Create your experience in the Greater Ottumwa area! What to Do »
Explore all the diverse and delicious dining options in Ottumwa. Where to Eat »
Ottumwa has a variety of lodging options from a historic downtown hotel, familiar chain properties or a quaint bed & breakfast. Where to Sleep »
Just 20 miles from Ottumwa, visitors find a piece of "iconic Iowa" with the American Gothic House in Eldon. What to Do »
Enjoy a wide array of celebrations, festivals and events throughout the year in Ottumwa and Wapello County. Events Calendar »
The picturesque Des Moines River offers eagle watching, recreation or a peaceful sunset. What to Do »
Discover all the outdoor treasures in Wapello County. What to Do »
Ottumwa has a location for your next event...a 92,000 square-foot convention center, a full-service hotel with a ballroom and a several other venues. Where to Meet »

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Upcoming Events

Halloween Hikes
October 9 - 10 · Pioneer Ridge Nature Area
Blessing of Pets
October 10 · Willard Street Church 175 N Willard Street
Southeast Iowa Kidney Walk
October 10 · Indian Hills Community College - Advanced Technologies Parking Lot
Tour the American Gothic House
October 10 · American Gothic House Center, Eldon
Main Street Ottumwa's History Walk
October 11 · Downtown Ottumwa
Ottumwa Community Players: Man of LaMancha
October 16 - 18 · Bridge View Center
American Gothic Window Hanging Workshop for Kids
October 17 · American Gothic House
Heartland Humane Pups & Pizza
October 17 · Bark Park, Hwy 34, Ottumwa, IA


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