Keosauqua is located on the shores of the Des Moines
River, southeast of Ottumwa
on Hwy 1, and is part of the 'Villages of Van Buren' area. These quiet and quaint villages are former riverboat ports, now home to many resident artists and craftspeople, including potters and blacksmiths. The area includes many parks, lakes and country roads that visitors will enjoy exploring; the Shimek State Forest and Lacey-Keosauqua State Park are nearby.
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PO Box 9, Keosauqua Iowa 52565
319-293-7111 Toll Free: 800-868-7822
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01/21 Coming to The Keosauqua area
Dutch Days Festival Fulton IL May3-4 Arts and Crafts Vendors; Food and Concession Stands; Windmill Tours; Dutch Dancing and Costumes; Antique Tractor Display; Dutch Treasures Display; Heritage Canyon w/Early American Crafters; Hindeloopen Painting Demo and Sales; Stippling Display and Parade.
Marion Arts Festival Marion IA May18 the festival offers a high caliber, fully accessible cultural experience – a day of fine art and flip flops, families and connoisseurs, fun and education.
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Canton IL June1-2 This inaugural fine arts festival will feature original art from the best of our Midwest artists. Come to view and to purchase excellent art pieces in a variety of categories: Painting / Drawing, Jewelry, Clay / Ceramic, Photography, Glass, Sculpture, Woven Textiles, and Wood.
Quad City Pride Fest Davenport IA June1-2 The festival is a street fair, a shopping mecca, a non-stop cavalcade of regional entertainment, a carnival, an interactive arts & sports jubilee, a smorgasbord of summer treats, and an open air picnic with a few thousand close friends, all capped off with a night of fireworks and a “new-fashioned” revival!
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.
Burlington Steamboat Days Burlington IA June11-16 There are two stages on the concert grounds; the South Stage presents local bands and has two performances every evening, except Sunday night which has an early performance only. We also have a carnival midway with over 25 rides presented and many carnival games you can step up and play.