Celebrate IOWA

Table of Contents

Jazz & Blues Festival

CHEROKEE 1/7–1/9/11

Winterfest

AMANA 1/22/11

Eagles & Ivories Ragtime Weekend

MUSCATINE 1/28–1/30/11

Iowa Winter Games

DUBUQUE 1/28–1/30/11

U. of Okoboji Winter Games

OKOBOJI 1/28–1/30/11

Surf Winter Dance Party

CLEAR LAKE 2/3–2/5/11

34th Annual BRR Bike Ride

PERRY/RIPPEY 2/5/11

Color the Wind

CLEAR LAKE 2/18/11

Bacon Festival

DES MOINES 2/28/11

Saint Patrick’s Day

DES MOINES 3/17/10

St. Pat’s Week

EMMETSBURG 3/13–3/21/11

Midwest Horse Sale

WAVERLY 3/22–3/25/11

Iowa Horse Fair

DES MOINES 4/1–4/3/11

Spring Draft Horse Sale

KALONA 4/13/10

Annual Quilt Show

KALONA 4/22–4/24/10

Civil War Reenactment

KEOKUK 4/23–4/25/10

Drake Relays

DES MOINES 4/28–4/30/11

Cinco de Mayo

WEST DES MOINES 5/7/11

Tulip Time Festival

PELLA 5/6–5/8/10

Houby Days

CEDAR RAPIDS 5/14–5/16/10

Lincoln Highway Bridge Festival

TAMA 5/13–5/15/10

CelebrAsian

DES MOINES 5/14/11

Tulip Festival

ORANGE CITY 5/19–5/21/11

Renaissance Faire

DUBUQUE 5/21–5/22/11

North Iowa Band Festival

MASON CITY 5/26–5/30/11

John WayneBirthday

WINTERSET 5/28/10

Spring Fest

BENTONSPORT 5/28–5/30/11

Tivoli Fest

ELK HORN 5/29–5/30/10

Memorial Day

AMERICA 5/31/10

Sauerkraut Days

ACKLEY 6/2–6/5/11

Frontier Days

FORT DODGE 6/4–6/5/10

ScandinavianDays

STORY CITY 6/4–6/6/10

Rhubarb Fest

MANCHESTER 6/4/11

West Union Fest

WEST UNION 6/4/11

Iowa Juneteenth

DES MOINES 5/19–6/18/11

World Pork Expo

DES MOINES 6/8–6/10/11

Teddy BearReunion

CLARION 6/10–6/13/10

Glenn MillerFestival

CLARINDA 6/10–6/13/11

Iowa SculptureFestival

NEWTON 6/10–6/12/11

Grinnell Games

GRINNELL 6/11–6/12/11

Grant Wood ArtFestival

ANAMOSA 6/13/10

Ice Cream Days

LE MARS 6/15–6/18/11

Steamboat Days

BURLINGTON 6/15–6/20/10

Heritage Days

ROCK RAPIDS 6/15–6/19/11

AMVETS AntiqueShow

WALNUT 6/18–6/20/10

Junction Days

RED OAK 6/24–6/25/11

BBQ, Buggies& Tunes

MARSHALLTOWN 6/25–6/26/11

Trekfest XXVI

RIVERSIDE 6/25–6/26/10

Sturgis FallsCelebration

CEDAR FALLS 6/24–6/26/11

Cedar BasinJazz Festival

CEDAR FALLS 6/24–6/26/11

Art Festivals

DES MOINES 6/25–6/27/10

Jazz Festival

IOWA CITY 7/2–7/4/10

Fourth of July

INDEPENDENCE 7/2–7/4/10

Star Spangled Spectacular

STORM LAKE 7/3–7/4/11

Bluegrass Festival

KALONA 7/9–7/11/10

Founders’ Day

ALGONA 7/7–7/10/11

Soldiers’ Reunion

GRISWOLD 7/7–7/9/11

Iowa Games

AMES 7/16–7/18/10

Jesse James Day

ADAIR 7/17/10

Heritage Days

WAVERLY 7/15–7/17/11

Linn Creek Arts Festival

MARSHALLTOWN 7/18/10

Sweet Corn Days

ELKADER 7/20–7/24/11

Brat Daze

STACYVILLE 7/23/11

Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Fest

DAVENPORT 7/22–7/25/10

Nordic Fest

DECORAH 7/22–7/24/10

RAGBRAI

IOWA 7/25–7/31/10

Italian–American Festival

DES MOINES 7/29–7/30/11

Backbone Bluegrass Festival

STRAWBERRY POINT 7/29–7/31/11

U.S. Cellular 250

NEWTON 7/31/10

Championship Rodeo

SIDNEY 8/3–8/7/10

National Balloon Classic

INDIANOLA 7/30–8/10/10

Operation T-Bone

AUDUBON 8/4–8/9/11

Knoxville Nationals

KNOXVILLE 8/10–8/13/11

Iowa State Fair

DES MOINES 8/12–8/22/10

Hobo Convention

BRITT 8/11–8/14/11

Keg Creek Days

GLENWOOD 8/24–8/28/11

Brucemore Garden and Art Show

CEDAR RAPIDS 8/28/10

Farm Progress Show

BOONE 8/31–9/2/10

Blakesburg Fly-in

BLAKESBURG 8/31–9/5/11

Old Threshers Reunion

MOUNT PLEASANT 9/1–9/6/10

ArtSplash

SIOUX CITY 9/3–9/4/11

Pufferbilly Days

BOONE 9/9–9/12/10

Davis Motorcycle Rally

NEW HAMPTON 9/9–9/11/11

Clay County Fair

SPENCER 9/11–9/19/10

Davis County Old Time Music Festival

BLOOMFIELD 9/12–9/19/10

National Cattle Congress

WATERLOO 9/16-–9/19/10

Buckskinners Rendevous/Heritage Day

WILDCAT DEN ST. PARK 9/18/10

Children’s Festival

WEST LIBERTY 9/24/11

Pancake Day

CENTERVILLE 9/25/10

Oktoberfest

AMANA 10/1–10/3/10

Artists’ Studio Tour

NORTHEAST IOWA 10/1–10/3/10

Pumpkinfest

ANAMOSA 10/2–10/3/10

World Food Festival

DES MOINES 10/8–10/10/10

Pierce’s Pumpkin Patch Festival

CHARITON 10/8–10/10/11

Madison Co. Covered Bridge Festival

WINTERSET 10/9–10/10/10

Harvest Fest

HARLAN 10/29/11

Oktoberfest

REMSEN 10/30/10

National Farm Toy Show

DYERSVILLE 11/5–11/7/10

Arts Festival of Trees

QUAD CITIES 11/19–11/28/10

Weihnachtsfest

MANNING 11/26–11/27/10

First Fridays Art Walk

FAIRFIELD 12/3/10

Victorian Stroll

ALBIA 12/4/10

Santa Express

BOONE 11/27–12/11/10