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.
Explore handmade, hard-to-find products and meet the people who make them at the Midwest Local Vendor Market, a regular gathering of artisans at the Outlets of Des Moines in Altoona.
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.
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.
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.
There’s something magical about the moment when the waiter arrives at your table with a sizzling steak cooked just right and a perfectly concocted martini.
Altoona has always been known to throw an unequivocally rockin’ July 4th weekend, with outdoor concerts, festivals, horseracing, free family-friendly fun, a ton of awesome restaurants and bars, shopping, roller coasters, and not one but TWO nights of fireworks.
So, how much do you know about horses? Today, we’re sharing some interesting facts to pique your interest and get you excited about attending a live horse race at Prairie Meadows this summer.
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!
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.