Chamber Events

THURSDAY'S DOWNTOWN TIPTON

Cedar County's premier farmers market set in the heart of historic downtown Tipton, Iowa. You will find a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, eggs, flowers, baked goods, homemade crafts, soaps, candles, and much more. The farmers market is held each Thursday from 4-6 pm on the Courthouse square.

MUSIC IN THE GAZEBO
Thursday, June 24th ~ Cassie & Randy from 6:30 - 8:30 pm. and Avalance Cravings Food Truck is on the square.  Enjoy a funnel cake, burger, smoothie and much more!  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy!

Thursday, July 8th ~ Music with a Mariachi Band from 7:00 - 8:00 pm! Avalance Cravings Food Truck is on the square.  Enjoy a funnel cake, burger, smoothie and much more!  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy! 

Thursday, August 26th  ~ Blue Grass music with Lori and Joe King from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. and donate to Prairie Hills Alzheimer's Walk Fundraiser. Avalance Cravings Food Truck is on the square.  Enjoy a funnel cake, burger, smoothie and much more!  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy!

SATURDAY NIGHTS WITH MUSIC DOWNTOWN IN THE GAZEBO AND CRUISE THE LOOP

Saturday, May 22nd ~ Music with Cassie & Randy in the Gazebo from 7-9 pm and Cruise the Loop from 6-10 pm!  Listen to great music while you watch awesome cars, trucks, hotrods and more loop downtown Tipton! Avalance Cravings Food Truck is on the square.  Enjoy a funnel cake, burger, smoothie and much more!  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy!

Saturday, July 24th ~ Music with Cassie & Randy in the Gazebo from 7-9 pm and Cruise the Loop from 6-10 pm!  Listen to great music while you watch awesome cars, trucks, hotrods and more loop downtown Tipton!  Bring your lawns chairs and enjoy!

Saturday, September 18th ~ Music with Cassie & Randy in the Gazebo from 7-9 pm and Cruise the Loop from 6-10 pm!  Listen to great music while wyou watch awesome cars, trucks, hotrods and more loop downtown Tipton! Avalance Cravings Food Truck is on the square.  Enjoy a funnel cake, burger, smoothie and much more!  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy!

4TH OF JULY 2021

Come visit Tipton to celebrate the 4th of July! The parade starts at 11:00 a.m. from the Courthouse and ends at the city park. Parade theme: "Heroes in our Hearts"  This year we are honoring our very own healthcare works as the Parade Grand Marshals

8:00 am - 5k Walk/Run No One Fights Alone - Start and finish at St. Mary's Hall in Tipton · Pick-up forms at ALL of Tipton's Banks and New Body Fitness (starting June 4th)· Return forms to New Body Fitness or Dale Jedlicka 540 E 4th Street in Tipton or call 319-270-4590 · $20 prior to 5:00 p.m. on June 28th · $25 after that date · $10 for Children under 12 doing the 5K and for kids under 16 running the one mile option ·  Registration on July 3rd from 6 - 7 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall at St. Mary's Church · Race day registration from 6 - 7 am at St. Mary's ·  Donations are accepted 

11:00 a.m. - Parade (Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place for the following categories Float, Car, Vintage Tractor. Judging will begin at 10:30 am. Registration not necessary). Parade Theme: HEROES IN OUR HEARTS.  This year we are honoring our Healthcare providers as the Grand Marshal leading the parade!  If you are a Frontline Healthcare Worker and want to be in the parade we welcome you! Please report by 10:30 am behind the courthouse on Meridian Street

11:30 - Until sold out - Butterfly chops at Family Foods by the Tipton Chamber

Softball Tournaments at the City Park

1:00 OR 4:00 - Fourth of July themed painting classes by Christine Boeve at Fresh Paint located at 118 E 5th Street.  Registration is lIMITED and REQUIRED.  Go to Events at Fresh Paint by Christine Boeve on Facebook or call 319-321-5499.  Cost is $20 - Cash or checks only

1:00 - 4:00 - Swim at the Aquatic Center  ` $2.00 per person under 2 is free.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.  If you are a member there is no fee

6:00 - Music by Muse Entertainment at the Cedar County Fairgrounds.  There will be food, drinks and fun! 

Fireworks at Cedar County Fairgrounds at dusk

TOUCH A TRUCK

Will be held on August 7, 2021 in downtown Tipton!  This family "Free" event offers children and adults a hands-on opportunity to explore working trucks of all types!

RIDICULOUS DAY  

Great bargains await shoppers during Tipton's annual Ridiculous Day, the first Friday in August. A decades' long tradition, Ridiculous Days coincides with the Cedar County Heath Fair.

Weekend shoppers can find ridiculous deals, good food and fun on the courthouse square during
Tipton Ridiculous Days!

SNAGGY RIDGE 105 GRAVEL BIKE RACE

Date has been scheduled for Saturday, October 2nd and plans for this gravel bike race are underway!  

TRUNK OR TREAT

Held the Sunday before Halloween at the city park, come experience Halloween with local businesses and organizations. Children will receive candy/treats from decorated trunks. Wear your Halloween costumes and enjoy the fun! Time to be announce

small business Saturday

Tipton businesses celebrate Small Business Saturday® every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Small Business Saturday is dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country and is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

In addition to discounts at local businesses, special activities are always planned for more fun! Some of the activities have included  book signings, wine tastings, cookie decorating, face painting, vendor fairs and the event also coincides with the Old Cedar County Jail's Holiday Open House and Bake Sale.

Small Business Saturday is a nationwide campaign founded by American Express to bring awareness to shopping local and supporting small business. The first Small Business Saturday was held November 27, 2010 and in 2011 the US Senate officially recognized Small Business Saturday. In 2012, millions of shoppers participated, consumer awareness reached 67% and it had an estimated consumer spending of $5.5B. More neighborhoods than ever celebrated Small Business Saturday in 2013 with over 1,450 Neighborhood Campaigns signed up to rally their communities. This one small day has grown into a movement that millions of individuals, businesses, and communities have embraced nationwide! To learn more about Small Business Saturday visit, www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/.

CHAMBER'S PARADE OF LIGHTS AND LIGHTING THE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE

The last Saturday of November the Chamber's Lighted parade begins at 5 p.m. followed by the Mayor of Tipton lighting of the Community Christmas Tree.