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2018: Holiday Craft Fairs and Markets in and around Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

Shopping for the perfect gift can be one of the most dreaded tasks to accomplish over the holidays, especially with the kids in tow. It doesn’t have to be though. We’ve rounded up some of the top craft fairs and holiday markets in the Des Moines area. An added bonus is that these venues feature one of a kind gifts, the kind you can’t find at the mall. And, if you have some ‘difficult to please’ individuals on your shopping list, this gives you the chance to wow them with a unique holiday find. Happy shopping! Continue Reading…

5 Des Moines Neighborhoods That Make Supporting Small Business Saturday Easy - dsm4kids.com

Small Business Saturday is now in its eighth official year.  It’s an annual shopping tradition dedicated to supporting small businesses and celebrating local communities across the country. Small Business Saturday is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, you can get out and support the places you love with the people you love on November 25th. Continue Reading…

2016 5 Holiday Markets in Des Moines - dsm4kids.com

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Looking to shop outside the box? Local markets and arts and crafts fairs have become an annual shopping tradition for many families. With handmade goods that make a refreshing alternative to mass produced holiday gifts, these events offer a more personal and social experience than shopping at a local chain store or at home on-line.  Here are five Holiday markets to check out in Des Moines.  Continue Reading…