Produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership, The Festival is entering its 17th year. The World Food and Music Festival began in October 2004, in the Historic East Village of Downtown Des Moines. To accommodate its growing number of vendors, entertainment and attendees, The Festival relocated to the Western Gateway Park in 2017. Today more than 90,000 guests visit The Festival to taste, see and hear what The World Food and Music Festival is all about.
2021 Festival Dates & Times:
When: Friday, Sept. 17, Saturday, Sept. 18, Sunday, Sept. 19
Where: Western Gateway Park
Time: Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. | Sunday, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.