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
May
25

Weekly on Thursdays
May 25, 2017
7:00 pm

free admission

Shiny Top Brewery
520 Central Ave
515-302-8055
Jun
22

June 22, 2017
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ever wanted to make art with your young one?? Now is the time. Clever Together Thursdays offers the opportunity to make an original work of art with guided instructions from one of our qualified art instructors. It’s fun, it may get messy, and it will definitely be a class to cherish time spent with each other. 2-5 year olds. $3 member, $5 non-member.

Blanden Art Museum
920 3rd Ave S
515-573-2316
Jun
23

June 23, 2017
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

** Work with clay, and we’ll fire it! $15 per 25lb bag of clay, $20 Firing Fee Our classroom doors are open! Open Studio is the opportunity to practice and receive advice on acrylic painting, pastel, watercolor, clay, jewelry, printmaking, collage, wheel throwing, you name it. Sign up ahead of time, and let us know what you’d like to work on or to reserve a wheel. 16+ years old. $5 bring own supplies. $15 Blanden Supplies. 

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