Tama County, Iowa

Tama County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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2017 Gladbrook Corn Carnival

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The 95th Annual Gladbrook Corn Carnival will be June 22-25, 2017.  Daily events include midway rides & games, quilt raffle, sweet corn, food stand, beer garden; & free music & entertainment on Main.  Matchstick Marvels will be open daily as well so check out the Millennium Falcon while it’s still in Gladbrook.  The collectors’ fair will be on Thursday at the Memorial building and the Kiddies parade will be at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.  Grand parade is Friday at 6:30 p.m. and will include ISU’s solar vehicle and college mascots Cy, Herky, and TC.  A petting zoo will be open 4-9pm Friday.  Saturday’s entertainment includes breakfast, a tractor ride, 5k run/walk, sand volleyball, cribbage, kids activities, bean bag tournament, classic car cruise, and fireworks.  There will be a community church service and omelet breakfast on Sunday.  For more information, go to http://www.gladbrookcorncarnival.org.

2017 Tama County Fair

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The 2017 Tama County Fair will be held Tuesday, July 18 through Sunday, July 23 at the Tama County Fairgrounds, 1217 – 175th Street, Gladbrook, Iowa.   Tama County youth from 4-H club organizations and FFA chapters will display exhibits and show animals.  Call 641-484-2703, or visit http://www.extension.iastate.edu/tama for more details.

Vining Fireworks

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Vining is starting off summer with a bang!  They will be having a potluck supper and fireworks this Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the Vining City Park.  Bring a dish for the potluck supper at 6:30 p.m. and stay for the fireworks.

Traer Memorial Building

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Wonderful setting for your wedding reception, family reunion, graduation party, or other event.  Seats several hundred.  Full kitchen.  Bar available.

414 – 2nd Street
Traer, IA  50675
319-478-2580
http://www.traer.com

5th Annual Back Roads Vintage Market

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This Saturday, June 3, 2017, Dysart, Iowa will be hosting its 5th Annual Back Roads Vintage Market along Main Street and Clark Street from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Over 70 vendors will be selling vintage, antique, and quirky items.  There will be music, food, and demonstrations.  Come to Dysart for a fun day of finding one-of-a-kind treasures.  Go to their Facebook page at “Back Roads Vintage Market” for vendor spotlights.

Tama County Fair

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It’s all about the kids at the Tama County Fair.  In addition to the wide array of 4-H livestock shows and exhibits are a fashion show, bucket of junk contest, BBQ-grill cook-off contest, and fair dance.

West edge of Gladbrook, Iowa
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/tama/4h
http://www.iowafairs.com
Mid-July
Sponsors:  Keith & JoAnne Sash

Back Roads Vintage Market

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Numerous outdoor vendors with a variety of vintage goods and one-of-a-kind finds.

Downtown
Dysart, IA  52224
319-476-4949
http://www.dysartiowa.com
first Saturday in June

Dysart Old Iron Days

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Tractor rodeo, car show, music on Friday.
Breakfast, 55-mile tractor cruise, steam engine display, tractors, flea market items on Saturday.

Downtown
Dysart, IA  52224
319-476-4949
http://www.dysartiowa.com
Last weekend in July

Dysart Farmers Market

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Fill your shopping baskets with fresh home-grown produce and baked goods.

City Park
602 Sherman Street
Dysart, IA  52224
319-476-3683
http://www.dysartiowa.com
Tuesdays 4-6pm May-Oct

Holiday Craft Market

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Second Saturday in November at the Dysart Community Building.

418 Main Street
Dysart, IA  52224
319-476-4949