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Des Moines Arts Festival Event Management Team

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Des Moines Arts Festival

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Learn more and to submit your inquiry, visit https://www.desmoinesartsfestival.org/p/volunteer/details

The Event Management Team is crucial in executing the Des Moines Arts Festival. Our EMT members work closely with staff leading up to the Festival and then manage their specific areas, including load-in, load-out, volunteers, problem solving, etc. Essentially they are the eyes and ears of the Festival ensuring everything runs smoothly and our guests and participants are having a superior experience. EMT areas included:

  • Artist Relations
  • Beverage Service
  • Entertainer Hospitality
  • Food Vendor Relations
  • Interrobang Film Festival
  • IT/Technical Support
  • Merchandise Sales
  • Office Management
  • Production
  • Sponsor Relations
  • Stage Management
  • Student Art Exhibition
  • Sustainability
  • Volunteer Relations

2021 Festival dates: June 25-27

The Event Management Team meets as a group on a monthly basis February-June. Individual committee meetings may take place leading up to the Festival.

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About Des Moines Arts Festival


700 Locust St., Ste. 100, Des Moines, IA 50309, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Des Moines Arts Festival is to impact lives through the Arts with a vision to strengthen a vibrant and creative community.


The Des Moines Arts Festival is a free, three-day celebration of the arts on June 25-27, 2021, in downtown Des Moines' Western Gateway Park. The award-winning Festival features 180 professional visual artists, children's activities, live entertainment and much more.

Arts & Culture


We'll work with your schedule.


700 Locust Street, Suite 100Des Moines, IA 50309



  • Event Management
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Stage Management
  • Project Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Operations




  • Must be at least 18

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