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World Food Festival Making Plans to Return Sept. 17-19, Opens Food Vendor Applications

March 30, 2021

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (March 30, 2021) – The World Food & Music Festival is making plans to return Friday, Sept. 17 – Sunday, Sept. 19 at Western Gateway Park in Downtown Des Moines (DSM). The Festival features food vendors representing countries and culinary regions from around the world as well as a wide range of headlining bands, activities and more. The Festival will monitor COVID-19 regulations in the months preceding the event. Official Festival protocols and procedures will be announced at a later date.

Food vendor applications are now open for the 2021 Festival. Food vendors that are interested in applying can find more information on The Festival’s website.

“We are excited to jump into the planning process for this year’s event and look forward to welcoming attendees back to experience a vibrant Festival atmosphere with a global flavor,” said Colleen Murphy, Downtown Events Director for the Greater Des Moines Partnership. “We will continue to monitor the situation surrounding the pandemic to ensure a safe environment for attendees, and there is plenty of optimism for a vibrant, successful Festival this fall.”

Learn more as more details are announced in coming months at worldfoodandmusicfestival.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.