Bankers Trust Preferred Logo JPEG

Wonder of Words Festival Returns!

2017 schedule coming soon!

Downtown Des Moines

The Wonder of Words Festival is a celebration of the written word. The indoor festival features presentations and book signings by authors of both national and local acclaim, as well as workshops, children’s entertainment/activities and a storytelling competition.

2016 Festival Sponsors



MeredithNationwidePolk-County-Board-of-SupervisorsStart 1025Ruan-CenterUI-Pappajohn-CenterVoya-Financial

Downtown Community Alliance Corporate Partners

Bravo Greater Des Moines  |  GuideOne Insurance  |  Hubbell Realty Company  |  MidAmerican Energy Company  |  Nationwide  |  Prairie Meadows  |  Principal  |  UnityPoint Health – Des Moines