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Des Moines Downtown Winter Farmers' Market Returns Nov. 22 - 23

Winter Market DSM USA 2019

November 13, 2019

DOWNTOWN DES MOINES, IOWA (Nov. 13, 2019) – The Des Moines Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines is Friday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23. The Winter Market is at a new location this year at Hy-Vee Hall at the Iowa Events Center. The Winter Market takes place from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. each day.

The new venue gave The Winter Market room to grow, and this year there are 150 vendors for patrons to explore. Shoppers can expect to find a variety of locally raised meats including duck and holiday hams, and a variety of late season and greenhouse produce. There will also be an abundance of fresh handmade products including locally produced honey, jams, salsa, wine, cheese, noodles, breads, pies and cinnamon rolls. In addition, poinsettias, fresh cut Christmas trees, wreaths, handmade holiday ornaments and home decorations will be available. See a full list of vendors.

The Winter Market will also feature musical entertainment from local artists and family activities.

“The Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market is the place to stock up on holiday goods or find gifts for friends and family as the holiday season approaches,” said Downtown Farmers’ Market Director Kelly Foss. “This year, the new location will be a farmers’ market wonderland where patrons can explore more vendors than ever while getting into the season’s shopping spirit.”

The Winter Market will return on Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14, just in time for the holidays.

Produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, The Winter Market is free and open to the public. Find more information at desmoinesfarmersmarket.com.

About the Downtown Farmers’ Market

The Downtown Farmers’ Market is presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines and produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership. The Downtown Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday morning May – October in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines. The Market also produces a Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market in November and December. Find more information at desmoinesfarmersmarket.com, on Facebook at facebook.com/downtownfarmersmarket and on Twitter and Instagram at @DTFarmersMarket.

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 6,600 Regional Business Members and more than 360 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.