Iowa Festivals 2016, 2017

Hinterland Music Festival 2016

July, 2016

Des Moines, Iowa

Featuring a diverse blend of relevant musicians, the Hinterland Music Festival is in the heart of downtown Des Moines. The Hinterland lineup has included the likes of Brandi Carlile, Yonder Mountain Band, TV on the Radio, and the Old Crow Medicine Show.. Read More
Iowa State Fair 2016

August 11, 2016

Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa

Established in 1854, the Iowa State Fair is the largest annual event in Iowa and one of the oldest state fairs in the US. Traditionally held in August, it celebrates the best of Iowa's agriculture, industry and entertainment. .. Read More
Des Moines Arts Festival 2017

June, 2017

Western Gateway Park , Des Moines, Iowa

The Des Moines Arts Festival is where locals and visitors to the area gather together to celebrate artistic talent for three days filled with interactive exhibits and performances. Festival organizers bring in a diverse group of artists.. Read More
Iowa Sculpture Festival 2017

June, 2017

Windstream , Newton, Iowa

Artists from around the Midwest convene annually to celebrate the timeless art of sculpture at the Iowa Sculpture Festival in Newton, Iowa. The festival honors sculpture as a powerful form of art through a variety of media, including metalwork, .. Read More
Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival 2017

June, 2017

Various Locations , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

This Iowa town takes its independence day celebration seriously with several family friendly events from the end of June until the Fourth of July. The centerpiece of the event is the Freedom Festival Parade which features patriotic floats from the region's civic groups... Read More
Council Bluffs Grassroots Music Festival 2016

Council Bluffs Grassroots Music Festival

July 31, 2016

Rivers Edge Park, Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Dubuque County Fair 2016

Dubuque County Fair

July, 2016

Fairgrounds - Dubuque, IA 52002, Dubuque, Iowa

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Indianola Open 2016

Indianola Open

July, 2016

Town Square , Indianola, Iowa

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Garden Art Fair 2016

Garden Art Fair

July, 2016

Reiman Gardens - Ames, IA 50011, Ames, Iowa

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Promise Land Music Festival 2016

Promise Land Music Festival

July, 2016

Greater Ottumwa Park, Ottumwa, Iowa

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Mardi Gras Festivale & The Big Parade 2016

Mardi Gras Festivale & The Big Parade

July, 2016

Convention Center & Anderson Pavilion , Sioux City, Iowa

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Linn Creek Arts Festival 2016

Linn Creek Arts Festival

July, 2016

Fisher Community Center , Marshalltown, Iowa

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Backbone Bluegrass Festival 2016

Backbone Bluegrass Festival

July, 2016

Festival Grounds , Strawberry Point, Iowa

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Clear Lake's Sensational Fourth of July Celebration 2016

Clear Lake's Sensational Fourth of July Celebration

July, 2016

City Park , Clear Lake, Iowa

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8035 Music Festival 2016

8035 Music Festival

July, 2016

Des Moines, IA, Des Moines, Iowa

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Fourth of July Celebration 2016

Fourth of July Celebration

July, 2016

Downtown , Creston, Iowa

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Grassroots Music Festival 2016

Grassroots Music Festival

July, 2016

River's Edge Park in Council Bluffs, Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Norwalk Fourth of July Celebration 2016

Norwalk Fourth of July Celebration

July, 2016

Parking Lot , Norwalk, Iowa

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Stars and Stripes Independence Day Celebration 2016

Stars and Stripes Independence Day Celebration

July, 2016

North River Park , Guttenberg, Iowa

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Bellevue Heritage Days 2016

Bellevue Heritage Days

July, 2016

Downtown & Cole Park , Bellevue, Iowa

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Vick's Corner July Fourth Antique Show & Flea Market 2016

Vick's Corner July Fourth Antique Show & Flea Market

July, 2016

Vick's Corner World , Spirit Lake, Iowa

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Storm Lake Star Spangled Spectacular 2016

Storm Lake Star Spangled Spectacular

July, 2016

Sunset Park and Chautauqua Park , Storm Lake, Iowa

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Oskaloosa Sweet Corn Serenade 2016

Oskaloosa Sweet Corn Serenade

July, 2016

Oskaloosa Downtown Square - Oskaloosa, IA 52577, Oskaloosa, Iowa

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Fairfield First Fridays Art Walk Party in the Park 2016

Fairfield First Fridays Art Walk Party in the Park

July, 2016

Fairfield Town Square , Fairfield, Iowa

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Rivercade Parade 2016

Rivercade Parade

July, 2016

., Iowa City, Iowa

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About Festivals in Iowa

The quiet little state of Iowa is full of activities throughout the year. Regardless of what type of activity visitors are looking for, Iowa is sure to have an event for everyone. Visitors looking for music, art, theater, shopping, and more will find it all in Iowa throughout the year.

Scheduled Festivals in Iowa include art at Doodlebugs, where the free art demonstration featuring every color of the rainbow, will be a delight to all ages in May. The Beaux Arts Fair, also held in May, will attract connoisseurs of hand-made artesian goods. The Franklin County Bluegrass Festival in May is one of the many Iowa Music Festivals this year. For those seeking class and sophistication, it will be on stage at the Pella Opera House. Music lovers will gather at the Friday Night Concert Series at the Weather Dance Fountain Stage from May through September. The blue skies are busy during the Quad City Air Show in May, and the ground is full of colorful Tulips during the flower festivals. Enjoy the history of these Iowa Events, including the Cherokee Rodeo Parade in June and the Ackley Sauerkraut Days. Wholesome fun and endless entertainment await the visitors of Iowa. This culturally rich state has something for everyone when visiting Iowa. Music, food, art, activities, and adventure await the visitors to the great state of Iowa.