Forest City, Iowa

Upcoming Events in Forest City Iowa


14 Annual Kite Day - There is no better way to spend the day than flying a kite! Kite Day attracts people who like to fly kites as well as people who just enjoy watching kites of all shapes and sizes twirl in the sky. Everyone is welcome! Hours are from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on the third Saturday in May.

Kite Day is very informal; some people bring very large and colorful kites, but all kinds of kites can be flown. The event is held at the Heritage Park’s parking lot just off of Highway B-14 on the South edge of Forest City, Iowa. There is no admission charge and restrooms at the park are open. In case of high winds or no wind, the event will be cancelled. Please contact Jim Oulman at 641-585-4332 if you have any questions.

Address: Heritage Park , Forest City, Iowa
Ph: 641-585-4332 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


3 - 5 Heritage Park Steam Threshing Festival - From Friday through Sunday, Heritage Park of North Iowa will be holding its Annual Steam Threshing Festival. This three day event is full of activities for the whole family. Enjoy many activities such as blacksmithing, trolley rides, threshing, plowing, horses, petting zoo, sorghum mill, saw mill, tractor pull, barn dance, entertainment, and various museums. Come and enjoy great food and so much to see.

Address: Heritage Park of North Iowa - Forest City, IA , Forest City, Iowa
Ph: 641-585-4332 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $10 for 3 days

25 American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Winnebago County - Relay For Life is a team fundraising cancer walk event where team members take turns walking around a track or designated path. Each event is 6-24 hours in length and each team is asked to have a member on the track at all times to signify that cancer never sleeps. Cancer patients don't stop because they're tired, and for one night, neither do we.

Each team sets up a themed campsite at the event and continues their fundraising efforts by collecting donations for food, goods, games, and activities. This money will count towards their overall team fundraising goal.

Ph: 641-251-1082 (Always call and confirm events)


8 - 10 Puckerbrush Days - Puckerbrush Days is Forest City's annual community celebration, and as always, there will be a number of exciting events and activities going on around town. Throughout the three day celebration, there are numerous events and entertainment opportunities available for families and community members to do, ranging from the Rotary Club's chicken barbeque feed to new events such a downtown party featuring musical entertainment! Don't miss the fun of Battle of the Businesses and the annual Parade. Other activities include fire truck rides and a craft show.

Ph: 866-585-2092 (Always call and confirm events)

10 Heritage Festival - This event is held in conjunction with Winnebago Industries' annual WIT National Rally . Gates open at 8 a.m.

The Steel Wheel Cafe, opens at 11 a.m. The service at Beaver Creek Church starts at 9 a.m. Demonstrations in the church basement start at 11 a.m. The Antique Power Show starts at 11 a.m.

The Antique Power Show will include grain threshing, log sawing, antique tractors, steam engines and flywheel engines. Also be sure to check out the many buildings that will be open for tours during the festival.

Ph: 641-585-4332 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: General admission is via a good will offering.

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