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
28

May 28, 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
May
29

May 29, 2017
10:00 am

FREE Memorial Day Concert by the Karl L King Municipal Band, Veterans Memorial Park at the northwest corner of Kennedy Park/Badger Lake complex,  music begins at 10 am, program at 10:30 - please bring your own chairs.  In case of bad weather, the ceremony will be held  be in the St Edmond Auditorium.

Veteran's Memorial Park (northwest of Kennedy Park/Badger Lake complex)
1386 National Ave
May
31

May 31, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Similar to the Early Out Art Class, we keep making art on Wednesdays… but After School! Learn about a new artist, an art technique, or a movement to keep the creativity alive. k-6th grade. $3 members, $5 non-members

Blanden Art Museum
920 3rd Ave S
515-573-2316
Jun
01

June 1, 2017

Learn about the basics of throwing pottery on the wheel. Two sections available, with two slots open in each session. Sign up ahead of time. Nothing is kept or fired during this workshop. 16+ years old. 10-11:30 or 11:30-1. $5 member. $10 non-members. 

Jun
01

June 1, 2017
4:00 pm

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting - Frontier Veterinary Office Exhibit; If you would like a tour, please arrive a 3pm - admission prices charged

Fort Museum and Frontier Village
1 Museum Road
515-573-4231
Jun
02

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017

 

 
Fort Museum and Frontier Village
1 Museum Road
Jun
02

June 2, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Free Fishing Weekend (June 5, 6 and 7, 2015) is the perfect time to take kids fishing or introduce someone to fishing. DNR staff will be at popular fishing spots across the state to assist with setting up fishing poles and distribute free fishing packets to kids that include tips for fishing, bobbers and right-sized hooks for best catching success.

statewide
DNR Customer Service 515-725-8200
Jun
03

June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Rogers Sports Complex
Jun
03

June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Admission is $2 for those 12 and over. Saturday hours 9 am-4 pm and Sunday 9 am-3 pm.

Webster County Fairgrounds
22770 Old Hwy 169
1-515-955-3764 or Patty 1-515-351-8322
Jun
03

June 3, 2017
9:00 am - 11:00 am

For beginners with a parent. Meet at fish pier point. Equipment, bait, and lunch provided.

Brushy Creek Fish Pier
1415 Nelson Ave
Webster County Conservation 515-576-4258