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Reminder: Downtown Farmers’ Market 2015 Season ends Oct. 31

Saturday is the last chance to enjoy the Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines during the 2015 Saturday Market season. Shop in the Historic Court District from 8 a.m. to Noon, enjoy trick-or-treating at The Market and choose from your favorite fall produce and products.

The Downtown Farmers’ Market encourages market patrons to dress up in costumes to celebrate Halloween. Participating vendors will dress up, decorate their booth and hand out candy to children in attendance. UnityPoint Health – Des Moines will feature fun kids’ games and prizes. The Meals from the Market tent sponsored by Great Western Bank will have a creative photo booth where patrons can dress up using fun props such as fake mustaches, glasses, masks, and hats. Photos can be shared using #mftmtricks.

The Winter Market will be held Nov. 20-21 and Dec. 18-19 at Kaleidoscope at The Hub and Capital Square featuring more than 130 vendors, holiday shopping, entertainment and more!

All media inquiries should be directed to Sophia S. Ahmad at (515) 286-4919 or sahmad@desmoinesmetro.com. Visit DesMoinesFarmersMarket.com for more information.

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About the Downtown Farmers’ Market 
The Downtown Farmers’ Market is presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines and produced by the Downtown Community Alliance. The Downtown Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday morning May – October in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines. The Market also produces a Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market in November and December. The Downtown Community Alliance, in association with Greater Des Moines Partnership, provides a consistent and constant focus on developing and maintaining a vibrant downtown core. For more information please DesMoinesFarmersMarket.com, find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DowntownFarmersMarket, Twitter and Instagram at @DTFarmersMarket  #DTFM