May 2019

Monday, May 27th 10:00 am

Community Memorial Day service at Woodlawn Cemetary


Monday, May 27th Memorial Day

OCAD office closed


Thursday, May 30th 11:30-5:00

LifeServe Blood drive at Plaza


Friday, May 31st 6-9pm

Hottenany at Oelwein Coliseum


Friday, May 31st 

Rolling Thunder playing at Oelwein City Park 8:30-11:30pm, sponsored by Oelwein Celebration Committee. Vendors open at 5pm. Steil's Studio of Dance 5:30pm and local talent at 6:30pm. 

June 2019

June 1 - Oelwein Celebration

Parade at 10am (new time) with lineup at 9:15am. Park events begin at 11am with carnival rides, bean bag tournament, FREE watermelon, Rotary Regetta, food vendors, stage entertainment, 4th grade essays, raffle drawings and more! Live music by Danny Grause 4-8pm and New Trick 9pm-1am. Fireworks at 10 pm.


June 1 - Oelwein Rotary Canoe Regatta 

2 person Co-ed Teams 1 pm at City Park Fishing Jetties. $40 entry fee per team. Limited to first 32 paid teams. Register by contacting Capt. Kerns at 319-361-6920 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


June 2 - Ecuemenical Church Service

10 am at City Park sponsored by Oelwein Celebrations Committee. Potluck breakfast and clean up to follow! 


June 2- Golf for Life Tournament

9:30 am at Hickory Grove golf course


June 4 - DOT @ Plaza 9-3pm


June 5- School's Out Block Party at Arlington Place 2:30-4:30

Games, snacks, prizes. Open to all school age kids!


June 7-Hootenany at Oelwein Coliseum 6-9pm


June 11 - DOT @ Plaza 9-3pm


June 12 - Mobile Food Truck at Plaza 5pm


June 13 - Party in the Park

Plugnickel will perfom on stage at Plaza Park 5-8pm. Amy Baker Facepainting and Inflatables will be at the park for kids activities. Miss Oelwein 2019 will be crowned at 6pm.  1st event of the summer in Plaza Park! 

June 15- American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Fayette County 3:00-10:00 pm

Oelwein High School

Family friendly fundraiser with kid's activities, music, food, lumineria lined walking path, honoring cancers survivors and thei caregivers.


June 21-Friday Night Park'n Car Show

6:00-10:00 pm downtown Oelwein

Oelwein Chamber

Oelwein was named "Hub City" because of the rail lines coming into town and the repair shops located there.

Deb Howard

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