Adair is located in Adair County
in the Southwest Region
of Iowa just off I-80 at exit 76 along Highway N54 near Lake Anita State Park, one of the most popular recreational sites in Southwest Iowa.
Adair was named after Gen. John Adair. In 1873, Jesse James' gang robbed the Rock Island train near here. Local landmarks include a smiley face painted on a water tower.
Community festivals include the Jesse James Days. Event dates often change so check ahead.
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Best Western Jesse James Inn |
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01/16 Coming to The area
Jefferson Bell Tower Festival Jefferson IA June7-8 Jefferson's annual Festival promises a weekend full of family-friendly fun and entertainment. Nestled in the middle of Greene County's county seat, the Festival is home to a broad spectrum of activities.
Awesome Biker Nights Sioux City IA June13-15 Awesome Biker Nights is Northwest Iowa's premier regional motorcycle event with an attendance of over 25,000! Of course, even those who aren't traveling on two wheels are welcome at the event. The Awesome experience includes three stages of live music from National and Regional Bands, motorcycle stunt performances, a poker run through the beautiful countryside, a bike show, tattoo contest, poker tournament, bike raffle, vendors and more.
Newton Iowa Sculpture Festival Newton IA June14-16 The purpose and goal of the Iowa Sculpture Festival is to celebrate the development and growth of sculpture as an ultimate art form and to feature artists that create it.
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
80/35 Music Festival Des Moines IA July5-6 80/35 is a multi-day music festival in Des Moines, Iowa celebrating music and the people who support music. The name comes from the two prominent interstates, I-80 and I-35, that meet at the corner of Des Moines. The festival includes a stage for national touring bands and several smaller stages featuring regional and local supporting acts.
Italian-American Heritage Festival of Iowa Des Moines IA July26-27 The 2013 Festival Best Sauce contest will be held on Saturday. The 2013 Festival Queen contest is open to young ladies of Italian descent, residing in Iowa, who are between 17 and 23 years of age.