Enjoy the Flavors of 2021

The World Food & Music Festival will return to its location in Downtown Des Moines (DSM)'s Western Gateway Park for its 17th year on Sept. 17 – 19, 2021.

The World Food & Music Celebration is free to attend and made possible through the generosity of our sponsors.

Visit the Attend page for more information about programming, schedules, food, drinks and more!


Download Festival Map

We have an app!

Download and discover vendor menus, stage schedules and more with the World Food & Music Festival Mobile app presented by ATC — American Technology Consulting.

Disclaimer: App only suitable for people who enjoy tasty food & rich cultural experiences in Downtown DSM.

Available in Apple or Google Play Stores.

World Food and Music Festival 2021
Awarded Outstanding Event

2021 Premier Sponsors


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2021 Sponsors




 Polk County Board Logo
Prairie Meadows Logo 


Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company  |  Bankers Trust  |  Veridian Credit Union  |  Thrive Family Chiropractic  |  UnityPoint Health - Des Moines  |  Vero


2021 Media Sponsors

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