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It's all here - the 2023 FINAL REPORT

185 professional artists, 1,750 volunteer hours, $8.2 million economic impact, 129,565 website visits, 42 sponsors, 95% sponsor retention rate, 25 performers, 28 food vendors, 378 bikes valeted, 874 bags of ice consumed, 53,200 Facebook post engagements, 405 volunteers, 25 interactive arts activities, 1,140 tiles painted, 392 student artists, 1,300 kindness rocks painted, 23 non-profit partners, 24 artist demonstrations, 12 emerging artists. 43 films projected, 200,000 guests, and SO MUCH MORE!


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JUNE 28 - 30. 2024

One of the world's most respected festivals, hosting 190 of the nation's top artists in a beautiful urban street setting surrounding the 4.4 acres John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park and the Krause Gateway Center designed by Renzo Piano Workshop. Fourteen-time winner of the coveted Grand Pinnacle Award from the International Festivals and Events Association, the outdoor festival celebrating arts and culture attracts more than 200,000 people each year to its downtown location in Iowa's capital city and largest metropolitan area.

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When you donate to Des Moines Arts Festival, you will be preserving the landmark award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival and supporting the creative economy. Des Moines Arts Festival is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose mission is to impact lives through the arts.


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