, Illustrators and Publishers

Authors! Illustrators! Publishers! Lend us your ears! The DSM Book Festival has an opportunity for authors, illustrators and publishers to connect with Festival guests and promote and sell their work.

Fill out this online form to submit an application. Applications will be accepted until January 11, 2019. Applicants will be notified with their acceptance status by January 25, 2019.

Media Inquiries

Kyle Oppenhuizen  |  Director of Communications, Greater Des Moines Partnership
(515) 286-4972
koppenhuizen@DSMpartnership.com

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Premier Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors