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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! 

  • Thu, Jun 06
    Jun 06, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 06, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Join us for an electrifying night of music by the Chickadees that'll have you dancing until dawn!
  • Fri, Jun 07
    Jun 07, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Austin Park, 19000 Eagle Dr, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 07, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Austin Park, 19000 Eagle Dr, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Starting at the Austin Park Campgrounds, participants will stop several times to learn about the animals, history, and geology of the river.
  • Sat, Jun 08
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 08, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Join us for an educational fishing event at Lake Sugema Wildlife Area. At this family fun event everyone will learn fishing basics and fish identification.
  • Thu, Jun 13
    Jun 13, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 13, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Hotel Manning, 100 Van Buren St, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Come listen to Cody Dresser and Rob Hogan of Mostly Kountry at the Hotel Manning!
  • Sat, Jun 15
    Jun 15, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 15, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Explore various prairie plants while hiking with us through Lake Sugema Wildlife area. Common flora may include Wild bergamot, slender mountain mint, common milkweed, white wild indigo, and swamp milkweed.
  • Multiple Dates
    Sat, Jun 15
    Jun 15, 2024, 9:00 PM
    Lake Sugema Wildlife Area, 19640 Jersey Ave, Keosauqua, IA 52565, USA
    Jun 15, 2024, 9:00 PM
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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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