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Just Between Friends Des Moines

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Wednesday, March 13th: Set up & Consignor Drop-Off

10:00am-7:00pm - consignor drop off


Thursday, March 14th: Consignor Drop-Off & Pre-sales

**Consignor drop off BY APPOINTMENT ONLY


3:00pm - Team Member pre-sale

3:30pm - 8 hr volunteer pre-sale

4:00pm - 4 hr volunteer pre-sale

4:30pm - Prime Time Shopping (pass required)                               

6:00pm - Consignor + Friend

7:00pm - Expecting Parent Pre-sale (pass required) 

7:00pm - Teacher/Daycare Provider Pre-sale (pass required)


Friday, March 15th: Opening Day! 

Open 10:00am - 8:00pm! FREE admission! Free parking!


Saturday, March 16th: Open to Public

Open 10:00am - 8:00pm! FREE admission! Free parking!


Sunday, March 17th:

50% off items WITHOUT a star for ALL shoppers!         Open 9:00am-2:00pm. FREE admission


Monday, March 18th:

Unsold Item Pick-Up




We're moving to 42,00 sq feet!!

4-H Building

at the

Iowa State Fairgrounds

3000 E Grand Avenue in Des Moines



Hilary J

October 19, 2018

"Everything. Friendliness, easy labeling and prices on each product "

Taylor C

October 18, 2018

Run by a great person who works her ass off. Appreciate how easy it is.

Amie H

October 15, 2018

They are well organized and function well. They seem to run smoothly.

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Marisa Clark

P: 515.782.8824

Hi y'all! I'm Marisa, a local mom of 2 and lover of Just Between Friends!

I am so excited to bring this type of event to the Des Moines area. I truly believe that it benefits everyone in the community.

Families sell their slightly used gear and make extra money. Other families purchase the slightly used gear and save tons of money. Unsold items (those marked to donate) are donated to our charity partner, Hope Ministries, to give to those in their care or for use in their Thrift stores which in turn feeds the homeless.

This event truly brings this community together, and I am so happy that you are choosing to be a part of it.