Upcoming Events

at Heritage Park

Featured event:
Steam Threshing Festival
August 2 – August 4


Schedule of Events

Daily Schedule Friday through Sunday

9 A.M.-4 P.M.

Buildings open at 9 a.m. and start to close at 4 p.m.

Vendor show open

9:30 A.M.

Plowing with prairie tractors

10 A.M.

Scale model demonstrations

Log sawing with prairie tractor or steam engine

10:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Kids ride merry-go-round

10:30 A.M.

Larger flywheel engines startup

11 A.M.

Threshing with prairie tractors or steam engine

Log sawing with steam engine or prairie tractor

12:30 P.M.

Parade of Power

1:30 P.M.

Plowing with steam tractors

Log sawing with steam engine or prairie tractor

Large flywheel engines startup

Scale model demonstrations

2:00 P.M.

Threshing with steam engines or prairie tractors

Plowing with garden tractors

2:30 P.M.

Ensilage cutting with steam engines

3:00 P.M.

Corn shelling with steam engines

3:30 P.M.

Corn shredding with steam engines – Depends on corn availability

Friday Additional Events

9:00 A.M. – Civil War Re-enactors arrive throughout the day

1:30 P.M. – Historical war-era hairstyles and demonstration

2:00 P.M. – Musical entertainment

3:00 P.M. – Tractor Ride leaves

3:00 P.M. – Buzz saw wood sawing

6 to 10 P.M. – Standing Hampton Band Performs in the Pavilion

Saturday Additional Events

9 A.M.-4 P.M. – Civil War Encampment Open to Visitors

10 A.M. – Victorian-era fashion and dressing

10 A.M. – Civil War-era kids games and toys

11 A.M. – Victorian Ladies Tea

1:30 P.M. – Civil War Re-enactors battle/skirmish

1:30 P.M. – Millinery display and presentation on historical fashion changes

2:00 P.M. –  Ice cream making

3:00 P.M. – Buzz saw wood sawing

3:00 P.M.Musical entertainment

9 P.M.Spark Show

Sunday Additional Events

9 A.M.Church service

9 A.M.-4 P.M. – Civil War Encampment Open to Visitors

10 A.M. Victorian-era fashion and dressing

10 A.M. Civil War-era kids games and toys

11 A.M. – Victorian Ladies Tea

1:00 P.M. – Buzz saw wood sawing

1:30 P.M. – Civil War Re-enactors battle/skirmish

2 P.M. Ice cream making

All times are approximate, subject to weather and equipment conditions. In addition to the scheduled events, some demonstrations run throughout the day.

Entertainment

Relax and enjoy the musical entertainment in the pavilion.

Heritage Park of North Iowa

For individuals and families in the extended Forest City, Iowa area who enjoy learning about history and appreciate an opportunity for hands-on experiences, Heritage Park of North Iowa provides high-quality historical collections, rare displays, diverse exhibits and active demonstrations. For anyone interested in an entertainment or gathering venue, Heritage Park provides a well-maintained and attractive setting to accommodate small and very large crowds.