Please read the 2020 DMAF Food Vendor Operation Requirements below prior to applying.
Applications close: March 13, 2020
Notification of Acceptance: March 31, 2020
2020 Festival Dates: June 26, 27, 28
The twelve-time Grand Pinnacle Award-winning Des Moines Arts Festival presented by Nationwide will be held June 26-28, 2020. This free, annual three-day arts and culture festival will surround the John and Mary Pappajohn Sculpture Park. DMAF invites you to “…go where it takes you…” by engaging with 180 invited professional visual artists, emerging Iowa artists, the cutting-edge Interrobang Film Festival, live music, performing arts, interactive arts activities, award-winning community outreach programs, live artist workshops and demonstrations, artisan food and beverages for every taste.
The Des Moines Arts Festival (DMAF) prides our food vending operations on aesthetic appeal and menu selection across the site, including two food courts and a handful of stand-alone booths. We offer our guests an eclectic variety of food to hit every taste bud. Our Food Vendors are also leading the charge in sustainability efforts by using all compostable serving materials for the over 200,000 guests who visit the DMAF each year.