Auto Parts Swap Meet
in the NW Fields of The Iowa State Fairgrounds
Over 40 Years Running !
Every Spring and Fall
Plans now to attend
pie to find - Right across from Burger King along University Ave.
Page for Pictures, Info and Vendor Spot Location Map.....
Held in May and September
Spring Swap Meet IS CANCELLED
accordance with state directives regarding protocols for the
COVID-19 Virus, the Iowa State Fairgrounds are closed to the
public at this time.
ADMISSION and *FREE* PARKING
FALL Meet IS STILL ON !!
SEPT 18 & 19
Book it NOW !
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FRIDAY & SAT 7AM
ATTENTION EVERYONE !! PLEASE NOTE !!
You Must ENTER THROUGH East University Ave
At The 33rd STREET Entrance ONLY!!
The Grand Ave Fairgrounds Main
Entrance is Closed off due to Fairgrounds Road
Please Set your GPS
SEE THE SPOT MAP BELOW....
SCROLL DOWN FOR SPOT
MAP AND THE REST OF THE INFO...
- Spring Swap Meet: THE FIRST
WEEKEND IN MAY
- Fall Swap
Meet: THE THIRD WEEKEND IN
Click Here for the link to the Des Moines Weather
from the National Weather Service.
and VENDOR SETUP DAY IS THURSDAY
to TED and See all
This Swap Meet
is a Good Meet - Lots of Sellers - Vendors and People show up!
Put it into the calendars in your
phone and computer !
Wanna Sell ? Need to clean up and make room and put some $$$ in your
Got a Shop and Yard full of parts you need to get rid of ?
Then do like the rest do > Load em all up on a trailer and start
turning it into money here !!...
It's NOT JUST Auto Parts !! Even Though That's been
the name of it for the past 4 decades..
People bring along all kinds of other things along with their
AND if U Need to Buy
Something for your projects....
Then come on over ! There's
Untold Tons of Everything here more than can be mentioned all up for
Antique Parts for Cars, Trucks, Tractors, Rat Rods, Bikes, Mowers,
Blowers, SHOP TOOLS AND MACHINERY ! Electrical and Electronics Items
and Surplus - Drills Saws Machining Supplies AND THE FANCY Stuff TOO
- OLD Original Signs Trinkets and Collectibles - from old military
to logo lamps..
Real Neat looking HOT RODS CLASSIC CARS AND MOTORCYCLES show up and
park at the meet while their owners go shopping for stuff. You will
find biker row with motorcyclists selling anything from Harley to
Motocross parts, and another row with Drag Racing blowers and
slicks, and another row with custom car, and hot rod parts and
supplies, and another row with all kinds of new tools and row after
row of used machinery and tools all put out in the spots.
It's always different at each meet what people are bringing.
That's the fun & interesting
part of it!
is the place where you get things you need..
And get rid of stuff U no longer need.
Small and Large Vendors:
YOU HAVE NEARLY 800 SPOTS TO SET UP IN !!
Select an area on the map...
Need a bunch of
spots for your group or several large parts trailers,
goose necks, semis, tents, motor homes or buses ?
Just Call Ted ! He will fit
you into a block of spots.
Secure it now and get er done
LONG Before the Swap Meet Rush!
He can assign you a cluster of spots on this map...!
Vendors show up to sell from all regional states around and
have been here from states as far away as Nevada, Texas,
Florida and even from car haulers from Canada !
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NOTE: WE HAVE MORE SPACES THAN EVER!
THE SWAP MEET And PARKING HAS BEEN EXPANDED TO THE EAST
THERE'S AMPLE ROOM FOR EVERYBODY!
CALL AND RESERVE A SPOT NOW!!
SEE YOU THERE!
Expand the above spot map for a larger
Vendors and sellers come from many states around to set up here and get
a piece of the action.
Reserve your spot now for this
meet and the Swap Meet next year to get the best placement.
Conveniently located near all major highways and interstate connections.
Your Spots Prepaid and You Will NEVER Lose them !!
This is the only Midwest Swap Meet with
Prepaid Discounts for spots.
Click to download a
full sized PDF file copy of this poster when it's available.
Print & Share it - call Ted NOW to secure a
spot on the map
and then mail it with your payment and your in.
It's that easy.
will be FREE Giveaway Winners of Discount Coupons and Event Tickets
Announced over the Speakers at the Swap Meet !!
to all the Ticket Winners !
Oldies IS the official Radio Station of the Des Moines
Auto Parts Swap Meet !
Click Here or on the Above Logo To Listen Online
HEAR Pure Oldies 104.5 LIVE over the PA SYSTEM at the Swap Meet
all day long from Dawn to Dusk !!
GOT A PROJECT CAR ?
Here's where U get what U need.
* FREE * ADMISSION *
* FREE * PARKING *
TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND ALL BUYERS
Everybody has a lot of fun here visiting the vendors
buying things and looking over all the neat stuff that shows up.
- OLD and Antique Parts aren't made anymore.
This here is a great marketplace to find them and go sell them !
CAR CORRAL -
SELL AND BUY EM HERE!..
Many different vehicles at each swap meet:
Cars - Trucks - service machinery and equipment
has been bought and sold here over the years.
Professional High Quality Food Concessions are on the grounds.
Bring your appetite along :-)
Hot Coffee Brews all day here as people come to get
fresh donuts and breakfast items early in the morning at 7AM.
For Lunch There's variety of Made to order food
hot dogs, burgers, fries, drinks, sandwiches, etc.
opens at daylight. Early Morning Crowd is already roaming at 7 AM.
Coffee and Breakfast is available.
half mile deep FREE parking lot and vendor rows with people all
Guys have thousands of pieces and supplies for the
re-builder and collector set up right on the main drag.
Antique Tool Dealers and New Tool Dealers are at many locations.
PARTS GALORE AT THE DES MOINES AUTO
PARTS SWAP MEET !!
Get your spot secured now..
See You at the Swap
Thanks for looking and visiting..
Ted & Ava
TICKET GIVEAWAYS !!
BE SURE TO ENTER !
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