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The 2023 Iowa Gas Swap Meet will be held at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn at 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines Iowa
August 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2023.’

If you are attending Iowa Gas as a Non-Vendor, you will find the largest selection of quality merchandise available anywhere.  At Iowa Gas over 250 Vendors offer a wide variety of interesting items.  The Auctions accepts 525 exciting items for your bidding.  This event is your best opportunity to add quality pieces to your collection.  You will always find many items offered at bargain prices. There is no admission fee to attend Iowa Gas.  There are many nearby hotels for your lodging. 

The event is scheduled for Wednesday – Thursday swap meet and Thursday afternoon and Friday morning Auctions’.  Vendors are allowed to set up on Tuesday afternoon.  Vending takes place in the Hotel Parking Lot, inside the hotel in the Exhibition Hall and the Courtyard.  Some vendors only sell from their hotel rooms.  Many vendors offer merchandise during room to room trading each evening. Lodging at the host Holiday Inn is reserved for our Vendors and Registered Guests only.  If you desire lodging at the Holiday Inn, you must register for the event to obtain a room.  Iowa Gas will then send your information to the hotel and the hotel will contact you directly with your room confirmation. The Non-Vendor Registration fee is $65.00, and you will be placed on our mailing list and will receive information on future events. Your registration fee also pays for:

  • Directory of all participants
  • Iowa Gas Commemorative Pin

Vendors get first opportunity at securing rooms at the hotel.  Rooms for Registered Non-Vendors will open up on June 1st and will be assigned on a first come, first serve, basis.

If you have any additional questions, please contact:
Stacey Hoyt via e-mail:

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