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Valley Junction

217 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-4719
+1 515-222-3642
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A relaxing and enjoyable afternoon

Valley Junction is a great place to spend an afternoon shopping and exploring unique shops and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Meghan J
Des Moines, Iowa
via mobile
Delightful downtown

I heard about the downtown area in Valley Junction and went to check it out. The shops are so... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Des Moines, Iowa
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“farmers market” (17 reviews)
“unique shops” (13 reviews)
“des moines” (21 reviews)
217 5th St, West Des Moines, IA 50265-4719
+1 515-222-3642

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Valley Junction is a great place to spend an afternoon shopping and exploring unique shops and boutiques. There is a vintage store, many boutiques, a few pubs, a coffee shop, Iowa store and more. It's a great place to kill a few hours!

Thank Meghan J
Reviewed 6 days ago

I heard about the downtown area in Valley Junction and went to check it out. The shops are so quaint. There was an Antique Jamboree happening and that was fun as well. Great restaurants, Wines of Iowa has free tastings and some really good wines...More

Thank Cswanson29
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice , great food and music. Loved the small shops and outdoor markets. Free parking. Big crowd , sidewalks were a bit tight with my other inlaws wheel chair.

Thank oregon669
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have the best costume shop in Valley Junction. Anything theatrical you will find there, makeup, jewelry. The place is jammed packed with stuff. Halloween costumes are a plenty.

Thank Tana G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Some good shops and some restaurants, but reason I go is to people watch. Especially Thursday night farmer's market in the summer.

Thank RandyKasal
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Was in West Des Moines for the Solheim Cup. Had read about this place so decided to visit. Great little farmer's market with great little food places too. Lots of nice little shops along the street too. Music at 6 but we had to leave....More

Thank Marsha S
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

From the live music to the street market, this is a fun summer night! The shops stay open for market and often have specials running.

Thank Krista P
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This is a must go to Iowa stop. Tons of great stores with great places to grab a snack and different types of gifts. There is always something going on here so don't miss out on the fun!

Thank DNE7611
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Love walking through all of the locally owned shops and finding those one of a kind items both for myself and gifts. It is fun when they have the outdoor farmer's market or community events with entertainment, you never know who you are going to...More

Thank Casey P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice place to walk around, and visit the stores and restaurants. They do offer a farmer's market, and music some nights. If you enjoy having a beer, bringing your own chair, and sitting around with a crowd to listen to music, this is the place...More

Thank YM C
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Tisha M
17 October 2017|
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Response from Marsha S | Reviewed this property |
I am not from the area. I was in the area for the Solheim Cup in August. We went there on Thursday for the Farmers Market which was excellent.
Merila K
10 October 2015|
Response from Kristi M | Reviewed this property |
There is one just off Fleur Drive by Grays lake called Jasper Winery. That's the only one in town that I know of