Independence, Iowa

Upcoming Events in Independence Iowa


12 Independence Fire Department 4 Person Golf Tournament - Independence Fire Department is hosting a 4 person Best Shot Golf Tournament. $40 a person plus cart. Meal is provided. All proceeds will go towards replacing our current grass rig.

Address: 2074 3 Elms Park Road , Independence, Iowa
Ph: 319-334-4235 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: $40/Person plus cart


4 Independence Day Celebration - Enjoy the annual Fourth of July parade, seven musical groups performing, children's activities, Budweiser Sand Shootout volleyball tournament, fireworks above the Wapsipinicon River.

Ph: 319-361-3126 (Always call and confirm events)


21 BrewBQ - BrewBQ is the only event in the world that celebrates the love of 2 wonderful institutions: Refreshing World-Class Beer and Mouth-Watering Barbecue! BrewBQ is always the fourth Saturday in August.

Bring your lawn chair and enjoy our live music starting in the late afternoon into the evening. Please remember, no outside food or drink, coolers, or pets are allowed in the BrewBQ event area and Craft Brew Zone.

Ph: 319-334-2780 (Always call and confirm events)


15 Christmas at the Depot - 50 decorated trees, auction, refreshments, gifts.

Ph: 319-334-2780 (Always call and confirm events)

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wapsipinicon Mill

This 1867 gristmill, one of the largest in the state, is located on the beautiful Wapsipinicon River in downtown Independence. Museum on second and third floor, new milling displays. Guided tours available by advance reservation.

Independence, IA Historic Mills

Illinois Central Railroad Depot

This 1892 depot is filled with railroad items and houses the Buchanan County Tourism Visitors Center. See a 1924 steam locomotive and 1928

Independence, IA Railroad History

Wapsipinicon Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Independence, IA Golf Courses

Things to do near Independence, IA

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