At the inaugural Iowa Festival & Events Conference, we will award the Iowa Festival of the Year in 10 categories!

Details on the nomination and selection process will be available in May 2019.  The Iowa Festivals of the Year will be presented at the Awards Luncheon that will take place during the inaugural Iowa Festival & Events Conference on October 23, 2019.


Festivals & Events of the Year Award Catagories

  • Active & Sports Events
  • Arts Festivals
  • Beer, Wine & Spirits Festivals
  • Community & Town Festivals
  • Ethnic & Culture Festivals
  • Fairs
  • Food Festivals
  • Holiday Festivals
  • Music Festivals
  • Miscellaneous Festivals and Events