Central City, Iowa

Upcoming Events in Central City Iowa


13 - 15 Annual Central City Bluegrass Festival - Annual Bluegrass Festival with live music and all night jam sessions. No Alcoholic Beverages. Bring your lawn chairs. $7 per night camping. The oldest bluegrass festival in Iowa. Shows at 8:00pm Friday, 1:00pm and 7:00pm Sat. and 10:00am Sunday.

Address: Linn County Fairgrounds , Central City, Iowa
Ph: (660) 665-7172 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Fri. $12, Sat. $15 all day, $12 after 6, Sun 7, $30 weekend

15 CC Rider Annual Community Festival - Family bike ride with routes of varying length. 5K run/walk, bands, street dance, musical entertainment, historical re-enactments, art festival, crafts show, children's activities, bingo, raffle, and classic car display.

Ph: 319-438-1761 (Always call and confirm events)

15 Central City 5K Walk and Run - Ph: 319-438-1761 (Always call and confirm events)


3 - 5IA0304004e003 - Central City Midwest Dutch Oven Gathering - The Iowa Prairie Rose Cookers Dutch Oven Society and the Linn County Conservation host the Midwest Dutch Oven Gathering. Check in begins on Friday at 12noon with a group meal served Friday evening.
Saturday's activities include group meals, cook-offs, demos, Dutch oven cooking classes, vendors, a Scout Dutch Oven Show Down, live music by McPunk Brothers Bluegrass, and a celebrity demo by Iowa's own outdoor cooking specialist, "Cousin Rick", Rick Black of Fort Madison, Iowa.
Classes will be taught by Cindy and Charlie Overton from Black Pot Demos, Wisconsin.
Come and enjoy the good food, good fun, and good fellowship of Dutch Oven cooking and the beauty of the fall harvest season in Iowa. Registration is $10/household if received by May1st. After May 1st: $15/ household".

Address: Pinicon Ridge Park , Central City, Iowa
Ph: 319-854-6413 (Always call and confirm events)
Email: dgcarr@
Fee: $15/household for the entire weekend. Spectators are free.

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