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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

About the Event

The 2022 Farmers Market/Music in the Junction series will take place May 5 through September 29.


Farmers Market

The Valley Junction Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

The Valley Junction Farmers Market is home to dozens of local vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.  Other special performances and surprises are scheduled throughout the season.

  • Where will my favorite vendor be located?  Check out our interactive market map to find your favorite vendors.
  • Where can I get help?  Guest services are available at the Historic Valley Junction Foundation Office, 137 5th Street.  At our office, you can:
    • Get help finding your favorite store or vendor.
    • Access food assistance programs like SNAP and Double Up Food Bucks.
    • Purchase Valley Junction merchandise.

Classic Car Night

Bring your classic car, traditional hot rod, or street rod to the Valley Junction Farmers Market on the 2nd Thursday of each month, and enjoy VIP parking in the 300 block of 5th Street.


Music in the Junction | Avey Grouws Band

Avey Grouws Band defies labels with their powerful Quad Cities sound, filled with blues, roots, rock and soul. Their sophomore album, “Tell Tale Heart”, was recorded in Nashville, TN with Grammy award winner, Casey Wasner (Keb’ Mo’, Taj Mahal) during the pandemic. Released September 2021, “Tell Tale Heart” debuted at #7 on the Billboard Blues Album chart and continues to get rave reviews. Avey Grouws Band also hit #10 on the Billboard Blues Album chart with the 2020 debut album, “The Devil May Care”.
In addition to charting on Billboard and Roots Music Report, the Living Blues chart, numerous end of year “best of” lists and getting top honors in the Unsigned Only Songwriting Competition and in the International Songwriting Contest, Avey Grouws Band was also nominated for 4 Independent Blues awards as well as for the BMAs.
While the band continues to get attention for their recorded work, it’s their live performances that keep people coming back.
Avey Grouws Band is Jeni Grouws, Chris Avey, Randy Leasman, Nick Vasquez and Bryan West.

Music in the Junction is the place to be in central Iowa on Thursday nights May through September. Railroad Park and the beverage garden opens at 5:30 pm with live music from 6:00-8:30 pm. Join us for a great season in Historic Valley Junction!


ALL events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

Join us for our signature event in Historic Valley Junction – our weekly Farmers Market and Music in the Junction concert series.


Presented by

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Time

Thursday, August 11, 2022
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction
5th Street
West Des Moines, IA 50265

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