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The Festival hosts live music on two stages and pop-up performances across the Festival site. You never know what you'll discover at the
Des Moines Arts Festival.

Main Stage Sponsor:

Thanks to our great sponsors, entertainment at the Des Moines Arts Festival is FREE TO ATTEND! Line up for the 2023 coming soon!

The festival features two stages - the Hy-Vee Main Stage offers an explosive variety of live music from regional and national touring acts. The Roots Stage has a laid-back vibe of Americana and new music.

Seating is casual and available on a first-come, first-serve basis; early arrival is encouraged for each night’s headline acts. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome.

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