Indianola, Iowa

Upcoming Events in Indianola Iowa


14 U.S. Ballooning Hall of Fame Induction - Ph: 515-961-3714 (Always call and confirm events)

10 - 19 Warren County Fair - Ph: 515-961-6300 (Always call and confirm events)

16 - 24 National Balloon Classic - Hot air balloon festival.

Ph: 515-961-8415 (Always call and confirm events)


18 - 19IA0712009e011 - Indianola Log Cabin Days Festival - Each year the Warren County Historical Society, Warren County, Iowa, hosts this two day event that brings local history alive for residents. Honoring a different county town each year, volunteers put together meals, a parade, home made craft booths, a quilt exhibit, entertainment, pioneer demonstrations, a giant pumpkin contest, a pie and cake auction, and more. There will be an all day Farmer's Market on Saturday and an Antique and Classic Car Show on Sunday. This year's honored town is "Summerset - A Warm Community With a Rich Heritage."

Come and enjoy one or both days with us! Tour our Historical Museum that contains the Warren County Historical /Genealogical Library, kitchen/dining room, and two floors of historical exhibits including a large collection of Winchester Tools, McCoy Pottery, and an authentic to scale model train exhibit built by the Modular Rail Roaders. The Historical Village has a log cabin, Mt.Hope Country School, Pioneer Church, South River Quaker Meeting House, George Washington Carver Museum, Large Machinery Building, and General Store. Bring the family!

Address: Warren County Fair Grounds, 1400 W 2nd Ave , Indianola, Iowa
Ph: 515-961-6149 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: Free


25 'Saturday on the Square' Art Fair - Art and artisan crafts for sale around the square, sponsored by the Downtown Merchants Association. There will also be demonstrations of various art and craft techniques and entertainment. Enjoy the leisure pace of the historic Indianola square for a little shopping or to grab a bite to eat.

Ph: 515-962-0034 (Always call and confirm events)
Fee: free


5 Indianola Holiday Extravaganza - Fun, food, music and holiday shopping. Please join us for our annual Holiday Extravaganza lighted parade as we welcome Santa and his reindeer Mistletoe and Jingles. After the parade, hop on over to Santa's workshop where you can share your holiday wishes with the head elf himself, have your photo taken, snack on a sugar cookie and make a holiday craft. You may also enjoy watching our chainsaw artist create a beautiful carving of a holiday favorite. Carvings will be available through a silent auction. Please join us as we kick off the holiday season.

Address: Indianola Town Square corner of Ashland and Howard , Indianola, Iowa
Ph: 515-961-6269 (Always call and confirm events)
Fax: 515-961-9753
Fee: free

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Buxton Park Arboretum

Enjoy the Victorian gazebo, formal fountain and lighting as you take a tour through formal annual, perennial and rose gardens. Self-guided interpretive tree tour.

Indianola, IA Arboretums

National Balloon Museum

Contemporary building of unusual design houses a collection of ballooning artifacts and memorabilia depicting the history of hot-air and gas ballooning, ballooning events and personalities.

Indianola, IA Museums

Warren County Historical Museum

Museum of pioneer life plus schoolhouse, country store, log cabin, George Washington Carver Museum, rural church, machinery building, meeting house.

Indianola, IA Museums

Summerset Winery

Nested in the scenic countryside on 12.5 acres of vineyard. Winery tours explore the wine-making process, the history of Iowa's wine industry, and wine pairing. Wine-tasting room, gift shop, special events, live music every Sunday afternoon. One of the largest wineries in Iowa, botting 100,000

Indianola, IA Wineries

Indianola Country Club

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

Indianola, IA Golf Courses

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