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Upcoming Events in Keokuk Iowa


July

4 Independence Day Celebrations - July 4th celebrations all day at the park. Sponsored by the Keokuk Parks & Recreation Board.

Address: Rand Park , Keokuk, Iowa
Ph: 319-524-2050 (Always call and confirm events)
Web: www.keokukiowatourism.org

August

16 - 17 Rollin' on the River Blues Fest - IOWA'S BEST FEST BY A DAM SITE - Keokuk, Iowa presents it's end of the summer blues festival on the third weedend of August each year. At various times they feature fund-raisers, the best of the blues!

"Through the years, Rollin on the River has presented some of the finest in blues music. We've had everyone from A to Z (Anson Funderburg to Buckwheat Zydeco)" - Jim Wells

Rollin' on the River Café – Offers a variety of food and is open all weekend.
Blankets and Lawn Chairs Recommended, No Pets, Cans, Bottles or Coolers, No Audio or Video Equipment Allowed, No Refunds, Performance Rain or Shine.
Bring a non-perishable food item to help those in need in the community.

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Address: Victory Park , Keokuk, Iowa
Ph: 660-754-6679 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: rollinontheriver11@gmail.com
Web: www.rollinontheriverkeokuk.com/
Fee: $15 per night, $25 for a weekend pass at the gate.

September

27 - 29 Rocktober Geode Fest & Hunt - Celebrating Iowa's state rock, the Keokuk Geode, with guided hunts, geode cracking, swap area.

• Guided Geode Hunts • Rocks, Minerals, Fossils & Jewelry Dealers • Geode Cracking • Geode Identification • Food • Family Fun

Chaney Creek Boat Access, 1404 IL-96, Hamilton Illinois 62341

Address: Chaney Creek Boat Access, 1404 IL-96, Hamilton Illinois 62341 , Keokuk, Iowa
Ph: 319-524-5599 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@keokukiowatourism.org
Web: www.keokukiowatourism.org

28 Annual Pioneer Patriots Day - Lee County, Iowa, has the most known burials (8) of the 41 documented veterans of the American Revolution known to be buried in the State of Iowa. Hosted by the Lee County Pioneer Cemetery Association, this celebration honors these veterans.

Address: Keokuk Municipal Airport, 2504 - 340th S , Keokuk, Iowa
Ph: 319-795-9512 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: info@keokukiowatourism.org
Web: www.keokukiowatourism.org
Fee: Free Admission

Attractions and Upcoming Events

George M. Verity Riverboat Museum

This museum is on the George M. Verity, a retired paddlewheel steamboat built in 1927 and retired in 1960. View its original boiler, machinery, crew quarters and pilot house. Photos of 19th century riverboats and artifacts of the steamboat era are also displayed on this national historic landmark. Keokuk, IA Museums


Keokuk National Cemetery

Iowa's only national cemetery, designated by Congress at the same time as Arlington National Cemetery. Union and Confederate soldiers, as well as members of the military representing all conflicts since the Civil War, are buried here.

Keokuk, IA Cemeteries

Miller House Museum

Home of Supreme Court justice appointed by Abraham Lincoln. Federal-style house with 19th century furnishings. Special exhibits include an early dentist's office, American Indian artifacts, the building of the dam and powerhouse and a children's room

Keokuk, IA Museums



Things to do near Keokuk, IA

North Lee County Historic Center and Railroad Depo

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Mormon Trail

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Ft. Madison Country Club

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Old Fort Madison

Watch living history demonstrations and visit with costumed interpreters at this reconstructed military fort on the banks of ...