Community Events

Community Events

TUE
August
9 14
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Book by Heather Hach, Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin You've seen the movie, now see this musical adaptation. Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery. A fabulously fun ...

THU
August
11
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

THU
August
11
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Starfire consists of five very talented and dedicated musicians who have spent the past 40 plus years performing 50s & 60’s rock 'n roll.

THU
August
11
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us at West O's Taproom on August 11th (6-8p) to see and hear more about Pearson Lakes Art Center's pending renovation of their ArtSmart Children's Gallery -- and bring the family, we'll have interactive art available for the kids on site! "On Us" ...

THU
August
11
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Doors at 7:00 PM, Show at 8:30 PM

THU
August
11
FRI
August
12
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
FRI
August
12
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

FRI
August
12
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FRI
August
12
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

FRI
August
12
FRI
August
12
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

FRI
August
12
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
FRI
August
12
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM

Come check out Junk FM and enjoy Live Music at Captain's Getaway!

FRI
August
12
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
SAT
August
13
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FRESH PRODUCE AND GOODS FROM LOCAL VENDORS, SHOPPING, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND YOGA ON THE PIER EVERY WEEKEND!

SAT
August
13
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturday, August 13th from 10am-2pm at Preservation Plaza in Arnolds Park.

SAT
August
13
11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
SAT
August
13

Come try a limited batch of our Tropical Shandy! Infused with Pineapple, Coconut, and Orange - this is perfect for a hot sunny day!

SAT
August
13
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SAT
August
13
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SAT
August
13
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
August
13
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Want to see what’s behind the curtain? Come ahead, and sign up at the Taproom for a FREE behind-the-scenes look at how the Lakes Area’s premier brewery brings our award-winning beers from Mash Tun to Taphouses across the state, and beyond! Starts at 2pm ea

SAT
August
13
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Price: $40.00 This 21+ party cruise is the latest addition to OBW's cruises and one for the record books! This has been the fastest new-selling cruise not to be overlooked. Enjoy a high-energy dance party with music by Aventi Entertainment DJs! Aventi ...

SAT
August
13
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
August
13
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
SAT
August
13
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
SAT
August
13
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

FREE All Ages Show One of rock’s most enduring and favorite female singer-songwriters will headline the evening concert at this summer’s Okoboji Blue Water Festival on Saturday, August 13. Melissa Etheridge – the artist with the raspy, smoky voice who ...

SAT
August
13
8:00 PM - 10:45 PM

Price: $40.00 Spend an evening in luxury aboard the Diamond Lady, our 58-foot Blue Water Yacht! Enjoy cruising high above the crowd while watching the beautiful sunset over West Lake Okoboji, followed by a front-row seat to the fireworks display just ...

SAT
August
13
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
SAT
August
13
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
SAT
August
13
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
SUN
August
14
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join us on August 14th for a 5k-ish, fun run event that starts and ends at our taproom near lake Okoboji. Run, walk, jog - whatever goes! Complete the course and celebrate with us + with a FREE, West O brew at the finish line. The Brewery Running ...

SUN
August
14
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

SUN
August
14
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SUN
August
14
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SUN
August
14
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

SUN
August
14
MON
August
15
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

MON
August
15
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for Dick Bauman Big Band every Monday evening throughout the summer starting Memorial Day through Labor Day in Pomerantz Hall! With a loyal following, The Big Band is an 18-piece ensemble started in 1997 that plays songs by the famous bands ...

TUE
August
16
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

TUE
August
16
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
WED
August
17
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

WED
August
17
WED
August
17
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Buckinghams are an American sunshine pop band from Chicago. They formed in 1966 and went on to become one of the top-selling acts of 1967, charting their only five top 40 hits in the U.S. that year. The band dissolved in 1970 but re-formed in 1980 ...

THU
August
18
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

THU
August
18
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
THU
August
18
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Galaxy would like to dedicate this performance to a longtime fan and Rock the Roof attendee, Linda Kautz. Linda tragically passed in 2020, and the band honors her memory on this night, Linda's Night. Galaxy, featuring Jerry Behnkendorf, Donnie Fausch, ...

THU
August
18
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
THU
August
18
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In collaboration with the Iowa Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Association, we have partnered to bring you live music on the West O Patio. We'll be slinging beers, pizzas, and good times.

THU
August
18
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
THU
August
18
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM

Join us for another night of live music at Captains Getaway! New Year's Eve Celebration!

FRI
August
19
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

FRI
August
19
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FRI
August
19
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

FRI
August
19
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
FRI
August
19
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

FRI
August
19
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
FRI
August
19
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
FRI
August
19
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
FRI
August
19
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
SAT
August
20
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FRESH PRODUCE AND GOODS FROM LOCAL VENDORS, SHOPPING, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND YOGA ON THE PIER EVERY WEEKEND!

SAT
August
20
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Registration is from 9 am – noon • $20 fee • Awards are at 3 pm To have your car judged, you must have the hood up and the trunk open Dash Plaques to first 100 cars If you have a car, we have a class! Trophy to Top three places in each class! New this Yea

SAT
August
20
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SAT
August
20
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
August
20
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Price: $40.00 This 21+ party cruise is the latest addition to OBW's cruises and one for the record books! This has been the fastest new-selling cruise not to be overlooked. Enjoy a high-energy dance party with music by Aventi Entertainment DJs! Aventi ...

SAT
August
20
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
SAT
August
20
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
August
20
SAT
August
20
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
SAT
August
20
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

FREE All Ages Show The Pork Tornadoes, Iowa’s most popular party band, returns to Okoboji to play a free outdoor show in Preservation Plaza right next to beautiful Lake Okoboji. Playing all your favorite pop/rock hits from the 1980s-today, and ...

SAT
August
20
8:00 PM - 10:45 PM

Price: $40.00 Spend an evening in luxury aboard the Diamond Lady, our 58-foot Blue Water Yacht! Enjoy cruising high above the crowd while watching the beautiful sunset over West Lake Okoboji, followed by a front-row seat to the fireworks display just ...

SAT
August
20
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM

Join us for another night of live music at Captains Getaway! New Year's Eve Celebration!

SAT
August
20
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
SUN
August
21
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

SUN
August
21
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
SUN
August
21
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

MON
August
22
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

TUE
August
23
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

WED
August
24
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

WED
August
24
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The classic country with Katie Deal’s Real Deal. Crazy for Patsy Cline a jam-packed concert version of songs and stories of Patsy Cline with favorites such as; Walkin After Midnight, I Fall to Pieces, Crazy and many more. A Georgia-born artist, Katie ...

THU
August
25
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mark your calendars and join us for a Ribbon Cutting and Open House at Blue Water Bungalows in Milford! Come see the hard work they've done to renovate and open up another wonderful lodging option in the Iowa Great Lakes! Join us on Thursday, August ...

THU
August
25
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

THU
August
25
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
FRI
August
26
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

5 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month for all ages. Register online at dickinsoncountyconservationboard.com

FRI
August
26
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

FRI
August
26
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

FRI
August
26
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

SAT
August
27
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FRESH PRODUCE AND GOODS FROM LOCAL VENDORS, SHOPPING, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND YOGA ON THE PIER EVERY WEEKEND!

SAT
August
27
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Come experience Round Lake Vineyards & Winery annual Grape Stomp held annually on the third Saturday of August. Grape Stomp offers live music, food, vendor specials and grape stomping fun all afternoon. Gates open at 11 AM with live music from Matt ...

SAT
August
27
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
August
27
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Price: $40.00 This 21+ party cruise is the latest addition to OBW's cruises and one for the record books! This has been the fastest new-selling cruise not to be overlooked. Enjoy a high-energy dance party with music by Aventi Entertainment DJs! Aventi ...

SAT
August
27
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
August
27
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Whether you are an ‘ol timer that grew up listening to Mr. Cash in your tractor or a young soldier driving your tank across the deserts of the Middle East with the Man in Black in your headphones, the Church of Cash will bring his music, with style and ...

SAT
August
27
8:00 PM - 10:45 PM

Price: $40.00 Spend an evening in luxury aboard the Diamond Lady, our 58-foot Blue Water Yacht! Enjoy cruising high above the crowd while watching the beautiful sunset over West Lake Okoboji, followed by a front-row seat to the fireworks display just ...

SUN
August
28
SUN
August
28
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

SUN
August
28
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

MON
August
29
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

TUE
August
30
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

TUE
August
30
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

HOTEL CALIFORNIA "A Salute to the Eagles" was founded with the intent of filling the void left by the demise of The Eagles in 1982. By blending their extraordinary vocal and musical talents, HOTEL CALIFORNIA faithfully and accurately reproduces the ...

WED
August
31
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

WED
August
31
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

HOTEL CALIFORNIA "A Salute to the Eagles" was founded with the intent of filling the void left by the demise of The Eagles in 1982. By blending their extraordinary vocal and musical talents, HOTEL CALIFORNIA faithfully and accurately reproduces the ...

THU
September
1
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

THU
September
1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tickets · $10 - $15 www.eventbrite.com/e/rock-the-roof-the-expressions-tickets-298706518237

THU
September
1
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tickets $10-$15

FRI
September
2
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce's 2022 Great Okoboji Lakes Finale Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, September 2bd, 2021 at Emerald Hill Golf Course. The day begins at 11:00 am with Check-in/Registration and Lunch, followed by a ...

FRI
September
2
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dickinson County Conservation's largest event of the year celebrates pollinators with butterfly tagging activities, entertainment, and more!

FRI
September
2
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FRI
September
2
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

FRI
September
2
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

FRI
September
2
FRI
September
2
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Loakal Lineup - End of Summer Bash w/ Jesse Wilson band at Oak Hill Outdoor! 6pm - 10 pm!

FRI
September
2
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

SAT
September
3
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FRESH PRODUCE AND GOODS FROM LOCAL VENDORS, SHOPPING, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND YOGA ON THE PIER EVERY WEEKEND!

SAT
September
3
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Treasure seekers enjoy Treasure Village Flea Markets with free admission and onsite parking, many shade trees, clean grounds, concessions, and a friendly staff. Over 60 vendors will be selling antiques, collectibles, arts & crafts, tools, furniture, ...

SAT
September
3
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
September
3
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Price: $40.00 This 21+ party cruise is the latest addition to OBW's cruises and one for the record books! This has been the fastest new-selling cruise not to be overlooked. Enjoy a high-energy dance party with music by Aventi Entertainment DJs! Aventi ...

SAT
September
3
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SAT
September
3
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

FREE All Ages Show THE ULTIMATE SIX PACK OF ROCK Featuring the hits of Bon Jovi, Boston, Journey, Styx, REO Speedwagon, AND NOW ADDED Def Leppard. Be a part of this epic night of rock as Arch Allies recreates the concert look, sound, and feel of these ...

SAT
September
3
8:00 PM - 10:45 PM

Price: $40.00 Spend an evening in luxury aboard the Diamond Lady, our 58-foot Blue Water Yacht! Enjoy cruising high above the crowd while watching the beautiful sunset over West Lake Okoboji, followed by a front-row seat to the fireworks display just ...

SUN
September
4
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Treasure seekers enjoy Treasure Village Flea Markets with free admission and onsite parking, many shade trees, clean grounds, concessions, and a friendly staff. Over 60 vendors will be selling antiques, collectibles, arts & crafts, tools, furniture, ...

SUN
September
4
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Price: $35.00 A tour for the grown ups! Enjoy great views and a full cash bar while you dock hop from one lakeside hot spot to another. Stops may include: The Gardens, Bracco & Barefoot Bar! The boat will return to Okoboji Boat Works at the end of the ...

SUN
September
4
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Price: $35.00 One of our most popular cruises, now departing from the famous Barefoot Bar! Enjoy a full cash bar while touring Lake Okoboji. Stops may include: Bracco, The Gardens and returning to the Barefoot Bar! DEPARTING LOCATION: The Barefoot ...

SUN
September
4
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Price: $40.00 This 21+ party cruise is the latest addition to OBW's cruises and one for the record books! This has been the fastest new-selling cruise not to be overlooked. Enjoy a high-energy dance party with music by Aventi Entertainment DJs! Aventi ...

SUN
September
4
5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Price: $30.00 The perfect evening cruise for your family! *INCLUDES BEER, WINE, AND SODA* DEPARTING LOCATION: The Gardens at the Central Emporium, 144 Lakeshore Dr, Arnolds Park, IA 51331 TIME: 5:00-6:15pm Sunday - Friday PRICE: Adults $30 (Ages 13 ...

MON
September
5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Treasure seekers enjoy Treasure Village Flea Markets with free admission and onsite parking, many shade trees, clean grounds, concessions, and a friendly staff. Over 60 vendors will be selling antiques, collectibles, arts & crafts, tools, furniture, ...

SAT
September
10
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FRESH PRODUCE AND GOODS FROM LOCAL VENDORS, SHOPPING, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND YOGA ON THE PIER EVERY WEEKEND!

SAT
September
10
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
TUE
September
13
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

It's Ladies Night at Oak Hill Outdoor! Back again with another popular event! Follow @oakhillathome for more details!

WED
September
14
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

For children ages 2-5. Younger siblings welcome, but programs are geared towards ages 2-5.

SAT
September
17
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FRESH PRODUCE AND GOODS FROM LOCAL VENDORS, SHOPPING, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND YOGA ON THE PIER EVERY WEEKEND!

MON
September
19 21

The Okoboji Writers’ Retreat is open to amateur and professional writers. It will feature award-winning authors, newspaper editors, columnists and motivational speakers. There is a story in everyone. You’ll learn how to get yours started or improved. ...

THU
September
22
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Worried about the child who only wants to eat one food? Is this healthy? It can be frustrating when all a child wants to eat is a peanut butter sandwich. You’ll learn about eating habits that are normal for young children, strategies that promote ...

FRI
September
23
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

5 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month for all ages. Register online at dickinsoncountyconservationboard.com

FRI
September
23
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
SAT
September
24
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The 31st Annual University of Okoboji Oktoberfest will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022! Learn more at www.uofooktoberfest.com

SAT
September
24
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

ENJOY LIVE MUSIC, FOOD, FRESH PRODUCE AND GOODS FROM LOCAL VENDORS, SHOPPING, CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES AND YOGA ON THE PIER EVERY WEEKEND!

SAT
September
24 25
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Oak Hill Fall Hunt Expo presents Dock Dogs on Saturday 9/24 & 9/24 Sunday 9/25! From 10am - 3pm at Oak Hill Outdoor! Watch these Dock Dogs compete and jump farther than you ever imagined! They fly off of the dock and into a GIANT pool of water at Oak ...

SAT
September
24
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
SUN
September
25
THU
September
29
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Audiences in Over 500 Cities Spanning 6 Continents Unite for One Week for the 25th Annual MANHATTAN SHORT Film Festival. Come to the Pearson Lakes Art Center to view this year's film finalist and be a judge for the work of the next generation of ...

FRI
September
30
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
FRI
September
30
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM
SAT
October
1 2

Professional artists welcome guests into their studios/local galleries to discover and purchase quality original works during the Artisans Road Trip weekend, held annually in October. This is a free event to meet artists and enjoy one-of-a-kind ...

SUN
October
2
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
SUN
October
2
SAT
October
8
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
SAT
October
8
TUE
October
11
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

How do we protect children from foodborne illnesses? Assess your current food safety practices and develop action plans to improve using the FightBac! messages to fight foodborne illness. Intended audience: Child care providers Format: One 2-hour ...

TUE
October
11
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Ladies Night at Oak Hill Outdoor! 6pm-7:30pm! Follow @OakHillAtHome for more details!

WED
October
12
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

For children ages 2-5. Younger siblings welcome, but programs are geared towards ages 2-5.

SUN
October
16
SUN
October
16
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
FRI
October
21
9:00 PM - 11:45 PM

Pay Attention. The country music World is changing. The days of bro-country and bubble gum, pop-influenced country songs are meeting a slow

SAT
October
22
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Fall Festival returns on Saturday, October 22nd for FREE Fall Family fun in the Iowa Great Lakes! Join us at Camp Foster for trick-or-treating, games, crafts and more!  Head over to Camp Foster on Saturday, October 23rd and park ...

FRI
October
28
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

5 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month for all ages. Register online at dickinsoncountyconservationboard.com

SAT
October
29
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SUN
October
30
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Trick or Treat with Oak Hill Outdoor! More details to come on Facebook! Follow @OakHillOutdoor for more!

MON
November
7
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us on Monday, November 7th to celebrate the successes of the last year! All Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce members are invited to attend this celebration dinner starting with a social at 5pm. Enjoy delicious food, wonderful company, and ...

TUE
November
8
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Back again is another Ladies Night at Oak Hill Outdoor! Stay tuned for details and follow @OakHilAtHome on Facebook for more information!

WED
November
9
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

For children ages 2-5. Younger siblings welcome, but programs are geared towards ages 2-5.

FRI
November
11 13
5:00 PM

Enjoy fashion, food, fun and thousands of dollars in prizes at WOW- Women’s Okoboji Weekend, November 11-13 at the Dickinson County Expo Building.

SAT
November
12
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Come join one of the Naturalists for Nature Story time, the 2nd Saturday of each month at 10:30 am.

FRI
November
25
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

More details TBA! Stay tuned and follow @OakHillOutdoor on Facebook for more information!

FRI
November
25
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

5 p.m. the fourth Friday of each month for all ages. Register online at dickinsoncountyconservationboard.com

SAT
November
26
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Details TBA! Stay tuned and follow @OakHillOutdoor on Facebook for more information!

SAT
November
26
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
MON
November
28
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Become a certified Class Leader of the Powerful Tools for Caregivers program. Learn ways to help others take care of themselves, reduce stress, improve caregiving confidence, and establish balance in their lives as they care for others.

THU
December
1
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
SAT
December
10
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
SAT
December
10
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Come join one of the Naturalists for Nature Story time, the 2nd Saturday of each month at 10:30 am.

TUE
December
13
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Back again is our popular Ladies Night at Oak Hill Outdoor! 6pm - 7:30pm! More details TBA! Follow @OakHillAtHome for more information!

TUE
December
13
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Dave, Damon, and Ryan, will present holiday music in their own special way. Their voices harmonize well as they offer their own uniqueness. It’s a wonderful way to wind down the year with Dave, Damon & Ryan.

WED
December
14
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

For children ages 2-5. Younger siblings welcome, but programs are geared towards ages 2-5.

WED
December
14
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Nature program for ages 2-5. Second Wednesday of the month at 10:30 or 1:30. Please pre-register by calling the nature center at 712-336-6352.

FRI
December
16
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

All ages are invited to these family-friendly events held at 5 p.m. on the fourth Friday of each month. Call 712-336-6352 to pre-register your family! We will be offering two-time slots to accommodate more families while still practice physical ...

SAT
December
17
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

We've called ahead, pulled some strings and made special arrangements through a friend.. and SANTA is coming to Oak Hill Outdoor! Bring the whole family out from 10am-3pm at Oak Hill Outdoor! More details TBA. Follow @OakHillOutdoor on Facebook for ...

THU
January
26 29

Mark your calendars! Broomball. Flag Football. Softball. Bags Tournament. Chili Cook-Off. Chocolate Classic. Polar Plunge. Fireworks. Burning of the Greens. MUCH, MUCH MORE! Registration opens November 1st and the full schedule of events will be ...

SAT
February
4
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Join us for this annual event on East Lake Okoboji! Vintage snowmobiles from around the midwest gather to race down a four lane 500ft track on East Lake Okoboji in front of the The Ritz in Arnolds Park. Racing is open and free to the general public ...

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