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Get Involved with the Festival


Vendor applications for the 2024 festival are closed.  A vendor list for the 2024 Festival will be shared later.  

Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in getting involved as a volunteer or joining the Event Team for the 2024 Festival? Stay tuned for information on volunteering at the 2024 Festival. Visit the volunteer page for more information.

Chef Demo Applications

Be a Featured Chef 

The World Food & Music Festival presented by Veridian Credit Union is looking for local, regional and national chefs to present 30-minute demonstrations in the Discovery Pavilion during The Festival. Featured chefs are responsible for describing their recipe and cooking techniques to the visitors, as well as providing food supplies to complete the recipe(s). Basic cooking supplies, electricity, burners, some spices and a gift card to purchase ingredients are provided.

In return for your participation, The Festival will promote your appearance (with name and business included) in the printed program and website. Featured chefs can distribute printed materials (business cards, pamphlets, etc.) during the demonstration.

Interested in being part of the 2024 World Food & Music Festival? Contact Amelia Klatt, Director of Events at (515) 286 - 4917 or aklatt@downtownDSMUSA.com.