Returning in 2016

The Wonder of Words Festival will return in the summer of 2016!

The Downtown Events Group is taking a year to redevelop a more robust book festival that reflects the mission of its organization and adds to the quality of life in Greater Des Moines. Supporters of the festival can look forward to a renewed event in 2016.

About Wonder of Words Festival

The Wonder of Words Festival connects readers, writers, and publishers at events that celebrate reading and share the joy of lifelong learning. Co-produced by the Des Moines Public Library and the Downtown Community Alliance, The Wonder of Words Festival is a compilation of several events, taking place at various venues in Downtown Des Moines and surrounding communities during November.