Iowa Food Festivals and Food Shows
(Food, Wine, Beer & Agricultural Events)
2018 - 2019 IOWA Month by month Listings
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Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
July 20-21, 2018 - BBQ'Loo and Blues Too!
Come join us for great food, great music, and great fun in Lincoln Park in downtown Waterloo. There will be the following events: BBQ for sale Friday night and all day Saturday. Chili contest Friday night - Come and vote for your favorite chili competitor. Three great blues bands. Celebrity rib eating contest. Children ages 6 to 15 can also compete in a Kids-Q barbecue contest.
August 9-19, 2018 - Iowa State Fair
Des Moines, Iowa
Annually attracting more than a million people, the Iowa State Fair is a salute to the state’s best in agriculture, industry, entertainment and achievement. One of the oldest and largest agricultural and industrial expositions in the country, it was the inspiration for the original novel “State Fair” by Iowan Phil Stong, three motion pictures, and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway
August 30-September 3, 2018 Old Threshers Reunion
Mount Pleasant, Iowa
The largest collection of working steam power in the Midwest. Traction steam engines, antique gas tractors, trolleys, a steam carousel and more. Crafts, great food, bluegrass and gospel music.
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