Within a 30 minute drive from Colo, you'll find many ways to spend an afternoon, day or weekend. 
 Numerous annual events occur throughout the year and the list below highlights those in the area.

 

Colo

  Crossroads Festival 641-377-2238  
  Second weekend in July www.colo-iowa.org  
  Parade, mud mania, inflatables, food, music, children's tractor pull, & entertainment.
       
Gladbrook
  Corn Carnival  641-473-3056  
  June 23, 24, 25 & 26, 2016 gladbrookcorncarnival.org  
  Midway rides, parade, family entertainment, dance.
       
Nevada
  Lincoln Highway Days  
  August 25, 26, 27 & 28, 2016 iowalincolnhighway.org  
  Family PTA movie, Lincoln Highway Dash, Rodeo, Parade, Inflatables, food and craft vendors, breakfast at St. Patrick's, BBQ sandwiches at Nevada Fire Department, ice cream social at Central Presbyterian Church, Lawn Tractor Pulls.
       
State Center
  Rose Festival 641-483-3002  
  Third Weekend in June   www.statecenterrosefestival.org  
  Chili cookoff, barbecue contest, parade, carnival, rose queen and rose bud pageants, family entertainment, food.
       
Story City
  Scandinavian Days 515-733-4214  
  June 3, 4 & 5, 2016 www.storycity.net/scandinavian-days/  
  Live theater, ethnic food booths, folk dancing, carnival, live music and family entertainment. chamber@storycity.net
       
   
       

 

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