Arts & Entertainment

Curiosities Around Every Corner

Pack your imagination and discover the best of Iowa’s arts and entertainment. 

Be sure to plan accordingly to catch exciting events around the state. Hear from famous authors and get your books signed at the Des Moines Book Festival; watch documentaries, features and shorts at the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival; admire the stunning street paintings at Chalk the Walk; or enjoy free live entertainment, a carnival, marketplace and parade at the North Iowa Band Festival

Otherwise, discover awe-inspiring art galleries such as the award-winning Sioux City Art Center; enjoy a good laugh at comedy clubs like Teehee's; catch a movie showing or live performance at Iowa's historic theaters; and dive into exciting nightlife scenes in the metros and beyond.