Taste What's Happening!
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.
Estherville Sweet Corn Days
8/4/2016 - 8/7/2016
Free sweet corn, Run for the Cob, car show, parade, inflatables, duck derby on the Des Moines River, fireworks, street dances and much more.
Iowa Irish Fest
8/5/2016 - 8/7/2016
Iowa's only large-scale Celtic festival with three stages of music and entertainment. Celtic gifts, food and highland games.
8/5/2016 - 8/7/2016
Celebrating the area's livestock industry, this event includes a parade, fun run, steak sandwich feed, tractor show & shine, and chili cook-off.
Lisbon Sauerkraut Days
8/11/2016 - 8/13/2016
Sauerkraut King and Queen, parade, street dances, golf and softball tournaments, cabbage weigh-off and more!
Iowa State Fair
8/11/2016 - 8/21/2016
One of the oldest agricultural & industrial expositions in the US - inspiration for the novel “State Fair”, 3 motion pictures, & Broadway musical.
West Point Sweet Corn Festival
8/11/2016 - 8/14/2016
Iowa's largest Sweet Corn Festival. All you can eat sweet corn, free entertainment, midway and more.
Meat & Music Spectacular
Join us for a day of family fun!
Overwhelm your senses with outstanding BBQ, slow cooked for hours over hardwood smoke.
Festival of Iowa Beers
Sample some of Iowa's best brews at Millstream Brewing. Craft breweries and Iowa home brew clubs assemble for this unique tasting event.
World Food & Music Festival
9/16/2016 - 9/18/2016
More than 40 Cultural Cafes Featuring. Cuisine from Around the World. Live Entertainment – Cooking Demonstrations.
Brew Ha Ha
Sample hundreds of brews from Europe. Also features live comedy, music, food, and learn about ales, lagers, porters, and pilsners.
Try your hand at stirring the copper kettle of apple butter and take your turn cranking the cider press
Northside Oktoberfest and Brew Fest
Located in Iowa City's historic Northside, celebrate old-world style with music, activities, and the famous Iowa City Brew Fest.
A bountiful farmer's market, wine tastings throughout town, art exhibits and exhibitions, and jazz music.
World Series of Barbecue
10/26/2016 - 10/30/2016
Enjoy the best-of-the-best BBQ and support The American Royal Association’s tradition and dedication to supporting youth and education.