October 26, 2021

Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Show this weekend

Make plans now to attend the Annual Fall Arts & Crafts Show Sept. 24-26 in the Varied Industries Building at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines.

This is Iowa’s largest show, with more than 250 talented exhibitors from eight 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, and different types of food items with more than 80,000 square feet of display space.

Admission to the show is $7, with 10 and under free. All patrons will receive a 3-day re-entry hand stamp good for the entire run of the show. Show hours are 5 to 9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Parking for the show is 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.

Please note that the CDC recommends wearing a face mask to all indoor events, especially if you are not vaccinated.