Try Your Luck at Prairie Meadows

When March arrives, excitement ensues with the coming of spring weather. While the warmth will be celebrated soon, get out of the house and come out to Prairie Meadows Racetrack…

The Buzz: Spring Break in Altoona

Planning a spring break staycation? Coming into town with friends or family? Have a blast right here in Altoona. Check out our suggestions for events, activities, destinations, and other spring…

Winning Resolutions for 2022

It’s that time of year again where your annual resolutions have begun. As we take in the first few weeks of the New Year, we see resolutions happening all around us.

4 Rockin’ NYE Celebrations in Altoona

From literal party animals to epic, long-haired journeys into the 80’s space-time continuum, we’re counting down the best ways to ring/rock in the new year in Altoona! 1: Break out…

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.