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Get ready for Valleyfest on Oct. 6

Dozens of high school marching bands from Iowa and surrounding states are set to take the field for Valleyfest XXXIX at Valley Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 6.

All of the action will begin at 8 a.m. The Valley Marchmasters will perform an exhibition of its 2018 show “House of Shadows”at 10:30 p.m. Special guest Iowa State University will follow the performance at 10:45 p.m.


Tickets are available at the ticketing silos located outside the west entrance of Valley Stadium. Spectators can pay with cash or credit card. Here is a breakdown of prices:

  • All day-night—$15
  • Day show only—$10
  • Showdown (night show) only—$10
  • Students K-12 (all day-night)—$5
  • Children (5 and under)—free
  • A $2 discount will be given to seniors 55+


All performances are at Valley Stadium, located at 4440 Mills Civic Parkway in West Des Moines. The map below outlines parking specifics.

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More Information

To view a full schedule and read more information about this year’s Valleyfest, please visit valleybands.org/valleyfest. Be sure to also follow Valley Bands on Twitter (@valleybands) and “like” the group on Facebook.

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