Learn about the rich history of Ottumwa and Wapello County. About greater Ottumwa »
Whether you're looking to stay in a suite or RV, Ottumwa has a wide variety of lodging and camping options to meet your needs. Where to Sleep »
From jazz concerts to community theatre to annual festivals, check out our Events Calendar for a complete list of upcoming activities. Events Calendar »
Whether a 92,000-sq-ft convention center, hotel ballroom or small meeting room, there are plenty of places to meet here. Where to Meet »
Just 20 miles from Ottumwa, visitors find a piece of "iconic Iowa" with the American Gothic House in Eldon. Bucket list worthy »
Bicycling is but one of many things to do outdoors in Wapello County. What to Do. »

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Upcoming Events

First Impressions: Flying from Reality
October 13 - November 13 · Indian Hills Arts Gallery
Nightmare on 3rd Street Haunted House
October 24 - 25 · Ottumwa City Hall basement
Pancake Breakfast
October 25 · Ottumwa Elks
Zombie Fest
October 25 · Jimmy Jones Shelter
7th & 8th South Central String Orchestra
October 25 · Ottumwa High School Auditorium
Children's Gothic Halloween Party
October 25 · American Gothic House Center, Eldon
Indian Hills Fall Choral Concert
October 26 · St. John Auditorium


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