All Event Details

THURSDAY, JULY 26

Veterans Memorial (behind Hy-Vee)

3-4 p.m. Veterans Memorial Re-dedication, 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 — Featuring a rare print of the Declaration of Independence, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona, Altoona Area Historical Society and Burget Mill 

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

Outlets of Des Moines

7-9 p.m. Live Music by (Write) Back At ‘Cha, food trucks – Sponsored by Heart of America Group

 

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Civic Plaza

6-9 p.m. Music on the Plaza  

8:30 p.m. Altoona Trivia Night – Brightside Aleworks

Olde Town

10 a.m. – 5 p.m.“Celebrate Community” exhibit — Featuring a rare print of the Declaration of Independence, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona, Altoona Area Historical Society and Burget Mill 

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

8 p.m. Karaoke, at Olde Town Tap 

Outlets of Des Moines

6:30 p.m. Family Movie Night – Sponsored by Ironwood Apartments/Haverkamp Properties and BMW of Des Moines

 

SATURDAY, JULY 28

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

8 a.m. Altoona 150 5k – Sponsored by the Altoona Campus

Civic Plaza

8-9:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast – Sponsored by SEP Kiwanis

Olde Town

***RIDE THE TROLLEY TO OLDE TOWN FROM SAM WISE***

8:30-9:30 a.m. Pie baking contest pie drop-off.

12-8 p.m.“Celebrate Community” exhibit — Featuring a rare print of the Declaration of Independence, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona, Altoona Area Historical Society and Burget Mill 

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

12-7 p.m. Antique car display

12-7 p.m. “Tracing your Roots” genealogy workshops/help provided by the Iowa Genealogical Society

12-7 p.m. Des Moines Children’s Museum

12-7 p.m. Train display

12-7 p.m. Live Music

12-7 p.m. Old fashioned games

12 p.m. Pie Baking Contest Sponsored by Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

1-5 p.m. BINGO, inside Olde Town Tap  

1:30 p.m. Olde Town Altoona History Walking Tour

1:30 p.m. Pie Eating ContestSponsored by Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

2:30 p.m. Olde Town Architecture Walking Tour

2:30 p.m. Bubble Gum Blowing Contest

3 p.m. Civil War era street dance

3:30 p.m. Olde Town Altoona History Walking Tour

4:30 p.m. Olde Town Architecture Walking Tour

 

Sam Wise Youth Complex

***RIDE THE TROLLEY TO OLDE TOWN FROM SAM WISE***

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mud Volleyball Tourney – Altoona 150 Mud Volleyball Registration and Rules

12-7 p.m. Art in the Park – Sponsored by Larry’s Windows, Snyder & Associates, Maclyn Group, and Design Alliance Inc.

12-11 p.m. Beer Garden

1-4 p.m. Kids Fun Zone  – Sponsored by Menchie’s Altoona Crossing, Altoona Campus, Altoona Kids Cafe

12-4 p.m. Inflatables

12-8 p.m. Tractor Show  – Sponsored by McManus Automotive and Farmers Mutual

12-8 p.m. Car Show (registration begins at 10 a.m.)

12 p.m. All-American Lumberjack Show

12-11 p.m. Food Trucks

12-5 p.m. Old Fashion Games

12:45 p.m. Civil War Reenactment – Sponsored by the Altoona Area Historical Society and Bank Iowa

1 p.m.  All-American Lumberjack Show

2:45 p.m. Lumberjack Kid Camps

3:30 p.m. Civil War Cannon Demonstration

4 p.m. Family Red Rover

4 p.m. All-American Lumberjack Show

5 p.m. Civil War Reenactment – Sponsored by the Altoona Area Historical Society and Bank Iowa

6:30 p.m. Adults (18+) Red Rover

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

Main Stage Concerts – Sponsored by Townsend Family Trust, PETSAKES, ReMax Precision, Adventureland Resort, Elder Corporation

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

Children’s Stage – Sponsored by BRAVO Des Moines, CAP Theater, Casey’s General Stores, and the Altoona Public Library

  • 1-2 p.m. Jim Gill Music
  • 2-3 p.m. Magician Rick Eugene Brammer

 

SUNDAY, JULY 26

Haines Park

11 a.m. Ecumenical Service, led by Pastor Noah Ruppert, Lutheran Church of the Cross

12 p.m. Ice Cream Social and Community Picnic  – Sponsored by Bank Iowa, JETCO and Fareway

1:30 p.m. Time Capsule/Altoona 150 closing ceremony – Sponsored by Watts Vault and Monument, Co.

Olde Town

12-5 p.m.“Celebrate Community” exhibit — Featuring a rare print of the Declaration of Independence, Altoona Area Historical Museum – Sponsored by the City of the Altoona, Altoona Area Historical Society and Burget Mill  

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 – $1.50 admission