What's happening in the Junction?

DIY in the Junction

Time

February 23, 2019
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Details

Discover what YOU can create and learn at this fun event.

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Spring Gallery Night

Time

April 12, 2019
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Friday, April, 12 Historic Valley Junction’s Spring 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. In addition to the galleries, many other Valley Junction shops and restaurants are open extended hours for the event.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 2, 2019
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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Cinco de Mayo Festival

Time

May 4, 2019
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction
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

May 9, 2019
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

Time

May 16, 2019
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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Valley Junction Arts Festival

Time

May 19, 2019
11:00 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/Music in the Junction

Time

May 23, 2019
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

Time

May 30, 2019
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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Mustang Car Show

Time

June 2 (all day)

Location

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

Details

Our annual car show is open to all Ford powered vehicles. With many different classes of cars, we attract a large variety of top-notch show cars from all over the mid-west.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 6, 2019
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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Summer Antique Jamboree

Time

June 9 (all day)

Location

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

Details

Step back in time and enjoy old treasures from the past! Historic Valley Junction will be celebrating its annual Antique Jamboree on Sunday, June 10th rain or shine. The Antique Jamboree is one of the largest outdoor antique shows in the Midwest. FREE admission and parking to the public.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 13, 2019
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

Time

June 20, 2019
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

Time

June 27, 2019
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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All Iowa Bash

Time

July 3, 2019
3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Location

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

Details

Join us for a celebration of the United States and all things IOWA!! Try food and drink from local Iowa vendors, crafts from Iowa makers, music from Iowa bands, and more!

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 4, 2019
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

Time

July 11, 2019
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

Time

July 18, 2019
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

Time

July 25, 2019
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

Time

August 1, 2019
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

Time

August 8, 2019
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

Time

August 15, 2019
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

Time

August 22, 2019
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

Time

August 29, 2019
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

Time

September 5, 2019
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 Antique Jamboree

Time

September 8, 2019
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 its annual Antique Jamboree on Sunday, September 10th. 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. The Antique Jamboree is one of the largest outdoor antique shows in the Midwest. FREE admission and parking to the public.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 12, 2019
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

Time

September 19, 2019
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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Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week

Time

September 20–29

Location

Historic Valley Junction

 

Details

Main Street Iowa Restaurant Week is a collection of activities featuring local eateries that are occurring in Main Street Iowa communities during a ten-day period (September 15-24). The state-wide promotion is coordinated by Main Street Iowa. Eat and love local this week and follow us on Facebook and Twitter for daily specials and spotlights!

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction – Season Finale!

Time

September 26, 2019
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 11, 2019
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Friday, October 11th 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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Sip & Shop- Girls Night Out!

Time

October 24, 2019
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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Pumpkin Walk

Time

October 27, 2019
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- Girls Night Out!

Time

October 31, 2019
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- Girls Night Out!

Time

November 7, 2019
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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Jingle in the Junction

Time

November 19, 2019
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 21, December 5, December 12 and December 19 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

November 21, 2019
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 21, December 5, December 12 and December 19 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 30 (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 5, 2019
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 21, December 5, December 12 and December 19 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 12, 2019
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 21, December 5, December 12 and December 19 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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