Rate Ranges:  Free,  $ = less than $10,  $$ = $10 to $25,  $$$ = greater than $25
For exact festival dates, contact local visitors bureaus here.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa City & Waterloo | Des Moines | Omaha
Quad Cities - Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline & Rock Island | Sioux City

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

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
North Iowa Band Festival Mason City 1936 Free May  
Heartland Days New Hampton Free Jun  
My Waterloo Days Waterloo 1982 $ Jun  
 
Sturgis Falls Celebration Cedar Falls 1976 Free Jun  
Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival Cedar Rapids 1984 $$ Jun-Jul  
 
Tree Town Music Festival Forest City 2014 $$$ May  
WineFest Des Moines Des Moines 2003 $$$ May  
Des Moines Arts Festival Des Moines 1958 Free Jun  
Jazz in July Des Moines 1982 Free Jul  
World Food Festival Des Moines 2005 Free Sep  
Blank Children's Hospital Festival of Trees & Lights Des Moines 1984 $ Nov  
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival-Davenport Davenport 1985 $$ Jun-Jul  
Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival Davenport 1972 $$ Aug  
Rivercade Sioux City 1964 $$ Jul