Some say small-town Midwestern life can get a little repetitive, but these 12 Iowa festivals will get you fired up about visiting some of our state’s best small towns. Whether you love live music, enjoy food fairs, or always wanted to dress up as a Vulcan, Iowa has a festival that’s perfect for you.

Are any of these Iowa festivals on your calendar, now? Did we miss any great small town Iowa festivals? Tell us about it in the comments.

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