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“A must see shopping and dining area”
Review of Valley Junction

Valley Junction
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Reviewed 26 April 2013

Very nice boutiques, restaurants, specialty shops and wonderful bakeries. Better than the mall! It is outside so visit on a day where the temperature is comfortable for bopping in and out of stores.

Thank Sandi N
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"farmers market"
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"unique shops"
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"des moines"
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"live music"
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"coffee shop"
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"fun shopping"
in 5 reviews
"costume shop"
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"one of a kind"
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"special events"
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"thursday evening"
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"fun place"
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"something for everyone"
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"art galleries"
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"downtown area"
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"cookies"
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"bite to eat"
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"spend an afternoon"
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Reviewed 20 April 2013

Valley Junction's Farmers' Market is my favorite spring/summer/fall Thursday night activity. I cannot wait for the first market in May and am saddened by the last in September. Not only can visitors find ample local food and farm fresh produce, but also visitors will enjoy the variety of vendors, the unique shops that stay open late, and the music performances on the stage.

1  Thank Coquette07
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Reviewed 30 March 2013

this is a nice change from mall shopping, plus it's a nice area to walk around. there are some cool antique stores, art galleries, and cafes to take in. stop by my fave gift shop: wicker & the works!

Thank DanaL7
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Reviewed 14 March 2013

The unique shops and antique stores are great. We always find a bargain or two. Nice, helpful vendors. Plan to make a day of it in the district, there's a lot to see.

1  Thank mrsflint
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

If you like artsey shops, original artwork, anitques, vintage clothing and quaint restaurants, this is the place to hang for an afternoon of casual shopping. A nice break from commerical malls. If you can, it's easiest on parking if you can shop during the day and on a week day. It's easy to skip from shop to shop and a great way to spend an afternoon off.

1  Thank S G
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