Boone, Iowa

Upcoming Events in Boone Iowa


17 - 18 Too Good 2 B New Flea Market & Craft Show - This is a monthly Flea Market & Craft Show in the Boone, IA area. We are currently accepting applications for vendors, please contact us for any information and to sign up. Everyone is welcome to attend - there will be a raffle for a $100 gift card. Please stop in to see us.

Address: Boone County Fairgrounds, 1601 Industrial Park Rd., Boone, IA 50036 , Boone, Iowa
Ph: 515-709-0635 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


17 - 19 Boone County Sportsman Club Annual Gun Show - 95-100 Tables
Fri. 5-9, Sat. 9-5, Sun.9-3
Tables $25.

Address: Community Bldg. Boone County Fairgrounds , Boone, Iowa
Ph: 515-212-0125 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Admission: $ 5 / under 12 free. Police or military in uniform, free.


30 - 2IA0101002e001 - Boone Pufferbilly Days - Four fun filled days! With lots of family activities from one of Iowa's top parades to a Texas Hold 'Em Event, wine tasting, kid's alley activities, a carnival, spike driving contest and much, much more. Don't miss out on the fun this year!

Address: 1601 Industrial Park Rd , Boone, Iowa
Ph: 515-432-3342 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $1 admission into entertainment area

8 - 16IA0101002e005 - Boone Day Out With Thomas: Leader of the Track - Thomas the Tank Engine To Visit!
• A 25-minute (approximate) ride with Thomas the Tank Engine
• An opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, Controller of The Railway
• Activities for the whole family, including arts & crafts, storytelling, video viewing, live music by “Freight Train” Frank Strong, inflatables, trolley rides, magicians, and much more.
• Commemorative activities, merchandise and giveaways focusing on steam engines and diesel engines.

Sept 14, 15 and 20,21,22, 2013

TIME: 9-5 Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sundays and Noon – 5 p.m. Friday

WHERE: 225 10th Street, Boone, IA 50036

Tickets for Day Out With Thomas: Leader of the Track Tour 2011 are on sale now and available by calling Ticketweb toll-free 866-468-7630, or by visiting or www.scenic-valleyrr.Com Ticket prices are $18 plus tax for ages 2 and up (service charges and fee may apply).

For more information and directions contact the Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad, 1-800-626-0319 For information on Thomas & Friends, visit

Address: 225 10th Street, Boone, IA 50036 , Boone, Iowa
Ph: 310-714-0350 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $18 per ticket ages 2 and up

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace

Frame house with restored summer kitchen and furniture from Mamie's family. Master bedroom includes bed in which Mamie was born. Lower-level museum and library features photos of Mamie and Ike, memorabilia and gift shop. See 1949

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Seven Oaks Recreation

Enjoy downhill skiing, snow tubing, snowboarding, tent camping, mountain biking. Full-service canoe, kayak or tube floats on scenic Des Moines River. Lodge rental available for special events. Three motocross races annually, plus several mountain bike races. Two new paintball fields available.

Boone, IA Recreation

Boone County Historical Center

Experience the drama of the Kate Shelley story. View a coal mine replica, extensive gun and military collection, mounted wildlife collection and genealogical records.

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Kate Shelley Railroad Museum and Park

Restored depot where visitors learn the dramatic story of 15-year-old Kate Shelley's warning of upcoming danger to a passenger train. See working telegraph, railroad memorabilia and artifacts relating to Shelley'

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Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

Hop aboard the tourist line railroad, which travels 15 miles (dinner and dessert trains travel 22 miles) through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley over two great bridges. See displays of historic railroad items and equipment. Valentine Dinner Train in February;

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