Events

Events

When you’re looking for hometown fun, you’re looking for Fort Madison. All year long, our calendar is filled with exciting events and festivals for residents and travelers alike. From our classic summer festivals, to museum tours, shopping events and movies in Central Park, Fort Madison is filled to the brim with seasonal entertainment. Check out our calendar and other event pages to find out what’s happening now!

Fort Madison Partners cares about the community of Fort Madison. That’s why the Partner’s Affiliates hosts and endorses events for community members and local businesses throughout the calendar year. Click on the links to check out some of the events being promoted over the coming months, like Business After Hours, which provides networking opportunities for local professionals; or the Big Buckle Bash, providing an ole fashioned street dance and entertainment for the entire community. Take a peek, and get involved!

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Fort Madison City Band Concert 7:00 pm
Fort Madison City Band Concert @ Central Park
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fort Madison City Band Concert @ Central Park | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Fort Madison's Central Park Bandstand will play host to the City Band for their 1st summer concert. Plan on coming to the park a little before 7:30. Participants are encouraged to bring either lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on, since seating is limited.
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The Depot Farmers Market 4:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot
Jul 3 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.
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Charlie Korschgen 4th of July Kiddie Parade 10:00 am
Charlie Korschgen 4th of July Kiddie Parade @ Avenue G 18th to 5th street
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Charlie Korschgen 4th of July Kiddie Parade @ Avenue G 18th to 5th street  | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
FM Council Mtg 7:00 pm
FM Council Mtg @ Fort Madison City Hall
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
4th of July Fireworks 9:30 pm
4th of July Fireworks @ Mississippi River
Jul 4 @ 9:30 pm – 10:15 pm
4th of July Fireworks @ Mississippi River | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
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Lee County Fair 12:00 pm
Lee County Fair @ Lee County Fair Grounds
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – Jul 10 @ 8:00 pm
Lee County Fair @ Lee County Fair Grounds | Donnellson | Iowa | United States
The fair has the honor of being Iowa's Oldest County Fair and offers a variety of activities and entertainment for the entire family. The fairgrounds are easy to navigate and it is only a short walk between all of the fair buildings and events. Throughout fair week visitors can enjoy the many Livestock Shows in the livestock barns. The 4-H Continue Reading
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Kid’s Day with Welch’s Insurance Agency 1:00 pm
Kid’s Day with Welch’s Insurance Agency @ Lee County Fair Ground
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Come Celebrate the Lee County Fair Kid’s Day with Welch’s Insurance Agency! We will have fun activities, Lee County Fair carnival tickets, snow cone vouchers, a rest area for parents and more! Friday July 7, 2016 1pm-5pm Lee County Fair Grounds Donnellson, IA      
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day 4:00 pm
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th & Ave G
Jul 7 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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The Depot Farmers Market 4:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.
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Senior Community Bingo 2:00 pm
Senior Community Bingo @ The Kensington
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Senior Community Bingo @ The Kensington  | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Senior Community Bingo is the second Wednesday of every month.  It is held at 2:00 in the Dining Room.  All senior citizens are invited to join and have an opportunity to win cash prizes.
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Horans Cabaret Reuben Day 10:00 am
Horans Cabaret Reuben Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th and G
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
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The Depot Farmers Market 4:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot
Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.
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Veteran’s Breakfast 7:00 am
Veteran’s Breakfast @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living
Jul 18 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Veteran's Breakfast @ SunnyBrook Assisted Living | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Our Veterans breakfast is held on the 3rd Tuesday of the each month from 7am-9am.  Feel free to join us!
FM Council Mtg 7:00 pm
FM Council Mtg @ Fort Madison City Hall
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
 
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Community Blood Drive 9:00 am
Community Blood Drive @ Fort Madison Public Library
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
Fort Madison Community Blood Drive Thursday, July 20 9:00 am – 11:30 am Fort Madison Public Library, Sheaffer Memorial Meeting Room 1920 Avenue E To donate, call the Blood Center at (800) 747-5401 ext. 1281.
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Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day 4:00 pm
Horans Cabaret Big Fish Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th & Ave G
Jul 21 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 
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The Depot Farmers Market 4:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.
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Lunch and Learn – Dealing with Dementia 12:00 pm
Lunch and Learn – Dealing with Dementia @ The Kensington
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch and Learn - Dealing with Dementia @ The Kensington  | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Held on the 4th Tuesday of each month.  This informational lunch group is dedicated to learning about all types of dementia.  The lunch is free.  Loved ones suffering from dementia can be brought along and go to Primrose Path, the memory care community, and have lunch with them.  There is also no charge for that service.  Please RSVP the Monday before the Continue Reading
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Horans Cabaret Reuben Day 10:00 am
Horans Cabaret Reuben Day @ Horans Cabaret 13th and G
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
 
Lunch A La Art 12:00 pm
Lunch A La Art @ Fort Madison Area Arts Association
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Lunch is available for purchase at the event for $7.00. An advanced registration by calling the Fort Madison Area Arts Association at 319-372-3996 is greatly appreciated.
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The Depot Farmers Market 4:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot
Jul 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Depot Farmers Market @ The Depot | Fort Madison | Iowa | United States
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.