Steam Threshing Festival

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August 02 - August 04

Heritage Park of North Iowa
1225 Highway 69 S
Forest City, IA 50438
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The annual Steam Threshing Festival allows visitors to see very rare steam engines, one-of-a-kind trucks and automobiles, large gas engines and prairie tractors. 

Throughout the weekend, visitors can tour the many museums and historical displays on the grounds. Exhibitors and guests can enjoy the live farm demonstrations, including grain threshing, log sawing, plowing, ensilage cutting, shingle making, horsepower testing, corn shredding, lumber planning, feed grinding, corn shelling and much, much more! 

The Standing Hampton Band will perform on Friday, Aug. 2 from 6-10 p.m. in the pavilion at the park. 

Don't miss out on the Parade of Power and a battle demonstration by the National Blue: 47th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, a Civil War reenacting unit, as well as the Victorian Ladies Tea on both Saturday and Sunday!

Admission is $10 for all three days. Children 12 and under are free.

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