Clarion, Iowa

Upcoming Events in Clarion Iowa


4 - 5IA0413002e001 - Clarion Festival in the Park - Two days at Festival in the Park will feature fun, food, and entertainment in downtown Clarion, including a pancake breakfast, vendor fair, 5K run, music in the park, crafts, and a town parade! Always the second weekend in June.

Address: Downtown , Clarion, Iowa
Ph: 515-532-2256 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


26 Heartland Museum presents Clarion: Wrestling Powerhouse - Clarion, Iowa – Heartland Museum will host Clarion: Wrestling Powerhouse at the Heartland Museum Community Room in Clarion, Iowa on July 1, 2017 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The event is free to the public.

Special guest is Dan McCool, who has been around wrestling his entire life. Growing up in Clarion, McCool has over 30 years covering the sport of wrestling, including for the Des Moines Register. In 2009, McCool began a new career as an author and published the first edition of "Reach For The Stars: The Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament" in 2011. He also published several editions of "Wrestlers, Clear The Mats…", a compilation of what's believed to be everyone who has participated in the Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament since 1921.

Address: Heartland Museum Community Room, 119 9th St. SW , Clarion, Iowa
Ph: 515-602-6000 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

24 Hat Tales – Remembering the Iowa Hat Lady - Clarion, Iowa – Heartland Museum will host "Hat Tales" at the Heartland Museum Community Room in Clarion, Iowa on July 29, 2017, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The event is free to attend and light refreshments will be served.

Alvina Sellers, named "Iowa’s Hat Lady", was from Clarion. She gave many presentations on her 6,000 plus collection of hats. Some of her hats are on display in the museum in Alvina's Hat Parlor and Millinary rooms. Join us as we remember her entertaining programs, "wear your best hat!"

The Heartland Museum is located at 119 9th St. SW, Clarion. For more information call 515-602-6000.

Address: 119 9th St. SW , Clarion, Iowa
Ph: 515-602-6000 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Lake Cornelia, Park & Campground

Lake Cornelia is a 246 acre glacial lake, stocked with Walleye, Large Mouth Bass, Perch, Crappie, Bluegill, Bullhead, White and Yellow Bass, Channel Catfish. Day use and Overnight boat docking is available in the marina. The Park has a 70 Site Campground with 20-30-50

Clarion, IA Campgrounds

Heartland Museum

Heartland Museum houses area treasures, the Wright County historical library, opera house meeting room, and a walk down Clarion streets from the 1900s to present. A favorite exhibit features many hats and memorabilia from Alvina Sellers, the Iowa Hat Lady, with 302 of Alvina's 6,000+ Hats

Clarion, IA Museums

Clarmond Country Club

Clarmond Country Club is a public 9 hole regulation length, 36 par golf course. It'

Clarion, IA Golf Courses

4-H Schoolhouse Museum

Tour the furnished 1907 country schoolhouse honoring the birthplace nationally recognized 4-H four-leaf clover emblem. The former Lake Township #6 rural schoolhouse houses 4-H memorabilia, past 4-H uniforms, and other county history. The birthplace of the 4

Clarion, IA Historic Schoolhouses

The Rock Island Depot

The "Rock Island" Depot in Clarion was built in 1898 and restored in 1984, after it had fallen into disrepair. Originally built for the Burlington Cedar Rapids &

Clarion, IA Historic Depots

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