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Mark your calendars for Saturday April 26th, 2025 for the Des Moines Hamfest!

 Date: Saturday, April 26th, 2025

Location:  Elwell Family Food Center

Directions:  http://www.iowastatefair.org/visit/directions/

Admission:  $10.00 each, ages 12 & Under: FREE

Tables:  $20.00 for the first table, each additional:  $15.00

Hours: 8:00am to 12:00pm

Friday Vendor Setup 3:00pm-5:00pm, Saturday Vendors setup at 7:00am, public is not admitted until 8:00am.

Online Reservations can be made by completing the form below.



VE testing:  Technician, General & Extra Exams

  • Testing Fee: $15
  • Registration: 9:00 am
  • Testing: 9:30 am-11:30 am
  • No one will be admitted for testing after 9:30 am

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