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Address: 217 Fifth Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265
Phone Number: 515-222-3642
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Don't miss it if you are visiting Des Moines and West Des Moines

Valley Junction farmers market on thurs. from 4:00-8:00 prepared food from different nationalities on the blocked street. A different band plays every week .Fresh veggies sold... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Joe F
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West Des Moines, Iowa
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West Des Moines, Iowa
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Valley Junction farmers market on thurs. from 4:00-8:00 prepared food from different nationalities on the blocked street. A different band plays every week .Fresh veggies sold. Must do if in town. Get there early and plan to park or will have to walk a couple of blocks at least.G-migs,Longest Yard The best two bars.G-migs the best and food yea. Don't... More 

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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This area has restaurants, shops, antique stores, etc. It is a marvelous place to walk around and experience Des Moines.

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Norwalk, Iowa
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Valley Junction is a great place to bring the famliy. There are so many family owned business and restaurants. Each with it's own uniqueness and charm. In the summer and fall there are always fun events happening. Here is a link to see what's happening. http://www.valleyjunction.com/events/

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West Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Delightful mix of shops, bakeries, cafes, bars, and specialty merchants. The Valley Junction farmers' market on Thursdays 4:00-8:00 pm during the growing season offers a wide variety of foods and produce. Local bands provide music during and after market hours.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Cooper's Restaraunt and The Longest Yard spoets bar serve me well on trips to shop all the antique shops and the excellent art gallaries. All this located in the restored Historic Valley Junction neughbirhood!

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a nice three block street that has some great little shops and galleries. If in the area stop by this for a nice afternoon. There are antiques and places to eat. We liked this place.

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Urbandale, Iowa
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44 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This little slice of history has done a lot to make your shopping experience beyond expectation. The shop owners and their staff are friendly and remember your past visits and what you liked. There's a shop to fit most clothing/accessory needs, as well as satisfying your crafting side with bead shops, a superb stamp scrapbooking shop and then the restaurants... More 

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

On Thursday afternoon/evenings Valley Junction hosts a farmers market (When in Season). You can purchase local produce, crafts and art. There is also live outdoor musical entertainment and cold beer to be enjoyed. There are also many unique antique,art, restaurants and boutiques and specialty shops for you to purchase unique gifts or simply have some good eats and drink.

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Sergeant Bluff, Iowa
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6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The historical Vally Junction area is unique. It has Wicker and More which is a store with anything you can think of for your home and for gifts! It has bars, unique boutique shops, places to eat, antiques, crafts shops and much more!

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

In 4 or so blocks, lots of fun and one-off antique, art, niche, and boutique shops. There are also a couple of really good restaurants and a couple of main street, old school bars. My only wish is that Valley Junction stores had "friendlier" hours, with most open during the narrow window of 10-5. Given expanded hours, I would visit... More 

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