Iowa State Fairgrounds

6 Fri

Iowa's Largest Arts & Crafts Show

Des Moines, IA
United States
5:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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DISCOUNT Public Onsale: February 4, 2020 11:30 AM to March 8, 2020 2:00 PM

Make plans now to attend Iowa's Largest Arts & Crafts Show on March 6-8, 2020 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, Iowa.

This is Iowa's largest show, with over 300 talented exhibitors from 8 states presenting and selling the Midwest's finest handcrafts.

This show is a production of Callahan Promotions, Inc. and offers patrons the chance to enjoy original, affordable arts and crafts. Products being sold include oak furniture, pottery, jewelry, clothing, floral wreaths, pet products, purses, rugs, candles, table runners, stained glass, lawn and garden metal art, quilts, paintings and prints, several different types of food items, and much, much more, with over 80,000 square feet of display space.

Admission to the show is only $6, with anyone 10 and under free. Purchase online in advance and save $1. All patrons will receive a 3-day re-entry hand stamp good for the entire 3 day run of the show. Show hours are Friday night from 5 PM to 9 PM, Saturday from 9 AM to 5 PM, and Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Parking for the show is always free.

For the public's convenience, a free shuttle bus service will be available on both Friday and Saturday and will shuttle the public from the northern parking lots to the front of the Varied Industries Building.

For additional show information, call Tom at 563-652-4529.
21 Sun

National Junior High Finals Rodeo

Des Moines, IA
United States
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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ADULT: $15.00
CHILD: $10.00

ADULT / CHILD Public Onsale: February 21, 2020 11:21 AM to June 27, 2020 6:30 PM
ADVANCED ADULT SEASON PASS / ADVANCED CHILD SEASON PASS Public Onsale: February 21, 2020 11:20 AM to June 17, 2020 11:59 PM

The National Junior High Rodeo Finals, one of the largest rodeos in the world, will be held in Des Moines June 21-27, 2020. Approximately 1,200 middle school students that are the "best of the best" from 43 states, 5 provinces in Canada, Australia, and Mexico qualify for the National Junior High Finals Rodeo to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and prizes.

Contestants will compete in a variety of events, including Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying, Breakaway Roping, Tie-Down Roping, Chute Dogging, Team Roping, Ribbon Roping and Junior Bull Riding.

Season passes include admission to all 13 rodeo performances. All tickets are general admission.
Prices are as listed:
Adults: Ages 13+
Child: Ages 5-12
Ages 4 & Under: Free
Contestants with back numbers: Free

NJHFR Season Pass ordered on or before June 17th:
Adult: $110
Child: $55

NJHFR Season Pass starting June 18th on-site:
Adult: $130
Child: $65

Single Performance Tickets:
Adult: $15
Child: $10

*Sales tax are applicable on all tickets orders.
*Refunds will not be issued.
$10.00 - $110.00

E. 30th Street & University Avenue
Des Moines, IA
United States
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