DART to the Riverview Music Festival Sept. 4

Submitted by mgrandgeorge on Sun, 08/22/2021 - 14:56

Your Ride to the Riverview Music Festival

DART is providing late-night service on Route 15 to take you to and from the Riverview Music Festival. The festival is Saturday, September 4, 2021, and buses will run at an increased frequency, every 15 minutes.


Plan your Trip 

  • Check out a map of Route 15.
  • A map of the festival and surrounding area can be found here. Nearby stops include:
    • 6th Ave / Corning Ave (#557)
    • 6th Ave / Boston Ave (#551)
    • 6th Ave./New York (#583 and #582)
  • MyDART app - Enter your trip details and click on the transit icon to view bus stops and times. 
  • MyDART Text SMS service -text DART and the Stop ID # (Example: DART0000) to 515515 to receive estimated departure times.  

Pro tip – you can park and ride from the Center Street parking ramp in downtown Des Moines (830 6th St.).

Please note routes that connect to Route 15 will not be running extended evening hours.


Cost to Ride 

For full details on bus fares visit: ridedart.com/fares

Fare Type




Adults 65+, persons with disabilities, Medicare card holders and veterans with a Service Connected ID


Children 6 – 10


Children 5 and under (must be accompanied by an adult)


Employees or students of Unlimited Access Companies. Simply show your ID to the driver and your ride free.  


If using cash, please bring the exact amount because DART drivers do not give change. Bus passes can also be purchased through the MyDART app, at DART Central Station, 620 Cherry Street, Des Moines or at any of our sales outlets


How to Ride Tips

  • Lawn chairs, coolers and strollers are welcome. Please no eating or drinking on the bus, but you can bring food and beverages in closed containers. Please check the festival website for what is allowed within festival grounds.
  • Arrive at your bus stop early and make sure the driver can see you.
  • Have your fare, bus pass or ID ready. Bring exact change if using cash.
  • We know a good music festival makes you want to get up and dance, but please remain seated on the bus. If you must stand, hold on to the handrails.
  • To get off the bus, pull the cord that runs above the window or seat. 
  • If you are not sure where to get off, please ask the driver when you get on the bus. Our drivers are happy to help you!


DART Customer Service

For questions or more information, please contact DART customer service by phone at 515-283-8100, by email at dart@ridedart.com or in person at DART Central Station, 620 Cherry Street, Des Moines. To learn more about the Riverview Music Festival, click here.

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