Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival
Extensive bacon sampling, bacon lectures, bacon-inspired dishes, bacon competitions, bacon awards, live entertainment & bacon camaraderie.
Maple Syrup Festival & Pancake Breakfast
3/19/2016 - 3/20/2016
Observe the process of making maple syrup. The whole family will enjoy learning how this sweet concoction gets from tree to table!
Central Iowa Expo BBQ
4/22/2016 - 4/24/2016
KCBS competition with bands and beer garden.
Annual SWine Festival
Chefs will prepare samples of gourmet pork offerings while wineries will pour samples and offer wine for sale.
Winefest Des Moines
6/6/2016 - 6/11/2016
Celebrating fine food and wine while bettering the community. We hope you’ll join us. See Website for events.
Farmington Strawberry Festival
6/10/2016 - 6/12/2016
The festival offers free strawberries and ice cream, a car show, strawberry cooking contest, talent show and more!
Ice Cream Days
6/15/2016 - 6/18/2016
It's all about the Ice Cream! Celebrate with ice cream treats, picnics, parades and more in La Mars, Ice Cream Capital of the World.
Rose Festival BBQ
6/17/2016 - 6/18/2016
Celebrating the best small town America has to offer with our official KCBS BBQ competition.
Amana Colonies Wurst Festival
We’ve gathered sausage makers from around the state so you’ll be able to sample all types of handmade small batch sausages.
Lazy River Beer & Wine Festival
Bring your lawn chair and prepare for a day of relaxation and fun with local Iowa beer and wine, live music and food vendors.
7/15/2016 - 7/17/2016
A July event where free watermelon is offered along with entertainment, tractor pull, dance and much more!
BBQ'Loo and Blues Too!
7/15/2016 - 7/16/2016
Come join us for great food, great music, and great fun in Lincoln Park in downtown Waterloo.
Since 1958, parade, carnival rides and games, ball games, free entertainment, and all the free watermelon you can eat!
Elkader Sweet Corn Days
7/21/2016 - 7/24/2016
Ice Cream Social, Golf & Softball Tournaments, Donut Hole Eating Contest, Parade, Car Cruise, Live Music, and Free Sweet Corn!
Sweet Corn Serenade
Fresh cooked sweet corn meal, pie and ice cream, food vendors, crafters and live music.
Meat & Music Spectacular
Join us for a day of family fun!