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

Mike Rutherford: My Dialect
June 1 - July 16 · Indian Hills Art Gallery
Ottumwa Public Library Songs & Stories
June 3 - July 29 · Ottumwa Public Library
Ottumwa Public Library Preschool Storytime
June 5 - July 31 · Ottumwa Public Library
American Gothic House Quilt/Fabric Art Challenge
July 1 - October 18 · American Gothic House Center
Ottumwa Fireworks
July 4 · Greater Ottumwa Park


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