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2021 Artist Booth Payment

A standard 10’x10’ booth fee is $475 with all other options charged accordingly. A corner booth is an additional $150, paid for by seperate check. Artists retain 100% of their sales.

If you would like to pay for your booth using a credit card, please proceed below. Please note that paying by credit card involves an additional processing fee.

If paying by U.S. check or U.S. money order, please mail to:

Des Moines Arts Festival
700 Locust Street, Suite 100
Des Moines, IA 50309

If you are requesting a corner booth, it must be paid for by a seperate check.


Single Artist Booth
Single Artist Booth
10' x 10' Booth space, storage, electricity
Artist Corner Booth
Artist Corner Booth
Artist Corner Booth is in addition to a standard or Double booth. If we receive more requests than corners, your fee will be refunded to the card.
Artist Double-DEEP Booth (10" Frontage, 20' Deep)
Artist Double-DEEP Booth (10" Frontage, 20' Deep)
10' Frontage x 20' Deep booths are available to any artist. These booths are located on the Northside (South facing) of Grand Ave between 12th and 14th Street.
Artist Double-WIDE Booth Fee
Artist Double-WIDE Booth Fee
This option is only available to artists selected to exhibit with TWO different bodies of work. If you select this option and are not eligible, you will be assigned a Double Deep Booth or Standard Booth (in that order).

Don't Forget!

All artists are required to individually apply for an Iowa Tax Permit. The application is free, and can be accessed on the following page: https://tax.iowa.gov/iowa-sales-and-use-tax-guide#permit . Choose the online or PDF application for the Iowa Business Registration for Tax Permit form under the “Sales Tax Permit Information” header.

Below is a guide for filling out the form.


  • Legal Business Name: Your personal name.
  • Business Trade Name: Your business’s name. If you sell your work under your legal name and/or don’t have an “also known as” name to list, leave this section blank
  • Business Location, City, and Zip code: Your personal residence. Must be a street address, not a Post Office box.
  • Location County:

o Iowa residents – choose the county associated with your personal address.

o Non-Iowa residents: select “Out of State – 00”.

  • Date business was established: If you do not know the exact date when you began selling your work, approximate a close guess.
  • Primary Phone: Your preferred personal/business phone number.
  • Primary Activity (Product/Service on paper form): Artwork


  • Type of Business Ownership: Sole Proprietor OR Individual single-member LLC.


  • Social Security Number: Your personal SSN.
  • Date which business was established: If you do not know the exact date when you began selling your work, approximate a close guess.
  • State in which business was established: Your home state.


  • Iowa Permit Type Needed:

o Iowa Residents: Sales Tax Permit

o Non-Iowa Residents and Non-U.S.A. Residents: Retailer’s Use Tax

  • Starting date for making sales in Iowa: MM-DD-YY (first day of the Festival. Example: 06-22-18)
  • How much use tax do you expect to owe (applies to both Sales Tax Permit and Retailer’s Use Tax applications): Annually – collect less than $120 tax/year.

Use the green question mark boxes on the form for help.

If you have further questions, call the Iowa Department of Revenue at (515) 281-3114 or 1-800-367-3388.

Each artist is responsible for the collection and reporting of all applicable taxes.

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