Wonder of Words Festival Returns!

JUNE 18-19, 2016

10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Free Admission
Downtown Des Moines

The Wonder of Words Festival is a celebration of the written word. The outdoor festival will feature presentations and book signings by authors of both national and local acclaim, as well as workshops, conversation panels, literary exhibitors, books sales, children’s entertainment and activities, and food trucks.

Festival Sponsors



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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