Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
My Waterloo Days Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Waterloo Waterloo 1982 $ Jun
Heartland Days Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Waterloo New Hampton Free Jun
Des Moines Arts Festival Des Moines Des Moines 1958 Free Jun IFEA
Sturgis Falls Celebration Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Waterloo Cedar Falls 1976 Free Jun
Country Thunder Music Festival Des Moines Forest City 2014 $$$ Jun
North Iowa Band Festival Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Waterloo Mason City 1936 Free May
Downtown DSM USA Des Moines Des Moines Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Rivercade Sioux City Sioux City 1964 $$ Jul
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival Quad Cities - Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline & Rock Island Davenport 1985 $$ Jul
World Food & Music Festival Des Moines Des Moines 2005 Free Sep
Blank Children's Hospital Festival of Trees & Lights Des Moines Des Moines 1984 $ Nov
Jazz in July Des Moines Des Moines 1982 Free Jul
WineFest Des Moines Des Moines Des Moines 2003 $$$ May-Jun
Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Waterloo Cedar Rapids 1984 $$ Jun-Jul IFEA
Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival Quad Cities - Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline & Rock Island Davenport 1972 $$ Aug
City of North Liberty Community Events Des Moines North Liberty 1913 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Summer of the Arts Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Waterloo Iowa City 2005 Free May-Aug IFEA
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