Iowa Festivals 2016, 2017

Des Moines Arts Festival 2017

Des Moines Arts Festival

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

Iowa Sculpture Festival

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

Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival

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
Hinterland Music Festival 2017

Hinterland Music Festival

July, 2017

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 2017

Iowa State Fair

August, 2017

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
Coralville Aisle of Lights 2016

Coralville Aisle of Lights

December 11, 2016

Multiple Locations in Coralville, Coralville, Iowa

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Moscow Festival Ballet 2017

Moscow Festival Ballet

January, 2017

Stephens Auditorium at Iowa State Center, Des Moines, Iowa

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National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Ice Fest 2017

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Ice Fest

January, 2017

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque, Iowa

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Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival 2017

Cherokee Jazz and Blues Festival

January, 2017

Various Locations - Cherokee, IA 51012, Cherokee, Iowa

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Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival 2017

Cherokee Jazz & Blues Festival

January, 2017

Various Locations , Cherokee, Iowa

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Cinderella Moscow Festival 2017

Cinderella Moscow Festival

January, 2017

Stephens Auditorium at Iowa State Center, Des Moines, Iowa

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Cabin Fever Craft & Vendor Show 2017

Cabin Fever Craft & Vendor Show

February, 2017

St Patrick's Catholic Church , Cedar Falls, Iowa

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Ojai Wine Festival 2017

Ojai Wine Festival

February, 2017

Lake Casitas Recreation Area Event Site, Ventura, Iowa

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Des Moines Winter Arts and Crafts Show 2017

Des Moines Winter Arts and Crafts Show

February, 2017

Iowa State Fairgrounds, Des Moines, Iowa

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Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show 2017

Wenatchee Valley Sportsmen Show

February, 2017

Hawkeye Downs Expo Cente - Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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Heartfest 2017

Heartfest

February, 2017

Valley West Mall , West Des Moines, Iowa

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Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival 2017

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival

February, 2017

Iowa Events Center, Des Moines, Iowa

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TriState Home and Builders Show 2017

TriState Home and Builders Show

February, 2017

Grand River Center , Dubuque, Iowa

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Antique Spectacular 2017

Antique Spectacular

February, 2017

Iowa State Fairgrounds , Des Moines, Iowa

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Antique SpectacularDes Moines 2017

Antique SpectacularDes Moines

February, 2017

Iowa State Fairgrounds , Des Moines, Iowa

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Central Iowa Choral Festival 2017

Central Iowa Choral Festival

February, 2017

St. Mark Lutheran Church, Des Moines, Iowa

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Heartland Swing Festival 2017

Heartland Swing Festival

February, 2017

Temple for Performing Arts, Des Moines, Iowa

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HeartfestA Fine Art Show 2017

HeartfestA Fine Art Show

February, 2017

Valley West Mall - West Des Moines, IA 50265, West Des Moines, Iowa

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Southpark Mall Winter Craft Show 2017

Southpark Mall Winter Craft Show

February, 2017

Southpark Mall - Spencer, IA 51301, Spencer, Iowa

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Train Expo and Council Bluffs 2017

Train Expo and Council Bluffs

February, 2017

Mid America Center - Council Bluffs, IA 51501, Council Bluffs, 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.