Events Calendar

Here you will find events, festivals, art shows and more from around the Des Moines Metro and Central Iowa. They are a good place to enjoy just getting out for awhile and provide plenty of photographic opportunities.  So whatever you decide theres plenty to see and do around Iowa throughout the year..










May                       Tulip Time                                        Pella, Iowa

May 10                 Spring Garden Festival                  Des Moines Botanical Center

May 10                 Farmers Market                              Valley Junction

May 12                 Music & Monarch Festival            Elkader, Iowa

May 17                 Syttende Mai Celebration              Decorah, Iowa

May 20                 Art Festival                                       Valley  Junction

May 25-28            Boone River                                     Valley Festival  (15 different events around Boone County, Ia)

May                       Tivoli Fest                                         Elk Horn, iowa

May                       Smokin in the Junction                  Valley Junction


June 3                   Mustang Car Show                          Valley Junction, Iowa

June 8                   Conert on the Prarie                       Neal Smith Wildlife Refuge

June                      Lumberjack Festival                       Clinton, Iowa

June                      BACooN Ride                                    Waukee, Iowa

June                      Wurst Festival                                  Amana Colonies, Iowa

June                      Des Moines Art Festival                  Western Gateway Park, Des Moines


July 3                     All Iowa Bash                                   Valley Junction, Iowa


Aug                          Tug Fest                                             Le Claire, Iowa

Des Moines Renaissance Fair        Renaissance Park, Des Moines


September             Pancake Day  Centerville, Iowa

September             Pufferbilly Days @  Boone, Iowa

September             World Food and Music Festival @ Downtown Des Moines

September            GermanFest @ Guttenberg, Iowa

September            Kalona Fall Festival  @  Kalona, Iowa

September            Octoberfest  @  Des Moines, Iowa on 4th Sts


October     Octoberfest   Amana Colonies, Iowa

October    Madison County Covered Bridge Festival  Winterset, Ia



Novenber      Jingle in the Junction      5pm to 9pm     Valley Junction



December     Jungle in the Junction  5pm to 9pm   Valley Junction

December     Prelude to Christmas  Amana Colonies, Iowa



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