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

Archetypes & Artifacts: A Mythological Deconstruction
August 26 - October 2 · Indian Hills Arts Gallery
Indian Hills Homecoming
September 28 - October 4 · Indian HIlls Community College
Ottumwa Rotary Chicken Barbecue
September 30 · Jimmy Jones Shelter
Ottumwa Oktoberfest
October 1 - 5 · Jimmy Jones Shelter
Scrubs & Beyond
October 2 - 3 · Ottumwa Regional Health Center
Indian Hills Community College Glow Run
October 2 · West Parking Lot of IHCC Advanced Technology Center
Oktoberfest Kiddie Parade
October 3 · Downtown Ottumwa/Main Street
Oktoberfest Parade
October 4 · Southside Ottumwa/Church St


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