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
Iowa City Book Festival 2016

Iowa City Book Festival

October 4, 2016

Multiple Locations in Iowa City, Iowa City, Iowa

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AQS Quiltweek® 2016

AQS Quiltweek®

October 5, 2016

Iowa Events Center , Des Moines, Iowa

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Beast Village Comedy Festival 2016

Beast Village Comedy Festival

October 7, 2016

Multiple Locations in Des Moines, Des Moines, Iowa

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Madison County Covered Bridge Festival 2016

Madison County Covered Bridge Festival

October 8, 2016

Madison County Courthouse Square, Winterset, Iowa

Honey Creek Resort Bluegrass Festival 2016

Honey Creek Resort Bluegrass Festival

October 27, 2016

Honey Creek Resort, Moravia, Iowa

Oktober Arts & Crafts Show at Amana 2016

Oktober Arts & Crafts Show at Amana

October, 2016

Amana RV Park , Amana, Iowa

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Iowa Independent Film Festival 2016

Iowa Independent Film Festival

October, 2016

Iowa Independent Film Festival, Clear Lake, Iowa

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515 Alive Freak Out Halloween Party 2016

515 Alive Freak Out Halloween Party

October, 2016

Val Air Ballroom, West Des Moines, Iowa

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Fall Craft and Home Gift Show 2016

Fall Craft and Home Gift Show

October, 2016

Southpark Mall , Spencer, Iowa

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North Iowa Event's Center Fall Bizarre 2016

North Iowa Event's Center Fall Bizarre

October, 2016

North Iowa Events Center - Mason City, IA 50401, Mason City, Iowa

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Fortieth Fall Arts and Crafts Festival 2016

Fortieth Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

October, 2016

Triangle Park , Mcgregor, Iowa

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Southpark Mall Fall Craft Show 2016

Southpark Mall Fall Craft Show

October, 2016

Southpark Mall - Spencer, IA 51301, Spencer, Iowa

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Grand River Center Fall Arts & Crafts Show 2016

Grand River Center Fall Arts & Crafts Show

October, 2016

Grand River Center , Dubuque, Iowa

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Gloria Dei Art and Craft Show 2016

Gloria Dei Art and Craft Show

October, 2016

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church , Urbandale, Iowa

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Apple Fest on the River 2016

Apple Fest on the River

October, 2016

LeClaire Levee , Le Claire, Iowa

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Bentonsport Riverfest 2016

Bentonsport Riverfest

October, 2016

Bentonsport Historic District , Bentonsport, Iowa

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Bellevue Blues Fest 2016

Bellevue Blues Fest

October, 2016

Outside Block Part at Potter's Mill , Bellevue, Iowa

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AQS Quiltweek 2016

AQS Quiltweek

October, 2016

Iowa Events Center - Des Moines, IA 50309, Des Moines, Iowa

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Harvest Moon Craft and Marketplace 2016

Harvest Moon Craft and Marketplace

October, 2016

Boone Co. Fairgrounds , Boone, Iowa

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Iowa Burlesque Festival 2016

Iowa Burlesque Festival

October, 2016

RiverCenter Convention Center, Davenport, Iowa

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.