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5 Top June Events in Iowa
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5 Top June Events in Iowa

1.) Cherokee PRCA Rodeo, Cherokee - June 2-4

In addition to three nights of exciting PRCA rodeo action, take in a petting zoo, pony rides, a western bbq at the Depot, a large parade through town and more. This year marks the 50th anniversary.

2.) Bell Tower Festival, Jefferson - June 10-12

Given to the town in accordance with the wills of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Mahaney, the 168-foot-tall tower was completed in 1966 at the cost of $350,000. The tower's 14 bells, cast at the world famous Petit & Fritzen Bell Foundry in the Netherlands, chime every 15 minutes. The 50th annual Bell Tower Festival provides a full weekend of family-friendly fun and entertainment.

3.) I)ce Cream Days, LeMars - June 15-18

"The Ice Cream Capital of the World's" flagship event turns 30 this year. Activities include a parade, Grill-n-Chill Rib Rally, Art in the Park, Ice Cream Flavor Creation contest, a kids fishing derby and, of course, lots of ice cream! 

4Charles City Challenge: Whitewater Weekend, Charles City - June 17-19

Now in its fifth year, the Charles City Challenge includes competitive on-the-water events, the Crazy Cardboard Boat Race, disc golf tournament, downtown farmers market and more. 

5.) Snake Alley Festival of Film, Burlington - June 23-25

Dedicated to showing the best short films from around the world. More than 50 films will be screened at the beautifully restored Capitol Theater in downtown Burlington throughout the festival.

Find our complete calendar of events here

Happy travels!

{Pictured: Charles City Challenge: Whitewater Weekend, Charles City}

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