Festivals

Des Moines Mini Maker Faire

September 1, 2014 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway

Part science fair, part county fair and part something entirely new, the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, artists, educators, crafters, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors and students. All of these “makers” come to the Des Moines Mini Maker Faire to show what they have made and share what they have learned.

Pufferbilly Days

September 4, 2014 - September 7, 2014 - All Day at Boone, Iowa
903 Story Street

Pufferbilly Days is Thursday, Sept. 4, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 7.  Held in the center of downtown Boone on Ninth and Story Streets, Pufferbilly Days features live music, a BBQ Contest, Lil Miss & Mr. Contest, craft fair, golf outing, parade, car show, softball tournament at McHose Park, music, a motorcycle show, disc golf tournament, 5K/10K Run, horseshoe tournament and so much more.

World Food and Music Festival

September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014 - 11:00 am - 10:00 pm at East Village
Heart of East Village

World Food and Music Festival September 19-21

Friday and Saturday, 11 am – 10 pm, Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm in Downtown Des Moines

More than 40 Food Vendors Featuring Cuisine from Around the World – Live Entertainment  and Cooking Demonstrations.  $1 tastes/all entrees $5 or less  Free to attend

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