Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Welcome to the Fort Dodge and Webster County Visitor Events.  Fort Dodge hosts some great events and we hope you take the opportunity to enjoy them! Event information is kept as up-to-date as possible but the Fort Dodge CVB does not organize these events and details may be changed without our knowledge. Please verify the accuracy of this information via the event website or the given contact information.  To make viewing the calendar easy, it is searchable by date or type of the event. Organizations may submit event information electronically to be listed on the Fort Dodge CVB calendar by using the Submit Event tab.

Event search and details are below the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Link.

For a listing of all GFDGA, non-visitor & community events

follow the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance link below:


May
01

May 1, 2017 - October 7, 2017

The Fort Museum is open Monday-Saturday 9 am-5 pm & Sundays 11 am-5 pm.

Fort Museum and Frontier Village
1 Museum Road, Fort Dodge
(515) 573-4231
Jun
24

June 24, 2017
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Historic Downtown Fort Dodge
Central Avenue
Jun
24

June 24, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This class will provide a solid hands-on understanding of the printmaking process. Print methods that will be explored include: Viscosity prints, Mono prints, Screen prints, and Kitchen Lithography. 15+ years old. $40 members, $50 non-members.

This class will provide a solid hands-on understanding of the printmaking process. Print methods that will be explored include: Viscosity prints, Mono prints, Screen prints, and Kitchen Lithography.
Blanden Art Museum
920 3rd Ave S
515-573-2316
Jun
24

June 24, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Interested in large-scale murals?! In this 3 hour workshop, participants will learn about wall preparation, design enlargement, and paint application. We will work together to conceive a design and see it through to its finished product on panels of plywood that will be installed at an outdoor location at a later date. 16+ years old. $20 members. $25 non-members. 

Blanden Art Museum
920 3rd Ave S
515-573-2316
Jun
25

June 25, 2017

Oleson Park Bandshell
Jun
25

June 25, 2017
5:30 pm

Featuring Late Models, Modifieds, Stock Cars, Sports Mod, Hobby Stocks and Sport Compacts.

Gates open at 4 PM with hot laps beginning at 5:30PM with racing immediately to follow.

Tickets:

Adults $10

Kids (7-13) $4

6 & under free

Seniors & Military (with photo ID) $8

Pit Pass $25

Pit Pass (14 or younger) $15

Sports Park Raceway
2298 S River Road
515-835-9686
Jun
25

June 25, 2017
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

 

It’s Christmas in June as WCCTA partners with the Gowrie Area Arts Council, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries for a Christmas movie double feature. Join us Sunday, June 25th at dusk in the Gowrie City Park you can catch two free movies for a cool time! Heartland Bank will be providing ice cream treats!

It’s Christmas in June as WCCTA partners with the Gowrie Area Arts Council, Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies and Mysteries for a Christmas movie double feature. Join us Sunday, June 25th at dusk in the Gowrie City Park you can catch two free movies for a cool time! Heartland Bank will be providing ice cream treats!!
Gowrie City Park
Jun
29

June 29, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Bring your own materials and draw from the human form in any of its various shapes and postures, from observation of a live model, using any drawing media. 18+ years old. $10-$20 depending on model.

Blanden Art Museum
920 3rd Ave S
515-573-2316
Jun
30

June 30, 2017 - July 1, 2017

Do a doodle... add lines and shapes to create animals, birds, and people. Push colors in new directions, and paint a splash on the water! Let's meet famous Artist, Henry Moore. Giggles welcome! Art activities geared for beginners in AM session, and more advanced in PM session. 10-12 (ages 6-9) and 1-3 (ages 10-12). $20 members. $30 non-members. 

Blanden Art Museum
920 3rd Ave S
515-573-2316
May
25

Weekly on Thursdays
May 25, 2017
7:00 pm

free admission

Shiny Top Brewery
520 Central Ave
515-302-8055