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Things to do in Iowa
Planning a visit to Iowa? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the state.
Central & Western Iowa Events
Council Bluffs hosts this Memorial Day week-long celebrations at Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park. Don't miss fireworks, outdoor movie screenings, obstacle courses, live bands, and more.
Winefest Des Moines
Des Moines throws this week-long celebration of wine tastings, food tastings, and culinary celebrations, scattered in special events throughout downtown.
Frontier Days celebrates the history of Fort Dodge and the region with frontier-themed entertainment, parades, historic museums, kids' activities, and more.
Des Moines Arts Festival
Held at Western Gateway Park in Des Moines, this summer juried art festival features some of the best visual artists in the country alongside interactive arts exhibitions, live music, and film showings.
Downtown Ames showcases the region's businesses and community artists with a display of art, jewelry, photography, and more.
Iowa's family sports festival kicks off in Grinnell. Join a half marathon, trail run, warrior run, basketball tournament, and more.
Linn Creek Arts Festival
Marshalltown's Linn Creek Arts Festival features a juried arts show on the grounds of the Fisher Community Center. Don't miss paintings, photography, ceramics, wood, textiles, and more.
Eastern Iowa Events
Vintage Rally 2015
Race for the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa for the 2015 Vintage Rally. Check out bike shows, swap meet, celebrities, and a live pin striping experience from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Iowa City Jazz Festival
Downtown Iowa City near Coralville throws a weekend full of some of the best jazz music around.
The First Lady of Country Music Loretta Lynn plays the Paramount Theatre this fall in Cedar Rapids. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Must See in Iowa
Iowa State Parks
Take the time to explore Iowa's many impressive state parks like Big Creek, Lake Macbride, Rock Creek, and Lake Manawa.Discover Outdoor Iowa ►
Iowa Airport Hotels
Find hotels near Iowa airports like Des Moines International Airport, the Eastern Iowa Airport, and Dubuque Regional Airport.Hotels Near IA Airports ►
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