Central Iowa Farmers Markets

It’s that time of year for farmers’ market! It’s the perfect time to stock up on produce, take the family out to get fresh air, and enjoy some entertainment. A lot of the farmers’ markets have plenty of kids activities and live music! Make sure to bookmark this page to keep track of when and where the farmers markets are located.

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Saturday

  • Downtown Des Moines:
    • Court Avenue District
    • 7 a.m. – Noon
    • May to October
  • Ames:
    • Main Street
    • 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    • May to September; October 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
  • The Uptown Ankeny Farmer’s Market:
    • 715 W 1st Street
    • 8 a.m. – Noon
    • May to September
  • Indianola:
    • Highway 92 at the Fairground West gate
    • 8 a.m. – Noon
    • June to October
  • Pella: 
    • First Reformed Church
    • 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.
    • May to October
    • Please note: Thursday, April 20th & 27th 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. there WILL be a farmers market. Saturday dates will start after Tulip Time.
  • Winterset: 
    • Historic Courthouse Square
    • 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    • May to October

Tuesday

  • Adel:
    • 611 Nile Kinnick Dr South
    • 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • June to August
  • Beaverdale:
    • Urbandale Avenue, between Beaver Avenue and 42nd Street
    • 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    • June to September
  • Johnston
    • The corner of NW 62nd Ave and Merle Hay Rd
    • 3:30 p.m.  – 6:30 p.m.
    • May to October

Wednesday

  • Grimes:
    • Grimes Public Library Parking Lot
    • 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    • May to August (No market on June 7th or July 5th)
  • Indianola
    • The market is held at the fairgrounds West gate
    • 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    • June to October
  • Waukee:
    • 6th Street & Ashworth Drive
    • 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • June to September

Thursday

  • Boone:
    • Corner of 6th and Story; Downtown
    • 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    • June to October
  • Pella:
    • First Reformed Church
    • 3 pm – 6pm
    • April 20th & 27th
  • Perry:
    • Caboose Park (Market Place)
    • 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    • June to September
  • Polk City :
    • Polk City Square
    • 4 to 7 p.m.
    • May to September
  • Valley Junction:
    • On 5th Street in Valley Junction
    • 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    • May to October
  • Winterset:
    • Court Avenie at South 1st Avenue
    • 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    • May to October