4th Of July Celebration

JULY 4TH - Start the day with the annual parade along Main Street. Enjoy a BBQ Chicken dinner at the Fire Station sponsored by the Belmond Lions Club. Choose from an afternoon of festivities including Disc Golf at River Park, a Basketball Tournament, Inflatables, Bingo, a Cake Walk and more at Swimming Pool Park. End your day with a spectacular fireworks and ground display at the Belmond-Klemme High School football field. Many additional activities are scheduled on days before and after the 4th of July - check for details on events and times. View Photo Gallery

Kites Over The Prairie

JUNE - At the Jenison-Meacham Memorial Arts Center, Larry and Kay Day and Mark Brandt demonstrate kite flying with their massive kites in the field east of the museum which is located one and one-fourth miles north of Belmond on Taylor Ave. Many of these kites have been flown at the Color the Wind Kite Festival on Clear Lake. The public is invited to attend this free event. Children and adults are encouraged to bring their own kites to fly in a separate area. Food and beverages will be available on the grounds. View Photo Gallery

Hwy 3 Corridor Three County Yard Sale

SEPTEMBER - Three Counties - Wright, Franklin and Butler - team up to bring the Highway 3 Corridor Yard Sale for three days before Labor Day Weekend. Anyone can be a vendor by simply having a yard sale in their yard, at their business or by setting up in designated vendor places. Belmond residents can register their sale by contacting the chamber at 641-444-3937. The cost to register your sale is $5 and registrations are due in August. Please mail payment to 223 E. Main Street, Belmond, Iowa 50421. Brochures with a list of addresses will be printed the weekend prior to the sales. They will be available at participating convenience stores. For registration questions, please contact the Belmond Area Chamber at 641-444-3937. View Photo Gallery

"Thanks With Franks" And City Wide Garage Sales

MAY - Local businesses grill hot dogs and offer special condiments as a way to show gratitude to people in Belmond and the surrounding area. Walk up and down Main Street and receive a big smile and welcome in addition to a tasty hot dog. Also, on this same day there are many garage sales open and waiting for customers! The list of sales is listed in the Reminder on the Wednesday prior to the sales. View Photo Gallery

Prairie Homestead Annual Antique Power And Country Craft Show

AUGUST - This event is a huge display of the way things were done in days gone by. Farm machinery, entertainment, food and crafts are included in this three day event. There are many demonstrations, gas engines, antique tractor pull and groups of equipment to feast your eyes on! Rain or shine this is held at the Jenison Meacham Memorial Art Museum and Farmstead. View Photo Gallery

Dog Days Triathlon

AUGUST - Three races are held: a Mini-Triathlon for Youth through 8th Grade, Bronco Triathlon for High School Students and an Adult Triathlon. View Photo Gallery

Autumn Family Fun Festival

OCTOBER - Loads of fun events are held at Swimming Pool park on the first Saturday in October. Pumpkin bowling, build a scarecrow, face painting, take a hay ride and pick a pumpkin are a few of the activities to choose from. View Photo Gallery

Parade Of Lights

NOVEMBER - This lighted parade takes place on Main Street on the Friday night after Thanksgiving. Floats abound - a great family tradition to share together. Santa's House opens for the Christmas season and is open Fridays, Saturdays and Christmas Eve. View Photo Gallery