Make Your Holidays Exceptional

Oh, the planning of holiday get togethers can be hectic and stressful, but here’s an option that is new to the Altoona area. Prairie Meadows has a new addition to their event space – a party room at AJ’s Steakhouse.

Vegas Headliner at Prairie Meadows

It’s a Vegas production, right here in central Iowa, where you’ll see some of your most beloved celebrities come back to life and current day musicians share their favorite songs.

Altoona Palooza Makes its Glorious, Muddy Return

After a pandemic-year hiatus, the community festival returns Saturday, August 28th at the Sam Wise Sports Complex. This year’s event features new activities, old favorites—and, of course, the infamous Mud Volleyball Tournament.

Visiting Altoona? Take a breather at Prairie Heritage Park.

Tucked away beside the bustling 8th Street Corridor—a district known for its shopping and dining—Prairie Heritage Park is an oasis of calm and serenity at the center of an otherwise bustling town. Stepping into the park, you feel like you’ve escaped to a whole new world, even though you’re only a block away.

A dog’s day in Altoona

This weekend, a local Shiba Inu took her owners on a spin through Altoona to sniff out the best doggie destinations in town! They explored a dog-friendly hotel, a pooch-approved bakery and a dog park with an obstacle course and a fire hydrant—the perfect place for a pit stop. Grab a leash and explore Altoona today!

Free, Family-Friendly Fun @ Prairie Meadows!

Looking for some outdoor entertainment that’s free and family-friendly? Prairie Meadows has just what you’re looking for: Live horseracing! (Cue the William Tell Overture). Every Friday through Monday, Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack & Hotel features FREE live racing.

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