Reopening in Valley Junction

Historic Valley Junction is working to restore parts of our popular community events in 2021 that we were not able to hold in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On this page you can find information about our progress.

Valley Junction Farmers Market

Registration open – Vendor registration is open for the 2021 Valley Junction Farmers Market, opening May 6. Here is the link to register online. Download the 2021 Valley Junction Farmers Market Handbook to learn more about participating in our market!

Nonprofit organizations seeking booth space at our Farmers Market may download this application.  Download here: Nonprofit Booth Space Application

Non-mainstage performers (buskers) wishing to perform at the Farmers Market may download this application.  Download here:  Farmers Market Non-Mainstage Performer Application


Valley Junction Arts Festival and Antique Marketplace on June 13

Registration open for Artists – The 2021 Valley Junction Arts Festival will be held June 13 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The application for artists is available here. 

New Registration Open for Antique Dealers – We are opening a special Antique Marketplace at the Valley Junction Arts Festival so that our valued Antique Jamboree vendors will be able to make their return to the street in June.  Special pricing available if you apply by June 4!  Learn more and apply here!

New – Registration Open for Food & Other Vendors – To sell prepared food at this event, or for *very limited* opportunities to sell other merchandise, fill out our special event form.


Special event vendors for 2021

New – To sell prepared food at our neighborhood special events listed below, or for opportunities to sell other merchandise, fill out our special event form.

Registration open – All Iowa Bash (Independence Day celebration) on July 3 – Our current plans are for this popular annual event to return Saturday, July 3, 2021 after West Des Moines’ parade.

Registration open – Valley Vintage & Makers Market on September 12 – Antique Jamboree has a new name.  Learn more about this new event.  More details about the event will be coming soon.  NOTE – At this point we are only accepting food vendors for this event.  Details for other vendors are coming soon.

Registration open – Cinco de Mayo Celebration/Mexican Heritage Festival on September 18 – The Historic Valley Junction Foundation is planning to return this annual celebration of Mexican heritage and culture to the street Saturday, September 18, 2021 because of lingering concerns about the coronavirus in May.  The 2021 date will allow us to commemorate Mexican Independence Day, which is September 16.  To sell prepared food at this event, or for opportunities to sell other merchandise, fill out our special event form.


Music in the Junction

The Music in the Junction season will begin June 3. As much as possible we will offer performance slots for 2021 to bands/acts that were scheduled for our 2020 season. Because of that we are not currently seeking mainstage performers for the 2021 season.


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