Free music – Metawelle Sat, 18 Sep 2021 01:00:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Free music – Metawelle 32 32 2021 Fall Festival Calendar for Des Moines, including Oktoberfest Sat, 18 Sep 2021 01:00:38 +0000

What has traditionally been the first festival of the festival season in central Iowa this year will be the last.

“We had to call (to delay) in February / March,” said Nu Huynh, executive director of the Iowa Asian Alliance, the organization behind CelebrAsian. “We have tried to be very respectful of the dates and times of other festivals.”

The result is three consecutive major festival weekends in the Des Moines metro, headlining the World Food & Musical Festival this weekend, the Latino Heritage Festival on September 24-25 and CelebrAsian on October 1-2. .

Here’s the Des Moines Register’s guide to these events and six more to catch before the leaves start to fall.

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17-19 Sep

The World Food and Music Festival in Des Moines on September 14, 2018.

World Food and Music Festival

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The World Food & Music Festival will host its 17th annual this weekend, filling Des Moines Western Gateway Park and surrounding streets from Friday to Sunday with dozens of local food vendors representing 20 countries, as well as nearly two dozen. musical performances.

The weekend began with a naturalization ceremony on the main festival stage on Friday afternoon. Fifty people were to become US citizens.