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2018 IOWA: JULY 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
(see also:  2015  -  2011)

June 27-July 2, 2018  Linn County Fair - Central City, Iowa

June 28-July 1, 2018  Gladbrook Corn Carnival - Gladbrook, Iowa


July 4, 2018  4TH OF JULY

There are so many events on this day that they are too numerous to list. Virtually every community in the U.S. has a 4th of July celebration.

July 6-8, 2018
Bicycle, Blues & BBQ Festival
Clear Lake, Iowa
Eat a helping (or two!) of barbecue and enjoy some soul-revivin’ blues with top blues acts. Participate in several different bike rides including a charity fun ride, a criterium through the streets of Clear Lake or a road race through scenic Iowa countryside.

July 15-20, 2018  Lyon County Fair - Rock Rapids, Iowa

July 20-21, 2018  BBQ'Loo and Blues Too! - Waterloo, Iowa
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.

July 20-22, 2018  Humeston Watermelon Days - Humeston, Iowa
A July event where free watermelon is offered along with entertainment, tractor pull, dance and much more!


July 21, 2018
Watermelon Day
Stanhope, Iowa
If Stanhope had its own national holiday, it would be Watermelon Day. Started in 1958, thousands now come from all over annually for the parade, carnival rides and games, ball games, free entertainment, and all the free watermelon you can eat!

July 26-29, 2018 - Elkader Sweet Corn Days - Elkader , Iowa
Little Miss Sweet Corn & Little Mr. Cornhusker, Ice Cream Social, Golf & Softball Tournaments, Donut Hole Eating Contest, Parade, Car Cruise, Live Music, and Free Sweet Corn!

2017 IOWA: JULY 2017
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events still waiting for new dates

July 29-30, 2017 - Fenton Sweet Corn Days - Fenton, Iowa
Parade, food, antique fire truck rides, citywide garage sales, street dance. Sweet corn dinner on Sunday.

2015 IOWA: JULY 2015
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events
events still waiting for new dates

July 10-12, 2015  Bully Bullhead Weekend - Ruthven, Iowa
Community celebration includes bullhead fishing contest, fun run, parade, tractor ride, carnival.

2011 IOWA: JULY 2011
 Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Events

events still waiting for new dates

July 16, 2011  Farm to Market Day at Living History Farms
Urbandale, Iowa
Event highlights local foods and the history behind them.



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