What's happening in the Junction?

Farmers Mini Market

Time

July 9, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

July 16, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

July 23, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

July 30, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

August 6, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

August 13, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

August 20, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

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.

Historic Valley Junction events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market

Time

August 27, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

September 3, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

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

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Farmers Market

Time

September 10, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home local100 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.

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

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Fall Junkin’ in the Junction & Valley Junction Arts Festival

Time

September 13, 2020
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Step back in time and enjoy bagging some old treasures from the past! Historic Valley Junction will be celebrating Junkin’ in the Junction on Sunday, September 13th. Rain or shine, the antique show will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the 5th Street area of West Des Moines’ Historic Valley Junction. Junkin’ in the Junction will be one of the largest outdoor antique shows in the Midwest. FREE admission and parking to the public.

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Valley Junction Arts Festival

Time

September 13, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

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

Details

A wide variety of items will be available at this juried fine art show, including paintings, prints, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, furniture, clothing, stained glass, fiber and much more.

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Farmers Market

Time

September 17, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Farmers Market is home to local 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.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

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

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Festivale Cinco de Mayo

Time

September 19, 2020
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Celebrating the Mexican heritage of many railroad workers during the establishment years of Valley Junction, this festival is an opportunity to recognize the Mexican community who helped James Jordan’s vision of bringing the railroad to the Des Moines area become a reality. In honor of our strong heritage, we will also present a proclamation and announcement of our Cinco de Mayo King and Queen.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 24, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

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

Details

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.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

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

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction – Season Finale!

Time

October 1, 2020
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

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

Details

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.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

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

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Fall Gallery Night

Time

October 9, 2020
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Friday, October 9th is Historic Valley Junction’s Fall Gallery Night. Many galleries will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. featuring new artwork by regional, national, and international artists. This event is free and open to the public.

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Pumpkins in the Junction

Time

October 25, 2020
2:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for this fun, family-friendly event! The Pumpkin Walk features trick-or-treating, children’s activities and more.

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Sip & Shop

Time

October 29, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores! Participating stores will be offering special events each Thursday of Sip N Shop.

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Sip & Shop

Time

November 5, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction
West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores! Participating stores will be offering special events each Thursday of Sip N Shop. List of participating businesses and events are below.

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Sip & Shop

Time

November 12, 2020
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Sip, Shop & Socialize after hours at participating stores! Participating stores will be offering special events each Thursday of Sip N Shop.

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

November 19, 2020
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 19, December 3, December 10 and December 17 from 5-9 p.m. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with free horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Small Business Saturday

Time

November 28 (all day)

Location

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

Details

Small Business Saturday was started in 2010 as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a way to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses. What better way to celebrate this holiday than by shopping in Historic Valley Junction!

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 3, 2020
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

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

 

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 19, December 3, December 10 and December 17 from 5-9 p.m. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with free horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 10, 2020
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 19, December 3, December 10 and December 17 from 5-9 p.m. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights, along with free horse drawn carriage rides, Santa and caroling. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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