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Upcoming Events in Fort Madison Iowa


May

28 - 29 Simply The Blues - Outdoor blues festival includes Grammy and W.C. Handy award winners/nominees.

Address: C.E. Richards Rodeo Arena , Fort Madison, Iowa
Ph: 319-470-2082 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: simplemanenterprises@yahoo.com
Web: www.simplemanenterprises.com

June

8 - 11 Iowa State High School Championship Rodeo - Ph: 800-369-3211 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tourism@visitfortmadison.com
Web: www.visitfortmadison.com

July

4 - 13 HMS Bounty - Tours of the tall ship and exhibit of maritime and HMS Bounty history.

Ph: 319-372-5471 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: chamber@fortmadison.com

7 - 8 Balloons over the Mississippi - Three competition flights and night glows both nights. Vendors, children's activities and live music.

Ph: 800-210-8687 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tourism@visitfortmadison.com
Web: www.visitfortmadison.com

August

28 - 29 Bull Blast on the River - Bullriders of America National Finals at Rodeo Arena. Entertainment after the competition each night.

Ph: 800-369-3211 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tourism@visitfortmadison.com
Web: www.visitfortmadison.com

September

30 - 2 Tri-State Rodeo - Top cowboys, national entertainment, Miss Rodeo Iowa cornation, specialty acts, food vendors and Saturday morning rodeo parade.

Ph: 800-369-3211 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tourism@visitfortmadison.com
Web: www.visitfortmadison.com

October

23IA0804007e011 - Fort Madison Fall Fest Flea Market, Crafts & Yard Sale - Fun day buying or selling Arts/Crafts, Collectibles, Produce, Pre-packaged Baked Goods, Household Items (Sorry, no firearms, autos, appliances). 9am to 3pm. (Rain date: Next day)

Vendor spaces 10x15' for $15 (Limited elec. $20) Application Deadline 9/26

Food for sale by Old Settlers Assn (Brats, hotdogs, popcorn, pastries, soft drinks) to benefit the Park.

Address: Old Settlers Park, 4th & Ave E , Fort Madison, Iowa
Ph: 319 372-1988 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 319 470-7813
Email: jsdecker67@msn.com
Fee: Free

November

17 Parade of Lights - More than 50 lighted floats travel through the downtown historic district.

Ph: 800-210-8687 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tourism@visitfortmadison.com
Web: www.visitfortmadison.com

December

14 Christmas Eve at the Barn - Take a horse and wagon ride to an old-fashioned family Christmas Eve service at this historic barn.

Ph: 800-210-8687 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: tourism@visitfortmadison.com
Web: www.visitfortmadison.com

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Fort Madison Art Center

Located in historic depot at Riverview Park. Fine arts exhibits by regional and nationally known artists. Sales gallery carries works of more than 60

Fort Madison, IA Art Centers

Lee County Speedway

Dirt track auto racing, entertainment.

Fort Madison, IA Speedways

Daniel McConn Barn

Iowa's only Pennsylvania Dutch double-decker bank barn. Built in 1857 with hand-laid stone and hand-hewn timbers joined with wooden pegs, it features three cupolas. One of the oldest and largest barns in Iowa.

Fort Madison, IA Historic Barns

Old Fort Madison

Watch living history demonstrations and visit with costumed interpreters at this reconstructed military fort on the banks of the Mississippi. Built in 1808, the original structure was destroyed in 1813 when abandoned by U.S. military soldiers.

Fort Madison, IA Forts

Catfish Bend Riverboat Casino

This 1500-passenger Mardi Gras-themed riverboat offers more than 1,200 slot games, all featuring ticket-in, ticket-out, along with a full array of table games and a buffet.

Fort Madison, IA Casinos

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