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Get Involved at The Festival

Event Details

Date & Time

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


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


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


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.

Media Inquiries

Sam Hoyle  |  Media Relations Manager, Greater Des Moines Partnership
(515) 286-4919

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

Premier Sponsors

Supporting Sponsors