2022 UPCOMING EVENTS
Des Moines Downtown Farmers' Market
The Downtown Farmers’ Market is held in Downtown Des Moines’ Historic Court District every Saturday morning, May through October. The Market brings urban and rural communities together, supporting nearly 300 entrepreneurial vendors from 50 counties across the state. Find Madison County Winery at the Farmer's Market from 7 am - noon on select dates!
LOCATION: Madison County Winery will be located at spot 3N08 (West Side of 3rd and Court across from the parking garage and next to Annie's Irish Pub)
Farmers Market Dates that Madison County Winery will be in attendance:
FROM THE DOWNTOWN FARMER'S MARKET PAGE:
The Downtown streets will be filled with live music and the smells of fresh, local food when the Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines returns for its Opening Day on Saturday, May 7. The Market takes place every Saturday morning from May through October. Hours are 7 a.m. – Noon, with a later start time during October when hours are 8 a.m. – Noon. The Market spans nine city blocks in Downtown Des Moines (DSM) in the Historic Court District: On Court Avenue from Water Street to Fifth Avenue and extending north and south on Second Avenue, Third Street and Fourth Street. The Market is produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership.
Friday Happy Hour & Wood Fired Pizza
Every Friday through October:
Happy Hour 4-6pm Half price wine and wine-a-ritas
Wood Fired pizza 5-8pm
Open late until 10pm
KAYSEN FAMILY FARMS BRUNCH - AUGUST 14
DATE: Sunday, August 14
TIME: 11 am - 2 pm
Our friends from Kaysen Family Farm will be headed out to Madison County Winery on Sunday, August 14. Come enjoy their delicious lineup of brunch offerings from 11 am - 2 pm while you sip on a wine-a-rita or glass of your favorite wine.
KAYSEN BRUNCH ITEMS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE:
Chorizo Street Tacos
Hot Italian Sausage
sweet Italian Sausage
Ground Pork Patties
Cheddar Caseless Brats
Jalapeño & Cheddar Caseless Brats
All Pork Hotdogs
Iowa Bone In Chops
Boneless Iowa Chops
St. Louis Ribs
Boston Butt Roasts
MADISON COUNTY FALL CRAWL - SEPTEMBER 25
DATE: Sunday, September 25
LOCATION (off-site event): Pammel Park Coffee Company, 1968 Pammel Park Road., Winterset, IA 50273.
A free event to attend. Come check out all the stops on this year's fall crawl. Multiple stops with multiple vendors, music, kids activities, pumpkins, and so much more at local small businesses! Start your morning at Pammel Park Coffee Co. and make the rounds to all the stops throughout the day. Starts at 9am and runs till 4pm. Various locations host different hours. Passports available to enter into the giveaway at every location. New stops added this year!
NATIONAL BALLOON CLASSIC - JULY 29 - AUGUST 6
DATE: July 29 - August 6
LOCATION (off-site event): 15335 Jewell St Indianola, IA 50125
In addition to being able to find our wine at the festival, you can enjoy a 9-day, highly competitive, one-of-a-kind hot air ballooning event that includes live music, Nite Glows, Fabulous Food & Beverages, Dawn Patrol, Fireworks and so much more!
VINESTOCK WINE & ARTS FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 1
DATE: Saturday, October 01, 2022
TIME: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
LOCATION (off-site event): Downtown Peterson, IA 51047
Save the Date for VINESTOCK Wine and Arts Festival 2022! Stroll through downtown Peterson and enjoy wine and beer tasting from various wineries and breweries, as well as delicious food and shopping of arts, crafts and more!
MADISON COUNTY COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL - OCTOBER 8 & 9
DATE: October 8 & 9, 2022
LOCATION (off-site event): 73 E. Jefferson St, Winterset, IA 50273
Please join us for the annual Madison County Covered Bridge Festival on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday, October 9th! Admission is just $2 (children 11 and under are free). Tickets are available at the gate.
More information: https://www.madisoncounty.com/covered-bridge-festival-2/
SPOTTED HORSE GRAVEL ULTRA - OCTOBER 21 & 22
DATE: October 21 & 22, 2022
A 150 mile self-supported bicycle adventure on the dirt and gravel roads of south central Iowa. Enjoy beautiful fall scenery and an abundance of hills as work to finish within the time limit.
Registration now open: https://www.bikereg.com/52908