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Downtown Farmers Market

555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50314
+1 515-286-4928
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A great farmers market!

We came for the weekend specifically to go to the farmers market because we had heard such great... read more

Reviewed today
dancer1989
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
THE ONLY PLACE TO BE ON SATURDAY MORNING

There are so many vendors you wont see them all. DART has a bus that picks you up and transports... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
881lizp
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“fresh produce” (34 reviews)
“baked goods” (21 reviews)
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555 Walnut St, Des Moines, IA 50314
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+1 515-286-4928
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"fresh produce"
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"saturday morning"
in 54 reviews
"baked goods"
in 21 reviews
"breakfast burrito"
in 27 reviews
"prepared food"
in 11 reviews
"live music"
in 22 reviews
"farm boys"
in 7 reviews
"vendors selling"
in 6 reviews
"food vendors"
in 18 reviews
"dutch letters"
in 7 reviews
"bloody mary"
in 5 reviews
"egg rolls"
in 7 reviews
"through october"
in 7 reviews
"great vendors"
in 7 reviews
"great variety"
in 11 reviews
"great saturday"
in 6 reviews
"every corner"
in 8 reviews
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Reviewed today

We came for the weekend specifically to go to the farmers market because we had heard such great thing about it! It happened to be pouring rain but we went anyway and I am so glad that we did! I could tell that there are...More

Thank dancer1989
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are so many vendors you wont see them all. DART has a bus that picks you up and transports you down to the Farmers Market. You will need to contact Dart to fine the location. ALSO they will pick you up when you have...More

Thank 881lizp
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

The downtown farmer’s market has exploded, and there is something for everyone. There are tons of food vendors with all different types of foods. There are all kinds of fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, meats, and other homemade products like jams, jellies and even lots of...More

Thank Froglovinlady
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

An experience that everyone will enjoy. Food, music, entertainment, crafts and produce of every size and color.

Thank hmlandscape
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Des Moines has one of the best Farmers Markets around. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Fresh produce, local artist from pottery to jewelry, fresh flowers and fresh pastries, local businesses are open. I’d recommend going early! The streets are packed by 10am with...More

Thank Tonette S
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The Farmers Market is a huge happening place. Lively people jostling with dogs and baby strollers stopping to chat or pet a dog, a very social environment. Lots of food to eat on the go and lots to take home. Music on every corner. A...More

Thank PAT S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

I have been going to this for the past three years as I go to school in Des Moines. I wish I could go every Saturday as it is just amazing. So many things to see, people, dogs, little children, and yummy food. You don't...More

Thank saraschnuettgen
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The. Des Moines farmers market is a great way to spend a Saturday morning!! So much food! Clothing, crafts, and entertainment. Kid and dog friendly!!

Thank Jodi P
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Love the size, scope, and location of the Des Moines Farmers Market. Quintessential Iowa at its finest! Farm fresh produce, honey, eggs, meat, crafts, food vendors, and our favorite, the Iowa Coffee Company! Take a morning stroll and enjoy this wonderful community gathering

Thank juliafrey
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the nicest downtown settings for a farmers market. Located near the river and is the middle of everything. This market shows off the beauty of this midwest city and the vendors are excellent. There is also live entertainment and prepared food so you...More

Thank redmesastudio
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iluv533
4 May 2018|
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Response from Froglovinlady | Reviewed this property |
Fruits, vegetables, homemade foods, food vendors, art, jams, breads, live music, etc
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Hannah Marie C
2 March 2018|
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Response from sierra876 | Reviewed this property |
Sadly, it is not open until 1st of May. Some of the organic farmer’s have tunnels. Bridgewater Farms delivered fresh spinach this week to Gateway Market.
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dmtrhm
23 April 2017|
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Response from MWHeartland |
It is open every Saturday during the summer months. Big party event with all the music and entertainment for a good time in Des Moines. For health purposes, please keep the dogs away from the food area...
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