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Mingle and Jingle in the Junction

About the Event

Kick off the Holiday Season in Valley Junction!

Mingle and Jingle with us in the Junction on Thursday, November 15, 2018, and kick off the holiday season. There will be horse-drawn trolley rides, live reindeer, Santa and Mrs. Claus, family activities, balloon art by Professor Von Air, and ice carvings by Bill Gordish.

Meet the Merchants of Valley Junction

Stop in, check out new holiday items, and sign up for the many prizes being given away this season at individual participating businesses. Participating merchants will have an entry box at their store, with a description of the prize(s) being given away on the front of the box. A list of prizes are below.

Aladdin Give-A-Way

Do you want to experience a whole new world? Thanks to the Disney Theatrical Company you have a chance to win tickets to see Aladdin at the Civic Center, along with other Aladdin merchandise. Entry boxes are located at the Historic Valley Junction Office, 137 5th Street and next door at the Theatrical Shop, 145 5th Street. The ticket contest begins on Thursday, November 15 through Thursday, November 29. Winners will be notified no later than November 30.

List of Prizes

Name of Business


2AU Limited $50 gift certificate
A-OK Antiques / Atomic Garage  3-$30 gift certificates
Artisan 218 $100 gift certificate
Big Acai Bowls 2-$25 gift certificates
Bing’s 2′ art pole, 16×20 Bozz art print, and a wood and canvas Lazy Susan
Bungalow cooler set
Cindy’s Boutique 3 gift certificates
The General Store Eatery $25 gift certificate, 1/2 boneless ham, and smoked turkey
First National Bank 3 gift baskets
From Our Hands $50 gift certificate
Historic Valley Junction Foundation Valley Junction gift certificates
The Iowa Quilt Block $100 gift certificate, class plus $50 gift certificate, and a Panasonic iron
Kunzler Studios gift basket
Memory Lane $25 gift certificate, Iowa Hawkeye metal sign, and Iowa State metal sign
Metro Market 2-$25 gift certificates
MoMere clock, child’s buffalo 3D hoodie, decanter and martini glasses
Nan’s Nummies 3 cookie trays
Sister’s Mariana bracelet, Jellycat stuffed animal, Pickwick Fraser Fir candle, and Inga Garten cook book
The Tavern gift basket
Wines of Iowa gift basket
 Zebras on 5th 2-$25 gift certificates

Rules: Shoppers may enter as often as they wish, starting Thursday, November 15 through Thursday, December 13. Winners will be notified no later than December 14 by individual merchants.


Thursday, November 15, 2018
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM


Historic Valley Junction
4th-6th Streets, Railroad Avenue—Vine Streets
West Des Moines, IA 50265


 Thank you to our generous sponsor:

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