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Keosauqua, Iowa

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Life on the big bend of the Des Moines River, is a unique blend of historic architecture, natural beauty, small-town values, quaint shops and business opportunity. Along with the many places to dine and stay in Keosauqua and the surrounding area, there are many nearby activities include antiquing, golf, tennis, hiking, swimming, and boating.

Come visit our unique community but be careful -- you may decide to join us for a lifetime!

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 In Keosauqua, there's always something fun to do! 

  • Fri, Jun 21
    Jun 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Yates Park, Douds IA, 14168 Walnut St, Douds, IA 52551, USA
    Jun 21, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Yates Park, Douds IA, 14168 Walnut St, Douds, IA 52551, USA
  • Sat, Jun 22
    Jun 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Douds, Douds, IA 52551, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
    Douds, Douds, IA 52551, USA
  • Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 22
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 PM – Jun 23, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 22, 2024, 9:00 PM – Jun 23, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    ​Join us at Lake Sugema Wildlife Area campgrounds to view the night sky. This guided program is about discovering different star patterns and constellations.
  • Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 29
    Jun 29, 2024, 9:00 PM – Jun 30, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 29, 2024, 9:00 PM – Jun 30, 2024, 12:00 AM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    No need to drive to the movie theater! Bring the family out to Lake Sugema Campgrounds.
  • Wed, Jul 03
    Jul 03, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jul 03, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
  • Thu, Jul 04
    Jul 04, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jul 04, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
  • Fri, Jul 12
    Jul 12, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Ely Ford, 22895 Lacey Trail, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jul 12, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Ely Ford, 22895 Lacey Trail, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Join us at Ely Ford’s Lacey Keosauqua State Park for a guided hiking tour along the river to discover the natural beauty of the bluffs and rock formation.
  • Wed, Jul 24
    Jul 24, 2024, 7:30 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Van Buren County Fairgrounds, IA-1, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jul 24, 2024, 7:30 AM – Jul 26, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Van Buren County Fairgrounds, IA-1, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    3-day outdoor fresh air (plein air) painting contest held during the Van Buren County Fair!
  • Thu, Jul 25
    Jul 25, 2024, 8:00 PM
    Van Buren County Fairgrounds, IA-1, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jul 25, 2024, 8:00 PM
    Van Buren County Fairgrounds, IA-1, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
  • Sat, Aug 31
    Aug 31, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Aug 31, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
  • Sat, Aug 31
    Aug 31, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Aug 31, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
  • Sat, Sep 21
    Sep 21, 2024, 7:00 PM
    1st St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Sep 21, 2024, 7:00 PM
    1st St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
  • Sat, Oct 12
    Oct 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – Oct 13, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Keosauqua, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Oct 12, 2024, 9:00 AM – Oct 13, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Keosauqua, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    The Keosauqua Fall Festival is a time to enjoy crafts, food, our annual parade, kids' activities, events, music, and more.
  • Sat, Oct 12
    Oct 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Oct 12, 2024, 4:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
  • Sat, Oct 12
    Oct 12, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Oct 12, 2024, 6:00 PM
    Riverfront Park, 500 Park St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
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