Pella, Iowa


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    Tulip Time Festival - Pella - Celebrate Dutch heritage through daily parades, theatrical performances, tulip beds, crafters, music, food and costumes. ... more on Tulip Time Festival

  • July

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    Kermis - Pella - Dutch summer festival at the Pella Historical Village, featuring Dutch penny carnival games, Dutch food, street organ music, programs and displays. ... more on Kermis

  • November

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    Sinterklaas Day - Pella - Welcome the Dutch Santa with strolling Volks Parade, program and party. Parade at 10:00. At the end of the procession looms a large ship carrying Sint ... more on Sinterklaas Day

Upcoming Events in Pella Iowa

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

Pella Rolscreen Museum

Former rail passenger depot houses a variety of exhibits about Pella Corporation, formerly known as the Rolscreen Company, manufacturer of premium-quality windows and doors.

Pella, IA Museums

Scholte House

Built by Pella's founder, Dominie Scholte, in 1847. View original furnishings and fine household items from Holland as well as original family furnishings purchased in America. Colorful gardens contain thousands of tulips and other flowers. Dutch Tea, tour and coffee time available by reservation. Pella, IA Historic Homes

Pella Opera House Theatre Center

Pella Opera House Theatre Center was built in 1900, and has been completely refurbished. Intimate 324-seat theater with 1920 Barton Theater Organ.

Pella, IA Theatres

Molengracht (Mill Canal)

Shops, boutiques, restaurant, movie theaters and European-style hotel overlook this canal, which is reminiscent of those found in the Netherlands.

Pella, IA Shoppes

Things to do near Pella, IA


Many Rathbun Lake visitors have shown a growing interest in land based recreation activities. "Off the beaten path" opportuni...

Historical and Coal Mining Museum

The 1903 post office houses a collection beginning with the settlement period of 1843. Exhibits depict pioneer farm and villa...

Dumonts' Museum of Dreamworld Collectibles

A 24,000 square foot building housing a large collection of antique tractors, horse-drawn equipment, buggies, gas engines, mi...

The Klokkenspel

Designed and created especially for Pella, the carillon clock has eight, 4-foot mechanical figures and 147 bell chimes that p...

Bridges of Madison County

Meet someone you love at the Bridges of Madison County. Always romantic. Even before Iowa novelist Robert Waller and Hollywoo...