Live Thoroughbred Racing

Prairie Meadows 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona

Join us for live racing April 30 - September 25. Win, place, or show, there's nothing quite like the spectacle of these magnificent animals competing on our gorgeous one-mile racetrack. Click HERE for full schedule!

Music in the Park – June 20, 2021

Haines Park 700 Block of 3rd Ave. SE, Altoona

This summer, Music in the Park is back! Enjoy free live music at the Haines Park Outdoor Stage in Altoona. Where: 700 Block of 3rd Ave. SE, Altoona, IA When: May 30, June 20, August 1, and August 29 at 6 PM Admission is free, but you may want to bring a few bucks to…

Midwest Local Vendor Market at Outlets of Des Moines

Adventureland 3300 Adventureland Dr., Altoona

The onset of spring is the perfect time to refresh your home or wardrobe, and one-of-a kind items from local Iowa artisans can be found at the Midwest Local Vendor Market at Outlets of Des Moines. From fashion to jewelry, home décor, wellness and spa products, baked goods and more, the Midwest Local Vendor Market…

Festival of Racing at Prairie Meadows

Prairie Meadows 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona

What: Most lucrative live Thoroughbred races of the season! The nation’s top Thoroughbreds and jockeys take over the racetrack all weekend. When: July 2 & 3, 2021 Where: Prairie Meadows