Top Chef: Downtown
February 27, Iowa City, hotelVetro
In this friendly competition, local restaurants prepare signature dishes, competing to earn the title of “top chef.”
Mission Creek Festival
April 5-10, Iowa City, Downtown
A week-long festival taking place in venues all across downtown Iowa City, Mission Creek celebrates music, literature, art, food and culture.
April 30-May 1, Amana Colonies
A family-oriented celebration of the arrival of spring, Maifest highlights Amana’s German heritage through food and culture.
June 18, Amana Colonies
A one-day festival of sausages and wursts complete with samples, beers, and music in historic Amana.
Bourbon and Blues
July 1-4 , Swisher, Cedar Ridge Winery
The Bourbon & Blues Festival is annual tradition centered around Iowa-made Cedar Ridge Bourbon with distillery tours, spirit tastings, BBQ food, and live music.