Get Involved!

Get Involved!

We need your help to produce Christkindlmarket Des Moines! Below are our list of event committees. Please complete our volunteer interest form if you’re interested in becoming involved with one of our committees or drop by one of our meetings listed on the public calendar below.

 

Marketing/Public Relations

Responsible for informing the public about the event: social media, graphic design, website, printing, public relations, develop marketing plan, etc.

Operations

Responsible for on-site logistics including: obtaining cost estimates, licenses, permits, insurance; create event timeline, schedule delivery of equipment, etc.

Beverages (Beer, Glühwein, Non-Alcoholic)

Responsible for all logistics associated with obtaining and selling beer: liquor license, cost estimate for rentals, purchase beer, ensure volunteers are trained, etc. Responsible for all logistics associated with obtaining and selling Glühwein: liquor license, cost estimate for rentals, temporary food permit for serving, purchase Glühwein, ensure volunteers are trained, etc.

Programming

Responsible for securing and managing all stage and general programming.

Vendor Relations

Responsible for securing both food and non-food vendors: pitch prospective vendors, slate vendors for participation, ensure they have the proper permits and licenses, work with inspectors, etc.

KinderKorner

Responsible for securing and managing children’s educational programming.

Volunteers

Responsible for working with the committee to procure and managing volunteer support prior to and during the event.

 

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Christkindlmarket Des Moines

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Meet The Team

Tasha Jackson

Betsy Penisten

Michael Mendenhall

Missy Mootz

Dave Cox

Sara Diekelmann

“G” (Gintare) Kelley

Carissa Stout

Suzanne Hull

Our Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors for their support of Christkindlmarket Des Moines. Be sure to visit their websites to learn more.