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

Exhibit: American Gothic in Stitches: Quilts Inspired by the Famous Painting
June 1 - October 18 · American Gothic House Center
American Gothic House Quilt/Fabric Art Challenge
July 1 - October 18 · American Gothic House Center
Toddler Camp: Prairie
August 4 · Pioneer Ridge Nature Area
Live Music at Market on Main
August 5 · Market on Main
Ole Time Country & Bluegrass
August 7 - 8 · Wapello County Fairgrounds
Tour the American Gothic House
August 8 · American Gothic House Center, Eldon
August 8 · BridgeView Center
Central Park Cinema
August 8 · Central Park


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