Events

THURSDAY, JULY 26

Civic Plaza

Veterans Memorial Rededication, Military Band Concert, Altoona 150 Opening Ceremony  

Altoona Public Library

6-6:45 p.m. Pint Size Parade – Click here to register

Olde Town

5-8 p.m. “Celebrate Community” exhibit, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona and Altoona Area Historical Society

5-8 p.m. “History on the Move: Iowa 101” mobile museum exhibit – Sponsored by the Altoona Area Historical Society

Outlets of Des Moines

Concert, food trucks

Family Movie Night – Sponsored by Ironwood Apartments/Haverkamp Properties

Haines Park

7 p.m. Hamlet – CAP Theatre performance, Tickets are $7

 

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Civic Plaza

Music on the Plaza  

Altoona Trivia Night – Brightside Aleworks

Olde Town

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. “Celebrate Community” exhibit, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona and Altoona Area Historical Society

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. “History on the Move: Iowa 101” mobile museum exhibit – Sponsored by the Altoona Area Historical Society

Haines Park

7 p.m. Hamlet – CAP Theatre performance, Tickets are $7

 

SATURDAY, JULY 26

Parade on 8th Street

10 a.m. Altoona 150 Parade – Sponsored by Bank Iowa, Skinner Law Office and Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce.

Altoona150 Parade Registration

*ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE* During the Altoona 150 Parade, 8th Street will be closed from 17th Ave SW to 8th Ave SE (Sam Wise Youth Complex).

Outlets of Des Moines

Altoona 150 5k – Sponsored by the Altoona Campus

Civic Plaza

Pancake Breakfast – Sponsored by SEP Kiwanis

Olde Town

12-8 p.m. “Celebrate Community” exhibit, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona and Altoona Area Historical Society

12-8 p.m. “History on the Move: Iowa 101” mobile museum exhibit – Sponsored by the Altoona Area Historical Society

12-8 p.m. Antique car display

BINGO  

Genealogy workshops

Des Moines Children’s Museum

Live Music, beard contest, bubble gum blowing contest, husband calling contest and old fashioned games

Olde Town Architecture Walking Tour

Olde Town Altoona History Walking Tour

Sam Wise Youth Complex

Art in the Park

Beer Garden

 

Kids Fun Zone  – Sponsored by Menchie’s Altoona Crossing, Altoona Campus, Altoona Kids Cafe

Inflatables

Tractor Show  – Sponsored by McManus Automotive

Civil War Reenactment – Sponsored by the Altoona Area Historical Society

Volleyball Tourney

All-American Lumberjack Show

Lumberjack Kid Camps

Slow Pitch Softball Tourney

Old Fashion Games/Contests, Sweet Corn Feed

Concerts

2-4 p.m. Shock Collar concert, Main Stage

4-6 p.m. Toaster concert, Main Stage

6-8 p.m. Abby Normal concert, Main Stage

8:30-9:30 p.m. Spazmatics concert, Main Stage

9:30-10 p.m. Fireworks  – Sponsored by Prairie Meadows, Prairie Vista Village, Bankers Trust, MidAmerican Energy

10-11 p.m. Spazmatics concert, Main Stage

Haines Park

7 p.m. Hamlet – CAP Theatre performance, Tickets are $7

 

SUNDAY, JULY 26

Haines Park

Ecumenical Service

Ice Cream Social and Community Picnic  – Sponsored by Bank Iowa and Fareway

Time Capsule/Altoona 150 closing ceremony – Sponsored by Watts Vault and Monument, Co.

2 p.m. Hamlet – CAP Theatre performance, Tickets are $7

Olde Town

12-5 p.m. “Celebrate Community” exhibit, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona and Altoona Area Historical Society

12-5 p.m. “History on the Move: Iowa 101” mobile museum exhibit – Sponsored by the Altoona Area Historical Society

Altoona Aquatics Park

Altoona 150 Beach Party, Half-Price admission