Waterloo, Cedar Falls and many other northeast Iowa cities are hosting town celebrations this summer. Here is the list of 2018 community festivals, including information links.

The list of summer festivals includes cities within an approximate 40-mile radius of Waterloo-Cedar Falls.

*Note: Check back often for updates and revisions. Information on some links may have outdated information. In some cases, information for the 2018 wasn't immediately available.

BLACK HAWK COUNTY:

  • CEDAR FALLS - 43rd Annual Sturgis Falls Celebration
    WHEN: Friday, June 22 - Sunday, June 24 
    THEME:
    "That's Entertainment"

    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • CEDAR FALLS - Cedar Basin Jazz Festival
    WHEN: Friday, June 22 - Sunday, June 24
    For Event Information:
    CLICK HERE
  • DUNKERTON - Dunkerton Days
    WHEN: Friday, July 20 - Sunday, July 22
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • EVANSDALE - 3rd Annual Community Days
    WHEN: Friday, July 27 - Sunday, July 29
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • GILBERTVILLE - Gilbertville Days
    WHEN: Friday, July 13 - Saturday, July 14
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • HUDSON - Hudson Days
    WHEN: Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 22
    For Event Information:
    CLICK HERE
  • JANESVILLE - Janesville Days
    WHEN: Friday, July 27 - Saturday, July 28
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • JESUP - 103rd Annual Jesup Farmers Day
    WHEN: Thursday, July 5 - Saturday, July 7
    THEME: "Stompin' It!"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • LA PORTE CITY - Festival of Trails
    WHEN: Thursday, June 14 - Sunday, June 17
    THEME: "Glory Days"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • WATERLOO - My Waterloo Days
    WHEN: Wednesday, June 6 - Sunday, June 10
    THEME: "Let's Go Crazy"
    For Event Information:
    CLICK HERE
  • WATERLOO - John Deere Waterloo Centennial Celebration
    WHEN: Friday, June 15 - Saturday, June 16
    THEME: "The Legend Runs On"
    For Event Information:
     CLICK HERE
  • WATERLOO - Iowa Irish Fest
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 3 - Sunday, Aug. 5
    For Event Information:
    CLICK HERE

BENTON COUNTY:

  • URBANA - Sweet Corn Days
    WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 11
    THEME: "A Shuckin' Good Time!"
    For Event Information:
     CLICK HERE
  • VINTON - 12th Annual Vinton Boomtown Celebration
    WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 25
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE

BREMER COUNTY:

  • DENVER - Break-Away Days
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 17 - Sunday, Aug. 19
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • JANESVILLE - Janesville Days
    WHEN: Friday, July 27 - Saturday, July 28
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • PLAINFIELD - Plainfield Days
    WHEN: Thursday, July 12 - Saturday, July 15
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • READLYN - 27th Annual Readlyn Grump Days
    WHEN: Thursday, June 14 - Sunday, June 17
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • SUMNER - Sumner Days
    WHEN: Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 22
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • TRIPOLI - Tripoli Days
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 3 - Sunday, Aug. 5
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • WAVERLY - Heritage Days
    WHEN: Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 22
    THEME: "There's No Place Like Waverly"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE

BUCHANAN COUNTY:

  • BRANDON - Brandon Days Celebration
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 3 - Sunday, Aug. 5
    For Event Information:
    CLICK HERE
  • FAIRBANK - Fairbank Island Days
    WHEN: Thursday, June 21 - Saturday, June 23
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • HAZLETON - 31st Annual Haze Days Celebration
    WHEN: Saturday, June 9 - Sunday, June 10
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • INDEPENDENCE - Celebrate Our Independence
    WHEN: Tuesday, July 3 - Wednesday, July 4
    For Event Information:
    CLICK HERE
  • JESUP - 103rd Annual Jesup Farmers Day
    WHEN: Thursday, July 5 - Saturday, July 7
    THEME: "Stompin' It!"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • LAMONT - Lamont Days
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 3 - Sunday, Aug. 5
    THEME: "Favorite College"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • QUASQUETON - Quasky Days
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 17 - Saturday, Aug. 18
  • ROWLEY - Rowley Days
    WHEN: Friday, July 13 - Sunday, July 15
    THEME: "Festival In The Park"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • WINTHROP - Winthop "Funnel Cake" Days
    WHEN: Friday, June 15 - Saturday, June 16
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE

BUTLER COUNTY:

  • ALLISON - Wilder Days
    WHEN: Friday, June 1 - Saturday, June 2
    THEME: "Our Town, America!"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • APLINGTON - Aplington Days
    WHEN: Monday, June 4 - Tuesday, June 5
    THEME: "It's Magical"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • CLARKSVILLE - Pioneer Days Festival
    WHEN: Thursday, June 7 - Saturday, June 9

    For Event Information:
    CLICK HERE
  • DUMONT - Sandbaggin' Day
    WHEN: Saturday, July 14
    For Event Information:
     CLICK HERE
  • GREENE - Greene River Days
    WHEN: Friday, June 15 - Saturday, June 16
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • NEW HARTFORD - Beaver Creek Days
    WHEN: Friday, June 1 - Saturday, June 2
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • SHELL ROCK - Fourth of July Celebration
    WHEN: Sunday, July 1; Tuesday, July 3 - Wednesday, July 4
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE

CHICKASAW COUNTY:

  • FREDERICKSBURG - Dairy Days
    WHEN: Tuesday, June 12 - Wednesday, June 13
    THEME: "Come Smell Our Dairy Air"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • IONIA - Ionia Fun Day
    WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 4
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • LAWLER - Lawler Irish Fest VI
    WHEN: Friday, June 15 - Sunday, June 17
    THEME: "Irish Spirit - Lawler Pride"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • NASHUA - Water Over The Dam Days
    WHEN: Thursday, June 21 - Sunday, June 24
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • NEW HAMPTON - Heartland Days
    WHEN: Friday, June 8 - Sunday, June 10
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE

FAYETTE COUNTY:

  • FAYETTE - Watermelon Days
    WHEN: Friday, Sept 7 - Sunday, Sept 9
    THEME: "It's Watermelon Time"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • FAIRBANK - Fairbank Island Days
    WHEN: Thursday, June 21 - Saturday, June 23
    For Event InformationCLICK HERE
  • MAYNARD - Maynard Days
    WHEN: Thursday, June 22 - Sunday, June 24
    For More Information: CLICK HERE
  • OELWEIN - Oelwein Celebration
    WHEN: Saturday, June 2
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE

GRUNDY COUNTY:

  • DIKE - Watermelon Days
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 10 - Saturday, Aug. 11
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • GRUNDY CENTER - Felix Grundy Festival
    WHEN: Friday, July 6 - Sunday, July 8
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • REINBECK - Fourth of July Celebration
    WHEN: Wednesday, July 4
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • WELLSBURG - Wellsburg Daze Celebration
    WHEN: Saturday, June 9 - Tuesday, June 12
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE

TAMA COUNTY:

  • CLUTIER - Czech Bohemian Plum Festival
    WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 4
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • DYSART - Twins Trails Celebration
    WHEN: Saturday, June 9
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • DYSART - Independence Day Celebration
    WHEN: Friday, June 29 - Saturday, June 30
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • GLADBROOK - Gladbrook Corn Carnival
    WHEN: Thursday, June 28 - Sunday, July 1
    THEME: "Get Your Kicks At Corn Carnival (Hwy.) 96"
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE
  • TRAER - Winding Stairs Festival
    WHEN: Friday, Aug. 10 - Saturday, Aug. 11
    For Event Information: CLICK HERE